YOU CAN HELP, DONATE TODAY
Through your generosity, BHSN is able to provide essential services for children, youth, families and adults in to our community. Thank you for helping us transform care and enrich life.
Please consider making a gift today. Your support accelerates the discovery, development and delivery of life-changing therapies, services and resources, so our clients can find answers when none could be found before.
Ways to Donate:
As a nonprofit, Behavioral Health Services North, Inc. relies on generous, compassionate people to support our mission: improving care, strengthening individuals, families and community life by delivering healthcare and human services that provide an integrated continuum of essential, responsive and cost-effective care – one client at a time. Discover multiple ways you can give to BHSN today and in the future.
You can designate where you want your donation applied in the “Comment” section of form.
- General Contribution
- Annual Campaign
- Planned Giving/Charitable Bequest
- STOP Domestic Violence Program
- Therapeutic Foster Care
- Healthy Families
- By Phone: 518-563-8206, ext 139
- By Mail: 22 U.S. Oval, Suite 218, Plattsburgh, NY 12903
Frequently Asked Questions
A. It provides an easy, convenient way to donate to our mission, and reduces our fundraising costs. Plus, by donating with your credit card, you can use your credit card statement for taxes/receipts, earn credit card rewards, save time and reduce postage costs.
Q. HOW DOES ONLINE DONATION WORK?
A. Simply fill out all the fields on our secure donation form, click “Submit” and your donation will be processed immediately. A summary of the donation will appear on the screen for you to print, plus you will be emailed an acknowledgement.
Q. IS MY PERSONAL INFORMATION SAFE?
A. Yes, the service operates on a secure server and complies with Visa/MasterCard regulations for real-time credit card processing. Unless you’re participating in our Recurring Gifts program, your credit card information will not be kept on file. Your other personal information is entered into a security-protected donor management system that only authorized users may access.
Q. WHEN WILL MY CREDIT CARD BE CHARGED?
A. We use a real-time authorization service, so a charge will be seen on your account within 24 hours.
Q. WHAT IF MY CREDIT CARD IS AT THE LIMIT WHEN THE PAYMENT IS CHARGED?
A. This service depends on you having enough available credit for the charge to be accepted. If your credit card does not have enough available credit, the donation could be denied by your credit card company and your donation may not be made.
Q. WILL I RECEIVE A RECEIPT?
A. Yes. We will mail you an acknowledgement / thank-you for your records. You can also print the authorization information on the final screen after your donation. The donation will appear on your credit card statement.
Q. IS THERE A WAY TO LEAVE A LASTING GIFT TO BHSN?
A. Yes – glad you asked! A charitable bequest is the most common form of providing an ultimate gift to a charity. A bequest is a provision in a will where a gift or property is transferred from the estate to the charity. Here is sample language that you can use in your will:
“I give (____ dollars) or (a specific asset, such as securities, real estate or other property) or (all) or ( ___ percent of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate) to Behavioral Health Services North, in Plattsburgh, NY for (its general purposes) or (the following purpose: _____).
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