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Please Donate Here to Keep Literacy Alive

Our Students are Counting on You!

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501C3 TAX ID #46-3333037

IMPORTANT NEW 2021 CHARITABLE TAX LAWS

AS PART OF THE FEDERAL STIMULUS PACKAGE, IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS (COV19) PANDEMIC, NEW TAX LAWS REGARDING CHARITABLE DONATIONS FOR 2020 AND 2021 NOW ALLOW:

1) Individuals to deduct up to $300 in cash donations, regardless of whether or not you itemize;

2) Suspension of the 50% limitatin of AGI for those that do itemize, and

3) A change in limitation from 10% to 25% of taxable income for corporations.

70.5 years of age or older?

If you are 70.5 years or older, you can directly donate from your IRAs and it will count as part of your RMD and in some cases it may save you more taxes than a direct cash contribution.

Your Impact!

$2500

Academic Programs and Individual Support

Covers the cost of 1 student for 1 year.

$100

At Home Learning Kits

Covers books, supplies and snacks for 2 students for 1 semester.

$250

Remote Classroom

Covers the cost of Zoom for 1 year.

$500

Student Publications

Covers the cost of publishing 1 book of student work.

$1000

Tech Support for Distance Learning

Provides devices and Wi-Fi for 2 students.

And Most of All, HOPE

Cost to cover tours of colleges — meeting with teachers and students; visits to libraries, art and science museums; taking classes in the arts; and various guest speakers talking about their work. All available virtually.

Did You Know?

82% of the total ForWords budget goes directly to:
Programs
Development, and
Scholarships
Administrative costs are 6% of total budget.

Why Give to ForWords?

⇒ Because You make students’ dreams attainable
⇒ Because You believe that every student has a right to equitable education
⇒ Because You know that our students will give back to their community
⇒ Because We All Know Education is a Human Right
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Did You Know about These?

In-Kind Donations

A donation made of products instead of cash, such as computers, software, furniture, office equipment and supplies, writing and art supplies, gift cards, and more. Please contact us first: email or call us at 415-785-7899.

Pro-Bono Services

Professional services provided without payment. Do you have expertise in legal, tax, or business; marketing, design, website development; strategic planning; or other professional skills? Please email or call us at 415-785-7899.

Sponsorships

Opportunities for corporations or individuals to sponsor events; underwrite college visits, field trips, speakers, classes in the arts, scholarships, and publication of student work. Please email or call us at 415-785-7899.

Planned Giving

Cash equivalents like stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. A gift in your will or living trust, and memorial or honorary gifts. Please email or call us at 415-785-7899.

Thank You from All of Us!

We are totally committed to supporting their efforts at ForWords, as they wisely and bravely keep doing their significant work in the community.

ELIZABETH AMINI, AMINI FOUNDATION FOR THE STUDY OF AFFECTS