Ways to Give

Financial Donations

To continue its life-changing work, Child Advocates of Placer County relies on the generosity of individuals, foundations and corporations who support our mission. Each donation directly benefits abused, neglected and abandoned foster children or youth who are at risk of entering our judicial system, and former foster youth who have aged-out of the child welfare system and are transitioning into adulthood. Funding is used to continue recruiting, training and providing on-going professional supervision and support for new and current volunteers. Consider joining Child Advocates of Placer County’s “Circle of Hope” which allows you to make easy monthly gifts. Just click our “Donate Today” button and, on the “Check Out” page, choose a payment schedule ranging from every 2 weeks to once a year. Thank you for helping us make a difference in life of a child!

Planned Giving

A planned gift to Child Advocates of Placer County helps ensure the future of advocacy services to our community’s foster children. Choosing the right planned gift depends on your personal circumstances and financial goals…

A planned gift to Child Advocates of Placer County helps ensure the future of advocacy services to our community’s foster children. Choosing the right planned gift depends on your personal circumstances and financial goals.

BEQUESTS AND ESTATE PLAN GIFTS

You may make a gift or bequest to through your estate by including a provision in your will or living trust, or by naming Child Advocates of Placer County as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy or retirement account. The following language options may be helpful to you and your attorney or financial planner:

UNRESTRICTED BEQUEST I give and bequeath $________ to Child Advocates of Placer County, a California nonprofit corporation located in Rocklin, California, Federal Tax Identification number: 77-0620948.

SPECIFIC BEQUEST I give and bequeath my (any asset) further described as (description, such as real estate address, car model, etc) to Child Advocates of Placer County, a nonprofit corporation located in Rocklin, California, Federal Tax Identification number: 77-0620948.

RESIDUE OF THE ESTATE I give and bequeath ____% of all the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate to Child Advocates of Placer County, a nonprofit corporation located in Rocklin, California, Federal Tax Identification number: 77-0620948.

CHARITABLE TRUSTS

There are several types of charitable trusts that allow you to give assets to Child Advocates of Placer County while providing yourself or others with income or other financial benefits.

There are several kinds of charitable trusts available:

Charitable Remainder Unitrusts

You establish a trust from which you and/or other beneficiaries receive variable annual payments for life and/or a term of years, after which the remainder of the trust assets go to Child Advocates of Placer County.

Charitable Remainder Annuity Trusts

You establish a trust from which you and/or other beneficiaries receive payments of a fixed dollar amount for life and/or a term of years, after which the remainder of the trust assets go to Child Advocates of Placer County.

Charitable Lead Trusts

A charitable lead trust makes an annual payment to Child Advocates of Placer County for a period of years, and at the end of the term, the remaining assets go to your children or other beneficiaries.

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United Way

Child Advocates of Placer County is proud to be a United Way partner.
To direct your United Way contributions to Child Advocates of Placer County, (Placer CASA), indicate United Way Agency Code #24752 on your pledge…

unitedWayChild Advocates of Placer County is proud to be a United Way partner.

To direct your United Way contributions to Child Advocates of Placer County, (Placer CASA), indicate United Way Agency Code #24752 on your pledge. Thank you for making us a part of your community!

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Cars for CASA

CLICK HERE to give a gift to Child Advocates of Placer County by donating your used car, truck or van! Donors receive a tax deduction while turning used vehicles into cash to support Child Advocates of Placer County and services for Placer’s abused and neglected children…

Car Donation

Give a gift to Child Advocates of Placer County by donating your used car, truck or van! Donors receive a tax deduction while turning used vehicles into cash to support Child Advocates of Placer County and services for Placer’s abused and neglected children. To donate your vehicle to Child Advocates of Placer County, CLICK HERE, which will take you to our charity page at the Center for Car Donations website, or call them at 877-411-3662. You can also call our office for more  information:  (530) 887-1006. ***  Please be sure to advise the driver picking up your vehicle that your donation is for Child Advocates of Placer County (CASA of Placer County), Tax ID No. 77-0620948  *** Frequently Asked Questions Does my car have to be running to qualify for a donation? No, the car must have an engine and be in towable condition. Cars that are in extremely poor condition or far from our tow range may be declined as the cost to tow them may be more than the value of the vehicle. Please call Center for Car Donations at 877-411-3662, or visit their website at www.centerforcardonations.com to determine if your vehicle qualifies for donation.

What if my car won’t pass the smog test?

We can accept vehicles without a smog certificate or current registration.

What paperwork do I need?

The only paperwork needed is a signed title (pink slip). Our driver will provide you with the Release of Liability which must be completed by the donor and mailed to the DMV within 5 business days of the donation.

What if I don’t have the title (pink slip)?

Our driver will give you an Application for Duplicate Title form to complete at the time of pick up.

Do I get a receipt for my donation?

Yes, our driver will issue a receipt at the time of pick up. This is not your final tax receipt but an acknowledgement indicating your name, the year, make and model and condition of the vehicle you are donating. A final acknowledgement will be mailed to you within 30 days of the sale of the vehicle. This will be your receipt for your charitable donation. Please make sure to advise Center for Car Donations that your donation is for Child Advocates of Placer County, Tax ID No. 77-0620948.

What amount can I claim as a deduction?

Please check with your tax advisor to determine the tax consequences (amount) of your vehicle donation.

What does our organization do with donated vehicles?

The vehicles are sold at private auction. The proceeds from the vehicle donations are used to support Child Advocates of Placer County and provide services and enrichment activities to foster children in our community.

How quickly will my vehicle be picked up?

Vehicles are picked up at a time that is convenient for you. Please call Center for Car Donations at 1-877-411-3662 to schedule a pick up time for your vehicle. Special arrangements can be made if you aren’t available at the time of pick up.

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