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Individual Giving

Every year, ԳٰDZí serves over 2,400 children and their families in our community by providing affordable, high-quality early childhood education and family support services in a bilingual, multicultural environment. You can help us continue to build a stronger community by making a gift today.

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Make a One-Time Donation

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Your 100% tax-deductible gift enables ԳٰDZí to continue serving vulnerable children and families in our community by supporting our early childhood education, workforce development, and family support programs. Your one-time donation can be in honor of someone or even in celebration of a birthday or anniversary!

You can also mail a check donation to:
ԳٰDZí
1420 Columbia Rd. NW
Washington, DC 20009

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Become a ԳٰDZí Sustainer

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Supporting ԳٰDZí is easy when you become a ԳٰDZí Sustainer. As a ԳٰDZí Sustainer, you will join one of three exclusive groups of supporters who make a recurring donation—monthly or quarterly in support of ԳٰDZí’s high-quality, early childhood education and support services.

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Host a Fundraising Event

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Know some people who would be interested in making even a few small gifts to support local children and families? Set up a birthday fundraiser on Facebook, dedicate your 5K to raising money for us, or reach out to us with other ideas! You can also check out our calendar to find an upcoming fundraising event to attend.

Contact our Director of Development & Communications, Patrick Salami, at (202) 332-4200, ext. 1012 with any questions or other ideas.

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Workplace Giving

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Does your employer have a charitable giving program? ԳٰDZí’s EIN is 25-1689720 - ask your employer to automatically donate a pre-tax amount of your choosing each pay period, month, or year.

If you are a federal employee, a District of Columbia or state of Maryland employee, or your employer participates in the United Way’s employee giving program, you can select ԳٰDZí as your charity of choice with the number on our badges for the Combined Federal Campaign, Maryland Charity Campaign, and the United Way.

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Stock or Mutual Fund

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Donating stocks, bonds, or mutual funds is a great way to support ԳٰDZí’s programs. ԳٰDZí accepts gifts of stock, bonds and mutual funds. Appreciated securities that you have owned for more than one year could qualify for a charitable income-tax deduction for the full fair market value. A direct transfer donation from your IRA could have additional benefits to you. Make sure to discuss these options with your tax advisor.

For stock donations to ԳٰDZí please contact us or call (202) 332-4200 to speak with Myrna Peralta, President & CEO.

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Leave a Legacy by Including ԳٰDZí in Your Will

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Making a bequest is simple, and by remembering us in this special way, you can help to continue bridging the gaps in our community that create inequities for ԳٰDZí’s children and families.

To leave a gift to ԳٰDZí in your will, simply share this sentence with your attorney or financial planner: “I bequeath $____ or ___% of my estate to ԳٰDZí, 1420 Columbia Road, NW, Washington DC, 20009.”

If you have included ԳٰDZí in your will or if you have questions about planned giving, please contact us or call (202) 332-4200 to speak with Myrna Peralta, President & CEO.