When you support PFLAG Washington State Council, you become a voice for equality in your own community. As an all-volunteer organization and completely self-funding, every single donation impacts our success. With your help, we can continue to support and unify Washington families, create educational resources and provide grants for local PFLAG chapters, and produce annual conferences and outreach programs that advocate for change.
You can support PFLAG Washington State Council in various ways:
- Make a direct donation to us whenever you want.
- Take advantage of employer matching funds for any additional donations.
- Choose us as your recipient for United Way and other corporate giving campaigns.
- Allocate us as recipients for Amazon Smile.
- Arrange planned giving through bequests, trusts and insurance beneficiary designations.
See the following sections for complete details. If you need more information, please contact us.
Make a Donation
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Here is some information you might need to make your donation.
- PFLAG Washington State Council is a tax-exempt, non-profit 50l(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible, according to IRS guidelines.
- Our tax ID is 91-1999462.
If you would prefer to donate to a local PFLAG chapter, please visit the chapter donation page.
Many employers and companies in our area offer to match employees contributions to a charity. If you make a donation to PFLAG Washington State Council, you might first check with your human resources department so that you can properly follow their matching procedure. Matching companies include Starbucks, Microsoft, Boeing, and Alaska Airlines.
United Way and Corporate Giving Campaigns
Employer-sponsored giving is a convenient way to support our work and in some cases also provide matched funds. Many local employers participate in annual United Way campaigns, where they encourage employee donations through matched giving. Other companies have similar giving campaigns not through the United Way and also often match your contribution. In most cases, you can arrange for your donation to be automatically transferred from your monthly paycheck.
When you fill in your donation form for United Way or a giving campaign, you are typically given the option to check a listed charity or write in your own charity of choice. In our case, you most likely need to write in “PFLAG Washington State Council” as your designated charity. Please make sure you include our entire name to avoid confusion and ensure that your donation goes to the correct organization.
Sign up for Amazon Smile
Go to Amazon Smile from your computer or mobile device and select PFLAG Washington State Council as your non-profit organization using the Search field.
Purchase your products via Amazon Smile.
Bookmark Amazon Smile to remind you for further purchases.
Ask your family and friends to consider designating PFLAG Washington State Council as their designated charity.
Bequests, Insurance designations, and Trusts
When preparing your will, retirement account, and insurance policy, you can designate PFLAG Washington State Council as your beneficiary. In Washington state, such a bequest can entitle your estate to a federal estate tax charitable deduction. You can also establish a charitable trust as a way of giving to our chapter. In all cases, please perform due diligence and consult with an attorney to fully understand all the tax and legal implications.