Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the most common questions about Elmhurst Children’s Assistance Foundation (ECAF). Our goal, is to be completely transparent. We hope this provides you with insight into our great organization!

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some commonly asked questions asked of us at Elmhurst Children’s Assistance Foundation and the work we do.

“Our charity’s mission is to extend essential financial support to families residing in or affiliated with the Elmhurst community, whose children are courageously confronting medical or disabling conditions. We recognize the profound impact of mounting, unpaid medical expenses on these families, both financially and emotionally.”
Our primary goal is to alleviate the financial burden on families facing significant medical expenses for their children. We aim to provide direct financial assistance to cover medical bills, therapy costs, and related expenses.

Donating to our charity is easy. You can visit our website and click on the “Donate” button, which will guide you through the donation process. We accept various payment methods, including credit/debit cards, PayPal, and bank transfers. Additionally, we also appreciate non-monetary donations such as goods or services. Please contact us directly to discuss those options.

Yes, we are a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and donations made to us are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Upon donating, you will receive a receipt or acknowledgment that can be used for tax purposes.

We are committed to transparency and accountability. We allocate funds responsibly and efficiently, ensuring that the maximum impact is achieved in our work. We regularly publish financial reports and updates on our website to keep our donors informed.

Absolutely! We value and appreciate volunteers who contribute their time and skills to support our cause. Visit our website’s “Volunteer” section to learn about current volunteer opportunities and how to get involved. Whether you have a few hours or want to make a long-term commitment, we have various roles that suit different interests and availability.

Staying informed about our activities is important to us. You can subscribe to our newsletter on our website to receive regular updates via email. We also encourage you to follow our social media channels, where we share news, stories, and updates about our initiatives.

Helping those in need

By contributing to the Elmhurst Children’s Assistance Foundation, you have the opportunity to directly impact families in our community who are facing the challenges of medical or disabling conditions in their children. Your support provides vital financial assistance to these families, alleviating the heavy burden of unpaid medical bills and helping them navigate through emotionally challenging times. By joining hands with us, you become a crucial part of a compassionate network that is making a tangible difference in the lives of those who need it most, fostering a stronger and more resilient community for all.

Thank you in advance for your compassion and generosity.