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FAQs

1) How do I make my gift?
The quickest way would be to make a gift online, on this secure website by clicking here or on any of the “Make a Gift” buttons. If you are writing a check, please make sure to write the check out to "Marklund” and mail to 1S450 Wyatt Drive, Geneva, IL, 60134

2) Can I designate my gift to a specific program at Marklund?
Gifts to the Marklund Fund provide unrestricted support for Marklund, which allows the organization to put funds to use wherever the need is greatest. You can designate your gift to general operations at either Marklund Children’s Home in Bloomingdale, IL or Marklund Hyde Center in Geneva, IL. However, if you would like more information on sponsoring a specific program or service at Marklund, please select the “Program Support” option from the Supporting Marklund menu.

3) What is the Matching Gift Program?
Contact your Human Resources office to see if your company matches charitable gifts to Marklund. If so, they can provide you with the form(s) you need to fill out and send to Marklund, 1S450 Wyatt Drive, Geneva, IL 60134. If your employer offers a matching gift program you may be able to double or even triple your gift to Marklund!

4) Will my gift be eligible for tax deduction? 
Yes. Official receipts of acknowledgement will be issued.

5) When does Marklund ask for Marklund Fund support?
Marklund’s fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30.
The Marklund Annual Fund cycle coincides with the organization’s fiscal year. Solicitations begin in early August and end in early June, through various appeals.

6) Where does an Annual Fund dollar go?
Annual Fund dollars allow Marklund to meet the organization's most current and/or urgent needs: i.e., a broken lift or wheelchair, making sure our vans are safe and in great working condition, an air conditioner that needs to be replaced in a home; current needs change everyday and having the financial gifts to make sure these things don't impact our client care makes all the difference!