Below you'll find answers to your questions. You can always chat with our team if you need more help.


Can I mail donations? If so, where? If not, what other alternatives do you have besides online payments?

Yes. You can mail your donations to P.O. Box 4562 Upper Marlboro, MD 20775

How quickly do you receive notifications for donations made on PayPal?

Between 24 and 48 hours.

I have an issue with the web donation I made.

Please chat with our team or email us at info@fdsf.org for immediate assistance.

Can I donate if I live outside of the United States?

Yes. Click the donate button and make your donation on PayPal.

Can I help raise funds for FDSF?

Yes. Visit our “get involved” page to see how you can help.

What is the impact of my donation?

Every year FDSF hosts its donor’s brunch and fundraising gala events to appreciate all those who have contributed to our efforts in making a difference. These honorariums include our partners, donors, and volunteers. Check out our events page to learn more about how the donor’s brunch. Feel free to send an email to express an interest in attending the upcoming donor’s brunch.

How much of my donation will go toward programs/projects?

100% of all donations we receive are used for specific programs and services.

Is my donation tax deductible?


Get Involved

My group/team would like to volunteer.

All volunteers should apply using the volunteer application. You can choose whether you are a group or an individual. This information helps us to determine the best way to accommodate you and your team.

How can I volunteer at FDSF?

Fill out a volunteer application and choose your interests. One of our representatives will contact you to follow up with you.

I am a high school student, but I do not attend the schools where FDSF currently has its mentorship program. How can I be involved in the mentorship program?

Part of our mentorship goals is to develop young leaders and increase collaboration among peers. You can always start a chapter of the high school mentorship program at your school. Reach out to us to provide you with resources and information you need. Our coordinators will assist you with the necessary steps. Email us directly at info@fdsf.org for more info.

I don’t live in the United States, can I still volunteer with FDSF?

Wherever you are in the world, you can always make a difference. You can volunteer with FDSF in countries where we are currently working. You can always email us directly at info@fdsf.org to see how you can work with our organization in areas where we are not currently established/working.