WHY GETTING YOUR GIFT MATCHED MATTERS
Thanks to the generosity of corporate supporters, employees have the opportunity to double or even triple their donation to Direct Relief through their Matching Gift program. In some cases, companies will also match donations made by spouses, retirees and board members.
Please follow these simple steps to increase the impact of your donation!
1. MAKE A DONATION TO DIRECT RELIEF.
KEEP YOUR GIFT RECEIPT IN CASE YOUR COMPANY REQUIRES IT.
This policy varies among matching gift companies. Some match up to 90 days after a gift is made; others request that you send in contributions with your completed matching gift form. Please proceed to step 2 to search for your company’s guidelines.
2. SEE IF YOUR COMPANY MATCHES GIFTS BY SEARCHING IN THE
Enter the name of your employer in the box to see if your gift can be matched. If the search produces more than one location for your company, choose your regional office. Some other search tips: Enter “%” for a complete list of Direct Relief’s match companies and subsidiaries; enter the first letter of your company’s name.
If you there are no results for your company, please ask the HR if your company matches employee donations.
3. AFTER REVIEWING YOUR COMPANY’S ‘INFORMATION AND
GUIDELINES,’ DOWNLOAD THE MATCHING GIFT FORM USING
THE LINK PROVIDED.
If your company provides a link to their intranet, you can login and submit your matching gift request to them online. They’ll process it and send it to us. If no link is provided in your company’s ‘Information and Guidelines’ form, please ask your HR department for a matching gift form. Fill it out and then fax, email or mail it to us:
Direct Relief International
27 S. La Patera Lane
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Fax: (805) 681-4838
That’s it. We will take care of the rest!
Thank you for bringing better health to those in need of a healthier, more hopeful future.