GIVING FAQ

Giving a gift to The Friends of Israel in memory of a loved one, or to commemorate a special occasion in the life of a friend or family member, is a thoughtful tribute. We will send a special card, with notification of your gift, to the person of your choice. This can be done using any of the following methods:

Send a check to:

The Friends of Israel
PO Box 908
Bellmawr, NJ 08099

Be sure to include a note stating that it is a Memorial Gift or an In Honor Of Gift and give the name and address of the person to whom the card should be sent.

If giving online,  click “I would like to give in honor or in memory of someone” under the gift amount selection on any donation page.

If giving by phone, please call our headquarters at 800-257-7843 and ask for Ministry Services.

Giving shares of stock is an easy and generous way to support the ministry of The Friends of Israel. As with other contributions, this type of gift is tax-deductible. To receive details concerning the brokerage account for stock transfers, please contact Debbie Helbig by calling 800-257-7843 and ask for her, or contact us here.

Other non-cash gifts are also greatly appreciated. Please contact Debbie Helbig by calling 800-257-7843 and ask for her, or contact us here.

At your request, the custodian of your IRA can send a check directly to The Friends of Israel, PO Box 908, Bellmawr, NJ 08099. This type of gift, if it satisfies the minimum distribution requirement for your IRA under federal law, Sec. 408(d)(8)(A), is not a tax-deductible contribution. However, you will receive a letter of appreciation which will state that the gift was a part of your minimum distribution requirement and that no goods or services were provided in exchange for the contribution.

Please notify Debbie Helbig that the gift is being sent so that you are properly thanked when it arrives. Call 800-257-7843 and ask for Debbie.

Thank you for your gracious remembrance of The Friends of Israel in your estate planning. You will need the following legal name and address:

The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry, Inc.
PO Box 908
Bellmawr, NJ 08099

23-1365331

If a gift is designated to a specific field worker or area of ministry, 100% of that gift goes to that designation. When giving to the general fund (Where Most Needed), 79% of the gift goes to ministry cost, 15% to administration costs and 6% to support Ministry Advancement.

Yes, The Friends of Israel is a 501(c)(3) organization. All gifts to the ministry are tax-deductible, and a receipt is issued with each gift. A letter, for tax purposes, will be sent at the end of January of each year stating total giving for the previous year.

The Friends of Israel undergoes an extensive annual audit by an independent accounting firm. FOI is also a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. Read more on our commitment to financial integrity.

If your family member has a charitable gift annuity or a promissory note with The Friends of Israel, please contact Debbie Helbig for specific instructions. Call 800-257-7843 and ask for Debbie.

 GIVE USING EFT

Giving through an electronic funds transfer (EFT/Bank Transfer) is a cost-efficient and convenient way to express your commitment to The Friends of Israel. Your gifts will be transferred directly to The Friends of Israel from your checking account.

This eliminates the need for you to mail in your check, which ultimately saves you time and postage. A record of each gift will appear on your bank statement. You will also receive our letter of appreciation along with an official contribution receipt of each gift.

When making a donation, simply select “EFT” during our secure online payment process. If you have questions or concerns, please call us at 800-257-7843.

GIVE BY CHECK

Make all checks payable to The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry, Inc., and attach a note or include a memo where you would like your gift applied. Examples: Where Needed Most, Israel Relief Fund,  Field Worker's name, etc. Mailing addresses can be found on our contact page.

GIVE BY PHONE

United States (Int'l HQ):
800-257-7843

Canada:
888-664-2584

Australia:
(618)08-8276-1333

New Zealand:
0800-112-262 or (09)283-0338