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Ways to donate

We are asking every Ladera household to consider a charitable gift of $3,000 towards this community project (equivalent to $150 annually over 20 years). 

❏ $3,000 suggested donation for Ladera residents

❏ $5,000 to be listed on the donor wall

❏ $10,000 or more to join the Leadership Circle for special recognition

❏ Other - any amount you donate helps to ensure the LRD for future generations

 All donors will be acknowledge in the Crier. To join the leadership Circle, please visit

There are multiple ways to make your donation:

1)     Check made payable to "Ladera Recreation District"

Drop off or mail to 150 Andeta Way, Portola Valley, CA 94028

2)     Pay by credit card  (Please consider adding 3% to your donation to cover credit card fees.)             Also, we do not accept AmEX.

3)     Stock Transfer/Appreciated Securities

Contact LRD board president Bob Felderman ( to make a stock transfer or to ask any questions about the process. 

A Fidelity Brokerage account is set up to accept stock transfers as donations to the LRD Account 

To view a pdf on how to donate stock to the LRD, please click HERE

4)     Donor Advised Funds (the LRD EIN # is 32-0276019)

5)     Corporate Match Programs

The LRD is eligible through many corporate matching programs and platforms such as Benevity. We have received employer matches from Apple, Oracle, Google and others. (Please reach out to Sue Suesser with any questions, (

The Ladera Recreation District is a 170 (c)(1) entity. Charitable contributions to governmental units are tax-deductible under section 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code if made for a public purpose. (  Please consult your own tax advisor for tax advice.