Gifts and Donations
Your generosity enables us to work side-by-side with the people of Haiti to break the cycle of poverty and alleviate suffering through health care, education and community development. You can rest assured your donation will be used carefully and wisely; for every dollar SBHF receives, a full 89 cents is used for direct program expenses, earning SBHF a coveted 4-star rating by charity watchdog Charity Navigator. (For more information on our finances, please click here).
There are many ways to support the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation, including:
A gift by cash, check or credit card is the most straightforward and popular way to support the work we do in Haiti. As a 501(c)(3) organization, all gifts to SBHF are tax-deductible. Click here to make a gift using our secure website. To donate by mail, please send your donation to:
St. Boniface Haiti Foundation
383 Elliot St, Door G, Suite 100
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
To donate by phone, please call our offices at 617.244.9800.
A Note on Funds Raised for Hurricane Matthew Relief:
All funds raised for SBHF’s response to Hurricane Matthew’s devastation in southern Haiti will be used to help people affected by the storm. Money raised in excess of what is needed for immediate disaster relief will go to support our long-term mission, which is providing essential health services to the people of Southern Haiti, especially the most vulnerable.
Becoming a monthly donor is the easiest and most effective way to support our work over the long term. By committing to a monthly contribution, you provide vital stability to our work, save time and administrative costs, reduce paperwork, and retain the ability to stop or adjust the amount of your donation at any time. Click here to set up a monthly gift online.
Many employers offer matching gift programs that double or even triple the impact of charitable contributions made by employees and their spouses. To find out if your company has a matching gift program, please check with your human resources department.
Click here for a list of companies who have already made matching gifts to the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation.
SBHF welcomes gifts made in honor or memory of a loved one, and upon your instruction, will be delighted to send the honoree or next-of-kin a card notifying them of your thoughtful tribute. Simply fill out the relevant fields in our online donation form, or contact our development office for more information.
Supporters may also consider asking guests to make a gift to SBHF in lieu of wedding gifts or other special events, utilizing registry sites such as the I Do Foundation.
Major gifts (gifts over $10,000) provide vital support to SBHF’s hospital, clinics, schools and community work. Donors at this level may choose to underwrite our general operations or to restrict their gift to a particular purpose or program. To discuss funding opportunities, contact our development office at 617.244.9800.
Gifts of appreciated stock are a great way to contribute to the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation in a tax-advantaged way. Donors are able to claim a charitable deduction for the full market value of the stock and avoid capital gains taxes that would normally be due upon the stock’s sale. For information on the potential benefits relating to your specific situation, please consult a qualified tax attorney or financial planner.
For detailed instructions on how to give a gift of stock to the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation, click here.
SBHF welcomes in-kind gifts, provided they match our current needs. If you are interested in donating medical equipment, supplies, or other materials, please call our offices at 617.244.9800 before sending.
Sponsor a Child’s Education
For 30 years, the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation has been providing educational opportunities to children who would otherwise have none. Recognizing that education is one of the keys to breaking cycles of impoverishment in Haiti, the foundation has made fundraising for education one of their top priorities. Each $200 you donate puts a child or teenager through school. Please email our Chief Development Officer, Jennifer B. Norris, for more information.
Join us for our annual gala or one of our other periodic events. Purchasing a ticket to attend is a great way to support SBHF while having some fun, networking with other folks who care about making the world a better place, and learning first-hand about our work. Click here for a calendar of events.
Leave a lasting legacy by making St. Boniface Haiti Foundation part of your long-term financial plans. For more information contact Jennifer B. Norris, Chief Development Officer at 617.244.9800.