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IMPORTANT: DONORS OUTSIDE OF CONNECTICUT: WE CAN NO LONGER ACCEPT DONATED ITEMS (IN-KIND DONATIONS) AS WE LACK THE FUNDING FOR SHIPPING. CURRENTLY, WE HAVE A WAREHOUSE FULL OF WONDERFUL DONATED ITEMS. PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING A FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION TO HELP US PAY THE POSTAGE TO SHIP WHAT ITEMS WE ALREADY HAVE. THANK YOU!
Give2TheTroops® is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, non-profit corporation, funded by public donations and staffed by caring, patriotic citizens.
Our Federal Tax-Exempt ID Number (EIN) is: 37-1493066
Donations to Give2TheTroops are tax deductible, however donors should consult their independent tax advisors to appropriately determine and verify all charitable contribution deductions.
93% of all monetary donations go to our troops program services.
Please allow 3-4 months for a receipt/acknowledgment of your donation.
We're charged a fee to accept online donations, so checks are preferred.
Click here for our original 501 (c) 3 tax-exempt letter from the IRS.
Below, is an updated letter from the IRS.
Ways To Donate
1. Credit Card (PAYPAL)
You may make a secure donation using a credit card through our PayPal link below. Your donation will go directly to purchasing items for the troops and for postage costs to send care packages to the troops. For your records, Give2TheTroops will e-mail you an electronic receipt within 12 weeks of receipt.
2. Checks / Money Orders
In lieu of using a credit card, you may send us checks and money orders. For your records, Give2TheTroops will mail you a tax receipt within 12 weeks of receipt.
Checks Payable to: Give2TheTroops, Inc.
Please mail checks or money orders to:
1275 Cromwell Avenue
Shunpike Business Center, #E5
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
See below to mail your letters, cards, banners, boxes of donated goods to one of the branch addresses listed on our BRANCH LOCATIONS page. Thank you.
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3. Donate Items - We Send Care Packages All Year Long!
If you prefer to give donations such as those listed on our Items Requested page, please contact your closest Give2TheTroops Branch for arrangements. Our branches are listed on the BRANCH LOCATIONS page. We'll happily forward your items & letters to the troops after we inspect them.
4. How To Ship/Mail Your Items To Us
Please click on the link below for specific instructions on how to ship your donations to our branches. Thank you!
PLEASE NOTE: To avoid having your boxes returned to you, our Connecticut Headquarters recommends you ship through regular United States Postal Service ground mail. Unlike other delivery services (such as DHL, FedEx or UPS), USPS will hold our mail and deliver it to us on the days we're open.
For your records, Give2TheTroops will mail you a tax receipt/acknowledgement letter within approximately 12 weeks of receipt of your items.
5. Other Ways You Can Donate To Us
Send us your used Cell Phones (all types, all models) and empty ink jet cartridges for recycling. The money we receive from recycling companies helps defray our postage costs! Please send them to the Connecticut Corporate Branch.
CC Cash Recycling Fundraiser
CC Cash is the easy
way to raise money for Give2TheTroops and help the environment. Sign up here to
donate your used inkjet & toner cartridges, cell phones, laptops & other
electronic items. Shipping and supplies are free! All proceeds go to
Buy and Sell on eBay and 10-100% of auction proceeds are designated to Give2TheTroops, Inc. through their MissionFish program.
Give2TheTroops Careclicks Logo Store
Buy any Give2TheTroops logo merchandise and a small portion of the sale will be donated to Give2TheTroops for postage.
Choose GoodSearch.com as your internet search engine and select Give2TheTroops as your charity under "Who Do You Goodsearch for?" For each search, Goodsearch will donate a penny to Give2TheTroops.
Many of our branches need office supplies such as:
• Large, sturdy cardboard boxes (18 x 18 x 18)
• Copy paper, printer ink, TZ label maker tape
• U.S. postage stamps, legal-size envelopes
• Large, thick black, trash bags, tal kitchen garbage bags, toilet paper, napkins, & paper towels for clean-up
• Freezer Bags (Zip-loc® or Hefty®, FREEZER type only)
6. Volunteer Your Time!
Visit our online calendar to see events we're having around the nation. Our centers always need help: clerical, bookkeeping, lifting and moving items, sorting items, packing boxes for the troops, etc. There is so much you can do!
Visit our Online Calendar