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How you can help

Your gift to Serendipity Center provides vital support to the educational programs that allow our students to learn and grow. Your donation also helps us provide the support they need, both in and out of the classroom, to optimize their learning and achieve their full potential. Please help us achieve this goal for the young people of Serendipity.

Ways to Give

DONATE NOW   Make a one time or reoccurring donation using your credit or debit card.

Memorial Gifts: This is a thoughtful way to remember a loved one while also supporting the mission and vision of Serendipity Center.

Honorary Gifts: Looking for a unique way to celebrate the important people in your life? Honor the special people in your life by recognizing them through an Honorary Gift. Perfect for special occasions, anniversaries, birthdays, or just to show them you care.

Matching Gifts: Many employers offer gift matching up to 100%. Check with your employer about the possibility of doubling your gift.

Pearls of Hope Event: Make an individual gift or become a Corporate Sponsor for our annual fundraising event.  Click here for more information.

Long Term Giving/Estate Planning and Stock or Mutual Fund Transfers: Please contact our Finance Manager, André Stewart at 503-595-2746 or andres@serendipitycenter.org to discuss these types of donations.

Wishlist: Please click here to download our current list of needed items.

Donations may always be mailed to PO Box 33350 Portland, OR 97292 Attention: Development Office

Benefits of Giving to Serendipity

Donors to Serendipity become our partners, encircling each child in our program with the best care and services we can provide.  Through our newsletters and updates, our contributors celebrate with us as milestones are achieved by our students and for our therapeutic school.

  • All donors will be thanked via our website, Facebook, and a hand-written note within 30 days.
  • Donors will be listed in our Annual Report each year.
  • Donors who have given more than $500 during our fiscal year will automatically become members of the Serendipity Circle. These donors are recognized as an essential foundation on which Serendipity’s core mission is executed. Members from the previous school year are acknowledged in our entryway throughout the next school year. Please click here to see last year’s Serendipity Circle members. 

Tax Deduction Info

Serendipity Center is a 501(c)3 organization. Our Tax ID # is 93-0730861. Donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Please contact your tax advisor for specific questions.

For more information about giving, please contact Janessa Philemon-Kerp, Relationship and Event Manager at 503-595-2756 or janessapk@serendipitycenter.org