Lend A Hand provides fundraising resources, online donation capabilities and match funding to help caring people raise funds for families experiencing a medical crisis. To learn more about program guidelines, go to: www.dakmed.org/lendahand
DONATION GUIDELINES - GIVING FUND, INDIVIDUAL/FAMILY FUNDS
LEND A HAND GIVING FUND
Contributions to the Lend A Hand Giving Fund expand the program's ability to help more families. Donations to the Giving Fund are tax-deductible and matched by Dakota Medical Foundation. 100% of gifts are distributed because Dakota Medical Foundation underwrites all costs to administer Lend A Hand.
When making a contribution to the Lend A Hand Giving Fund, donors have the option to:
Make an online contribution
To make an online contribution, enter your gift amount next to the Lend A Hand Giving Fund. A tax-deductible receipt will be sent immediately following the completion of the transaction.
Make a cash or check gift payable to DMF Lend A Hand
Cash/check donations payable to DMF Lend A Hand are matched and 100% is distributed to eligible families through the program.*
Direct cash/check contributions payable to DMF Lend A Hand to:
Dakota Medical Foundation/Lend A Hand
4152 30 Ave S, #102
Fargo, ND 58104
*Cash/check gifts payable to DMF Lend A Hand are matched and deposited into the Giving Fund for distribution to eligible families. Cash/check gifts may not be directed by the donor to a specific individual/family benefit fund. See below for more information about giving options to a specified individual/family fund.
INDIVIDUAL/FAMILY BENEFIT FUNDS
When making a contribution, donors have the option to:
Make an online contribution to a listed individual/family fund
Make a cash or check gift payable to an individual/family benefit fund located at a bank/credit union
Cash and check gifts must be made payable to the name of the Individual/Family Benefit Fund and directed to the bank/credit union managing that account.
DMF Lend A Hand is not able to process cash or check gifts for individual/family benefit funds. DMF Lend A Hand seeks to maximize help for families, while minimizing time and costs associated with paperwork.
To learn more about bank/credit union giving options for an active individual/family benefit fund, you may:
- click on the details
link for that fund
- go to www.dakmed.org/lendahand
, and click on the flyer link
Generally, the IRS does not allow persons to deduct charitable gifts made to benefit specific individuals. If you made a contribution to an individual/family fund, please consult your tax professional
Contact Jeana Peinovich/Lend A Hand Program Director at 701.356.2661, 701.866.6240, email@example.com