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Pledge Donor

Support The Dukes Foundation Mentoring Program by making a pledge!

As a pledge donor of The Dukes Foundation Mentoring Program, you will provide continuous year-round support for our Mentees. There are 3 ways to give at a level that fits your budget. It’s a quick and easy.

Reliable monthly support can help us make all the difference in in the lives of our Youth. It also enables us to prepare and implement changes in services and provide long-term solutions. Monthly giving is also more cost-effective, lowering administrative costs.

The Pledge Program gives you three options to choose from:

  • You can make automatic gifts from your credit card account.
  • You can set up an automatic electronic funds transfer.
  • You can choose to receive a set of donation envelopes to mail
    in on a monthly or quarterly basis.

You tell us how much you want to pledge each month or quarter and we will arrange to have your gift automatically transferred from your bank or credit card account. Your gift goes directly to the Mentoring Program, where it can be put to work immediately, saving time, paper and postage.

Monthly giving lasts as long as you wish. If you would like to cancel your pledge, just let us know in writing 14 business days before your next scheduled payment date and we’ll take care of it immediately. Your monthly bank statement will show the date and the amount of the transfer. In addition, we will send you a year-end statement listing your contributions for tax or other purposes.

As a treasured Supporter of this program, you will continue to receive our newsletter and notices about events. You will not receive any further letters from us requesting financial donations.

QUESTIONS?

To enroll or find out more about this easy way to give, contact us at dukesfoundation@dukesfoundation.org . No matter how you choose to give, we thank you for considering our pledge program.

 

 

Planned Scholarships

The following offer ideas as to how you can be a part of fulfilling our vision that all our Youth will become. With your support, we can achieve these goals.

There are as many different ways to support our efforts. Planning a gift is more than just finding a need.

        I am pleased to support the Dukes Foundation Scholarship Fund, an initiative intended to   encourage development of youth and to provide financial assistance to these students.

       I hereby pledge a gift of $______________ to the Dukes Foundation Scholarship Fund.  This pledge will be payable in equal installments over ________ years beginning in the __________ calendar year or as follows:

2012                ____________

2013                ____________

2014                ____________

2015                ____________

2016                ____________

 

Name:     ____________________________________________________________

                                                (please print)

Street:     ____________________________________________________________

 

City:        _______________________   State:    ______________  Zip:  __________

 

                                               

 

Signature:        ________________________________

 

Date:               ________________________________

 

Volunteer

How Can I Help?

There are many volunteer opportunities. With positions to suit almost any interest and time availability, you can volunteer in a number of positions. If you belong to a social club, work group or fraternal organization, you can organize a fundraising drive, volunteer as a team, or invite a representative of The Dukes Foundation to speak to your group.

We need a lot of help:

  • Have any time on weekdays or weekend? Join our Team. Community volunteers are needed for special events.
  • You can assist in our operations, fundraising, transportation and several other.

 

 

Special Volunteer Needs

At times we special volunteer projects to offer. Currently, we are looking for Capital Campaign Coordinators to assist us with preparing for our 10th Anniversary fundraising event.

When Can I Help?

The Dukes Foundation welcomes your help when it’s most convenient for you. We offer a variety of options to fit your busy schedule.

Interested?

For more information on volunteering, please contact dukesfoundation@dukesfoundation.org  Please include your name, phone number with area code, email, availability, as well as the type of opportunity you are looking for.

What If I Don’t Have Time to Volunteer?

No time? There is still plenty you can do to help with our Youth!
Invite us to speak to the next meeting of your social club, work group or fraternal organization. This raises awareness and educates friends and colleagues about Mentoring. To contact us about a speaker, please contact
dukesfoundation@dukesfoundation.org

 

 

Other Ways to Help

Supporting Youth Mentoring is rewarding!

  • Ask your family, friends, neighbors, colleagues and anyone else you know to donate.
  • Sell tickets for 10th Anniversary Gala.
  • Host a special event.
  • Hold a raffle. See if anyone is willing to donate items for a raffle.

Explain to your donors that:

  • Every donation enables us to develop better communities.
  • Build a more equipped workforce.
  • Reduce crime.

 

 

Give Stock or Other Securities

 

Gifts of stock, bonds and mutual funds can allow you to support Youth Mentoring while realizing significant tax benefits such as avoiding capital gain taxes.

In order to complete a donation of securities, please complete BOTH steps below:

STEP 1—Contact your broker to transfer your shares.

STEP 2—Notify us of your donation

Due to privacy concerns, your bank will not tell us that you have made a stock donation. In order for us to send your tax receipt letter in a timely fashion and confirm that your stock was transferred, you must notify us of your donation.

QUESTIONS?

To find out more, contact dukesfoundation@dukesfoundation.org