FOD Family Support Group Donations
Federal Tax ID # 83-0471342 (501c3 tax exempt non-profit corporation)
Please Note: We do not make phone calls or email any mass solicitations for support so if you receive a call or an email that looks like it came from Deb or firstname.lastname@example.org, do NOT respond!
The FOD Group supports the following areas of funding:
- General Fund [supports daily operations, website, phone, xeroxing, supplies, etc. Note: FOD Awareness items purchased on our site will be deposited into the General or General Trust Fund]
- General Trust Fund [supports Family Regional MeetUps/Seminars, pro bono Grief Consulting services, Undesignated donations, etc]
- Support Educational Training of medical professionals about Metabolic Disorders: Dr Mark Korson at VMP, LLC
- Support FOD Research: FOD Research sites ~ Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHOP) and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Donation Instructions / OHSU Pledge Form ~ you can donate Online or by check, please click their links for instructions/forms for donations, you can designate FOD Research efforts
You can also support us through purchasing our FOD Awareness Items and by shopping through various sites! (See below.)
No Donations are used for administrative salaries ~ we are an ALL Volunteer Organization.
If you change your mind and decide not to use your credit card or paypal you can also mail Deb (see Contact Us for address) a US check made out to ‘FOD Group’
Other Ways to Create Awareness and Raise FOD Funds
If you like to shop on amazon, you can actually donate to the FOD Group anytime throughout the year to Support our Mission!Be sure to bookmark our FOD amazonsmile link ~ we benefit from your purchases when you begin from our link!
iGive Shopping: Shop hundreds of online stores ~ a percentage of your purchases from each store are given to the FOD Group. Join our Cause today and begin shopping for the FOD Group ~ iGive will donate $5 for you trying it out and $5 more after your 1st purchase!
The FOD Group benefits from your shopping at more than 3,000+ popular online stores that have partnered with Giving Assistant.
Use Giving Assistant to save money and support FOD (Fatty Oxidation Disorders) Family Support Group. Make automatic donations to FOD (Fatty Oxidation Disorders) Family Support Group while you shop—just use Giving Assistant.
FOD Family Fundraiser events: Many of our Families have created their own fundraisers [ie., Silpada jewelry sales, book sales, etc]. Please be sure to read/sign the FOD Family Fundraiser Form if you wish to raise your own funds for the Group. Be aware that your fundraiser is not an FOD sanctioned event and only you will receive the tax deduction for your donation. If your participants wish to receive a deduction they can always send a check directly to us made out to the FOD Group.
Bravelets Jewelry: We recently added a bravelets.com FOD Bracelet ~ you can choose blue, yellow or silver colors on the bracelets! 10% from every sale will be donated to the FOD Family Support Group.
Facebook Cause Donations
Network for Good Donations
CafePress: Visit our FOD Shop ~ they imprint our logo on items & $3.00 of each item is given to the FOD Group
GoodSearch: Everytime you search the web and shop online funds are raised for the FOD Group
United Way: For your annual drive, you can write-in the ‘FOD Family Support Group’ – Tax ID# 83-0471342 PO Box 54 Okemos, MI 48805
Stock Donations: The FOD Group now accepts stock donations ~ contact Deb for account information.