Contribute Today

Contributors and sponsors can contribute to Urban Yoga Foundation (UYF) via money order or PayPal. Our preferred donation method is via PayPal. Directions on how to contribute online can be found below.


Online Contributions

Please review these instructions thoroughly before making an online contribution to UYF. We use PayPal to safely process credit/debit card transactions:

  • Click on the “Donate” button below which will bring up our PayPal transaction window.
  • Enter your donation amount and press the enter key on your keyboard.

If you have a PayPal Account:

  •  Log in with your account email and password.
  •  After review, click the “Donate $XX.XX USD Now” button to process your donation.
  • Please save a copy of your PayPal receipt. You may be asked to provide the receipt to Urban Yoga Foundation for verification.

If you don’t have a PayPal Account:

  •  Log in with your account email and password.
  •  After review, click the “Donate $XX.XX USD Now” button to process your donation.
  • Please save a copy of your PayPal receipt. You may be asked to provide the receipt to Urban Yoga Foundation for verification.
  • Click on the Don’t have a PayPal Account “Continue”
  • Fill in the required fields and click the “Review Donation and Continue” button.
  • After review, click the “Donate $XX.XX USD Now” button to process your donation.
  • Please save a copy of your PayPal receipt. You may be asked to provide the receipt to Urban Yoga Foundation for verification.

Note: At the end of your transaction you will receive a receipt via email from PayPal. Please print a copy of that donation receipt for your tax records.


IRS Regulations

  1. You can deduct your contributions to charitable (nonprofit) organization like ours only if you itemize your deductions on Schedule A (Form 1040).
    Note: You must have a receipt from the charity or a bank record for all charitable cash donations to claim a deduction on your tax return.
  2. If you do itemize and give to a qualified charity, you can deduct cash donations and donations of property, but you can’t deduct the value of your time or services spent on charitable work.  However, you can deduct your out-of-pocket costs.
  3. If you donate non-cash items with a total value of more than $500, you must file Form 8283 with your return.  You may need a qualified appraisal if you donate an item or a group of items with a value of more than $5,000.
  4. The deduction for charitable contributions generally is limited to 50% of your adjusted gross income (AGI).

Why Pledge a Donation?


UYF's mission is “To unify our community by using yoga as the foundation of healthy lifestyle choices, academic endeavors and creative expression.” All funds, whether income or principal, and whether acquired by gift or contribution or otherwise, is devoted to this purpose.

If you believe in our mission as we do, we are asking for your pledge of support to enable our charitable work and vision to continue.

In today’s uncertain economic times it is often difficult to make a lump-sum donation to a worthy not for profit organization like the Urban Yoga Foundation. To help make your generous giving easier we have developed a pledge form that enables you to pledge and allocate how your donation is best contributed, i.e., in monthly, quarterly or annual installments. To download our pledge form, click on the “Make a Pledge” button and follow the instruction on the form.


Contributor Recognition


Private individual and corporate giving is critical to helping Urban Yoga Foundation provide provide children, parents and educators in urban communities with the tools needed to manage everyday stress and develop mind body awareness and health consciousness. Recognizing contributors is an important way for the Foundation to express its deep gratitude and show individual and corporate supporters how their generosity helps fulfill a community need.

To thank donors for their partnership, the Urban Yoga Foundation recognizes donors for their grants and gift contributions. A listing of Individual Donors can be found by clicking the purple button below and a listing of Corporate Supporters can be found by clicking the brown button below.