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How do I send my contribution to Udavum Karangal?
You can send it by Money Order, Cheque, Demand Draft or Credit Card (through Internet) or by cash when you come directly. Please do not send Postal Orders and cash through mail.

Should I send money directly to Udavum Karangal Head Office, India or to the local Udavum Karangal chapter where I live?
You can send your contributions to whichever Udavum Karangal office near to you. While sending your donation to

Udavum Karangal, India cheque should be in favour of  “Udavum Karangal”
Udavum Karangal, USA cheque should be in favour of  “Udavum Karangal of USA”
Udavum Karangal, UK cheque should be in favour of  “Udavum Karangal of UK”

How much of the contribution I send is tax exempted?
Donations to Udavum Karangal are tax exempted under section 35AC of the IT Act. Hence your donations will be eligible for 100% tax exemption, except donations towards Endowments. Kindly send your PAN No along with your payment. Donation towards Endowments will be eligible under section 80-G of the IT Act Our receipt carries this message and the receipt will suffice for claiming tax. The tax rebate is 50% under section 80-G.

Udavum Karangal of USA is registered charity under 501c3 and donation in favour of Udavum Karangal of USA is tax exempt and our IRS Tax ID number is 52-2165378.

How do I update my contact details?
If you have changed your postal address, contact phone number, email address or your name, please intimate us via e-mail or by post.

How can I help you process receipts faster?
It is sufficient if you mention your full name, address and your reference Number on the reverse side of the Cheque or DD or on the covering letter and also mention for what purpose you intend this donation. Please mention the address and pin code of the bank for outstation cheques.

Why do you waste money on glossy and frequent mailers and appeals?
People lead such fast paced lives these days and have very little time to spare. Bearing this in mind our materials are designed to attract the attention of the recipient. Also, much of our printing costs are subsidized by our printers, who charge the lowest that is possible for them sometimes even at the cost of losing out on their profits. We try to average about three mailers a year. In fact, if you could share these appeals with your friends and relatives, it would cut our costs even further.

How do I contact you regarding my donation?
For more assistance or information on donating to Udavum Karangal please do call, write or email to Udavum Karangal office nearest to you.

Can donate in any currency?
We accept donations in all currencies offline. Online, we accept donations only in Indian rupees in India and US $ in US
    

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