Donate in Support of Our Achievers
Together we are making generational change happen!
The Friends of the Children model transforms our most vulnerable youth and strengthens our communities. We make generational change possible. Please invest in our Achievers and their futures with a tax-deductible donation.
You can give to Friends of the Children–Boston in a variety of ways. Whichever method you choose, your tax-deductible gift goes to work immediately to ensure children in our community have a Friend for 12+ years, no matter what.
Friends of the Children–Boston is committed to maintaining the privacy of our website visitors and donors and upholds the confidentiality of your personal information. We have received a perfect score from Charity Navigator
Ways to Make a Gift Today
Federal Tax ID Number (EIN): 20-1581289
Donate Using Your Donor Advised Fund (DAF)
Give through your donor-advised fund to maximize your impact on generational poverty. Your fund sponsor handles all record-keeping, disbursements, and tax receipts. Search by name, please esnure Friends of the Children-Boston shows up in your search or Federal Tax ID: 20-1581289.
Text to Give
Text the code "ACHIEVERS" to 44-321
Mail Your Donation
Download our Donation Form and mail it to:
Friends of the Children–Boston
184 Dudley Street, Suite 100
Roxbury, MA 02119
ATTN: Stacy DellOrfano
Stock or Securities Donation
Your gift of appreciated assets immediately makes a difference and may offer you significant tax advantages by avoiding capital gains tax on the appreciation of your stock.
Individual Retirement Account
If you or a family member are 70½ or older with an individual retirement account (IRA), you can make a tax-free gift to Friends-Boston directly from your IRA. This is called a qualified charitable distribution.
- The FAQs on the SECURE Act: The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was enacted January 1, 2020.
Charitable giving to organizations like Friends–Boston is often an important part of your clients' overall financial and estate plans. Collaborative gift planning requires clear and consistent communication among all parties, including our donor and your client.
Tools for Professional Advisors
Legal Name: Friends of the Children–Boston, Inc
Tax ID Number: 20-1581289
Incorporated in: Boston, MA
Do you want to help ensure the sustainability of Friends–Boston? By naming Friends of the Children–Boston as a beneficiary of your will, trust, insurance policy or IRA, or establishing a life-income gift, you will become a member of the Legacy Friends Society.
Other Ways to Give
Employee Giving Programs
Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. Contact your Human Resources department to determine if your company participates in a matching gifts program. Request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. Your gift may be doubled or tripled, increasing the impact of your donation.
Host a Fundraiser
Would you like to host a fundraiser at your home or business? We have the tools and support that make it easy for you to make a difference and help spread the word about our high-impact organization.
Amazon donates 0.5 percent of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Friends of the Children–Boston once you select us as your preferred charity. Be sure to use smile.amazon.com when shopping with Amazon.
Donate with Confidence
Friends of the Children–Boston is proud to report that every $1 invested in our preventative model returns over $7 to the community due to our direct impact on program graduates. Rest assured that your gift will make a significant difference in the life of a child.
Contact us for transfer information or if you have any questions.
Stacy DellOrfano, Director of Development