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PRISMS NEEDS YOUR HELP - PLEASE GIVE GENEROUSLY!
Since 1993, PRISMS has been there for families and professionals when they first learn about Smith-Magenis syndrome. Our continued efforts depend on donations and gifts from people like you. Won't you help? Donate to PRISMS today and support our efforts now and for future generations of people with SMS.
Ways of Giving
Option 1. ONLINE DONATION
Click the "Donate" button below to donate online to PRISMS via PayPal. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also donate using a major credit card without needing to set up a PayPal account.
International donors: Your donations will be processed in United States Dollars (USD), but the charge to your PayPal account will be debited in your local currency. PayPal will perform the necessary currency exchange for you. If you prefer you can also send us an international money orders or cashier's checks denominated in US Dollars (see below for the PRISMS mailing address). For help converting your foreign currency online, click here.
Option 2. MAIL-IN DONATION
Please use the contribution form to mail your tax deductible donation (check or money order). Mail the completed form and your contribution to:
21800 Town Center Plaza
Sterling, VA 20164
Important: If your employer has a matching gift program, be sure to send PRISMS the matching gift form to complete. It's an easy way to double your support for PRISMS!
WE'RE COUNTING ON YOUR SUPPORT!
Your contribution can make a huge difference! PRISMS is a 501c(3) non-profit organization. Our Federal Tax ID is 54-1652029. Your donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
For each $1.00 raised for PRISMS $.90 goes directly back into programs! This is a testiment to the volunteers that make our conferences and on-going programs possible. PRISMS out performs almost every other charity in ensuring your membership dues and donations are used to provide information and support to SMS families, sponsor research, foster partnerships with professionals, and increase awareness and understanding of SMS.
PRISMS believes that philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. As a result, we have adopted the Donor Bill of Rights as developed by the American Association of Fund-Raising Counsel (AAFRC), Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and National Society of Fund-Raising Executives (NSFRE).
PRISMS receipt and public acknowledgement policy
Your cancelled check shall serve as your receipt for donations less than $100. A receipt will be sent for all donations of $100 or more, or upon request. The names of all contributors will be printed in our annual report, unless otherwise requested. The amounts of donations will not be disclosed. However, those who contribute more than $500 will be listed as major contributors. Memorial gifts will be printed in the annual report with no gift amounts given. Acknowledgement notices will be sent to the family that a tribute gift has been made.