How to Make a Donation

The Hometown Education Foundation (HEF) is seeking your donation to financially support the poor students in China to finish their basic elementary to high school education and then college education. Your donation will make a big positive impact on these needy kids, some of them are even less than 10 years old and most are pre or early teens. Your donation is tax deductible in the United States. We will send you a receipt with HEF's tax exempt number (EIN number).

The Hometown Education Foundation is officially recognized by the IRS as a public charity. It means that we can receive your company's matching donation if your company has a gift-matching program. Most big companies have such a program. Please check with your company about it. Thanks.

Please make your donation by writing a check payable to The Hometown Education Foundation (HEF), and send it to

Hometown Education Foundation
c/o Tonghai Yang
9 W. Geneva Cir.
Madison, WI 53717

or simply use Paypal/Credit Card (left) to make a donation (very simple).

We will update the donor list on the web periodically (together with donation amount) to show our appreciation of your generous help and the openness of the process. If you prefer to keep your donation anonymous, please let us know. We will keep it that way.

If you prefer personal contact, we can make arrangements for you to sponsor one or more students. We hope this will bring you even more personal satisfaction by seeing, first hand, how much of a difference your contribution makes. Here is your suggested annual contribution:

$80+ to sponsor an elementary school student for a year (we give the student 600 Yuan RMB),

$100+ to sponsor a middle school student for a year (we give the student 800 Yuan RMB) , and

$200 to sponsor a high school student for a year (we give the student 1200 Yuan RMB).

$200-800 to sponsor a college student for a year (your choice).

It is very simple, just let Dr. Yang ( know how many students you want to sponsor, what, if any, preference, you have, he will choose candidates and send you their files for you to choose. We will give the money to the sponsored student and inform him/her of your support. We will report his/her progress to you. If you like, you are more than welcome to be direct contact with them. Your communication is an extra inspiration and encouragement to them! A little support makes a real difference and it inspires.

Again your help is greatly appreciated and will make a huge impact on the needy young lives. If you have any question, please feel free to contact me at or (608)770-3229.

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