Donate to EDWINS today!
Your Support Provides Fair and Equal Futures
Your financial gift allows us to provide tuition-free education for our students and critical wraparound support services including free housing, help with childcare, transportation assistance, financial literacy and more.
To make a donation to EDWINS online, please use the form below.
EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and our EIN is 26-0656263. All donations to EDWINS are tax-deductible.
EDWINS Foundation is also a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization used to provide overall support to all our ventures and programs. The EDWINS Foundation EIN is 81-2196126
EDWINS Second Chance Lifeskills Center is also a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization used to provide housing and a safe place for our students to live. The EDWINS Second Chance Lifeskills Center EIN is 47-3602516
Both EDWINS Restaurant and the institute are the same 501(c)(3) organization, but it’s important to know that the restaurant covers its own expenses. Financial support is only used for our educational programming and case management services.
External Fundraising Events
If your business, faith-based organization, school, community organization, club, or co-op would like to hold a fundraising event to benefit EDWINS, please contact Rob Platt at 440-283-9595 or email@example.com.
Matching Gifts Through Your Employer
You may be able to increase your impact on our students’ lives! Many employers will match your contribution. You can easily obtain a copy of our IRS tax-exempt status letter here, and our tax ID number is 26-0656263. All financial and material donations to EDWINS are tax-deductible. If you have questions about employer matching, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (216) 921-3333.
In-Kind and Material Donations
If you are interested in donating material items, such as vehicles, toiletries, construction materials or similar, please contact Heather Pederson at Heather@edwinsrestaurant.org.
If your business, faith-based organization, school, community organization, club, or co-op would like to hold a donation drive to benefit EDWINS, our most-needed items include:
- Toiletries (shaving cream, deodorant, shampoo, feminine hygiene products, toothpaste, etc.)
- Twin-sized sheet sets (new, please)
- Blankets and comforters (all sizes but new, please)
- Socks and undergarments (new, please – all sizes)
- Silverware (used – but clean – is OK!)
If you’re interested in learning more about how a donation drive will support our mission, please contact Heather at Heather@edwinsrestaurant.org.
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