THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT
The charitable efforts of our community sustain McKinley, allowing us to maintain the highest standards of treatment and care for children, youth, and families. Each year, hundreds of generous benefactors from all walks of life make donations that enable us to continue our mission to provide excellent care, so that no one is left behind.
We deeply appreciate all those who have contributed to this vital work, as we shape the leaders and community members of tomorrow. We hope you will choose to support McKinley.
WAYS TO GIVE
Make a One-Time Gift
Your one-time gift will directly benefit the children and families of McKinley. You can choose to give to a program that you are passionate about or to the area with greatest need.
Become a McKinley Supporter
Become a McKinley Supporter by making a re-occurring donation to our organization. For as little as $5 a month, you can help us bring hope and happiness to a child-in-need. You can choose to give to a program that you are passionate about or to the area with greatest need.
Make McKinley a Part of Your Legacy
Include McKinley in your will or living trust by leaving a portion of your estate to our organization, or by designating McKinley as a beneficiary of your retirement account or life insurance policy.
In-Kind donations are tangible products or services that can be donated to meet the needs of the children at McKinley, such as new clothing, new shoes, gift cards, school supplies, food, used automobiles, and health care products. Have an item that you would like to donate? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Give the Gift of Time
(Volunteering and Committees)
Giving the gift of your time and expertise is another great way you can help McKinley. For more information on volunteering and mentoring on campus, please contact us at (909) 599-1227 or go to our volunteer page.
TYPES OF GIVING
Annual gifts support our current programs and agency needs. You may donate to one of the ongoing priorities of the agency through an annual gift of cash, a check, or stock.
Children’s Circle of Hope
McKinley’s annual gift club, which recognizes the invaluable gifts of support from our most loyal donors. Gifts may be made on an annual basis or in installments.
These gifts generally help to fund capital equipment or construction projects and are essential to the long-term operations on our campuses in San Dimas and Hesperia. Meaningful gifts to a designated program or need are gladly accepted. Giving and recognition details can be arranged through one of our development professionals.
Touching the Future Wall
A tile wall located in front of the administration building on McKinley’s campus that provides an excellent way to honor alumni, parents, children, families, service clubs, and businesses.
These gifts are contributions that are invested, enabling McKinley to use interest that accrues on the gifts in whatever way the donors specify. This can be a particularly meaningful gift for donors, whose generosity can be felt far into the future, or even in perpetuity.
HOW YOUR COMPANY CAN HELP
Partner With McKinley
By partnering with McKinley, your company can help bring hope and comfort to underprivileged children and families while taking advantage of attractive tax benefits and public relations opportunities.
Gifts-In-Kind (GIK) are a company’s first-quality, excess inventory donated to assist those in need. Commonly needed GIK items include:
- New clothing and shoes
- Personal care items
- School supplies
- P.E. equipment
- Tickets to cultural, educational, or sporting events
- Awards for students, such as movie passes, games, or gift certificates to clothing stores
- Gift Cards
How Your Company Will Benefit
McKinley owes much of its success to the generosity of its donors. Their donations have directly affected McKinley staff, teachers and students, ensuring brighter futures for our community’s children.
James E. Greene has been a friend to McKinley for over 50 years. As a past member of both the Board of Directors and McKinley’s Home Foundation, he has had a huge impact on the direction and finances of the Center. Additionally, both the Greene Auditorium and the James E. Greene Media Center (aka “Jim’s Place”) are named for his generous donations that served as the catalysts for the construction of these two projects on the McKinley campus.
Target #767 , located in San Dimas, has donated all of its “charge back” merchandise to McKinley since 2006 and partners with the LA Food Bank, which allows us to receive donations from there as well. These regular donations have resulted in substantial savings for McKinley on such items as coffee, cleaning supplies, trash liners, and diapers, and have provided much needed food items for our community families in need. McKinley is also proud to be a recipient of Target’s annual grant program, which helps fund the Center’s reading program each year.
Mr. Joseph Fan and Brighton Management first became involved with McKinley through the annual Christmas toy drive held at Fan’s daughter’s school. Fan recognized the value of McKinley’s services to children and directly contacted the development department to see how he could help. Since then, he has donated and helped raise thousands of dollars for McKinley’s holiday program and has become an ambassador for the Center within his sphere of influence.