Can I make a donation to a team?
Yes. You can make a donation to a walker on a team, an existing team, or a group, such as an AbilityFirst location.
Where should I mail donation checks?
1300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91106
Who should I make my check out to?
Please make check(s) payable to AbilityFirst.
How do I find a participant's personal fundraising webpage?
Click on the home page and begin typing the first or last name. Your options will display as you type
How quickly can I expect an online donation to post to a participant's fundraising account?
Any donation made online should post immediately. If an online donation does not post within 5 minutes, please contact us at email@example.com
Are donations tax-deductible?
All monetary donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
For Canadian donations made online with a credit card, will the amount entered be in U.S. dollars?
Yes. For Canadian donations made online with a credit card, the amount entered in the online donation form will be in U.S. dollars.
Do all donors who mail their donations receive a receipt?
Any donor who mailed their donation and provided an address will receive a receipt via mail once the donation has been processed. If you made your donation in installments, you will receive a receipt each time a monthly payment is processed.
Do all donors who contribute online receive a receipt?
Yes, anyone who donates online, regardless of the amount, will receive a receipt via email.
What is AbilityFirst’s Tax ID number?
Federal Tax-Id #95-1690983
How do I add a dedication when I make a donation?
When you make a donation online, you can designate what you want to appear as your recognition name on the participant's page. This may be your name, or it could be something such as "From the whole Rogers family" or "in memory of Aunt Louise."
What can I do if a check is written out to me personally?
If a donation check has been written out to you personally, you may endorse the back of the check and mail it in with a completed donation form to AbilityFirst.
Can I mail in a cash donation?
It is not a good idea to send a cash donation in the mail. You may drop off the cash at the AbilityFirst Headquarters, or AbilityFirst location, if you are associated with one, along with a completed donation form or you can deposit the cash into your checking account and send a personal check from your account with a completed donation form. The donation will be credited to the name on the donation form.
How quickly can I expect an online donation to post to my Page?
Any donation made online should post to your fundraising page immediately. If your donation does not post within 24 hours, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I enter a check online?
You cannot enter a check online. Please drop off or mail check(s) to AbilityFirst Headquarters, located at 1300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91106. Or, if you are associated with an AbilityFirst location, you may wish to drop off or mail check there.
A donor is requesting a Tax ID number; what is that and how can I get it?
A Tax ID number identifies AbilityFirst as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Many donors will request this number to validate their donation as tax-deductible. The AbilityFirst Tax ID number is 95-1690983