You may help The Initiative To Educate Afghan women by shopping online at Amazon.com through the AmazonSmile Program as well as by donating:
• Membership Rewards program points and dollars through American Express
• Mileage Plus air miles through United Airlines
• Stock through Merrill Lynch
When you first visit AmazonSmile, you will be prompted to select The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women from almost one million eligible organizations. For each eligible purchase at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to The Initiative.
Through GivingExpress®, the American Express Members Give program connects donors to important causes. There are two ways to donate with Members Give:
Dollars Membership Reward Points
A 2.25% transaction fee will be deducted from your dollar donation, but the full amount of your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.
Membership Reward Points:
Click to check on Membership Points Balance. The IEAW will receive $10 for every 1,000 points received. No fee is deducted.
You will receive an email receipt of your donation for your records. Click here to make an American Express donation to The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women!
United Airlines Mileage Plus Members can donate their miles to provide travel for The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women students!Student travel is an important part of our program and our largest expense. By sending students home for the summer we are able to:
- Help them stay in tune with the families and communities
- Foster understanding between the two worlds in which they will live and work
- Ease their reentry to Afghanistan after school
- Begin realize our mission through summer internships in Afghanistan
- Connect students to valuable contacts for future career opportunities in Afghanistan
A donation of 240,000 Mileage Plus Points supports one round trip from Afghanistan to the United States. A one-way trip requires 120,000 Mileage points. You can also help us send students to their host school after our orientation in Rhode Island with a minimum donation of 25,000 points for one way and 50,000 points round trip.
To donate Mileage Plus Points, fill out this application and contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women accepts donations of stocks through our account at Merrill Lynch.
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith Incorporated
One Financial Plaza Providence, RI 02903
DTC: 5198/Merrill Lynch
Reference: 7GN-02042/The Initiative to Educate Afghan Women
Contact: Eric Majewski, CFP, Wealth Management Advisor