During this unprecedented time we are working closely with our community to continue to provide a safe, loving and nurturing home to foster children.

As explained below, COVID-19 will continue to provide us with challenges, but with your assistance we will meet them with optimism and confidence. Our hearts are grateful for your continued support, allowing us to provide sunshine and hope in a world currently full of uncertainty and gloom.

  • Make a Monetary Donation With the children home from school we have had a significant increase in our food and staffing expenses to provide two additional meals a day and help implement our E-Learning program.
  • Amazon Wish List – Shop from the safety and comfort of your home and help children too! You can purchase items and ship them directly to A Kid’s Place! Everything your family needs we need times 60 children!  Click Here to Shop
    • Our largest needs are:
      • Non Perishable food ( snacks, juice, macaroni and cheese, rice, ramen ect)
      • Cleaning Supplies
      • Arts and Crafts, Water Toys & Games
  • Community Foundation of Tampa Bay Fundholder Matching Program – Your gift will make a make a meaningful difference in the lives of the children we serve. The recently launched  Fundholder Match Program provides a 1-to-3 match to grants made from your donor advised fund or Family Foundation to directly address a need submitted on the Nonprofit Needs Request Form.  Please contact Nicolette Rea, at the foundation for more information. View the list here and search for A Kid’s Place.

  • Tax Breaks – The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)(S. 748) provides significant funding for businesses, hospitals, schools, and social support programs, among many other things. One area of relief is via the Charitable Giving Incentive. Please consult your tax adviser for more information.
    • Creates a temporary universal charitable deduction for non-itemizers, for cash donations only, capped at $300. This provision excludes gifts to donor-advised funds and 509(a)(3) supporting organizations. However, it does not exclude gifts given directly to community foundations.
    • Temporarily suspends current AGI limits for charitable deductions for cash gifts made by individuals and businesses. This provision also excludes gifts to donor-advised funds and 509(a)(3) supporting organizations.
      • For individuals: Total charitable contributions can be deducted up to 100 percent of the taxpayer’s adjusted gross income, up from 60 percent.
      • For corporations: Charitable contributions can be deducted up to 25 percent of taxable income, up from 10 percent.

 

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