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Why Give to Kinship Center?

Helping one child and family at a time is the day-to-day activity that gives life to our belief that “thriving families make thriving communities.”


Today’s donors and volunteers are looking for evidence that their investments do more than maintain the status quo. Making an impact and a difference is a return on an investment, and at Kinship Center this vision is true for every child whose life is stabilized and changed. Our leadership ensures the long-term positive outcome of making children part of a community of thriving families.


Your investment in Kinship Center helps ensure that every child in California has a permanent, stable family and the chance for a future.


You can make a positive and lasting difference in the lives of children by making a tax-deductible gift in one or more of the following ways.


Annual Gifts:

Includes direct gifts, honor or memorial tributes, and pledges in the form of cash, check or credit card. Click here to make a secure online donation. We also accept gifts of stock, mutual funds or other appreciated property. Please call the Development Office at (831) 455-4723 for more information or email


Kinship Center’s Forever Families Society recognizes individuals and organizations who make an annual cash gift of $5,000 or more. Kinship Center recognizes these significant donations in a variety of ways. For more information, call (831) 455-4723.


Recurring Gifts:

Your recurring gift helps establish a stable source of funding to protect Kinship Center programs serving children and families. You can designate an automatic credit card debit on a monthly or quarterly basis through our secure online server.


Matching Gifts:

Increase the value of your gift by taking advantage of your employer’s matching gift program for active and retired employees.


Planned Gifts:

Leaving a legacy through planned giving helps ensure that Kinship Center will be able to give new generations of children a future. You may designate Kinship Center as a beneficiary in your will or trust, or you can use other vehicles. For information about how to get started with making Kinship Center part of your estate plan, click here. To speak to someone, please call our Development office at (831) 455-4723 in Salinas or (714) 383-9335 in Tustin.


Kinship Center’s Forever Kids Club recognizes those who invest in children’s futures through planned gifts.



Kinship Center appreciates certain donated goods and professional services.


How to Give:


  • Or mail your check payable to Kinship Center to: Kinship Center Development Office 124 River Rd. Salinas, CA 93908 or Kinship Center Development Office 18302 Irvine Blvd #300, Tustin, CA 92780


  • Or call (831) 455-4723 to donate by phone



All gifts to Kinship Center are tax deductible and are acknowledged in writing.


Other Ways to Help:


  • Kinship Center is a certified eBay Giving Works program charity, which allows eBay sellers to designate 10-100% of their proceeds to Kinship Center. Click here for more information from eBay Giving Works.


  • You can write a review of Kinship Center on Great These reviews are also shared with other notable sites that rate nonprofit organizations, such as Guide Star.  Click here to post your review and read other reviews.


  • Kinship Center is a listed charity of, one of the largest networks of stores dedicated to turning everyday online shopping into philanthropy. Click here to see the list of more than 800 stores. Then click on the store of your choice and complete your shopping as usual. Kinship Center will receive up to 26% of your purchase (donation rates are clearly spelled out).


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NOTE: Gifts to Kinship Center are tax-deductible. Kinship Center is a member of Seneca Family of Agencies, a California nonprofit corporation, tax ID #94-2971761. Kinship Center subscribes to the Code of Ethical Principles and Standards, and the Donor Bill of Rights, developed by The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). To see the most recent audit, please click here.

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