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FAQ Topic: Making a Gift

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.

Sending Gifts of Securities and/or Arranging Wire Transfer Gifts: 

  • Please contact Kimberly Adinolfi, Senior Development Manager for Fistula Foundation at kimberly@fistulafoundation.org or (408) 249-9596.

If you are an executor or an attorney representing an estate, please contact Robyn Leslie, Director of Philanthropy at  or (408) 249-9596.

Bequest Language: To name Fistula Foundation in your client’s will or trust, you can include the following bequest language:

 

  • I give and devise to Fistula Foundation, a not-for-profit institution organized under the laws of the State of California, having its principal offices at 1922 The Alameda, Suite 302, San Jose, CA 95126-1430 (U.S. Tax Identification Number 77-0547201), the sum of $_____________ (or state percentage of identified assets available for distribution) to be held, managed and distributed by Fistula Foundation, at the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer, to help women suffering with obstetric fistula.

 

 

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

How do I modify a recurring donation?

You can change your credit card information or the amount of your monthly gift by creating a new subscription. We’ll take care of removing the old information.

If you do not want to update your information online, or have a question about your gift, please call our offices at (866) 756-3700 (toll free in the USA) or +1 (408) 249-9596, and we would be happy to help you in person. Or you may send an email to kimberly@fistulafoundation.org

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:

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