The ways you can give to Franklin Community Center include:
Make a Donation
Make a donation, by mail, over the phone or online. You can designate your gift to be unrestricted for the greatest need or choose a program that is personal and meaningful to you.
Make a Gift of Appreciated Securities
Donating securities can have a double tax benefit for you. Click below for our informational brochure.
Gifts of Stock
Employer Matching Gift Program
Companies of all sizes match donations their employees make to nonprofits, providing you with an easy way to increase your support to FCC, sometimes doubling or tripling it. When you make your donation, remember to include your matching gift form from your employer. Contact your human resource representative to learn more about your employer’s corporate philanthropy programs.
Our Planned Giving Program provides an opportunity for you to truly partner in shaping our future and provide sustained support through a variety of gift options such as a bequest through your will, gifts of stock, life insurance, charitable trusts and retirement assets. These gifts offer many tax benefits to donors and their families.
Corporate Giving, Event Participation and Sponsorships
Get involved by sponsoring a special event, participating in a fundraiser as an individual or a team or making a corporate donation. Learn more about how we can work together to create the right fit for your business.
Corporate Giving & Sponsorships
Host a Donation Drive
Organize a successful and impactful donation drive to benefit our Food Pantry. Simply ask friends, neighbors, staff members or party guests to donate non-perishable goods, cleaning or hygiene items to Franklin Community Center. You can choose from our Donation Wish List for suggested ideas or contact us to learn more about our urgent needs. By choosing to host this simple fundraising event, you help to keep our Food Pantry stocked for those experiencing food insecurity within our community. Your kindness could change someone’s whole day or even their outlook on life! Host a Donation Drive
Help a Local Child in Need
We believe in the importance of positive childhood experiences and aim to provide those opportunities to local children who may not otherwise receive them.
Halloween Costume Drive From September to October we collect donations of new and gently used costumes of all sizes, masks, accessories and candy buckets/pails.
Holiday Assistance Our Holiday Assistance Program runs from October to December. Check out the many ways you, your family, your neighborhood, group or business can give back during the holiday season!
- sign up to “adopt” and shop for a local child or family
- host a toy drive
- host a coat & boot collection
- create a hat, scarf & gloves/mittens “collection tree” in your school or business lobby
- purchase and donate new gifts of toys, books, games, clothing, and shoes.
Project Lift Summer Camp Assistance Between the months of February and June, we rely on funding from outside sources and monetary donations to send students enrolled in Project Lift to summer camp. To further assist these children with summer camp needs, we also accept donations of child sized bathing suits, summer clothes, and sneakers.
Project Lift Meal Assistance To ensure our Project Lift students can enjoy nice holiday meals with their families and have enough food and snacks for their time home during school breaks, we accept grocery store gift cards year round. We also accept donations of individually wrapped snacks. General food donations can be made to our food pantry during regular business hours.
School Supplies Beginning in July and running through August we accept donations of new backpacks and school supplies.
Help A Local Child
Clynk for Change
The Clynk & Hannaford Community Cash program is an easy and convenient way for you to support our programs while CLYNKing your empty bottles and cans creates a positive impact on our environment. Pick up a box of CLYNK bags at your local Hannaford then stop by the Food Pantry for Franklin’s CLYNK ID tags. When the bag is full, bring it to your local Hannaford or CLYNK drop off, scan the bar code and the total of your returnable deposit will be credited to the Franklin Community Center account!
With RoundUp App, you can help Franklin Community Center without even changing your daily routine. All you have to do is create an account and connect a credit or debit card. RoundUp App lets you donate the rounded up change from every day transactions. It’s that easy!
Franklin Community Center is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. Our Tax ID is 14-1667397.
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