There are many ways to give
By check or credit card
A cash donation is the simplest and most direct way to put your generosity to work.
or mail a check payable to NAMI Mercer to:
NAMI Mercer NJ
Whitehorse Executive Center
1235 Whitehorse Mercerville Rd.
Building C, Suite 303
Hamilton, NJ 08619
NAMI Mercer is a qualified 501(c)3 organization.
Join the Patron Society
The NAMI Mercer Patron Society is an exclusive giving circle established in 2012 to sustain NAMI Mercer education, outreach, and support programs offered at no cost to individuals and families for families facing the challenge of mental illness.
Contribute to the NAMI Mercer Fund for the Future
NAMI Mercer, in partnership with the Princeton Area Community Foundation, established the NAMI Mercer Fund for the Future in 2015. A nonprofit account with a long-term investment horizon, Fund for the Future is a managed, strategic opportunity fund whose assets remain accessible to NAMI Mercer. Over time, our investment will support the hiring of additional staff, the expansion of facilities and resources, and the deepening of partnerships with other organizations to broaden and intensify our positive impact on the community.
Make a Commemorative Gift
NAMI Mercer dedicated a Giving Tree in December 2017 as a strategy for bolstering our long-term-sustainability. Donors who contribute significant gifts to the NAMI Mercer Fund for the Future will be recognized with a leaf. To obtain a leaf on the Giving Tree.
Have you considered including NAMI Mercer in your will? A bequest is a mechanism through which you choose to leave a specific amount, percentage, or remainder of your estate's assets to NAMI Mercer.
Appreciated Property and Gift of Life Insurance
Gifts of appreciated property such as stocks, mutual funds, bonds, IRA's, retirement plans, and some real estate provide another way to contribute to NAMI Mercer. At the same time, you may receive significant tax benefits. Another way to give is to name NAMI Mercer as the beneficiary of your life insurance policy.
Matching Gifts from Employers
Some companies match the charitable contributions of their employees, retirees, and/or spouses. Please take a moment to contact your personnel or human resources department to request a matching gift form. Send us the form with your donation. We will complete the form and return it to your company. In past years, matching gift programs have contributed thousands of dollars to NAMI Mercer.
United Way Donor Option
When making your yearly gift to the United Way, you have the opportunity to direct all or a portion of your contribution to NAMI Mercer. Our donor option number is 017126#.
The AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the price of your purchases to your charity of choice. To make NAMI Mercer your beneficiary:
1. Use your Internet browser to visit smile.amazon.com on your computer, phone, or tablet.
2. Sign in using your amazon.com account email and password.
3. On your first visit to smile.amazon.com, you will be prompted to select a charitable organization to receive donations.
4. Amazon will confirm your selection by email and automatically make a donation on all your future eligible purchases. You will be able to see how much NAMI Mercer has benefited from your own purchases and how much NAMI Mercer has received overall.
For more information about any of these Giving Options, please contact:
Director of Development