Donate and get a tax deduction.

  • We accept donations of automobiles, trucks, boats, trailers, recreational vehicles, motorcycles, real estate etc.
  • The following credit cards are accepted.

You must have a clear ownership and the ability to document your ownership of the item to be donated. Contact our office, at with the details of the items you wish
to donate.

Corporate Sponsorships:
There are many opportunities at D.I.A.L.S.T.A.R.T. for corporations who want to establish long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships.

We are looking for corporations who share our vision and want to:

  • Become actively involved with D.I.A.L.S.T.A.R.T. through major financial contributions and involvement from their employees in volunteer activities
  • Be recognized as leaders in corporate philanthropy
  • Enhance their own strategic goals in community development by leveraging the success of D.I.A.L.S.T.A.R.T.

If you are interested in becoming a corporate sponsor of D.I.A.L.S.T.A.R.T.
please contact us at

2005 Newsletter

DIAL START Makes Giving Easy!

DIAL START is now set up to accept donations via Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express. Pick up your card and pick up your phone!

Call 310.466.9696 and provide us with your name (as it appears on your card), card number, expiration date, donation dollar amount. We will also need your billing address and the verification code that appears on the back of your credit card.
Your donations are TAX DEDUCTIBLE and literally change lives! If no one is here to receive your call, please leave your name and a telephone number (with area code and best time to call) so we can call you back and obtain your information and thank you for your donation. Please speak slowly, loudly and clearly.

We also accept as donations: cars, boats, RV's, motorcycles, vans, etc. Our friends at The National Charity Support Foundation will take care of everything from vehicle pick up to all the necessary paper work.

It's simple! Just call them at: 1-877-980-2277.


Can You Help Us, Please?

WE NEED YOUR HELP. Please call us at 310.466.9696 and let us know how you can help.

There is more we want and need to do!

For example:
1) We need a motor home, van, RV so we can go to underserved areas and take services and resources to people who can't drive out to see us. We also want to take disabled children on camping trips with their animals.
2) We need a "Printer Mentor" who can donate time and printing materials for business cards, stationery, brochures, tent cards for restaurants.
3) We need donations of money, canned food, hot chickens to give away, daily vitamins, pet food and supplies. Anything and everything helps.
4) Advertising--in your company newsletter/brochure, announcement time at your church or organization.
5) Corporate Sponsorships--Sponsor us! If you are a restaurant, please donate money and gift coupons to your restaurant so we can feed our client families. Let us educate and train your staff regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act and other laws so that you won't get hit with a law suit. We have several training packages that are affordable and your payments are tax deductible. Pick up the phone and find out now which one will suit your business best! The cost is minimal and tax deductible.
6) Individual Sponsors-- Can you sponsor a disabled child, adult or service/therapy/companion animal with donations of time, money, resources, services (medical, dental, optical, etc.), pet food/supplies?
7) Office Space--We need office space donated to us on the West side in the Los Angeles area, if possible.

Donor Information

Cash : Cash, checks, money orders and credit cards are gratefully accepted. We take MasterCard, Visa and Discover. You can also call to make a pledge and we will bill you monthly for your donation. Call now 310-466-9696.

Stocks : Gifts of publicly traded securities are most welcome and can often provide the donor with significant year-end tax savings.

In-Kind Gifts : Items that DIAL START can use in daily operations allow us to spend our limited funds on other programs and services. Other items, such as personal property, jewelry, collectibles, memorabilia or the like can be sold with proceeds going to benefit Dial Start programs and services.

Planned Gifts : By including DIAL START as a beneficiary of your will, trust, IRA/401K, insurance, annuity or other estate plan, you can assure your legacy is fighting for human rights, against discrimination, and providing support and advocacy for people and animals in our community.

For more information about donating to our organization, please contact the Fund Development Department at 310-466-9696 or send an email to with Fund Development in the subject line.

D.I.A.L. S.T.A.R.T.
Get Smart!
(Los Angeles, CA)