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Ways To Give

You Can Help Us Make a Difference!

Here are some ways you can donate:

View our listing in the 2023 Giving Guide in the BizTImes

Adopt a Heart

The easiest way to support the Starfish Foundation is to become a member. Your $25 annual contribution will help cover our administrative expenses (all the work is done by volunteers) so we can use other donations for scholarships and sponsorships. Over 95% of Foundation income goes directly to programming! You will receive notifications of the Foundation's events and an invitation to attend board meetings. You are welcome to volunteer for fundraising events and administrative tasks.

Donate Online

Make a tax deductible donation‏. You can make a one time donation or set up a monthly direct funds transfer from your bank account or credit card.

By Check

Mail your donation to:

The Starfish Foundation

2437 N. Booth St.

Milwaukee, WI. 53212

Adopt a Heart
Adopt a Heart

The Starfish Foundation's Adopt a Heart program allows you to provide a full scholarship to an individual. If you would like, your donation can be revealed to the recipient or you may make your donation anonymously.

Weekend seminars cost an average of $500 per person. Those who are hurting emotionally can very often be those who are hurting financially. Your sponsorship is the beginning to help them help themselves. Adopt a Heart, help it to heal, and make the world a safer place for us all.

Adopt a Heart

GoodSearch is a search engine that donates half of its income to charity - you just register the charity you want donations to go to.

Through GoodShop, they also donate a percentage of purchases you make online (from thousands of retailers!).

The One Minute Setup:
Take one minute to designate Starfish Foundation as your charity of choice with GoodSearch.

1. Go to
2. In the "Who do you GoodSearch For?" blank, enter "Starfish Foundation"
3. Click the "Verify" button.
4. When the page refreshes, you will be shown two (or more) organizations that have "Starfish Foundation" as part of their name. Select "Starfish Foundation (Milwaukee, WI)."

Adopt a Heart

Did you know that Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice, and it doesn't cost you anything?

To set up your charity choice:

1. Go to

2. Enter the email address associated with your Amazon account and log in

3. Choose your charity: select "Starfish Foundation Milwaukee, WI"

4. Start shopping!


Whenever you shop on Amazon, simply log in using and a portion of your purchases will automatically go to our organization, it's that simple! 

Adopt a Heart
Legacy Giving

A charitable bequest is the simplest form of legacy giving. In your will, you can specify a particular asset, a fixed dollar amount, or designate a percentage of your estate, or the remainder of your estate after all other bequests have been fulfilled, to go to the Starfish Foundation.

Your gift will help bring to those who cannot financially afford the opportunity, the ability to participate in emotional healing programs, such as Taking It Lightly, Renewal for Sexual Abuse Survivors, Healing Warrior Hearts, and similar workshops and seminars. By providing this financial assistance, the Foundation and its donors provide the resources to assist emotional trauma survivors to liberate their grief, rage and shame, and allow joy to return to their lives.

For many, the largest gift of a lifetime may come only through their estate plan. Please consider including the Starfish Foundation as part of your legacy.*

*The Starfish Foundation does not provide tax or legal advice and the information herein is not intended as legal, tax, or investment advice. Please contact a tax advisor or an estate-planning attorney for information specific to your situation.

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