Ways to Support Redwood Christian Schools

Redwood Christian Schools is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Gifts of Cash

Most contributions to Redwood Christian Schools are cash gifts, entitling you to a tax benefit through itemized deductions. You can make an online gift via the button on the left, or you may send a check payable to Redwood Christian Schools to the following address:

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4200 James Ave.
Castro Valley, CA 94546


Matching Gifts

Corporate Match ButtonWhether you make a gift of cash or stock, your employer may offer a matching gift program that will leverage your contribution to Redwood Christian Schools.  Some companies match their employee’s gift at 100%, some at a lower percentage; however, all matches benefit Redwood Christian Schools.   Click the button to find out if your employer has a matching gift program and double your gift. If your company offers a matching gift program but is not listed as one of our current partners, please contact our Director of Advancement so we can investigate their application requirement and add them as an RCS partner.

A Small Sample of Matching Gift Partners:
Hewlett Packard
Wells Fargo


Merchant Giving Programs

Support RCS with eScripSupport Redwood Christian Schools by using eScrip. Sign up or sign in at www.escrip.com. Click on the Shop Online button at the upper right-hand corner. Shop your favorite brands at online retailers to automatically earn for RCS.


amazon smile buttonWhen you shop through Amazon Smile, Amazon gives 0.5% to RCS on eligible purchases. Your first time shopping you may need to confirm Redwood Christian Schools as your designated charity.


box-tops-for-educationBox Tops for Education gives 10 cents to RCS for every box top collected. Simply clip them off of the boxes of the products you buy and send them to RCS. You can mail them to any office or drop them off in person.


Payroll Deductions

Workplace giving makes contributing to Redwood Christian Schools easy.  You pick the total gift amount and your employer forwards your scheduled gift to RCS.  Currently, the following companies partner with RCS for payroll deduction contributions.

Independent Charities of America/Vehicle Donations
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Local Independent Charities of America
Redwood Christian Schools
United Way of the Bay Area



Redwood Christian Schools appreciates and welcomes gifts-in-kind.  The donor, through appraisal or market comparisons, determines the fair market value of the gift.


Planned Gifts

Planned gifts provide donors with important tax deductions and offer funding assurance to RCS for the future.  Contact our Director of Advancement at 510-889-7526 for more information.


Gifts of Stock

Gifts of stock that have grown in value can be given to Redwood Christian Schools with no capital gains tax paid by the donor. Donors can take a charitable deduction on their federal income tax for the market value of securities at the time of stock transfer.


Real Estate

Gifts of real estate, including land, commercial and residential properties, may offer exceptional tax benefits for donors while supporting Redwood Christian Schools.


Vehicle Donations

Vehicle donations can be made through careasy.org or by calling 1-877-999-8322.