Every Gift Makes a Difference at Kindering!
Kindering is registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization (Federal Tax # 91-0816827).
Other Ways to Give
Gifts of all sizes and types provide vital operating and in-kind support and help us meet the ever-changing needs of the special needs communities we serve. There are so many ways to support our families, staff, and ongoing work:
Donate by mail: Checks made out to Kindering can be mailed to our Bellevue office: 16120 NE 8th Street Bellevue, WA 98008
Donate over the phone: Please call Anne Acker at (425) 289-7506 to make a gift or pledge payment using your credit card.
Donate stock: For more information about donating shares of stock to Kindering, please call Alison Morton at (425) 653-4331.
Make a gift through your IRA: The Individual Retirement Account (IRA) Charitable Rollover allows individuals 70 1/2 years of age or older to donate up to $100,000 from their IRAs directly to charities, without having to count the distributions as taxable income. Learn more.
Bequests and planned gifts: Estate gifts are very meaningful and advance the long-term financial health of Kindering’s programs and services. Our staff would be happy to work with you and your advisers to determine the best way to accomplish your philanthropic goals. Please call Alison Morton at (425) 653-4331 to learn more.
Matching gifts: Double the impact of your contribution to Kindering with a matching gift from your employer! Companies that have recently matched employee donations to Kindering include Microsoft, Boeing, eBay, the Gates Foundation, Puget Sound Energy, Nordstrom, and Safeco. For more information on matching your donation, please contact your human resources department. Many employers also make donations when you volunteer at Kindering.
Shop online with Amazon Smile: Support Kindering while you shop! It’s easy to sign up: click here to go to the Amazon Smile homepage, log in to your Amazon account, and then select Kindering as your charity of choice. Then, visit smile.amazon.com to make your purchases and a portion of every sale will be donated back to Kindering.
Shop at Fred Meyer: You can help Kindering earn donations just by shopping with your Fred Meyer Rewards Card! Click here to sign up for Fred Meyer’s Community Rewards Program by linking your rewards card to Kindering; search for us by name or by our nonprofit number, 89099. A portion of every purchase you make will be donated to Kindering and you’ll still get all the benefits of the Rewards Program.
In-kind donations: Gifts of toys, equipment and disposable items are always tremendously appreciated and help Kindering offset our general operating expenses. Click here to see the items on our wish list, or shop our Amazon Wish List to donate items that we currently need.
Volunteer: Donate your time and talent to help Kindering fulfill our mission! We have numerous volunteer opportunities available; click here to learn more.