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Financial Contribution

When you make a donation to For Families Like Us, you transform the life of a child. Your tax-deductible gifts and partnership allow us to provide the highest quality of care. We consider your donation an investment. You are investing in real, measurable and lifelong change empowering our community’s most vulnerable and at-risk young people. Helping one child and family at a time is the day-to-day activity that gives life to our belief that thriving families make thriving communities.

For Families Like Us is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization TAX ID# 81-5298358and classified as a public charity. We are funded by donations from private individuals, corporations, and foundations. Texas Foster Care welcomes your contributions, in-kind donations and volunteer services. Donations are deductible under section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Donating Stocks

Thank you for your interest in supporting For Families Like Us through a stock donation. Appreciated securities are perhaps the most cost-effective assets to use in making a gift. When you transfer ownership of long-term holdings to For Families Like Us., you receive a charitable deduction for their full market value — and you incur no capital gains tax (subject to IRS deduction limits).

Because electronic transfers are made without identifying the donor, please alert us in advance about the stock and number of shares you plan to give. You can do so by e-mailing

According to IRS regulations, the date of your gift corresponds to the date it arrives in our possession (for transfers from brokerage account to brokerage account). Following is the information necessary to transfer stock to our account:

  • For Families Like Us Broker:Ameritrade
  • Account Name: For Families Like Us
  • Account number: 489657347

Make sure that your name, address, and account number are included in the transaction to Ameritrade.

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Donation Total: $25

Employer Matching Gifts

Many companies offer a matching gift program through which you give a donation and your employer will donate the same. This gives you the opportunity to DOUBLE your impact! 



Keep your receipt after you’ve made a donation. Many corporate matching programs will give you up to one year after your donation to request a match.


Fill out your employer’s matching gift paperwork and email it

Redeem American Express Points, Make a Charitable Donation to Save the Children

If you are an American Express® cardmember enrolled in the Membership Rewards® program and you have Membership Rewards points available, you can redeem them and in return make a donation to For Families Like Us in 1,000-point increments.

For every 1,000 points redeemed from your Membership Rewards account, American Express will donate $5 to For Families Like Us.

Redeeming Membership Rewards points for donations to For Families Like Us is very easy. Just visit the Membership Rewards website at, or call 1-800-AXP-EARN (297-3276). On behalf of all the children that may benefit from your gift, thank you!

AmazonSmile. You shop. Amazon gives. 
When you shop at, Amazon donates to your favorite charitable organization.

Did you know that every time you order something on you can help foster children? Sign on to AmazonSmile and choose For Families Like Us. From then on a percentage of your purchases will be directed to helping children.

To sign up:
Click on the link
Log in with your email and Amazon password.
In the search bar type in  For Families Like Us.
Click the select button.