Q: Will my donation be tax deductible?
A: Yes! Friday Harbour is registered as a 501(C) (3) nonprofit charitable organization. Your donation will be fully deductible on your federal income taxes.
Q: Can I just make a onetime donation?
A: Certainly and thank you. Contact a Friday Harbour representative or make a onetime donation online.
Q: Can I make an ongoing donation of less than $100/mo?
A: Certainly and thank you. Our goal is to recruit 100 Friday Beacons who’ll commit to a donation of either $50/mo or $100/mo., but we graciously accept your donation.
Q: How will the money be spent?
A: As a volunteer driven 501c3 organization, 95% of funds are used to deliver our mission of providing rooms for cancer patients and their loved ones who need a place to stay while treatments are being administered.
Q: Who decides who is given a room and/or needs a room?
A: All those decisions are made by the social workers at The Texas Medical Center. Friday Harbour is plugged into this network of social workers. Friday Harbour has a contract with various hotels within the medical center at a current rate of $50 per night. Your $100 per month will support the lodging for 2 nights per month for those in need of a place to rest.
Q: Will I know who I am supporting? Will I receive information on Friday Harbour periodically?
A: As a Friday Beacon you will absolutely receive regular updates on our progress and growth as we support ever increasing numbers of patients/loved ones. You will also from time to time receive a comment card/thank you card from those who have benefited from your generosity.
Q: What is a Friday Beacon?
A: This group of very special people who will be Donors to Friday Harbour by virtue of committing to a donation of a minimum of $50 per month for a minimum of 12 months or a minimum total of $600.