General Questions

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes. US-El Salvador Sister Cities is a registered 501(c)3, non-profit organization. Your contributions are 100% tax-deductible.

Becoming A Sustainer

How do I sign up to become a sustainer?

Click here to request our sustainer registration form.
Or print out the sustainer registration form, attach a voided check and mail it to
U.S.-El Salvador Sister Cities
P.O. Box 1486, Bucksport, ME 04416


Will I receive a tax receipt for my monthly donations for tax purposes?

Yes, every January, we send sustainers a tax receipt for their total monthly donations from the previous year.

How large or small of a contribution can I make?

We have sustainers who give anywhere from $5 a month to $100 a month. Your contribution, no matter how small, makes a difference.

Does becoming a sustainer require any cost in addition to my contribution?

Becoming a sustainer is free. It does not cost you anything to sign up.

Can I withdraw from the sustainer program if I decide I do not like it?

Yes, you can cancel your contribution at any time by sending us written notice.

Is it secure to become a sustainer?

The sustainer program is a very secure way to make donations, and is less risky than sending a check in the mail. As with any contribution, your information is kept completely private.

How Does the Sustainer Program Work?

The sustainer program is a system where your monthly donation to Sister Cities is automatically debited from your checking or savings account.

Why is it so beneficial to become a sustainer?

Becoming a sustainer makes giving easier for both you and the Sister Cities network. It lowers Sister Cities administration costs by receiving donations automatically, and provides a reliable stream of contributions throughout the year.

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