Make a Difference Today
Make an investment in our nation’s most vital resource(s): mothers and babies. Your gift will help fulfill the dreams of hundreds of moms and babies. There are many ways to give including individual giving, monthly gifts, corporate matching, planned giving, and more.
Friends is a small but powerful nonprofit organization thanks to our donors. We can’t provide positive, life-changing opportunities for first-time moms and their babies without caring, dedicated and generous supporters like you. Your funds are immediately going to work providing educational opportunities and other critical programming for clients and nurses.
You can give securely online or mail a check to:
Friends of NYC NFP 1035 Fifth Avenue, Suite 10B New York, NY 10028
Monthly Giving – Join our Circle of Friends
Monthly giving has an impact all year long. When you join our monthly giving program, you create a virtual village for moms right when they need it most. Your gift will be charged monthly and you will receive a donation receipt for the year at the year’s end.
Did you know that many corporations will match their employee’s gift? This doubles the impact of your gift. Find out if your company will match your gift.
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Make a Tribute Gift
Helping a new mom experiencing poverty achieve her goals is a great way to honor a friend, a loved one or even your mom. Select In honor/In Memory of when making your gift and we’ll send a notification of your generosity to the important person in your life. Thank you for allowing us to honor your loved one in this way!
Increase Your Impact – Join the Founder’s Society
Increase the impact of your generosity with a gift of $1,500 or more annually. The Founder’s Society recognizes those who contribute $1,500 or more each year, providing crucial funding for our lifesaving programs and services. As a member, you are fundamental to our ability to empower new moms to pursue their Heart’s Desire and provide their family with financial stability.
Founder’s Society members are invited to exclusive Founder’s Society events, listed in our annual report, and have the unique opportunity to hear directly from our clients.
Be a Major Donor
Gifts of Stock
Through a gift of appreciated securities, you may enjoy two significant tax breaks while helping NYC NFP moms and babies. Donors of appreciated securities may receive the following benefits:
- Pay no capital gains tax on the donated securities
- Tax deduction for the fair market value of the securities on the date of transfer, regardless of initial value paid
Stock Transfer Instructions:
Our team can send our broker’s information for stock transfers. Please email Karin at firstname.lastname@example.org. It’s helpful when donors provide the following:
- Name of Donor, address, phone and/or email
- Name of stock or mutual fund and number of shares
- Anticipated date of transfer
- Special instructions, if any
You can send your donation via bank wire transfer as well. Please email Karin at email@example.com.
IRA Charitable Rollover
If you are 70-1/2 years old or greater, a tax-free charitable gift from your IRA of up to $100,000 can count towards your annual minimum distribution requirement without claiming increased income.
Donor Advised Fund
A Donor Advised Fund is a great way to manage your charitable giving and optimize financial planning.
Friends of NYC NFP is recognized as a 501(c)3 charitable organization.
Please note Friends cannot render tax or legal advice, and we recommend consulting a qualified professional for tax or legal advice.
For more information, or to donate offline, contact Karin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our primary objective is to channel financial resources from our donors to first-time, low-income mothers to help them pay for education that will make an enormous difference for them ,and for their babies. Gifts at many levels enable us to continue this life-changing work.
$25,000 leadership gifts enable us to grow programming and infrastructure to support even more mothers and babies
$20,000 covers fees to allow 5 young mothers to complete a fast-track Medical Assistant program, and also pays for some child care costs
$10,000 pays overdue tuition for at least 7 women, providing them the opportunity to go back to school
$5,000 helps 5 nurses better serve their clients taking continuing education courses
$1,500 equips 3 moms with laptops, so that they can stay home with their children while working on a degree or certificate
$500 funds one educational LEAP session for 12 or more moms and babies
We are able to accept transfers of stock or securities. We encourage donors to consider a legacy gift. Planned giving not only allows you to leave a legacy that reflects your values but also can transform the lives of mothers and children for years to come.
For more information about using these vehicles, please email email@example.com.
Offer Your Time
Our volunteers help deliver programs for the moms. No expertise is needed.
Volunteers help make each program go smoothly (signing people in, serving lunch) and get to talk to the moms and cuddle or play with the babies. Contact us to learn more.
We currently need people in public relations, design, major gifts fundraising, and non-profit accounting practices.
Have another skill you’d like to contribute? Contact us! We’d love to connect.
Host a Fundraiser
This can be as simple as an event in your home or at your place of work. Let us know and we can help you take care of it all. We can provide nurses, clients or board members as speakers, provide talking points for the hostess, and materials to distribute.
Host a Donation Drive
Build the Community
If you’re a part of any groups interested in social justice and/or early childhood education (church, professional groups, etc.), let us know. Provide contact information and we’ll take it from there!
Let us know about local businesses who might want to be recognized by sponsoring us. At our events and programs, we use many different vendors (food, craft supplies, laptops, printers, diapers, wipes)
We’re looking for volunteers to:
- help plan or deliver programs for the moms (no regular commitment required)
- help us approach corporations for sponsorships or small give-aways
- host small gatherings to introduce our work to friends and colleagues or to join a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign
Fill out the form below, and we’ll get back to you about how you can help.