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Give Monthly

Give Monthly

Friends of the State Street Family monthly donors are united by their commitment to a common mission: giving help and hope to Madison’s homeless. Their steadfast support allows FSSF to be there every day of the year to support our most vulnerable citizens with the survival gear they desperately need.

Donate Now

Donate Now

You can help now by giving to Friends of the State Street Family.  When you make a gift you will instantly be helping FSSF support our most vulnerable citizens with the survival gear they desperately need.  Your 100% tax deductible donation goes directly to our mission to help assist our homeless brothers and sisters survive until they can thrive. 

CityPak Project

CityPak Project

Every $30 donation provides a Citypak backpack to those in need. Every $100 donation provides a Citypak backpack filled with a variety of survival gear:  Sleeping bag, flashlight, socks, underwear, first aid kit and depending on weather sunscreen, bug spray, thermal underwear, gloves, hat, hand warmers.

Tribute Cards

Tribute Cards

These unsigned cards and mailing envelopes will be sent directly to you for your personal use. You are able to purchase this five-card package for only $75.

Ways To Contribute

Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile

When you shop at smile.amazon.com instead of amazon.com, Amazon donates 0.5% of your eligible purchases to Friends of the State Street Family! Choose Friends of the State Street Family as your charity of choice and start shopping through smile.amazon.com!

Donor-Advised-Fund

Donor Advised Funds

A donor-advised fund, or DAF, allows you to make charitable contributions as you wish, receive an immediate tax benefit and then recommend grants from the fund over time. Please consult with your financial adviser to see if this may be a good solution for you, especially with recent tax changes related to charitable deductions.

Facebook

Facebook Fundraising

It’s easy to raise money for Friends of the State Street Family on your Facebook page! Many people ask for gifts to Friends of the State Street Family for their birthday, while others do it for various special occasions or to help with a special project or a need at Friends of the State Street Family.
To get started, visit our Facebook page.

Qualified-Charitable-Distributions

Qualified Charitable Distributions

Over 70.5 years old and need to take a required minimum distribution from your traditional IRA? It is simple to make a Qualified Charitable Distribution, or QCD, as a direct transfer from your IRA to Friends of the State Street Family. A QCD may help you avoid taxes and support Friends of the State Street Family. Just ask your financial adviser for more information and their QCD request form. Our Federal ID# (EIN) is 81-5390586.

Thrivent-Financial

Thrivent Choice

Are you a member of Thrivent Financial who’s eligible to direct Choice Dollars? Choice Dollars charitable outreach funds can make a world of difference to individuals experiencing homelessness with your gift to Friends of the State Street Family. By directing Choice Dollars, eligible Thrivent members recommend where they feel Thrivent should distribute a portion of its charitable funds. Directing Choice Dollars is easy. Log-on to Thrivent’s website to make your allocation or call (800) 847-4836 and say “Thrivent Choice” after the prompt.

Wines-For-Humanity

Wines For Humanity Sampling Events

By donating up to 12.5% of revenue from the guest’s selection at wine sampling events, Wines for Humanity has been serving the needs of local communities for over a decade. You can host a sampling and make a positive impact for Friends of the State Street Family by contacting Lisa Kromanaker, Wine Advisor, at
608-469-0809 or LisaK.WFH@gmail.com

Workplace-Giving

Workplace Giving

Supporting Friends of the State Street Family at work can be easy through employer giving options!

Did you know some employers will double or even triple your donation to Friends of the State Street Family? Some of the area’s largest employers, including American Family and Alliant Energy match gifts for retirees and employees. Please check with your human resource office and double (or triple!) your impact!

Ways To Contribute

Amazon-Smile

Amazon Smile

When you shop at smile.amazon.com instead of amazon.com, Amazon donates 0.5% of your eligible purchases to Friends of the State Street Family! Choose Friends of the State Street Family as your charity of choice and start shopping through smile.amazon.com!

Donor-Advised-Fund

Donor Advised Funds

A donor-advised fund, or DAF, allows you to make charitable contributions as you wish, receive an immediate tax benefit and then recommend grants from the fund over time. Please consult with your financial adviser to see if this may be a good solution for you, especially with recent tax changes related to charitable deductions.

Facebook

Facebook Fundraising

It’s easy to raise money for Friends of the State Street Family on your Facebook page! Many people ask for gifts to Friends of the State Street Family for their birthday, while others do it for various special occasions or to help with a special project or a need at Friends of the State Street Family.
To get started, visit our Facebook page.

Qualified-Charitable-Distributions

Qualified Charitable Distributions

Over 70.5 years old and need to take a required minimum distribution from your traditional IRA? It is simple to make a Qualified Charitable Distribution, or QCD, as a direct transfer from your IRA to Friends of the State Street Family. A QCD may help you avoid taxes and support Friends of the State Street Family. Just ask your financial adviser for more information and their QCD request form. Our Federal ID# (EIN) is 81-5390586.

Thrivent-Financial

Thrivent Choice

Are you a member of Thrivent Financial who’s eligible to direct Choice Dollars? Choice Dollars charitable outreach funds can make a world of difference to individuals experiencing homelessness with your gift to Friends of the State Street Family. By directing Choice Dollars, eligible Thrivent members recommend where they feel Thrivent should distribute a portion of its charitable funds. Directing Choice Dollars is easy. Log-on to Thrivent’s website to make your allocation or call (800) 847-4836 and say “Thrivent Choice” after the prompt.

Wines-For-Humanity

Wines For Humanity Sampling Events

By donating up to 12.5% of revenue from the guest’s selection at wine sampling events, Wines for Humanity has been serving the needs of local communities for over a decade. You can host a sampling and make a positive impact for Friends of the State Street Family by contacting Lisa Kromanaker, Wine Advisor, at 608-469-0809 or LisaK.WFH@gmail.com

Workplace-Giving

Workplace Giving

Supporting Friends of the State Street Family at work can be easy through employer giving options!

Did you know some employers will double or even triple your donation to Friends of the State Street Family? Some of the area’s largest employers, including American Family and Alliant Energy match gifts for retirees and employees. Please check with your human resource office and double (or triple!) your impact!