Help By Donating

If you're ready to donate (by mail or online), skip to the end of this page (and thank you!).  Your donation is tax-deductible.

If you're not sure you're ready to donate, we hope that our accomplishments, budgeted expenses (and why they are necessary) and events will convince you to skip to the end of this page (and thank you again!).

In our first three years (2014-2016), Celiac Support Group 

  • hosted 83 support events and participated in 11 health fairs,
  • created a document that became a citizens' petition, filed with the FDA to label gluten in medications,
  • created a resource that illustrates the need for action on gluten in medications (download at our home page), 
  • added 66 blog posts and updated this site for new research information, 
  • educated, with special thanks to our many fantastic speakers (all of these passionate people donated their time),   
  • responded to needs via our Facebook page (TheCeliacSupportGroup), brochures, emails, and telephone
  • became a registered charity with Paypal's Giving Fund (visit Paypal.com/givecheer for details) and Amazon.Smile.
  • became Guidestar Exchange Bronze Participants.  
  • met our budget every year, with more than 99% of our expenditures for program services provided by volunteers.
In 2017,
we plan to keep to our bare-bones budget and to expand our ambitious education, information and outreach programs.
Our expenses are expected to be

For: Amount: Why is this cost necessary?

Insurance $1500 To meet in public places and to protect the organization, its volunteers, and all who participate in Celiac Support Group activities.  
Website $  925 To communicate, educate and inform via the internet – includes website registrations, email accounts, hosting fees and backup; no services are included.
Telephone $  550 To communicate, educate and inform via telephone, public listing. 
Supplies $  500 To communicate, educate and inform via printed materials.
P O Box $    30 To communicate, educate and inform via centrally accessed mail location.
Facilities Use $      0 We thank those who cover these necessary costs...
Admin   $      0 ...as well as our wonderful volunteers who provide all necessary operating services. 
Total          $3475
         
Celiac Support Group incorporated as a California nonprofit public benefit corporation on October 17, 2013 and is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) public charity.  Your donations will be used to further Celiac Support Group's support, education, and outreach work and are tax deductible.   

If you prefer to donate by mail, please send your check, payable to Celiac Support Group, to Celiac Support Group, P. O. Box 2873, Carmichael, CA 95609-2873. To donate online, click the link below.   

Thank you for your support!