General Donations

Challenged Child and Friends THANKS YOU!

To donate online: We welcome your online donations via credit or debit card. Your contribution will be fast and secure. Account registration is not required to donate.

Donors like you have made Challenged Child and Friends a school where children with special needs can learn, grow and succeed along with their typically developing peers. Our school is one of only eight centers with an fully inclusive integrated program in the United States.  We invite you to join us as we dedicate each day to making a difference for Northeast Georgia’s children…one child at a time. 
If you prefer, please contact Lindsay Addison, Development Director at 770.535.8372 ext. 115 or and she can process your donation by phone or arrange a personal visit with you. Donations may also be mailed to:

     Challenged Child and Friends, Inc.
     P.O. Box 5758
     Gainesville, GA 30504
     (please make checks payable to Challenged Child and Friends)

Donations to Challenged Child and Friends are tax deductible and may provide other tax and financial benefits to you and your loved ones.  We will gladly provide a copy of our Section 501(c)(3) letter from the IRS upon request and assist you in any way possible.

Our Commitment to Our Donors
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 Challenged Child and Friends, Inc., both online and offline, on any Platform ("Platform", includes the Challenged Child and Friends, and mobile applications), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications. 
We take precautions to protect your information.  When you submit sensitive information via our website, your information is protected both online and offline.  Whenever we collect sensitive information such as credit card data or bank account information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way.  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.  While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline.  Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job or service  (such as recording your donation or preparing donation receipts) are granted access to personally identifiable information.  The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are maintained in a secure environment.

Alternative Ways to Give:

General Donation
Did you know that it costs $7,000 a day to operate CCAF? As a mission-driven organization, we need your support to meet the needs of the children in Northeast Georgia. Together we are changing lives and helping families face one less challenge each and every day.

Jean Willers Scholarship Fund:
Honor the founder of CCAF by donating to the fund that provides scholarships to children whose families cannot afford the critical services they need

Sponsor a Child:
Individuals and/or companies are matched with a family who cannot afford the vital services their child needs with supporters funding tuition and/or therapy costs

Sponsor a Classroom:
Individuals and/or companies are paired with specific classrooms and agree to provide craft materials, art supplies and other necessary items throughout the school year and sponsors are invited to participate in events with the children


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