Ways to Support Heartbeet

The Heartbeet Lifesharing community is a model in which short-term and long-term volunteers share their lives with adults with disabilities to create a healing, meaningful and joyful life for all. We depend in large measure on contributions from interested friends, families, corporations, and foundations to fulfill our mission. We hope the following information will be useful as you consider how and to what extent you are able to support Heartbeet Lifesharing.

Gifts of Cash

Gifts of cash are the easiest and most direct way to make a contribution and are fully deductible for individuals who itemize their federal income tax return. If you make a cash, check, or credit card gift, you will be eligible for a deduction for the full value of your gift.

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By Phone

If you would like to speak with someone at Heartbeet personally, call our office at 802-472-3285.

By Mail

Mail a completed Donation Form with your check made payable to Heartbeet Lifesharing, or your Visa, Mastercard or Discover information to:

Heartbeet Lifesharing
Attn: Development
218 Town Farm Road
Hardwick, VT 05843 USA

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Make a Pledge

Pledges are a great way to make a gift over time! Download and mail in our pledge form below:

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Gifts of Appreciated Securities (Stock)

If you gift stocks or bonds that you have owned for at least one year, you will be eligible for a deduction for the full mean market value of the security on the date that Heartbeet Lifesharing receives it. You not only receive an income tax deduction for the full fair market value of your securities, but you also avoid capital gains tax on the appreciation.

Matching Gifts

Many employers or former employers if you are a retiree, will match your charitable contribution. This often doubles or even triples your initial gift! Obtain a matching gift form from your human resources department and enclose it with your contribution to Heartbeet Lifesharing.

Wills and Bequests

Planned gifts can help you to make a more significant gift to Heartbeet Lifesharing than you ever dreamed possible, and can also provide you, or someone you care for, with an income stream.


Heartbeet has partnered with AmazonSmile, a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com.  When you shop on AmazonSmile, AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to Heartbeet.

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Gifts of Time and Talent

Individual volunteers and groups can help our community by contributing time, talent and expertise to Heartbeet.

Volunteer and Co-worker opportunities

Heartbeet Lifesharing, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. You always should consult your attorney or tax/investment professional before making any kind of charitable contribution.