Donate to PHR | Frequently Asked Questions about Donating to PHR

Donation FAQ

  1. How can I make a donation to support PHR?
  2. Is my online gift secure?
  3. Can I designate “gifts to PHR” in lieu of flowers when a loved one has passed?
  4. Does PHR accept in-kind gifts?
  5. What is PHR’s Employer Identification Number (EIN), also known as Federal Tax Identification Number?
  6. How do I change my address?
  7. How can I stop receiving duplicate mailings?
  8. How do I update my credit card or change my monthly PHR Partner gift?
  9. How do I cancel my monthly PHR Partner gift?
  10. I do not live in the United States. Can I donate in my own country’s currency?
  11. How do I request a copy of last/this year’s tax receipt?
  12. I did not receive my gift acknowledgment letter/email.
  13. Is my gift to PHR tax deductible?
  14. Does PHR share personal information with other organizations?

1. How can I make a donation to PHR?
Please go to our secure online form to make your donation. If you would like to make a donation as a tribute to someone special, please select “This donation is in tribute or in memory of someone.” on our secure online form and complete the fields in this section. If you prefer not to make your donation online, you can download our donate-by-mail form (pdf) here, or call 646.564.3737.

2. Is my online gift secure?
Yes! PHR uses a Comodo security certificate which ensures that your online donation is made through a secure connection and is completely safe. When you submit your donation, a secure link is set up between your browser and Comodo and an encryption code is requested and received. This protects your information and transaction details.

3. Can I designate “gifts to PHR” in lieu of flowers when a loved one has passed?
Yes, you can designate “gifts to PHR” in lieu of flowers. Please contact us at 646.564.3737 or gifts@phr.org to set up a commemorative tribute.

4. Does PHR accept in-kind gifts?
PHR accepts items that can be used in the field to document human rights abuses or for forensic evaluations and training. Please email us at gifts@phr.org or call 646.564.3737 for more information.

5. What is PHR’s Employer Identification Number (EIN), also known as Federal Tax Identification Number?
PHR’s Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) is 22-2488437.

6. How do I change my address?
To update your donor record, please call 646.564.3737 or email gifts@phr.org.

7. How can I stop receiving duplicate mailings?
Contact us here or call 646.564.3737. We do check our records for duplicates, but variations in spelling or addresses may not always be detected.

8. How do I update my credit card or change my monthly gift to PHR?
To update your credit card or change your monthly gift, call 646.564.3737 or email gifts@phr.org.

9. How do I cancel my monthly gift to PHR?
To cancel your monthly gift, call us at 646.564.3576 or email gifts@phr.org.

10. I do not live in the United States. Can I donate in my own country’s currency?
You can donate to PHR in a currency other than U.S. dollars by making your gift online with your credit card. The credit card company will automatically convert your gift to USD. All donations to PHR are tax-deductible in the United States as allowed by law.

11. How do I request a copy of last/this year’s tax receipt?
PHR sends an acknowledgment letter by mail that serves as confirmation of your gift for tax purposes. Should you misplace this letter or require an additional copy for your records, please contact us at 646.564.3737 or by email at gifts@phr.org.

12. I did not receive my gift acknowledgment letter/email.
Please contact us at 646.564.3737 or by email at gifts@phr.org and we will be glad to assist you.

13. Is my gift to PHR tax deductible?
All gifts from U.S. residents are tax deductible. Gifts made by residents of other countries are not tax deductible.

14. Does PHR share personal information with other organizations?
PHR may share your contact information with like-minded third party organizations we think could be of interest to you, provided you agree to such sharing and such sharing is legal under applicable local law. Read our full privacy policy. We respect the privacy of all our supporters. If you prefer not to have your name and address included in any exchange, please call us at 646.564.3737, or email us at gifts@phr.org.

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