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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Find answers to some of the questions you may have regarding Tyler's House here. We’ve addressed some of the most common ones below, but if something isn’t clear feel free to contact us. We’ll be happy to assist you in any way possible.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

  1. Homeowners in:

    • Glendale, Peoria, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Goodyear, El Mirage, Surprise, Sun City, Sun City West & surrounding areas in Arizona (Including Low-Income Families (TANF), Families Fostering Children, Low-Income Residents, Seniors with a Fixed Income & Individuals with chronic illness or disability.)

  2. Have a home repair need that significantly affects overall well-being and safety, including social determinants of health. Examples include: Unsafe Electrical, a broken A/C, a home without a working shower or toilet, etc. 

  3. Must show an inability to cover the cost. (Up to 150% of FPL)

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   4. Must show effort to access alternative funding options, that might include (click on the program title to be directed to site):

HOW MUCH OF MY DONATION DIRECTLY SUPPORTS THE CAUSE?

 

Tyler's House team members and board members are all volunteers & are not paid for their service.  Therefore 100% of donations go directly to support the cause. If Tyler's House becomes too large to manage with our volunteer team, we may consider hiring employees in the future.

HOW CAN I HELP?

There are 3 ways to help

  1. Share our story with others who may want to help.

  2. Become a giving partner or a construction partner.

Giving Partner

Platinum

  • Yearly Donation of $1,500+

  • Monthly Sponsorship of $125+

Gold

  • Yearly Donation of $1,000+

  • Monthly Sponsorship of $85+

Friend

  • Any donation, any time

Construction Partner

  • Board-vetted and approved construction partners are licensed, bonded, and agree to complete work at a discounted rate.

IS FUNDING GUARANTEED?

Funding is available because of the generosity of our donors & partners, therefore assistance is limited to availability.  

 

IS MY DONATION TAX DEDUCTIBLE?

YES! As a non-profit foundation your donations are tax deductible! AND... Because Tyler's House is Recognized as a Qualified Charitable Organization (QCO) your donation is eligible for a tax credit! See The Arizona Department of Revenue Site for additional information regarding this tax benefit. 

 

WHY SHOULD I DONATE TO TYLER'S HOUSE?

We've all seen Go Fund Me's or families trying to gather funds to help. That's great, but the benefit of giving to Tyler's House is that you know your donation will go exactly where you want it to & it will be tax deductible. 

 

I KNOW SOMEONE THAT NEEDS HELP, CAN I COORDINATE A FUNDRAISER WITH TYLER'S HOUSE?

Yes! As long as the individual meets our criteria, we'd love to partner with you! Reach out to us to discuss it!

 

HOW DOES PAYMENT HAPPEN & WHO COMPLETES THE REPAIRS?

Tyler's House partners with reputable, skilled & generous contractors who agree to complete the repairs at a significantly discounted rate. Tyler's House pays the contractors directly so that there is no question about how the donation was spent.

 

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE QUALITY OF THE REPAIRS?

Tyler's House only partners with licensed, bonded, and vetted contractors. Each contractor is independently responsible for providing quality workmanship. Tyler's House does not take responsibility for the repairs.

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