Donation Opportunities & Donor Lists
The USC Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber relies heavily on contributions in order to
continue operating. Approximately 50% of it's operating budget must be
raised each year. There are many ways in which you can help to support
the USC Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber. Although monetary donations make up
the majority of the gifts we receive, donations of needed equipment,
supplies, and services are also welcome. Many diving companies support
the Chamber by graciously donating items for our annual Chamber Day
Raffle. Some of the ways you can support the USC Catalina Hyperbaric
Chamber are listed below:
Most of the donations we receive are from individuals who very generously
give what they can (Donation Form).
Dive Club Donations
Various Dive Clubs in Southern California set aside a portion of their funds
annually to help support the Chamber.
Payroll Deduction Programs
Some companies have payroll deduction programs which allow donations
to non-profit organizations. Check with your employer to see if they have set up a payroll deduction program
The United Way
One of the most well known payroll deduction donation program is The United Way.
If you wish to contribute to the Chamber through the United Way the Designee Codes are:
31856 in LA County & 210456 in Orange County
Foundation Matching Funds Programs
Some companies have foundations or programs which will
match contributions to non-profit organizations. Checking with your employer could help double your contribution.
Corporate Monetary Donations
While many companies help sponsor fund raising events like the Chamber
Day/Evening, the Avalon, and Two Harbor Clean-Ups, some companies directly contribute funds to the Chamber in
association with these fund raisers.
Participate in Fund Raising Events
There are various fund raising events that are held during the
year that the proceeds either fully or partially go to help fund the Chamber. Information and dates will be hot
linked to the following events as they are scheduled:
- Avalon Chocolate Gold Star Dive
- Avalon Underwater Clean-Up
- Chamber Day/Evening
- Two Harbors Underwater Clean-Up
Donations of Equipment, Supplies, or Services
The donation of Equipment, Supplies, and/or Services is highly valued.
Many companies donate equipment or services as raffle prizes for our
Chamber Day raffles. Other companies provide equipment or services that
can be used in chamber operations or is of benefit to the volunteer
Chamber is grateful for all the support it receives. A listing of the
various contributors, by year, can be found by clicking on the category
donation level above (the lists include contributors of funds,
equipment, services, and fund raising raffle items who received no
premium items for their contributions)