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Thank you for your support!

At the Southwest Center, we work every day to create a healthier, more vibrant Arizona. Donors like you make our work possible, and we could not be more grateful! Donate today to support our community, and to help make their dreams come true.

 

Questions?

We’d love to get to know you! Call Lisa Fontes, our Director of Development, at 602.595.8154.


 

Here’s what your donation can do!

Every gift has an impact, no matter the size. Whether you make a one-time donation or a recurring gift, you are making a difference in our clients’ lives. Here’s a look at some of the dreams you can help make come true.

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can provide transportation for someone who needs help getting to our clinic.

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can provide grocery assistance to an HIV-positive person for a month.

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can provide 1000 condoms to individuals at-risk for acquiring HIV.

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can help 20 newly-diagnosed individuals learn about HIV at a Pizza & the Basics workshop.

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can help two people who can’t afford a doctor’s appointment get on PrEP.

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can support a client enrolled in our six-week Positive Action program to reach their goals.

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can help hundreds of youth learn about HIV prevention in school each month through the Positive Peer Prevention program.

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can help support our outreach team so that we can provide services in the place people need it most: their own neighborhood.


More ways to give!

Curious how you can make even more dreams come true?

Call Lisa Fontes, our Director of Development, at 602.595.8154 or click below to learn about other great ways to support our community!

 
 

+ Monthly Giving

Pledge your continued support to our community through a monthly gift. For as little as $10 a month--the cost of helping someone learn their HIV status--you can make a difference in peoples' lives.

+ Give by check

Checks should be made payable to Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS and mailed to:

Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS
Attention: Fundraising and Development
1101 N. Central Avenue, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ, 85004

+ Arizona's Charitable Tax Credit

With the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit, you can get up to $800 (household) or $400 (individual) off your taxes by supporting the Southwest Center. This means that your get to support your community, and when you file your Arizona State Taxes, you get the money you donated right back in your pocket!

Questions about the process? Give us a call at 602.595.8154 or check our this video!

+ Employer matching gifts

Many companies have programs that match all or part of their employees’ charitable contributions. Some employers even extend this benefit to retired employees! Companies may also make a contribution based on your volunteer hours to charitable organizations.

To initiate the process, check with your human resources department, complete the form from your employer and email it to development@swhiv.org or mail it to:

Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS
Attention: Fundraising and Development
1101 N. Central Avenue, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85004

If your employer doesn’t participate in a matching program, ask them to start! You never know, they may have been looking for a way to show off their charitable side!

If you own a business or are looking for an amazing organization to offer a match for your employees, we’d love to speak with you! Call us at 602.595.8154.

+ Shop & Support

Do you shop at Fry’s Grocery Stores or online at Amazon? If so, you can support Southwest Center just by doing the things you already love! Learn more about Shop & Support programs here:

Amazon Smile

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible Amazon Smile purchases to Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS whenever you shop on Amazon Smile. Visit Amazon Smile to link your account with Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS and start shopping at smile.amazon.com.

Fry’s Community Rewards

You can support Southwest Center just by shopping at Fry’s. It’s easy when you enroll in Fry’s Community Rewards! To get started, sign up with your VIP Card here, and enter NPO #81749 for Southwest Center. Once you’re enrolled, you’ll earn rewards (rebates) for us every time you shop and use your VIP Card!

If you are already participating in this program – THANK YOU and please remember to re-register your VIP Card every year.

+ Become a sponsor

Southwest Center hosts several Fundraising, Testing, and Community Outreach events each year. Sponsoring an event can be a great way for your business to show-off it’s charitable side and gain amazing exposure within the Phoenix community! Learn more about becoming a sponsor by contacting us at 602.595.8154.

+ United Way

Donations to our organization might be eligible through your workplace's United Way workplace campaign. Call the Valley of the Sun United Way agency certification line at 602-631-4813 to confirm eligibility within your workplace campaign. Then it's as simple as choosing to direct your monthly United Way donation to Southwest Center!

+ Gifts of Stock

Gifts of appreciated securities and closely held stock can be beneficial both to you and Southwest Center. You may receive an income tax deduction equal to the fair market value of the securities, as well as reduce or eliminate capital gains taxes. Gifts of stock and mutual funds are coordinated by Southwest Center. Proceeds from the sale of these assets benefit the Southwest Center may be directed to specific programs as well as general operations.

To arrange a gift, you or your broker may contact our Fundraising and Development Team by calling 602.595.8154.

+ Tribute giving

A gift in honor of a loved one or in celebration of a special event provides a meaningful way to remember a special person or milestone and benefit Southwest Center. Each gift is acknowledged to the person, or to the family of the person, in whose honor or memory the gift was made. The gift amount remains confidential. A separate receipt is sent to the donor. Below is suggested wording for memorial donations:

In lieu of flowers, please make donations payable to Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS and mail to:

Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS Attention: Fundraising and Development
1101 N. Central Avenue, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85004 *

+ Planned Giving

You can extend the influence of your generosity beyond your life through a planned gift. You can also experience the joy of giving while minimizing the personal cost of a major gift through charitable tax benefits.

Many planned giving vehicles exist, some of which are listed below:

  • Wills and bequests
  • Gifts of securities
  • Charitable remainder trusts
  • Charitable lead trusts
  • Gifts of a personal residence
  • Wealth and asset replacement trusts
  • Gifts of life insurance
  • Retirement funds

Donors are advised to seek and rely upon their own independent legal and/or accounting counsel in matters relating to bequests and deferred gifts, particularly with reference to tax considerations and estate planning. An advisor will assist you in creating a charitable gift that will take into account the types of assets you have, your wishes, and the state and federal taxes that apply to your individual situation.

Please contact us at 602.595.8154 for more information.

 

Thank you for your support!