Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between donating and becoming a member?

Membership is fixed at $40 per year. A small portion of the membership contribution goes to support the NAMI National organization. The majority of the membership fee goes to support NAMI Hawaii. 

The donation amount is not fixed, allowing you to contribute any amount directly to NAMI Hawaii.

If I donate more than $40, will I become a member of NAMI Hawaii?

It's your choice. If you select the membership check box on the donation form, the first $35 of your donation will go towards your NAMI membership. If you would prefer to make a donation without joining NAMI, just leave the checkbox unselected.

Are donations to NAMI Hawaii tax deductible?

Yes. NAMI Hawaii is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, your contribution is tax deductible according to the law.

Is my financial transaction secure?

Yes. NAMI National processes your membership contribution securely. Donations made directly to NAMI Hawaii are processed securely by Paypal.

Do I need to join Paypal to make a donation?

No. You can use any major credit card to make your donation. You may use Paypal if you prefer.