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FAQ Topic: Making a Gift

Do you accept cryptocurrency?

You can make a secure, tax-deductible crypto donation using our Crypto Donation Utility. Visit our Cryptocurrency webpage for additional details and to get started.

Through our partnership with The Giving Block, we’re able to accept over 50 cryptocurrencies, with more being added regularly. You can see the current list on the widget’s drop down menu under “Other crypto options.” Some of the currencies we accept include:

  • Amp (AMP)
  • Bitcoin (BTC)
  • Ether (ETH)
  • Litecoin (LTC)
  • Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
  • Zcash (ZEC)
  • Gemini Dollar (GUSD)
  • Basic Attention Token (BAT)
  • Chainlink (LINK)
  • Dai (DAI)
  • Storj (STORJ)
  • UMA (UMA)
  • 0x (ZRX)


What is Fistula Foundation’s tax ID number?

Fistula Foundation’s U.S. Tax Identification Number is 77-0547201.

For further inquiries, please contact Sajira The, Philanthropy Associate,  at or (408) 249-9596.

How can I update my existing monthly donation?
  • If you need to update your credit card information or the amount of your monthly gift, you can do so by creating a new subscription— we’ll take care of removing the old information.  
  • Or please call our office at (408) 249-9596, and we will handle the changes on our end.
I am a Financial Adviser and am looking for information.

Fistula Foundation welcomes inquiries from professional advisers. We are eager to help you assist your clients in fulfilling their philanthropic plans.

  • Fistula Foundation’s U.S. Tax Identification Number is 77-0547201.
  • To send gifts of securities and/or arrange wire transfer gifts, please contact Kimberly Adinolfi, Director of Development for Fistula Foundation at or (408) 249-9596.
  • If you are an executor or an attorney representing an estate, please contact Kelly Anderson at or (408) 249-9596.


I would like to host a fundraiser. What resources are available?

Fundraising is a great way to get involved with the fight against obstetric fistula. We’ve got lots of tips and resources available on our How to Help page

Is my information secure when I submit it on your website?

We are committed to providing you a safe means of communicating your sensitive information. Our website complies with industry standards for Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) data encryption to ensure your personal data is safely and securely transmitted across the web.

We do not share your contact information. See Privacy policy

Where can I send my donation?

Online: You can easily make a donation online by visiting the Donate page on our website.

By Mail: Personal checks, cashier’s checks or money orders, made payable to Fistula Foundation, may be mailed to:

Fistula Foundation
1922 The Alameda, Suite 302
San Jose, CA 95126

By Phone: Fistula Foundation accepts Visa, American Express, MasterCard and Discover.

Staff are available to take your call Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm Pacific. Please call our office at:

  • (866) 756-3700 (toll-free in the U.S.)
  • +1 (408) 249-9596
How can I donate in honor of someone?

If you are making a gift online by credit card, there is an option on our donation form to dedicate your gift in someone’s honor. If you check this box and tell us the person’s email address, we’ll send them an email letting them know about your gift.

Is there any way I can have a photo or stay in touch with the woman I have assisted?

Sorry, no. We understand your desire to find out more about your specific donation, but because of resource limitations, we are unable to keep photographs of each woman helped or to manage donor correspondence.

Are my donations to Fistula Foundation tax deductible?

Yes. Click here to view our official letter stating our tax-exempt status

Supporters in the UK and Australia can provide tax exempt gifts through the following Fistula Foundation’s The Life You Can Save web pages:

Supporters in Canada can make tax-exempt gifts through Fistula Foundation’s RC Forward web page.

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