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By Mail:
Please make your check payable to Family Star and send to: 

Family Star
2246 Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO 80211

By Phone:
To make a credit card donation by phone, please call Sarah Wolfgram, Development Director or Stefin Woolever, Communications Coordinator at (303) 477-7827.

Donate Stock:
Instruct your broker to transfer stock to Family Star through our Wells Fargo brokerage account #86971888, DTC# 0141. If you need additional information please contact Family Star at (303) 477-7827.

Sponsor an event or program:
Companies and community groups are encouraged to support Family Star by sponsoring our special events or programs. Contact us at (303) 477-7827 for more information.

Matching Gifts:
Many employers will match donations to charitable organizations. Check with your personnel office to see whether your company has a matching gift program.

Workplace Giving:
Designate Family Star to receive a small portion of your paycheck through the United Way, Combined Federal Campaign, Colorado Combined Campaign or the Denver Employees Combined Campaign.

In-Kind Donations:
Donate an item from our Wish List.

Tax Benefits:
Donations to Family Star are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. We are a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization – Federal Tax ID# 84-1114455.

A gift to Family Star offers extraordinary tax benefits for Colorado taxpayers!  The State of Colorado’s Childcare Contribution Tax Credit offers a 50% income tax credit for donations to child care centers – in addition to your federal income tax deduction.  Contact your tax advisor for more information.

Impact of your Gift

Donations allow Family Star to sustain the elements that make our program truly exceptional and extend our services to more families.  They help us maintain a high level of teacher training and compensation, updated classroom materials and excellent parent education classes.  Contributions also help us maintain our facilities and pay the salaries of the staff who work hard every day to meet the need.

As a private, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Family Star relies on the support of individuals, corporations and foundations to keep tuition increases at a minimum while offering an affordable and excellent Montessori education.

Click on an amount to see your dollars at work:


Covers the gap between tuition and actual cost for five preschoolers to attend Family Star for one year

Allows our Montessori Director to provide individualized coaching and training for other early childhood education programs

Supports a Montessori-focused parent education class for one semester

Provides a toddler classroom with books for an entire year

provides an entire center with flowers for children to arrange for one month

Allows Family Star to hire a local seamstress to make two aprons for children

This is a select group of individuals who help ensure Family Star’s long-term sustainability through multiple-year gifts.  Giving Circle members are entitled to a number of valuable benefits.  Contact us at (303) 477-7827 to learn more.