The generous support of individuals, corporations, and foundations makes it possible for Help For Children to fund the organizations in your area that are working to alleviate child abuse and neglect. Your contribution, in any amount, will truly make a difference. Thank you for your generous support of our mission.
In addition to attending fundraising events in your area, you may choose to support Help For Children in one of the following ways:
Gifts of Cash
Click here to make an online donation by credit card.
Gifts by check may be sent directly to:
Help For Children
330 7th Avenue, Suite 2B
New York, New York 10001
Attn: Valerie Giannuzzi
If you prefer to make a credit card donation by phone, please call Renée Skolaski, Executive Director/CEO, at (212) 991-9600 ext. 341.
If you wish to make a gift by wire transfer, please contact Patricia Fischer, Controller, by email at PFischer@HFC.org or by phone at (212) 991-9600 ext. 336.
Corporations interested in supporting Help For Children on a global level should consider Global Sponsor opportunities. Benefits vary by each level, but include a package of tickets to be used at any of the international events, annual logo recognition on the website, marketing benefits at each event, and much more. Becoming a Global Sponsor is an excellent way to increase your firm's visibility in the hedge fund community while simultaneously demonstrating a strong commitment to corporate responsibility and our mission to prevent and treat child abuse. For more information about Global Sponsorship opportunities, please contact Valerie Giannuzzi, Senior Events Manager, at (212) 991-9600 ext. 345.
***New 2015 Sponsorship form available to download here.
Many corporations will match, dollar for dollar or even double, contributions their employees, board members or retirees make to nonprofits. Please consult with your Human Resources department. If you need assistance, please contact Renée Skolaski at (212) 991-9600 ext 341, or Skolaski@HFC.org.
Become a Volunteer
We count on volunteers to fundraise in each locality and later assist in the grant making process. Occasionally, we need volunteers to assist with office tasks such as coordinating appeals and event invitations. We also work closely with our grantee organizations to help coordinate direct service volunteer opportunities. Check your local Branch or Affiliate page at the top of the homepage to learn more or contact Renée Skolaski at Skolaski@HFC.org
Join us Online
We have online communities on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Sign up online today and network with other friends and colleagues in the industry. Stay up to date on the latest news and events in the Hedge Funds Care community. Share information on relevant topics to the mission.
Attend an Event
Hedge Funds Care holds over 40 events internationally each year offering a unique opportunity to support our mission to prevent and treat child abuse and network with senior level executives from the hedge fund industry. Events range from casual cocktail parties to large scale benefits. Check out the events listings for further details on an event near you.
Did you know that your United Way contribution could go directly to Hedge Funds Care? On the United Way pledge form, you may specify to which charitable organization your donation should be directed.
Gifts of Appreciated Securities
A Gift of appreciated securities is an excellent way to support HFC. You can deduct the full fair market value of your stocks (if owned more than one year) and you will avoid capital gains taxes.
Please follow these steps to transfer stock shares to HFC:
1. Let us know of your intent by contacting Renée Skolaski at (212) 991-9600 ext 341 or Skolaski@HFC.org.
2. Contact your broker to make the transfer of appreciated securities using the following information:
Account Number: Z85-254231
You may wish to include Help For Children in your will through a charitable bequest. A bequest can be easily included in your Will when it is written or revised or added through a Codicil, an amendment to your existing Will. All charitable bequests are fully deductible from your gross estate and are not subject to estate taxation.
Following is sample bequest language to include in your will:
I give, bequeath, and devise all [or dollar amount or percentage] of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, to Help For Children, Inc., New York, NY.
Please let us know if you have made a bequest to Hedge Funds Care, so we may properly acknowledge your generosity.
We recommend that you consult your attorney or tax advisor about how these donations apply to your specific tax situation.
Donations to Help For Children, a 501(c)(3) charity, are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
Donations to Help For Children Canada, a Public Foundation registered with the Canada Revenue Agency, are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
Help For Children Cayman is an Ordinary (Non-Profit) Company incorporated under Section 80 of the Companies Law in the Cayman Islands.
Help For Children UK is incorporated under Section 80 of the Companies Acts of 1985 and 1989 and is registered with the Charities Commission.