Frequently Asked Questions about The Chimbote Foundation

General Questions


1. Is my donation tax-deductible?

Yes, all donations are tax-deductible. Every donor will receive a tax-deductible acknowledgement letter for each donation received.

2. Can I specify where I want my donation applied?

Yes, all donations can be donor directed.

3. Can you donate online?

Yes, you can donate online HERE.

4. Can I send personal items to Chimbote?

Shipping to Chimbote is VERY expensive. Funds send to Chimbote via wire transfer are faster, cost-effective and will be used toward the most immediate need.

5. Is the Chimbote Foundation related to Friends of Chimbote? 

No. The Chimbote Foundation is a diocesan mission of the Diocese of Pittsburgh. The Friends of Chimbote is located in North Dakota and has no affiliation with the Chimbote Foundation.

6. How do I get involved with the Chimbote Foundation’s Mission?

There are numerous ways to get involved. Learn about them HERE.

7. Can I volunteer to do work for the Chimbote Foundation?

The Chimbote Foundation is currently developing a volunteer base. Stay tuned for more information.

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