DONATIONS FAQs

Donations Frequently Asked Questions

 

The StayWell Guam Diabetes Foundation is fiscally responsible and accountable to our donors, supporters and the island of Guam as we strive to provide much need support for those dealing with diabetes.  With your help, we are making it possible for those afflicted with Diabetes to gain access to much needed support.
 


TAX RELATED QUESTIONS:


Are donations made to the StayWell Guam Diabetes Foundation tax-deductible?
Yes, monetary donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible.

What is the Foundation’s federal tax ID number?
The Federal Tax ID number also know as the EIN, (employer Identification Number) is 66-0853864.  The Foundation is a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt organization.
 


MEMORIAL GIVING QUESTIONS


How do I make a donation in honor or memory of someone?
It’s easy to celebrate the life of a friend or loved one by making a donation to the Staywell Guam Diabetes Foundation in their honor or memory.  Simply complete the information in the Gift Type portion of the donation form.

Is the family notified of my donation amount?
No.  Once your gift is received, the Foundation will promptly send a card to the honoree or family acknowledging your gift.  The amount of money donated through memorial or honor donations is kept confidential.

Do you have family addresses on file?
Due to privacy laws, we are not able to keep addresses on file.

How long does it take to receive an acknowledgment card?
Please allow up to three weeks for a paper card to be created and delivered by USPS.
 


PLANNED GIVING QUESTIONS


What assets can I use to make a gift to the Foundation?
Generally speaking, during your lifetime you can make an outright gift of cash, securities or other property (e.g. real estate, personal property).  Through your will or with a distribution from a retirement plan or life insurance policy, your gift can be designated to the Foundation in accordance with your wishes.
 


MONTHLY GIVING QUESTIONS


Can I make monthly, automatic donations to the Foundation?
When you pledge to give a specific monthly donation by credit card – in an amount you are comfortable with – you join a group of committed supporters getting help direct to island diabetes patients.
Monthly giving is easy!

  • Use our secure online form
  • Talk with someone about a monthly donation by calling 671-922-0117.
  • For all other donation or general questions, call 671-922-0117.

To request a monthly giving form, email nroberto@staywellguam.com.

Why should I donate monthly?
Monthly giving to the Foundation is simply the most effective and manageable way you can support our efforts to support the diabetic community on Island.  Your support funds needed prescriptions, services and supplies that our less fortunate islanders would otherwise not have the resources to attain.

When will my credit card first be charged?
All monthly charges occur on the 15th of each month.  Your first online gift won’t be charged to your card until the 15th.  All subsequent charges will occur on the 15th of each month.

Will I receive verification of my donations for tax purposes?
Monthly donors receive an annual statement reflecting the prior year’s total contributions.  This statement is usually mailed in February.

Once I’ve made an online gift, how do I make changes or stop my donations?
It’s so easy?  Email us at nroberto@staywellguam.com.
For all other donation or general questions, call 671-922-0117.

Do you have a matching gift program?
All monthly charges occur on the 15th of each month.  Your first online gift won’t be charged to your card until the 15th.  All subsequent charges will occur on the 15th of each month.

Will I receive verification of my donations for tax purposes?
Monthly donors receive an annual statement reflecting the prior year’s total contributions.  This statement is usually mailed in February.

Once I’ve made an online gift, how do I make changes or stop my donations?
It’s so easy?  Email us at nroberto@staywellguam.com.
For all other donation or general questions, call 671-922-0117.

What is your refund policy?
Please contact us within 30 days from the date of your donation if you identify an error in the amount of payment or to report unauthorized use of your credit or debit card.  We are available to assist you at 671-922-0117.
 



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