Sathya Sai Society of America

Address

Sathya Sai Society of America
1849 Knoll Drive
Ventura, CA 93003

Note: If you wish to make a contribution, your check should be made payable to the Sathya Sai Society of America and mailed to the above address. For contributions by credit card and paypal please scroll to the bottom of the FAQ section below.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take for Sathya Sai Society of America to acknowledge a donation?

It takes two weeks normally to send receipts for donations received. In some cases, it may take up to a month due to delay at the bank for confirmation of credit (especially for foreign checks) to the Society.

If we make a contribution in the USA, can we receive a tax deduction - for US tax purposes?

Donations to the Sathya Sai Society of America, a 501(c) 3 non-profit public charitable corporation in the USA, are tax deductible.

Details of the projects supported by Sathya Sai Society of America can be found from the website, by clicking on this link: sathyasaisocietyofamerica.org/projects.html

What is the tax ID number and the name of the organization for making a contribution?

The tax ID of Sathya Sai Society of America is 23-7024944. Donors in the USA will receive a receipt with the Tax ID number from the Sathya Sai Society of America. Donors can also contact Sathya Sai Society of America via the form above for additional information.

How can I donate to Sathya Sai Society of America?

Donation checks can be sent to:
Sathya Sai Society of America
1849 Knoll Drive
Ventura, CA 93003
Or
Donation by wire or electronic transfer - please contact us with the form above
Or
By shopping at AmazonSmile. Please see the FAQs on AmazonSmile.

How are the funds used in the projects supported by the Sathya Sai Society of America?

Funds donated to Sathya Sai Society of America are used in service projects in USA and many humanitarian relief projects around the world by the Sri Sathya Sai World Foundation. Funds are also sent to the Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust for supporting Bhagawan's hospitals, institutions and various humanitarian relief projects in India.

Are there volunteer opportunities in your organization?

Please contact your local Sathya Sai Center for volunteer opportunity in your area.

How do I contact a Sathya Sai Center in the USA?

A list of centers can be found in the website (http://us.sathyasai.org).

What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you'll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. You can choose Sathya Sai Society of America as your organization to support.

How do I select a charitable organization to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?

On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. AmazonSmile will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make will result in a donation.

Can I change my AmazonSmile charity?

Yes, you can change your charity any time. Your AmazonSmile purchases after the change count towards your newly selected charity.

How much of my purchase does Amazon donate?

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges.

Can I receive a tax deduction for amounts donated from my purchases on AmazonSmile?

Donations are made by the AmazonSmile Foundation and are not tax deductible by you.

Can I contribute to the Sathya Sai Society by credit card or paypal ?

Yes. Please click on the contribute button which will take you to the secured paypal website through which you can contribute using your credit card or paypal. If the contribution is more than USD 1000 please send us an email to info@sathyasaisocietyofamerica.org before you make your contribution. We introduced this feature per the request of many people who wanted to participate in the service projects supported by the Sathya Sai Society of America.