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La Puente Home, Inc.

The San Luis Valley has some of the highest poverty in the state. We are the only nonprofit providing a network of services to address the neediest among us, including children, families, homeless. We provide shelter, housing, food, meals, prevention (rent, electrical, heating etc.) assistance.

Important note regarding La Puente Home, Inc.'s Additional Colorado State Tax Credit(s): Enterprise Zone: Donations over $100 (excluding the donation fee of Colorado Gives) to La Puente Home can qualify for a 25% Colorado State Tax credit. If you give $1000 your will receive $250 back on your Colorado Tax return. You must designate the gift as Enterprise Zone, and you will need to provide the last 4 digits of your SS# when we contact you. Child Care Credit: Donations over $100.00 (excluding the donation fee of Colorado Gives) given to PALS qualifies for this 50% tax credit on Colorado Tax returns. You must designate the donation to PALS and ask for the Child Care Tax Credit.

Third-party Processing Fees

Third-party vendors charge credit card and electronic check processing fees when you make an online donation. Two percent of each donation helps to cover these fees and ensures the program's long-term sustainability. The two percent processing fee is one of the lowest processing fees in the country.

Receipts and Tax Credits

You will automatically receive an on-screen acknowledgement letter and an e-mailed copy for your donation. Every donation is tax deductible as a charitable contribution to the full extent permitted by law. If you make a donation to a charity that offers Child Care or Enterprise Zone credits (additional Colorado state tax credits), Community First Foundation will acknowledge that your donation was processed successfully, but the charity will issue you an additional receipt pursuant to that. To learn more about these tax credits, contact the specific nonprofits.

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