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“The staff made sure I got the legal support I needed, made sure my 4 children had a wonderful Christmas and helped ensure my safety as well as my children’s. You have assisted me from leaving an abusive marriage. My 4 children over the last 10 months are recovering with the help of therapy. I am working though my traumas and know now there is hope for our future.

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Ways to donate or volunteer

While the Survivor Advocacy Center of the Finger Lakes is the recipient of funding from public grants,  we also depend on the generosity of our community to continue to provide our programs.

Ways you can give:

Cash

Unrestricted gifts of cash provide the most flexibility to our agency and allows us to meet the most urgent needs. Donate via check made payable to SACFL or Survivor Advocacy Center of the Finger Lakes. (Please do not send cash.) Mail or deliver to Survivor Advocacy Center of the Finger Lakes, 513 W. Union St, Suite 102, Newark, NY 14513-1234.

Distributions From Your IRA

The SACFL is a qualified charity under IRS rules and can accept qualified charitable distributions from an otherwise taxable distribution from an IRA (other than an ongoing SEP or SIMPLE IRA) owned by an individual who is age 70½ or over that is paid directly from the IRA to our agency.

Qualified charitable distributions can satisfy all or part the amount of your required minimum distribution from your IRA. Contact your financial planner to initiate a distribution.

Estate Planning

Share the fruits of your life’s work  by naming the Survivor Advocacy Center of the Finger Lakes, Inc. in your will or your estate plan.

Ways to include SACFL in your estate planning:

  • Provide a bequest or other specific sum of money or asset.
  • Set up a Gift Annuity of cash or appreciated securities (contact your tax specialist – this gift offers a special advantage because a substantial portion of the guaranteed income you receive is tax-free).
  • Set up a Life Income Plan, such as a charitable remainder trust (contact your tax specialist).

Ongoing Wishlist

The SACFL also accepts donations of

  • Household items such as new bath towels, new standard pillows, pots and pans, twin size sheets or complete bedding sets, shower mats and shower curtains, floor and table lamps, new or gently used luggage, alarm clocks, nightstands and other small furniture items.
  • Staples such as paper towels, toilet paper, tissues, kitchen trash bags, light bulbs, batteries, cleaning and laundry supplies, diapers, and baby wipes, feminine hygiene products.
  • Gift cards for groceries or household supplies provide additional flexibility for meeting on-demand needs.

Our most up-to-date wish list can be found on our Facebook page or visit our wish list on Amazon. While you are there, you can make the Survivor Advocacy Center of the Finger Lakes your designated charity when you use AmazonSmile. When you do, a portion of every Amazon purchase you make is donated to our agency.

For more information, contact Amy Pauley, Executive Director, at 315-331-1171, ext. 4512 or Amy.Pauley@survivoradvocacycenterfl.org Your gift is 100% tax-deductible as allowed by IRS regulations. The SACFL satisfies all regulations governing charitable giving in the state of New York.

Thank you so very much for your thoughtfulness and generosity. 

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