Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find a list of commonly asked questions.

Our Tax ID number is 83-1601484.

Yes, cash donations are tax deductible.

Make a secure online donation by visiting our website. We also except donations via VENMO, Paypal, Benevity and Network for Good or you can mail us a check to Muindi Foundation, 1769 Hillsdale Avenue #54066, San Jose, CA 95154.

Muindi Foundation welcomes donations such as new adult coats/jackets, underwear, socks, tents, backpacks, sleeping bags, mylar blankets, hand warmers, hygiene and toiletries items. For a complete list of items, please contact us at

Simply register vis online application and attend a Volunteer Orientation.

You will only receive an email confirmation if there is space available for the event. If you did not receive an email confirmation you are not registered for the event and have been placed on the waitlist.

Yes, We ask that everyone attend an Orientation so that we can give you an overview of the agency and answer any questions you may have.

Yes, Adult volunteers must be at least 18 years old. High school “Building Leaders and Mentors” volunteers must be at least 15 years old. Muindi Foundation’s, “Building Leaders and Mentors” program was specifically designed for exceptional high school students ages 15 – 18 in good standing with a minimum of a 3.5 GPA. Our team will train a selected number of high school students to serve as tutors and mentors to our disadvantaged kids, grades 1- 3. To sign up to be a tutor/mentor volunteer, please click here.

You can use your online account to register or make changes for volunteer events, view your donations, track your volunteer hours, and update your personal information.

Yes. We have set times for each event. First time Muindi Foundation Volunteer must attend a 30-minute orientation prior to attending their first volunteer event.

No, Each event on our website will have a brief description and you have an opportunity to register for events you are interested in.

No, We do not take walk-ins. We ask that everyone pre-register for a schedule event 3-days before the date of the event so that we can plan accordingly and be ready for you.

Yes. You will be able to track your hours online, and we can sign off on them when needed. Please see contact us at to discuss court-ordered offenses we accept.

Yes, try using the forgot my password link at our portal sign in, and instructions on how to change your password. Contact the if you still need help with your password.

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