Can I donate with a credit card?
Yes, donate with a credit card now, or use the donate buttons on our website.
Can I donate with a check?
Yes, you may send your check donation to 297 SW 41st Street, Renton, WA 98057.
How do I donate if I am giving in honor/memory of someone?
Memorial donations can be made online (There is the question “Honor or remember someone with your gift?” Select “Honor or Memorial” from the drop-down menu.), or you may send a check with a note of who it is in memory of to 297 SW 41st Street, Renton, WA 98057. At your request (also part of the donation form), we’d be happy to inform the family of your donation.
Our family would like to make C.A.S.T. for Kids our charity in lieu of flowers. How do we do that?
In a few simple steps, a page is set up in memory of your loved one here. (Click on the “Start Fundraising” button after clicking here to get started). The direct link can then be used on any announcements, obituary, program, etc. On the page, you are able to share your loved one with a few personal stories/memories. Supporters are able to donate online or by check. If you’d like help setting up the page, please contact Ashley at 253-277-3472.
How do I give to my local event?
We are so grateful for your desire to impact the kids in your local community. To make a donation to a specific event, please donate here and list the event of your choice in the designated section.
I am a part of a company that is interested in sponsoring an event or partnering with the organization nationwide. How can I get more information?
Please contact the foundation and we will happily email you a packet of detailed information.
Do you accept workplace matching gifts?
Yes, numerous companies have developed programs that enable their employees to give back to their communities through payroll deductions, matching gifts and compensation for volunteer hours. Some companies also provide matching gifts. Please contact your Human Resources department to discuss this option.
I am a Federal Employee. Can I give to your organization through workplace giving?
Yes, for Federal employees, C.A.S.T. is a member of the Combined Federal Campaign and can be referenced by the CFC #12017.
Do you accept in-kind donations?
In-Kind Donations can come in many different packages. Your service club can donate the dollars to purchase food for an event, you can donate the cost of printing, purchasing supplies, tents, gasoline for boaters, the sky is the limit! If you have an in-kind donation, please contact the foundation, and we will be happy to discuss this with you. Or, here is our current wish list:
- Volunteer with web design skills
- Volunteer with videography skills
- Pontoon Boat
- Pop-up Tents (E-Z Up, Quick Shade, etc.)
- Folding Tables & Chairs
- Airlines Miles
You didn’t ask for fishing gear? We thought some of you may be wondering about that. Well, the truth is we do want it, but with a catch. The best way for you to donate new and lightly used tackle is on-site at our events. This way it can go to the people who benefit most from it, the kids! To make a fishing gear donation, please contact your local event coordinator.
Planned Giving – Who do I contact if I need information for Planned Giving or Estate Giving?
Contact our accountant, Hannah Erickson at [email protected]
A planned gift is any major gift, made in lifetime or at death as part of a donor’s overall financial and/or estate planning. If you are considering planned giving, we strongly recommend that you, as a donor, contact professional legal or financial assistance to understand what will work best for you. If there are taxpayer forms or ID #’s that you need from the foundation please let us know.
What Shopping Rewards Programs is C.A.S.T. for Kids part of?
We are listed in several rewards programs, see below, and are open to being listed in more – If you have another favorite online or retail shopping site and would like the foundation to register, please let us know.
There are a number of online shopping sites that now donate a portion of your purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.
- Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible Amazon Smile purchases to the C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation.
- The only thing required is a quick registration.
- AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
- Additionally, consider using the AmazonSmile browser extension: Smilematic which will automatically redirect you to AmazonSmile whenever you shop at Amazon!
GoodShop is a one-stop shopping site. Once you register, you can shop at many different places that you already shop, and donate a portion of your purchases to charity. There are hundreds of sites to choose from, such as Land’s End, Macy’s, shutterfly, Staples, Sears, and many other department stores. You can also earn pennies for checking the weather, making hotel reservations, and completing surveys on this site.
Simply sign up with your email address, choose C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation as your charity of choice, and then come back to this site every time you want to do some online shopping.
If you shop at Fred Meyer and use the rewards card, click the logo to link your card to C.A.S.T. for Kids (our number is 87348). You still earn your Rewards points, but you’ll also be earning money for CAST too. Flyer to Learn More
Register with Bartell Drugs “B” Caring Card and a portion of your purchases can go to the foundation. Please note that prescription drug purchases are excluded from this program.
You can support the foundation when you buy or sell on eBay, with the eBay Giving Works program. Here’s how:
Buying on eBay – You can find whatever you’re looking for on eBay – from baseball cards to new cars and more. When you do, shop for items that benefit us. You can get a great deal and support our Foundation at the same time!
Selling on eBay – You can also support C.A.S.T. when you sell on eBay. Just designate our organization to receive 10-100% of your final sale price the next time you list something great.