Ways to Give

THE ANNUAL FUND NEEDS OUR SUPPORT EVERY YEAR! Giving to the Washington Waldorf School Annual Fund is easy: click here to donate online.

The Washington Waldorf School is a non-profit organization under Section 501(c)3 of the IRS code. Our tax identification number is 23-7003486.

DonateNow Donate Online to the Annual Fund.

WWS uses the services of Network for Good for online giving.The process takes about 5 minutes and is completely secure.Through our "donate now" link you can choose a one-time gift or set up a recurring gift for monthly or annual donations.To set up a recurring gift, you must create a Network for Good account, then click on "my recurring donations" and set up the amount, timing, start and end date of your monthly donation.

Check payable to "WWS." Please note "Annual Giving" in memo line.
You can mail your check to the School or drop it off in the Development Office.

Credit Card You may call the Business Office or Development Office if you wish to make a donation by credit card. You can also use your credit card online, above.

Automatic deduction You can have any amount deducted monthly (or at another convenient interval) from your checking or savings account using the same system we use for automatic tuition payments. Call the Business Office at x112 if interested.

Conversion of refundable deposit You may convert all or part of your refundable deposit to a gift at any time. Call the Development Office at x127 or the Business Office at x112 for a conversion form.

Stock or other securities (Click here for instructions)

And please don't forget to ask if your employer matches your donation. Many do, and it makes an enormous difference.

To give to the Jayne Rager Memorial Fund or the Alana Marie Lake Memorial Fund, please indicate the fund on the memo line of your check or in the dedication when giving online.

Other Ways to Donate to the School

Planned Giving
You and your heirs can realize substantial tax benefits by including WWS in your will. Please contact the Development Office for more information.

Support WWS While Doing Your Online Shopping

Amazon is giving back! It’s easy! All you have to do is use this link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7003486 when doing your online shopping and 0.05% of your total purchase will be sent to WWS to support the Annual Fund.

Steps to enroll:
Step 1 - Open your browser and go to <http://www.smile.amazon.com>
www.smile.amazon.com

Step 2 - Search for "Washington Waldorf School" where it asks
you to pick your own charitable organization.

Step 3 - Verify your selection. You will receive a confirmation email from
AmazonSmile.

Step 4 - start shopping!
This is a simple way for you to support our school and community every time you make a purchase!

Enroll In A Savings Card Program
At Safeway, Giant and Target
Shopping = Donating
The program costs you nothing.

The numbers… Safeway: 6612607 Giant BonusBucks: 00659

Before you do your grocery shopping, remember to sign up or renew your cards for the Safeway and Giant A+ Bonus Bucks programs. This is an “easy” way to raise cash for the school.

To enroll, register your card number. You can do this…

  • Online at www.escrip.com for the Safeway program (Group ID 6612607) and www.giantfood.com A+ Bonus Bucks (Group ID 00659) for the Giant program. For Harris Teeter at www.harristeeter.com. Click on "re-link" and search for our school.
  • By phone. Call Caitlin MacKenzie, Director of Development, 301-229-6107, x127 or email Caitlin with your number.
  • At the store. Enroll in the bonus card program at Giant or in the Safeway club card. Designate the Washington Waldorf School as the beneficiary of the Bonus Bucks.


Gifts-in-Kind
Donations of goods or services to the School are considered to be gifts-in-kind. Gift-in-kind donors are entitled to a tax-deduction up to the full retail value of the item, as determined by the donor. WWS does not assign a value to such gifts. Gifts valued at more than $5,000 must be independently appraised. Please email Caitlin the Development Office if you are making a gift in kind, and she will provide you with a gift-in-kind tax receipt.