How to Give

Your gift can include cash, checks, debit or credit card payments, PayPal payments, and other assets.

Does your employer have a matching gift program? You may even be eligible if you are retired. Please request a matching gift from your employer and send it completed and signed with your gift. We will do the rest. You may even be eligible as a retiree.

The Amity & Woodbridge Historical Society’s Federal Tax ID # is 06-6061829.

Giving Online

Giving online is fast, safe, and supports AWHS immediately. You can use any major credit or debit card or your PayPal account to make a one-time donation or set up a recurring gift.

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You can mail your check or money order to:

Amity & Woodbridge Historical Society
1907 Litchfield Turnpike
Woodbridge, CT 06525


To initiate the conversation by email, please write to


We love chatting with our donors. To make your gift by phone, please call 203-768-1029


Contribute to Preserving Woodbridge History

The Amity & Woodbridge Historical Society is an independent non-profit that depends on grants and private funding to fulfill its mission. Your contribution is vital to the future of our organization. Thank you for supporting your community and helping to preserve our shared history.

Gifts of Cash

To make a cash donation, you may use our easy and secure PayPal payment system by clicking on the blue button below or to the right. You may also send direct payment by check, made payable to AWHS. Please send to:

1907 Litchfield Turnpike
Woodbridge, CT 06525.

Gifts of IRA Assets

Please consider making a gift to the AWHS with a distribution directly from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA). Americans over age 70½ can distribute up to $100,000 per calendar year from an IRA, tax-free. For those obligated to take a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD), this Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) to the AWHS or other qualified organization counts toward your RMD but would not be included in your gross income for tax purposes.

Appreciated Securities

We accept of gifts of appreciated securities. Please contact or call 203-768-5029 to obtain wire instructions.

Gifts of Personal Property

Many of the items in our collection have been given to us by individuals who want to share something of historical importance. You may own a Woodbridge artifact that will help us to preserve the experiences of your ancestors while educating others about some facet of Woodbridge's past.

Please Note: The AWHS can only accept items with a direct relationship to the town of Woodbridge or of Amity Parish.

Please email us to begin a conversation about donating a Woodbridge artifact at or call 203-768-5029.


Please consider making a bequest to the Amity & Woodbridge Historical Society.  If the AWHS is in your estate plans or if you are considering naming the AWHS as a beneficiary of your retirement plan, please let us know!