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"Giving liberates and gives happiness to the soul of the giver."
                                                                                           - Maya Angelou

There are four ways you can make a tax-deductible contribution to Avivara:

Write a check to Avivara
1. Mail a check directly to Avivara
Our mailing address is:
Avivara
7202 33rd NW
Seattle, WA 98117
(Be sure to include your email address and phone number on your check so that we can confirm with you our receipt of your contribution.)
 
Donate online to Avivara
2. Make an online donation today
You may make a one-
time or recurring donation using your credit card via Paypal. Simply click on the credit card logos below to be connected to our Donate Online page.


Click here to make your online donation.
 
 
Bill Pay to Avivara
3. Make a recurring monthly donation using your bank's bill paying services
Most banks now offer automatic billpaying services to their customers. We are not large enough to have this done through an electronic funds transfer, but banks will send us a physical check automatically each month if you set up a billpay account for Avivara with your bank.

Generally, all you need to do is contact your bank and provide them with our business name and address:
Avivara
7202 33rd NW
Seattle, WA 98117
If you have any questions about this, or your bank needs additional information, please Contact Us.

 
4. Donate stock to Avivara

There may be tax advantages for our donors when they donate appreciated stock to Avivara rather than making a direct cash contribution. Please visit our Donating Stock page for more information regarding this option.

 
Thank you for supporting our work to improve education for the children of Guatemala.
Our status as a GuideStar Gold Level Exchange Partner verifies our legitimacy as a non-profit 501(c)(3) public charity and our willingness to disclose our financial records to the general public with honesty and transparency. Therefore, be assured that your contribution will be used effectively and in a manner consistent with our mission to improve the quality of and access to education for the children of Guatemala.



 
For the third year in a row, Avivara has earned the award "Top-Rated Non-Profit" from the organization, Great Non-Profits. Thank you to all of our donors and volunteers who submitted reviews on Avivara's behalf. If you are considering donating to Avivara, but still have questions about how effective it is as an organization, please go to the Great Non-Profits website and read some of the past reviews that have been submitted.

 
How will my donation be used?

We maintain a firm and ongoing commitment to our donors to ensure that their contributions are used wisely and appropriately. Therefore, we adhere to the Standards for Charitable Accountability as developed by the U.S. Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance. And, as you can see from the graph to the left, since our inception in 2008, over 91% of our expenditures have gone directly towards our programs. (Truthfully, it costs money to raise money and administer it appropriately, so we have established accounting procedures that accurately describe our fund-raising and administrative expenses. Therefore, we will never make the exaggerated claim that 100% of your donation will go to programs.)

Thank you again for your desire to create a more just world through the power and dignity of education. Your contribution does have an IMPACT!

(All contributions to Avivara are tax-deductible in the United States as permitted by law.)

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