FAQS for Donors

What is GivingTuesday?
GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of radical generosity. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Since then, it has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. Learn more at www.givingtuesday.org

When is Giving Tuesday? 

This GivingTuesday is November 29, 2022!

How does HJAHC’s partnership with Vision to Learn work?
Vision To Learn mobile clinics eliminate barriers to access by bringing eye care and glasses right to students in Trenton Public Schools. HJAHC and Vision to Learn will work with partners in the Trenton Public School District to pre-screen students for vision problems, offer mobile clinic vision exams, and dispense glasses to all students who need them, free of charge. Students can also get their lost or broken glasses replaced free of charge! Scores and grades of children who receive glasses from Vision To Learn improve by almost 8% on average, according to UCLA researchers.

What is the impact of my donation for GivingTuesday?
100% of your donation will directly fund our partnership with Vision to Learn to provide free vision screenings and eyeglasses for children in Trenton. When we reach our goal, we will be able to screen 12,000 students in Trenton Public Schools and provide eyeglasses to all who need them, an estimated 80%!

Is my donation tax deductible?
Henry J. Austin Health Center is a tax-exempt organization, as defined by section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  HJAHC is eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions in accordance with Code section 170. Therefore, your gift to Henry J. Austin Health Center is a tax-deductible donation to the full extent provided by law.

HJAHC is a tax-exempt nonprofit charity operating since 1986. Our federal tax identification number is 22-2682708. You should consult a tax professional to determine the exact tax advantages of any gift you are considering.

Where is my donation receipt?
For online donations, your donation receipt will be immediately e-mailed to you for your records. For mailed donations, your receipt and acknowledgment will be mailed to you within 48 hours after HJAHC receives your donation.

How can I double the impact of my donation?
 Find out if your employer has a Matching Gifts program! In most cases, they can forward the matching gift documentation to us directly. Make sure to indicate your employer’s matching gift on our donation form.

How can I volunteer with HJAHC?

Contact John Dunstan for more information on upcoming volunteer opportunities or submit a volunteer interest form.

Where can I learn more about HJAHC’s impact and finances?

View our 2021 Impact Report

What happens after I donate?
Follow our social media and sign up for our newsletters to stay updated on our vision program and upcoming events! Visit henryjaustin.org/giving to join our monthly giving society Friends of Dr. Austin.

Can I come to tour Henry J. Austin Health Center?
Yes, we would love to show you around and help you see our impact firsthand!  A member of our development team will personally greet and inform you of the difference we make in the lives of our patients and introduce you to our dedicated providers.

Come Visit the Center

As we renovate our health centers and expand our services, we welcome you to join us for a tour and hear about how we are helping eliminate health disparities. A member of our development team will personally greet and inform you of the difference we make in the lives of our patients and introduce you to our dedicated providers. 

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