WELCOME TO PISA
GET YOUR MONEY TO WHERE IT'S NEEDED MOST
Here at PISA, we are driven to do our part in making the world a better place. Our mission is to ensure that donors are able to provide 100% of their donation to charities; so that all of your donation is used by your charity.
PISA helps you donate outside of the US, which can be difficult due to government restrictions. PISA regularly checks non-profits supported by our donors to ensure they meet US gov't requirements, allowing you to get your money to places it’s needed most.
Working Towards a Better Tomorrow
PISA was founded by three friends who wanted to help those in need. These friends wanted to be able to support the organizations they, and others, knew were doing important work. Over and above their personal efforts, in that direction, they decided to bring in other enthusiastic dedicated people to build the organization.
Partners In Sharing Associates (PISA) was born in 2000 for this purpose. To help donors of all sizes provide support for charities in various places across the world. PISA sends 100% of donation funds to beneficiaries. Any processing cost is met by PISA. PISA has been awarded a tax exempt organization status by the IRS. PISA is a Pennsylvania 501(c)(3).
PISA Board of Trustees: Rana Kayal (Managing Trustee), Ajit Kayal (Trustee, Founder), Sashi Gude (Trustee, Founder), Sashi Gholkar (Trustee, Founder), Rekha Gholkar (Treasurer, Trustee), Anjali Kayal (Trustee), David Kearns (Life Member)
PISA SUPPORTED CHARITIES
AADI focuses on creating better environments for children and adults with disabilities. They ensure equitable, accessible services to individuals with disabilities who are further marginalized by poverty and gender (aadi-india.org)
Bombay Leprosy Project (BPL) is a non-profit organization working towards achieving the goal of a "World Without Leprosy." The Bombay Leprosy Project is based in Mumbai, India and works on improving the quality of life of leprosy patients as well as searching for a cure.
Etasha provides vocational training and career guidance to disadvantaged youth in India.
Etasha believes that helping young people develop new skills, enables them to take control of their lives and break out of the cycle of poverty.
The Missionaries of Charity is a congregation established in 1950 by Mother Teresa. They care refugees, ex-prostitutes, abandoned children, the elderly, injured and sick individuals.
The West Chester, PA mission runs a soup kitchen and more
Madurai Health and Leprosy Relief Centre is based in Madurai City, Tamil Nadu and focus on voluntary health promotion and preventive services of health education, leprosy awareness, case detection, treatment and rehabilitation services for leprosy disabled among the deserving slum & rural population of Madurai District
Prajwala is an anti-trafficking organization working to prevent women and children from entering prostitution in India. Prajwala is a member of various national and state level committees to combat trafficking as well as ground efforts such as rescues, prevention through education, and rehabilitation.
Shraddhanand Mahilashram's vision is to help create a world free of destitute women and children. Shraddhanand Mahilashram provides shelter and welfare for needy and destitute Indian women and children. They give a means of livelihood to women and children through adoption, guardianship, and education.
Sshrishti is New Delhi based and aids children in poverty, specifically in slums. Sshrishti mostly aims to help the children of migrant laborers, who often miss regular schooling. Sshrishti brings the rights and joys of childhood into the lives of these children by giving them a strong education foundation, adequate nutrition, and healthcare
OTHER APPROVED CHARITIES
Vishnu Naman Bhrigu Medical Trust
"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together" -- Vincent Van Gogh
BECOME A MEMBER
Become a member of PISA by donating $100 annually or make a one-time donation of $1,000 to become a life-time members. Members are in charge of electing the board of trustees and helping to shape PISA's future.
MAKE A DONATION
To donate a PISA approved charity, send us the Donation Form and check for processing
For a new charity also send the New Charity Form
Send forms to: firstname.lastname@example.org or
354 35th St, Sacramento, CA 95816
The Answers You Need
WHY SHOULD I DONATE TO PISA?
PISA sends 100% of donated funds to beneficiaries, processing costs are met by PISA.
WHY NOT JUST DONATE DIRECTLY?
It is often hard to donate outside of the US due to governmental restrictions. PISA is very attentive towards the organizations that we work with; and so, we are able to regularly send donations abroad.
HOW QUICKLY WILL DONATIONS BE PROCESSED?
It takes a week to ten days to process the donation once PISA receives the donation. The shipping time is dependent on the distance of the donor from PISA and the distance of the charity from PISA.
ARE DONATIONS TAX DEDUCTIBLE?
Yes, donations are tax deductible as approved by the IRS. Individual receipts will be issued by PISA for tax purposes.
HOW DO I DONATE?
To make a donation to a PISA approved charity: send the Donation Form and the check for processing.
To donate to a new charity: send the New Charity Application Form,the Donation Form, and the check for processing.
Send forms to: email@example.com or 354 35th St, Sacramento, CA 95816
WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS FOR DONATING?
PISA accepts checks and minimum donations of $500, people can group checks together or send multiple overtime
You can donate to a charity supported by PISA or apply for a new charity to be approved (application form).
HOW ELSE CAN I HELP?
We encourage people to get involved by donating directly to PISA to ensure we can send 100% of others donations. PISA also encourages individuals to become a member or trustee to help with operations and the future of PISA.
HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER OR TRUSTEE?
To become a member you must donate: $100 annually (regular member) or $1,000 one-time (lifetime member).
PISA operations are run by the Board of Trustees, who are nominated by PISA members