Giving to LaAmistad  

LaAmistad is supported by a diverse community that gives in many ways. Board, staff, volunteers, donors, and friends all play a role in the award-winning programs LaAmistad delivers. The success of our students and families can be attributed their own hard work as well as the philanthropic spirit of the community we are proud to be a part of. 

How YOU Can Help

$50- provides a backpack and school supplies for 1 student for the year

$100- provides a semester of English classes for 1 student

$250- provides snacks for all students for 1 month

$400- provides 1 month of Animate Summer Academy for 1 student

$1,000- provides 1 year of Afterschool Services for 1 student

$2,500 – Join Circle of Friends Giving Society


Ways to Give

 1. Join the Compañeros Giving Society with a recurring monthly gift. This kind   of giving allows flexibility in meeting the community's needs and makes giving   quick and easy. Compañeros Giving Society members are offered special   recognition in publications. Join here.

                        2. Make a one-time gift here

                        3. Mail a check to LaAmistad, 3434 Roswell Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305 

  4. Employer sponsor matching gifts programs may be able to sponsor matching gift programs to match charitable contributions and volunteer hours given by their employees. Gifts from retirees and spouses may also qualify for a match.  Check your employer to see if you qualify for a match below by typing in the name of your employer below. 

  5. Donate stock or appreciated securities to LaAmistad! To donate stock or securities, contact your broker to initiate the transaction providing the information below:

 Fidelity Investments DTC 0266

 Beneficiary Account Number: Z50-866733

 Beneficiary Name: LaAmistad Inc. 

 Then contact Meg Williams at 404-842-2183 or

  6. Donate goods and/or services to LaAmistad, simply contact Meg Williams at 404-842-2183 or email for more details.

  7. Direct transfer from IRA to LaAmistad. If you are over age 70, contact your IRA administrator for instructions on making a direct transfer that will be free of federal income tax. If you are between ages 59 ½ and 70, you may be eligible to make a penalty-free withdrawal from your IRA. This withdrawal will be subject to federal income tax, and possibly state income tax; however you may be eligible for a charitable deduction to offset the taxes. Check with your IRA administrator or financial advisor.  For a sample request letter to your IRA administrator, please email Meg Williams at

  8. Give through a Donor Advised Fund, which is like a charitable savings account and it gives you the flexibility to recommend how much and how often money is granted to LaAmistad. For more information on DAF’s, please contact Meg Williams at 404-842-2183 or

  9. Planned giving is not complicated and can be done in so many different ways!  It can be done in the form of living wills, trusts, beneficiary designations (IRA’s, retirement plans, life insurance, commercial annuities), charitable remainder trusts, memorials, tribute gifts, real estate and endowments.  For more information, please contact Meg Williams at 404-842-2183 or

LaAmistad is a nonprofit 501c3 organization. Our Tax ID number is 20-5359559.


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