Teen hype is a registered 501(c) 3 tax-exempt organization.
We ascribe to the highest moral standards of accountability and stewardship, and do our best to ensure maximum impact for your financial investments in our outreach programs. Teen HYPE’s projects and programs don’t discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, political affiliation, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, or religious belief. Teen HYPE has engaged an independent accounting firm to conduct our audits to ensure we employ best practices as a non-profit.
Individuals & Families
Individual donors are needed to help fund our innovative health programs, leadership development and performing arts training for youth. Teen HYPE offers many opportunities for individuals like you to support our unique model of positive youth development.
We appreciate one-time, monthly, annual, and recurring monetary donations from individuals that align with and support our mission prepare Detroit’s youth to live healthy, positive, successful lives! Ready to donate to Teen HYPE? Make your donation here.
In-Kind & Other Donations
Attend a Visit HYPE Tour
Be a Table Captain at the 2019 Build the HYPE Breakfast
Organize your workplace or place of worship to create College Care Packets for Teen HYPE Alumni currently attending college
Launch a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for our Peer Education program from your family, friends and community
Serve on the Teen HYPE Annual Play Volunteer Committee
Serve as an inspiring guest speaker in one of our middle school classrooms
Share your professional and/or creative skills with our teens through a workshop
Support us on social media and invite your friends and followers to like, share and comment on our posts
For additional information on how you can support teen Hype
Please contact our Director of Development, Mary Madigan, at email@example.com.
Many corporations have matching gift programs that’ll match your donation to an accredited charitable organization. It’s an easy way to double or even TRIPLE the impact of your personal contribution to Teen HYPE.
Ask your employer if they have a charitable donation matching program in place.
Corporations & Organizations
Corporate and organizational support is needed to help fund our innovative health choices, leadership and theater skills development programs for Detroit youth. Teen HYPE offers many opportunities to direct your organization’s community-minded objectives into meaningful partnerships that prepare teens to be ‘ready for the world.’
Schedule a Visit HYPE tour for your organization.
Sponsor our annual fundraising events and/or annual play.
Support Teen HYPE alumni now in college by conducting a drive in your workplace to create College Care Packets.
Sponsor a classroom with an experiential field trip to deepen their development or serve as a guest speaker and share their story and journey to success.
Schedule a Teen HYPE presentation and/or performance for your next meeting.
Give a career planning presentation for our youth.
Serve on our Partnership Committee.
Contact our Director of Development, Mary Madigan, at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information about how your corporation or organization can engage with Teen HYPE.
Planned Giving & Legacy Gifts
If you appreciate Teen HYPE’s work in fostering a movement to build the next generation of our region’s leaders, please consider leaving a gift to Teen HYPE in your will as a wonderful way to carry your legacy forward!
What are the benefits of giving a planned or legacy gift?
Planned gifts help ensure the future health of an organization near and dear to your heart.
Planned gifts offer you the opportunity to support Teen HYPE in a more substantial, perhaps, than you were able to during your lifetime.
Planned gifts offer substantial tax savings especially on appreciated properties and securities. A planned gift can also reduce income tax and avoid capital gains.
Probate is an expensive and arduous process: giving a planned gift allows part of your estate to avoid probate.
There are planned gift options for everyone! Contact your broker, accountant, or attorney to learn more about the best option for your Legacy Gift.
Gifts of Stock
There are many benefits to giving a gift of securities (or stock) as an alternative to a cash contribution. By contributing appreciated securities to Teen HYPE, you make an important community contribution while gaining valuable tax advantages. If you have owned securities for a year and a day, your contribution can offer the following benefits:
Eliminate Capital Gains Tax: By donating your appreciated securities, you avoid the capital gains tax you would owe if you sold the securities yourself.
Enjoy a Timely Tax Break: In December, when tax breaks and timing are critical, securities can be deducted on the date you transfer them.
Claim the Market Value: By claiming the market value (versus the cost basis) of the securities, you enjoy a charitable contribution tax deduction equal to the average of the highest and lowest quoted sales price on the day you make the gift.
How do you give gifts of stock?
Securities can be gifted to Teen HYPE in two ways - electronic transfer or physical transfer. We accept both methods, however the transfer must be initiated by your stock broker regardless of the method chosen.
You can electronically transfer shares of your stock to Teen HYPE through your stock broker.
You can physically mail the paper certificates for your stocks to Teen HYPE.
If you have any questions about gifting stock to Teen HYPE please contact our Director of Development, Mary Madigan, at (313) 831-8336 or email@example.com.