The Julien Fleming Memorial Fund
The Julien Fleming Memorial Fund, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity recognized by the IRS and registered with GuideStar. There are many ways that you can help.
Help Find Potential Recipients
In addition to various forms of donating, which will be outlined below, we also need information on potential recipients. We currently network through various area hospitals, schools, social service organizations, Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, churches, and the St. Vincent de Paul Society to find families with chronically or terminally ill children in need. However, there may be other cases out there and you can help! We are looking for families who meet the following criteria:
Financial and Material Donations
Your donation to the Julien Fleming Memorial Fund is used to help families in times of need with the medical expenses of a sick child. Operating expenses for the Julien Fleming Memorial Fund are very low due to generous donations of materials from individuals, so you can be assured that your donation will go towards grants to families with terminally or chronically ill children in need.
Donations can be by check or PayPal. Checks are made out to the Julien Fleming Memorial Fund, Inc. and mailed to the address below. PayPal donations can be done by using the "Donation" button below, or logging into PayPal and sending money to "donate (at) jfmf (dot) org" (sorry for how our address appears. We're trying to minimize spam)
The Julien Fleming Memorial Fund PO Box 710152 Oak Hill, VA 20171-0152
Donations of crafting materials including cotton and fancy yarn, cotton fabric, fiberfill, and thread are appreciated and will be used by local crafters to create items that we sell at craft shows with all proceeds going to the charity.
Donations of collectibles and autographed pictures are appreciated and will be auctioned either at local science fiction conventions or through EBay, and all proceeds go to the charity.
If you are interested in making a material donation, please contact us before shipping anything so we can arrange for it to be sent to an actual building rather than the PO Box.
*Donations to the Julien Fleming Memorial Fund may be tax-deductible depending on your individual situation. Please consult your tax-advisor for advice. Tax letters are sent for all donations over $5(US). For material donations, the fair market value will be used to determine the cash value of the donation.
Purchases of craft items or collectibles from the Julien Fleming Memorial Fund are only tax-deductible if the purchase price exceeds fair market value (FMV), and only the amount in excess of FMV may be considered a donation. (Note: this is standard practice for all non-profits)
Purchasing from JFMF
Please be sure to check out our Events section for information on upcoming auctions, craft shows, and items for sale. All proceeds benefit the charity.
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