Make a Donation

 

DGH accompanies marginalized communities around the world and works to inspire people to become world citizens. To accomplish its mission DGH needs to raise funds. We need your help. This page contains some ways in which you can donate to DGH. Thank you for your support!

 

DGH is a 501(c)3 organization. Contributions are tax-deductible. As a result of DGH's volunteer structure, there is little overhead to dilute the impact of contributions in achieving tangible results.

 

Donate to our general funds to support all our programs:

 

You can send checks to:

Doctors for Global Health

P. O. Box 1761

Decatur, GA 30031

U.S.A.

Or contribute by credit card:

 

 

You can also help raise funds for DGH in other ways as listed below:

 

Just Search the Web

It's simple. You use GoodSearch.com like any other search engine (they have partnered with Yahoo to ensure the best results), but each time you do, money is generated for DGH. Last year search engines generated close to $6 billion in revenue from advertisers. Just select DGH from the "I'm Supporting" list the first time you use GoodSearch.com.

 

Buy DGH Products

Help Doctors for Global Health spread the word about our mission and fund the improvement of health and other human rights in marginalized communities around the world. Check out DGH shirts, stickers, magnets, postcards, greetings, baby clothes, tote bag, caps and much more! Buy DGH products! Profits help fund DGH's work around the world.

 

Use DGH products for a fundraiser! If you buy 15 or more of a product (different sizes OK), you can get a low bulk rate. Sell them for more and donate the proceeds to DGH. For more information, contact us.

 

Buy Online and Get Referral Fees for DGH

While we encourage you to patronize your independent neighborhood stores, that is not always possible. If you plan to purchase from online retailers, these commercial online sites have agreed to pay a referral fee for purchases made when entering their sites through these links.  All proceeds are donated to Doctors for Global Health. There is no additional cost to the purchaser, but you must use the links provided here.

 

Join iGive. You just download and install a button on your browser toolbar, which collects information on your shopping and earns DGH a percentage on purchases you make online, regardless of the vendor.

 

Why not ask your friends to help out by routing their purchases through the DGH web page?

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You can also select Doctors for Global Health and follow the links to other retailers at GoodShop and DGH will receive referral fees for your purchases. Participating retailers include 1-800-FLOWERS, Apple Store, Best Buy, Bloomingdales, Buy.com, Circuit City, Drugstore.com, EBay, Fandango, Gap, Guess, Home Depot, Hotels.com, Hewlett Packard, iTunes, J. Crew, Macy's, Old Navy, Petsmart, Staples, Target, Zappos and many more.
Buy Online with GoodShop and Earn Money for DGH

 

Put Six Degrees to Work on Your Web Site or Blog

  • Do you have a blog or web site? Add a personalized badge from www.sixdegrees.org that lets you support the causes close to your heart, like DGH.

     

    You've probably heard of the Six Degrees concept. Any one person is connected to any other person through six or fewer relationships, because it's a small world. SixDegrees.org is about using this idea to accomplish something good.

     

Use Mission Fish with Your Online Auctions

  • If you enjoy selling items on eBay, please consider supporting DGH at the same time. You can donate 10-100% of the proceeds at the time of sale to DGH projects and programs through www.missionfish.org.

 

Donate Stock

Contributions to DGH are deductible on your 1040 and on state income tax returns. How much that amounts to depends on your tax rate. For example, if the combined federal and state rate at which your income is taxed is 40 percent then 40 cents of every dollar you give to DGH is money that you would otherwise be paying to federal and state governments as taxes.

 

The deduction allowed for gifts of an appreciated security (stock) can be much higher because it is usually the fair market value at the time it is donated, not at the time it was purchased. Let's say you paid $5,000 for 100 shares of stock and that stock is now worth $7,500. If you cash it in, you'll have to pay capital gains tax on the $2,500 dollars the stock went up. But, if you give the stock to DGH, you can deduct the full $7,500 from your taxes without paying any capital gains tax.

 

Creative Fundraising Ideas

  • DGH supporters have raised money for DGH in many creative ways. They have sold rice and beans and their photographs. They have held concerts, rock-climbing events and auctions. They have found that these are all great opportunities for fund- and friend-raising.