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Make a difference for children and families

Every child has a right to a safe and nurturing childhood. But for many children, sexual abuse is an all-too-common occurrence. In the U.S., one in five girls and one in eight to ten boys are sexually abused. It doesn’t have to be this way.

Together we can change the statistics. We know child sexual abuse is preventable. And we know that responsible adults are in the best position to keep children safe from harm.

Stop It Now! prevents child sexual abuse by giving adults, families and communities the tools they need to take action and protect children, especially before they are harmed. We need your help to continue delivering resources, providing support, and caring for children. 

Give with confidence

Stop It Now! is a tax-exempt, charitable organization under IRS Code Section 501(c)(3). Our tax ID number is 04-3150129 and your gifts are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

We value your support - and use it wisely to maximize its impact. In our most recent fiscal year, 81% of contributions supported program activities in Help Services, Prevention Education, Technical Assistance & Training, and Prevention Advocacy. 
Our audited statements and IRS tax filings are publicly available. To view our IRS Form 990, visit www.Guidestar.org and search "Stop It Now, Inc." or our tax ID number (04-315012).

We undergo regular independent reviews to certify, document, and demonstrate that it meets high standards of public and fiscal accountability, and program cost-effectiveness. Stop It Now! qualifies annually as a member of several charity federations, state employee workplace giving campaigns, and the U.S. government's Combined Federal Campaign. Stop It Now! also has a 23 year track record of grants from major foundations and public agencies.

What your gift means

Your gift helps adults and communities better care for children by providing vital information, practical tools, specialized resources, and guidance to parents, professionals and all concerned adults. Make your gift go further, and become a sustaining donor. Here are some examples of how your monthly or one-time contribution can help: 

  • $15 publishes one new Advice Column each month.
  • $25 insures that 800 concerned adults find our Warning Signs of Sexual Abuse online.
  • $50 opens the Helpline for two extra hours each month. 
  • $150 adds chat services for our Helpline for a month. 
  • $500 creates a monthly online education and prevention forum.
  • $1000 funds a part-time Helpline Consultant for a month. 

How to give

Online: Make a one-time gift or set-up automatic monthly donations through Classy

Mail: Download, print and mail your completed Donation Form with check (payable to "Stop It Now!") or credit card information. Our mailing address is 351 Pleasant St., Suite B-319, Northampton MA 01060.

Matching gifts: Does your company have a matching gifts program? Many do so check out how you can increase the impact of your gift with the help of your employer. Contact your employer for a matching gift form and mail the completed form to us along with your donation.

Named gift: Celebrate a birthday, promotion at work or special accomplishment by making a named gift in someone's honor! A donation can be used to congratulate or honor special events or people in your life. Your gift to keep children safe is a meaningful way to remember someone or express thanks. We will notify the honored person with a card and your good wishes.

Questions? To discuss other giving options or to make donations in-kind, of stock or by bequest, please contact us directly by phone (413.587.3500 ext. 2) or by email.

Federal and Military Workplace Giving

Since 2004, Stop It Now! has continued to meet the strict standards for national program coverage and low administrative costs required for participation in the world's largest workplace giving program - the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) for employees of the US Federal Government. Federal, Military or Postal Service employees can join thousands of others who want to keep children safe from sexual abuse. Please designate your support to us under our alternate business name, the Child Sex Abuse Prevention and Protection Center (Stop It Now!) CFC #12223.

State Employee Workplace Giving

Stop It Now! participates in state employee charity drives in selected states under our alternate business name, Child Sex Abuse Prevention and Protection Center. Contact us to find out if we participate in your state employee giving campaign.

Women, Children and Family Service Charities of America

Stop It Now! is a member of the Women, Children and Family Service Charities of America (WCFS) - a coalition of some of the country's most reputable national charitable organizations.

Independent Charities of America (ICA)

Stop It Now! is a qualified member of Independent Charities of America (ICA). The ICA Seal of Excellence indicates that Stop It Now! has undergone a rigorous independent review to certify, document, and demonstrate that it meets the highest standards of public accountability, and program and cost effectiveness. Of the million charitable organizations operating in the U.S., Stop It Now! is one of fewer than 2,000 that have been awarded the ICA Seal.