The first step
will be to complete the Pledge Form on this page. The information
you provide will ensure proper handling of your donation. The second
step will be for you to make your donation through the
Charities of America. Please be sure to carefully follow the
donation instructions provided on the pledge form.
Upon receipt of
your donation, the ICA
will deposit it in the Mother's Day 2005 Project Personal
Charitable Foundation (PCF), which is managed by the Project Steering
Upon receipt of your donation, the ICA,
an IRS-recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, will send you
confirmation of your tax-deductible contribution.
The donations deposited in the Mother's
Day 2005 Project PCF can only be disbursed to IRS-recognized
501(c)(3) charities as directed by the Project Steering Committee.
No fees are deducted from your
contribution by the ICA. No member of the Project Steering Committee
will have direct access to the donated funds.
The amount of
you donation will not be publicly disclosed, except at your
request. Your name as a donor will be only be publicly
acknowledged if you so agree on the Pledge Form. A checkbox is
provided for that purpose on the form.
Before you donate through the ICA,
please complete the Pledge Form below, which will enable the Project
Steering Committee to record and manage the details of your donation, including
tickets purchased. You are welcome to include a dedication in the
space provided on the pledge form.
Donating through the ICA.
After completing the Pledge form you can
make your donation by
credit card payment.
Instructions: please carefully follow these instructions, which
will also be included on the printable "Pledge Confirmation" page,
following your completion of the Pledge Form:
Make your check in the amount of your
payable to: "Independent Charities of America."
Please be sure to write "Mother's Day 2005 Project
PCF" on your check. Please do note write additional notes
on your check.
Mail your check to:
Independent Charities of America,
2735 E. 53rd Street. Attn: Shannon Smith, Tulsa, OK 74105
Include your contact information, i.e., Name, Address, Email,
so that the ICA can send you a confirmation of your tax-deductible
Acknowledgements: Special thanks to: Rob Ain, Alexander Ameen, Amber
Ameen, Aaron Beller, Bruce Block and BHSS'63 CAP, Jon Dreyer, Janie
Fischbach, Rick Goldberg, Fred Goldrich, Stuart
Grassian, Ed Levine, Susan Rogers, David Schreiber, The Sound Professionals, Inc., Karen Whittlesey, and everyone who is providing support and
encouragement for this project.