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Additional Giving Options

ADDITIONAL GIVING OPTIONS

Shop with Amazon Smile

Designate “First Graduate” as your charity of choice and make a donation each time you shop. It’s that easy. Get started by visiting smile.amazon.com.

We're Basementeers!

Join the Sports Basement Basementeer program and select First Graduate as your beneficiary. Every time you shop you’ll get 10% off your purchase and 10% of profits go to First Graduate.

ebay for Charities

Shop, buy, or sell on ebay and First Graduate will receive a donation. It’s a win-win-win situation, so what are you waiting for? Visit our page today to get started.

Donate by Mail

Simply download our donation form, print it, and mail the completed form with your check or credit card information to :
First Graduate
3130 20th Street, Suite 275
San Francisco, CA 94110

Double Your Impact

Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to charitable organizations. Check if your employer will match your gift to First Graduate.

Personal Fundraising

We make it easy to build your own fundraising site: in honor of a loved one, to celebrate a birthday, or create your own event. Visit our donation page and click “Start a Campaign”.

Give Appreciated Securities

If you have held an appreciated stock or mutual fund for more than one year, you can donate those securities to First Graduate and receive a tax deduction for their full fair market value, and avoid paying any capital gains tax. Please discuss this gifting strategy with your tax professional prior to making the gift so that you are certain of the benefits in your particular situation.

First Graduate’s broker is Blake Freeman at Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC: SINDER/ROHRER/ROSS/FREEMAN; Phone: 415-396-6733. DTC#: 0141. For benefit of: #20316072. TAX ID #: 94-3381171.

Join Our Legacy Circle

  • Name First Graduate in your will or estate plan as a recipient of a set percentage or dollar amount of your estate
  • Designate First Graduate as a beneficiary to a life insurance policy, retirement fund, or IRA
  • Make a bequest of real estate, a valuable work of art or other personal property

Unrestricted gifts provide First Graduate with the maximum flexibility to use funds where the need is greatest. If you wish to designate a more specific purpose to your gift, please let us know, so we can ensure that we will be able to honor your wishes.

The following sample provision may be helpful to you and your attorney:

I bequeath to First Graduate, 3130 20th Street, Suite 275, San Francisco, CA 94110, the sum of $ _________ * [or ________ percent of my estate] for its general charitable and educational purposes.

If you have made a provision in your will, or would like more information about the First Graduate Legacy Circle, please contact Terri Forman in the Development Office at (415) 343-5086.

To learn more about how you can get involved and help change a child’s life forever, email us at info@firstgraduate.org or call (415)343-5086.

We encourage you to seek legal counsel when considering these types of gifts. The information presented here is not offered as legal or tax advice.