How It Works

How it Works and Top Ten Reasons to Use CanDo’s Napa Valley Give!Guide.

Whether you’re a young or first time donor or someone else of any age who may not yet see yourself as being in a position to give, CanDo’s Napa Valley Give!Guide is for you. Its goals are simple:  To raise awareness and funds to support the exceptional work of small, medium and large nonprofits (NPOs) serving Napa County residents. It does this by inspiring an ever larger community of givers.

We will gladly accept your donation beginning at $10. Our tax deductible EIN# is 46-2670379. With the exception of usual credit card fees, every penny goes to the nonprofits you have selected. Napa Valley CanDo is an all volunteer organization and does not take a fee.

The details:

Our website features brief profiles of each nonprofit and links to learn even more about them. On the HOME page or on the individual NPO’s page, simply click in the donation field and enter the amount you wish to donate starting at $10. Your donations will accumulate in your shopping cart until you check out.

Remember, you may donate to one or multiple NPOs in a single transaction. And you may vary the amount you give to each.

When you’re ready to complete your giving, go to your shopping cart and check out. Choose to pay by credit card or check. If paying by check, be sure to make note of the transaction number you’ll be given. Note that number in the memo space on your check and send it to the address displayed at check out. Checks are payable to Napa Valley CanDo.

If you use a credit card, all donations will be combined into a single charge to your credit card.

All donations are tax deductible. When you donate, you’ll immediately receive a thank you email from the Give!Guide. The nonprofits to whom you have given will send your tax deductible receipts at a later date. If these receipt letters do not show up in your inbox, please check your spam folder.

If you have paid by check, your thank you and tax donation receipts will be sent upon receipt of your check. No email address? The thank you and donation receipts will be mailed to your home address.

By the way, look for a certificate with free thank you gifts at the bottom of your thank you email from CanDo. Terrific local vendors are showing their support for all donors by offering gifts good during the month of January.

You make a choice. You make a difference. Give!Guide makes it easy.

Top Ten Reasons to Use CanDo’s Napa Valley Give!Guide

It’s the giving season and here’s your Napa Valley Give!Guide to help get you started. How does CanDo make it all happen? We inspire a team of energetic volunteers. Encourage creative collaboration between nonprofits and businesses. Engage new donors. Infuse it all with the CanDo spirit. Then, and this is important, make donating easy! In its first four editions, the Give!Guide and its nonprofits have raised $959,000 dollars to advance vital work in Napa County.

Here are a few reasons why the Napa Valley Give!Guide has become the best single way to support a world of good.

  1. You care. You’re inspired to be a part of this community of givers.
  2. It’s local. Each participating nonprofit focuses their work right here in Napa County.
  3. Puts you in the know. At a glance, increase your awareness about the missions of 46 fabulous organizations.
  4. Giving won’t break the bank. Donations begin at $10, but you may give as much as you like and vary amounts to each nonprofit.
  5. Save time. Use the catalog and give to one or many groups with a single check. Or donate with a credit card via NVGiveGuide.org. No checks to write, no envelopes to address.
  6. Donations are tax-deductible. You get tax receipts from each nonprofit to whom you give.
  7. Real-time ticker brings you right into the action. Current donation totals appear on the website.
  8. Powerful tool to help kids learn about generosity and philanthropy.
  9. Big Give Days. Each Saturday, five donors, no matter how much or to whom they give, are drawn at random to receive incentive gifts worth $100 or more.
  10. You make a choice. You make a difference. We make it easy.

Las 10 Razones del porque Usar CanDo en el Valle de Napa Give!Guide

Es la temporada de donación y aquí tienes tu guía Napa Valley Give!Guide para que te ayude a empezar. ¿Cómo es que CanDo te puede guiar? Nosotros contamos con un equipo de voluntarios llenos de energía e inspiración. Estimular una colaboración creativa entre las organizaciones sin fines de lucro y los negocios. Incrementar la participación de nuevos donadores. Infundir entre todos con la grandeza del espíritu CanDo. Al final, y la parte clave, es hacer que las personas ¡donen con más facilidad! En las primeras tres ediciones, el Give!Guide y las organizaciones sin fines de lucro han recaudado $959,000 dólares para el avance de trabajos esenciales en el Valle de Napa.

Enseguida se citan algunas razones del porque el Give!Guide se ha convertido en la mejor y más simple manera de apoyar todo un mundo de servicios para el bien de todos.

  1. Te importa. Estas inspirado en ser parte de una comunidad que da.
  2. Es local. Cada organización sin fines de lucro está enfocada en prestar sus servicios aquí en el Condado de Napa.
  3. Estas al tanto. En tan solo un instante, te enteras del trabajo de 46 organizaciones.
  4. Hacer una donación no empobrece. Las donaciones empiezan desde $10, pero tú puedes elegir a tu gusto y apoyar a más de una organización.
  5. Ahorras tiempo. Usa el catalogo y dona a solo una o más grupos con un solo cheque. También, puedes donar en NVGiveguide.org con una tarjeta de crédito: Así no hay que escribir cheques, ni usar sobres.
  6. Su donación es deducible de impuestos. Recibirás recibos de cada organización favorecida con tu donación.
  7. En un instante de darás cuenta de tu contribución. La suma total de todas las donaciones aparecen inmediatamente en la página de web.
  8. Es una manera muy especial de enseñar a los niños acerca de generosidad y filantropía.
  9. Días de dar de Más. Cada sábado, cinco donadores, no importa la cantidad que donaron o a quien le dieron, serán escogidos por sorteo para recibir regalos con un valor de $100 o más.
  10. Tú tomas la decisión. Tú puedes hacer la diferencia. Nosotros te la ponemos fácil.