Vida is a non-profit organization registered under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. This means that your program fee is a charitable donation and is used to provide free medical, dental, and veterinary care services to underserved communities in Central America.
Did you know your Program fee is tax deductible?
Match your dollars
Many employers sponsor matching gift programs. It is a simple but powerful way to generate extra financial support for your trip —at no cost to you.
Follow these three easy steps to have your dollars matched:
- Type the organization name in the search box below to find if your organization matches.
- Make a payment or sponsorship to a student. Be sure to keep your receipt.
- Each qualifying employer has a slightly different process and deadline, so check with your HR department for details.
If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com
To make a payment or sponsor a volunteer just follow the instructions below:
All checks should be written out to “Vida”. Please send checks with the printed Check Payment & Donation form to the address below:
2612 South Arlington Mill Drive, Unit C
Arlington, Virginia 22206
*All checks must be mailed at least 70 days before the trip begins.
**All checks must be drawn from a US bank account.
***For people from other countries, you can go to the bank and ask for a US check to mail to us. You will be notified once the check has arrived
How long does it take for a matching gift to be processed?
We cannot confirm any matching gift requests with your company until your original gift has been fully processed in our system. This can take several weeks. Once gifts are confirmed, payment times vary from company to company.
How do I request Vida’s tax ID number (EIN) and/or letter to apply for a matching gift?
Vida’s tax ID number (EIN) is 39-2077094 . If you need a letter, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or +1-888-365-VIDA opt. 2 to obtain VIDA’s tax ID letter and/or W-9 document. We will respond to you within 48 business hours.
How can I check the status of my matching gift?
If your company uses an online portal, you can often check the status via your intranet.