Hitch your STAR to ours today! Your donation is needed to make North Star Village a reality.  Help us make a difference in the lives of folks who choose to live independently in their own homes as they age.  Buy one or more tax-deductible STARS for $25 each by clicking on the image.


      Hitch your STAR to ours today!

Your donation is needed to make North Star Village a reality.  Help us make a difference in the lives of folks who choose to live independently in their own homes as they age. 

Buy one or more tax-deductible STARS for $25 each by clicking on the image.

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Aging by the Numbers

An estimated 21% of all U.S. households are providing care for an adult family member. Increasingly, employers see the toll that takes on their own employees’ health and productivity.
Joint study, National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP
 

Workers caring for an older relative are more likely to report health problems like depression, diabetes, hypertension or heart disease—costing employers $13.4 billion annually. MetLife Study

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Donations

Thank you for considering a tax-deductible donation to help North Star Village create a vibrant, volunteer-first, nonprofit organization.  We are grateful for your vision, interest and support.

You can give to directly North Star Village in two ways: by clicking on Donate for a safe and easy online contribution or by writing a check.  The donation form you access through clicking on the Donate button is coded to go directly to the North Star Village account, so you can be confident that your donation will come directly to us.

DIRECT Giving options

Online Donation

Check Donation

  • Make check payable to
    "Villages NW fbo North Star Village".
  • Mail check to North Star Village,
    PO Box 83391, Portland OR, 97283
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We are now part of the Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program which awards $2.5 million annually to Northwest organizations.  When you link your Rewards Card to North Star Village,  Fred Meyer will give a portion of each purchase to our Village every time you shop at Fred Meyer—and  you will still keep all of your rewards points, fuel points and rebates.  Signing up is simple:

  • Go to Fred Meyer Community Rewards
  • If you already have an account:
    • Sign in and click on your name in upper right corner to  go to the Account Summary page.
    • Scroll to "Community Rewards" and enter 87033 (North Star Village account number). 
  • If you do not have a Fred Meyer online account:
    • Click on Register (upper right corner) to create your account.
    • Click the “Rewards” tab in the top navigation. In the
      drop down menu, select “Community Rewards”.
    • Scroll down the page and click on “Link Your
      Rewards Card
      ”.
    • Enter North Star Village in the search field or insert
      87033. Follow the prompts.
  • Present your Rewards Card each time you shop at Fred Meyer.

If you don't have a Rewards Card, you can sign up for one at your store's Customer Service Desk.  Don't forget to register your card and choose North Star Village as your Community Rewards recipient!                                                                                     Top

Online GIVING—Important Information

Donations may be of any amount although $10 is the suggested minimum online gift. When you click on Donate, you will be taken to the PayPal website where you can choose to use its service (requiring a PayPal account) or to donate by credit card (no PayPal account needed). Either way, your tax-deductible donation will go to North Star Village through our 501c3 nonprofit hub, Villages NW.  

Please be aware that PayPal and credit card companies charge a small administrative fee (2.5-3%) for each transaction which will decrease the net donation North Star Village receives. So, if you want more of your donation to go to North Star Village, you will probably want to donate by check, rather than give online.

When you donate, you will receive a formal thank you letter acknowledging your tax-deductible donation to North Star Village through Villages NW.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Patt at northstarvillage@comcast.net or Villages NW at info@VillagesNW.org.                                                           Top            

your gift is
deeply appreciated