WAYS TO DONATE

Donate to Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa relies on donations from individuals and charitable organizations to subsidize more than 400,000 meals, to serve 1,600 frail homebound elders each day in Contra Costa County this year. A receipt for your tax-deductible gift is mailed promptly.

Donate Online

To make a secure one-time, monthly, or quarterly donation to Meals on Wheels with your MasterCard, VISA or American Express cards, simply click on the “MONEY” button. 100% of your gift via MasterCard or Visa reaches us to feed homebound elders, since bank fees are underwritten by Local Independent Charities of America. Online donations are processed through a secure third-party administrator. Your credit card statement will read “GiveDirect.”

Donate a Vehicle

You can donate an extra car, truck or RV to Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa and receive a tax deduction. Simply click on the "CAR" donation button, or call the friendly staff of Car Donation Services, Inc. toll free at 888·686·4483 to help you through the process.

Contribute By Mail

To contribute by mail, make your check or money order payable to:

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa
PO Box 3195
Martinez CA 94553

Federal Tax ID 68·0231350

Gifts in Honor or Memory of

Donations may be given in honor or in memory of a loved one or friend. We will send an appropriate hand-written acknowledgment of your generous gift to the honoree or family per your wishes.

Planned Giving

By leaving a legacy gift to Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, you will enable us to continue serving meals to over 2,000 seniors in 32 communities in Contra Costa County. With over 50% of the senior population living below the basic Bay Area cost-of-living standard, the need for our service continues to grow each year. Your planned gift will help meet these needs now and in the future. You can learn more about the importance of planned giving and how to leave a gift under Planned Giving Q&A. If you are already planning to make a bequest, please contact Paul Kraintz by email using our online form, or by phone at 866·669·6679.

Corporate Sponsorships

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa will work with your corporation to develop opportunities for corporate sponsorships of Meals on Wheels, which provide both meaningful support for program services and public recognition for your company. Contact: Paul Kraintz, Secretary/Treasurer, phone 866·669·6697 or email using our online form.

Workplace Giving

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa welcomes gifts through your company’s workplace giving program. You can select our donor number from the catalogue provided by your company campaign coordinator, or enter our full name and address in the Donor Option box on your donor form as follows:

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa
PO Box 3195
Martinez CA 94553

Federal Tax ID 68·0231350

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa is a proud member of Local Independent Charities of America (LIC), a federation of more than 600 local charities. For information about starting a workplace giving program contact LIC at: 415·924·1108.

Other Giving Options

Donors may make gifts of a wide variety of asset types to Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa including: stocks, restricted stocks, real estate, mutual fund shares, life insurance policies, limited partnerships, appreciated property and other asset types. Donor assistance with complex donations is available through our Investment Advisor Fund Manager, East Bay Community Foundation. For information, please contact: Paul Kraintz, Secretary/ Treasurer, phone 866·669·6697 or email using our online form.

Use the buttons below
to donate cash or a vehicle
to support Meals on Wheels

DONATE

Our Secure online system
accepts VISA, MasterCard
& American Express

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CAR

Donate your vehicle
through our partnership with
Car Donation Services, Inc.

Federal Tax ID
68·0231350

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Donor Privacy Policy

Information supplied by a donor to Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc. will be used solely to facilitate recording and processing of donor contributions and may be used in future donor solicitations for Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc. only. Donor information will not be shared with other organizations or individuals for any reason unless permission is granted by the donor to share such information. All requests to remain anonymous shall be honored. Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc. will not sell or share donor lists.

Donors who supply Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc. with their postal or email addresses may be contacted periodically for solicitation purposes and/or with information regarding upcoming events. All donors have the option of being placed on a "once-a-year" (or other donor specified contact schedule) mailing list which grants Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc. permission to contact them only as specified by the donor. Donors may request to be permanently removed from Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc. mailing list by contacting us via email, phone or postal mail. All requests to be removed from Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc. mailing list shall be honored. Donors who supply Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc. with their telephone number shall only be contacted by telephone regarding donations they have made. Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc. does not participate in telephone fundraising activities.

Adopted: July 2014