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Giving FAQ

Our commitment to our donors is that we will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to all information received by Children’s Harbor, both online and offline, on any platform, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications. To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation. View our Form 990 here.

What is Children’s Harbor tax identification number?
Our tax identification number is 57-0892070.

Are donations to Children’s Harbor tax deductible?
Yes. Children’s Harbor is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Your gift is tax-deductible to the full extent provided by law.

Are online donations to Children’s Harbor tax deductible?
Yes. If you donated online, you will receive an acknowledgement via the email address you provided. All other donations are acknowledged through the mail. If you did not receive an acknowledgment and need a copy, please send your request to our business office email or call (205) 847-4632, Mon-Fri, 9-4 CST.

How can I donate stock or other securities?
For instructions on how to make gifts of stocks or other securities to Children’s Harbor, please visit the Ways to Give page re: Gifts of Stock.

How can I make a gift in honor or memory of someone?
To make a gift in honor or memory of someone please visit our donation page. For assistance, please call our business office at (205) 847-4632, Mon-Fri, 9-4 CST.

I’m having difficulty making a donation online.
We’re sorry that you’re having difficulty. Please email us and let us know the following: (1) what the problem is that you’re experiencing, (2) what the URL is of the web page you were on when you experienced the trouble, and (3) what internet browser you are using and we will forward your inquiry to our web team for immediate investigation. In the meantime, please feel free to call our business office at (205) 847-4632, Mon-Fri, 9-4 CST, for assistance or to make your donation by telephone.

I prefer to mail my donation, rather than donate online. Where should I send the check?
Thank you for your support of Children’s Harbor. Please send your check, made out to “Children’s Harbor” with any designation in the “For” line to the following address:

Children’s Harbor

434 Children’s Harbor Drive

Eclectic, AL 36024

I would like to update my mailing address or email address.
Please send your changes to Deborah Joy Vanhorn at and we will be happy to update your record. Please give us both your old and new addresses. Mail and email address changes will take place as soon as we update our records.

How do I modify or cancel my recurring/monthly gift to Children’s Harbor?

To modify your recurring gift,  please email

To cancel your recurring gift, please complete this form. If you do not receive an email confirmation of your request within 5 business days, please email