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Family Preservation Fund
Orphan Care Fund

Donate Today and Transform a Child’s Life!

For almost 50 years, our donors and adoptive families have made it possible for Wide Horizons to help transform the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable children. Our work has led to more than 14,000 orphaned and abandoned children finding permanent families, and just under 1 million more children and their families have been given hope and been strengthened through our holistic Family Preservation programs.

But the need today is as great as ever in our half-century history. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that there are currently 150 million orphans worldwide — up 11% in the last decade. This number will continue to grow with pervasive famine, global conflict, and the disruption of families tied to climate change. We are the only nonprofit organization that not only cares for orphans, but also helps prevent more children from becoming orphans.

And the solution is simple: All we need are donations from people like you, and we can transform a child’s life, helping them avoid the abyss of losing their family.

Ways to Donate

Payment Methods

You can make your donation by:

  • Credit card
  • Check
  • Bank transfer
  • Wire Transfer
  • Donor-Advised Funds
  • Stock Donations
  • IRA Donations

For more detailed information on the above options, visit here.

Our Impact Together

Your Donation Goes Far

In 2023:


Families Kept Intact

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Orphans Loved and Cared For

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Children Placed in Their Forever Families

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Donation FAQs

Q: Are you a tax-exempt organization? What is your Tax ID#?

A: Yes, Wide Horizons For Children is a US §501(c)(3) organization, Tax ID# 04-2564960. Gifts are deductible as allowable under the law.

Q: How do I get my Tax Receipt?

A: If you donate online, we will email your Tax Receipt to you after your transaction has been processed. If you donate by mail, we will mail your Tax Receipt to you after your check has cleared.

Q: How can I make a donation?

A: You can make a donation by check, credit card, stock, wire transfer, cash.

Q: What percentage of my donation goes to the program?

A: 100% goes directly to the program.

Q: Can I make a recurring gift? How often do I pay?

A: Yes, you can make a recurring gift via our website. Recurring gifts can either be monthly or annual gifts.

Q: Can I make a gift through my Donor Advised Fund (DAF)?

A: Yes, you can make a gift directly through your DAF.

Q: Can I make a gift in honor/memory of someone? Will they be notified?

A: Yes, you can make a gift in honor or memory of someone. Once we receive your gift, we will send a card to the honored person, or you can email the donor directly through the donation form.

Q: How will I know you have received my gift?

A: After making a gift online, you will receive an email confirmation. This can sometimes show up in your junk folder, so please reach out to us if you do not receive this. When sending a check or another type of gift, you will receive a letter in the mail once your gift has been received and processed.

Q: I am a regular/recurring donor and need to update my credit card information. How do I update it?

A: For regular donations, you can do this through our donor portal. For Child Sponsorship payments, please click on the Subscription ID # in the email you received when you signed up as a sponsor.

You can also call us on 781-894-5330 and give us the updated information by phone.

Q: How do I connect with someone at Wide Horizons to understand how my gift will be used?

A: If you ever have any questions about your gift to support WHFC’s work around the world, please feel free to email us at de*********@wh**.org or call 781-894-5330.

Q: Can I make a donation to a specific child?

A: You can make a commitment to a specific child by signing up to be their sponsor. Beyond this, it’s not possible — but you can make an additional gift to support the program operating in the area where your sponsored child lives.

Q: I want to do a personal fundraiser for my birthday/school project/etc. Is this possible?

A: Yes! And it’s easy… Please visit our Fundraise for Us page for the information you need.

Q: I am not able to make a financial contribution at this time, but would like to support Wide Horizons. Are there other ways to help support the work?

A: There are plenty of other ways to support Wide Horizons:

  • Host an in-person fundraiser
  • Put together an online fundraiser
  • Share our posts on Facebook and Instagram
  • Plan your legacy giving
  • Participate in events
  • Involve your workplace
  • Connect others to Wide Horizons For Children