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Support ASEF

The Ayer Shirley Education Foundation (ASEF) is a volunteer-based, non-profit charitable organization committed to augmenting the educational excellence in the Ayer Shirley Regional School District (ASRSD) by providing additional funds and resources via private and corporate donations. The Ayer Shirley Education Foundation operates independently of the Ayer Shirley Regional School’s budget. It maintains an independent Board of Directors – open to community members, educators, business leaders and parent volunteers -- who set the strategic course for the foundation.

Individual donations

Your tax-deductible donation to the Ayer Shirley Education Foundation helps fund teachers and programs in the Ayer Shirley Regional School District. Every gift, no matter how large or small, makes a difference. The Ayer Shirley Education Foundation is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax deductible. Thank you for your support.

Employer Matching Programs

Many companies have matching gift programs where the company will match an employee’s contribution to a 501(c)(3) corporation. ASEF, a non-profit educational charity, is a 501(c)(3) corporation and is therefore eligible for matching gift contributions from companies that have such a program. Some of the information that employers ask for in matching gifts is:

  • Charity Name: Ayer Shirley Education Foundation
  • Description of Charity: The Foundation funds system wide initiatives and creative new projects to enhanced the educational experiences of the Ayer Shirley Regional School District.
  • Tax ID (EIN): 20-1862968
  • Address: PO Box 502 Ayer, MA 01432
  • Contact Email Address: ASEFObscureEmail
  • Web Site: www.ayershirleyeducationfoundation.org
If your company asks for additional information for matching gifts, please contact us.

Other ways to help...

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Amazon Smile will donate 0.5% of your purchases, at no cost to you, to the Ayer Shirley Education Foundation, when you designate us your charity of choice and make all of your purchases through smile.amazon.com (same products and prices as the regular amazon.com.)

While the shopping experience is the same, you MUST shop via smile.amazon.com in-order for ASEF to receive a donation. Please change your bookmarks.

What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Ayer Shirley Education Foundation every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to ASEF.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?
To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to AmazonSmile to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

Which products on AmazonSmile are eligible for charitable donations?
Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Recurring Subscribe-and-Save purchases and subscription renewals are not currently eligible.

Can I use my existing Amazon.com account on AmazonSmile?
Yes, you use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

How do I select ASEF as the organization I wish to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?
On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make on AmazonSmile will result in a donation.

Volunteer with ASEF

Volunteering is a great opportunity to support ASEF! We appreciate help from both individuals and groups, so please sign up to volunteer.