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District 51 Foundation
2115 Grand Ave. Grand Junction, CO 81501
The most lasting and cost-efficient way for D51 employees to give to the D51 Foundation! Download a payroll deduction form and sign up today!
Multiply your gift to the D51 Foundation by having your employer match your donation! Simply ask your employer if they have a matching gift program, complete your employers’ paperwork for the program, and send it to the D51 Foundation at the address listed above. We will follow up with your employer to receive the matching donation.
Many of our families are struggling with unpaid meal account balances through the entire school year. A significant part of our Mesa County population are considered the working poor, who miss the coverage provided by free and reduced meal programs, yet still have a need. Over the last twenty years housing costs have increased 2-3 times within a family’s monthly budget, decreasing the ability to pay other expenses. The ripple effect is we have an escalating amount of Mesa County families with unpaid meal accounts. 100% of all School Lunch Angel fund donations go directly to the accounts of families with severely high balance unpaid meal accounts. Click Here to donate to the School Lunch Angel Program
The D51 Foundation is a member of Colorado Gives. Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. In 2017 more than 153,000 donations were made to support 2,308 nonprofits for a total of $36.6 million. Access the D51 Foundation donation page at https://www.coloradogives.org
Consider making a donation to leave a legacy through the D51 Foundation's endowment with the Western Colorado Community Foundation. Their mission is to promote charitable giving, build and manage charitable legacy funds and endowments, and provide grants, scholarships and other resources to benefit the residents and communities of western Colorado. A gift to the D51 Foundation Endowment adds to the sustainability of the foundation and the larger the endowment, the larger the annual payout that supports the D51 Foundation. It's a gift that keeps giving for years to come. To find out more head to www.wc-cf.org
The Robin's Nest of Antiques and Treasures located at 602 Main Street is accepting antique, vintage, collectable, and retro items for donation with the proceeds of these items being donated to the D51 Foundation. A Robin's Nest has set aside an area on the lower level of its downtown location specifically for the donated items to be sold. There are two easy ways to help: 1) donate one or more of your gently used antique, vintage, or retro items; or 2) purchase items from the "Our Community Cares Corner."
As a 501(c)(3) organization, donations made to D51 Foundation are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Please consult with your tax advisor about the tax-deductibility of your specific gift.