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  1. What can I expect after I donate to your ministries?

    Upon making a contribution to The Upper Room and providing a mailing address, you will receive in the mail a printed acknowledgement letter, which includes IRS tax information. If you give online, you will receive immediately an email confirmation as well as a printed acknowledgement letter. If you would like to receive acknowledgements or annual tax receipts only through email, please contact The Upper Room Development Office. As a donor, your contact information will only be used to receive direct mail communications and acknowledgements and/or email communications directly from the Upper Room Development Office. You can opt out of receiving mailings at any time by emailing our Development Office or calling us at 877-899-2781, ext. 7530, or 615-340-7530.

  2. What is your Tax ID number?

    Our EIN# is 62-0475840.

  3. What do you do with my donor information? Is it secure?

    All donor and donation information is securely stored in our donor database, DonorPerfect; and any and all payment information (i.e. credit cards, bank accounts, etc.) is processed, encrypted, and stored in our integrated SafeSave electronic payment gateway. This gateway is PCI compliant and uses a secure and encrypted Internet connection to transmit and store sensitive cardholder data. All donor information is protected and is never shared with outside third-party entities. We do not and will never sell your information. As a donor, your contact information is only used to receive direct mail communications and acknowledgements and/or email communications directly from The Upper Room Development Office. You can opt out of receiving mailings at any time by emailing our Development Office or calling us at 877-899-2781, ext. 7061, or 615-340-7061.

  4. Do you have a privacy policy?

    Yes. You can read it here.
    We keep your personal information private and secure. When you make a payment through our webforms, you provide your name, contact information, payment information, and additional information related to your transaction. We use this information to process your payment and to ensure your payment is correctly credited to your account.

  5. I didn't mean to donate that amount or make a recurring gift. How can I get a refund or stop my gift?

    Please contact Ben Crumbley, our donor services manager. Email Ben or call him at 877-899-2781, ext. 7061, or 615-340-7061.

  6. I have a question about my gift acknowledgement or annual tax receipt.

    Please email our Development Office or call us at 877-899-2781, ext. 7530, or 615-340-7530.

  7. I have a question about recurring donations.

    You can find out more about recurring gifts by reading about the Upper Room Fellowship Circle. If your question is still not answered, please contact Amy Skerratt, our donor relations manager. Email Amy or call her at 877-899-2781, ext. 7212, or 615-340-7212.

  8. I am having trouble giving online, whom do I contact for support?

    Please contact Ben Crumbley, our donor services manager. Email Ben or call him at 877-899-2781, ext. 7061, or 615-340-7061.

  9. I need to update my credit card/bank account payment information

    Please email our Development Office or call us 877-899-2781, ext. 7061, or 615-340-7061.

  10. What shows up on my statement?

    When you give online or over the phone using a credit card, debit card, or bank account, your bank statement will read “UPPER ROOM MINISTRIES 615-3407061 TN US.”

  11. I would like to donate to a ministry of The Upper Room not present on your website.

    Please email our Development Office or call us at 877-899-2781, ext. 7212, or 615-340-7212.

  12. I need to update my contact information (address, email, or phone number).

    Please email our Development Office or call us at 877-899-2781, ext. 7530, or 615-340-7530.

  13. How can I make a bequest to The Upper Room?

    Download our bequest brochure. If you need additional information, please contact Amy Skerratt, donor relations manager, for The Upper Room. Email Amy or call her at 877-899-2781, ext. 7212, or 615-340-7212.

  14. I would like to give through a trust or donor advise fund. What information do I need?

    You may need the following information.
    Tax ID#: 62-0475840
    Charity Contact Name: Sherry Elliott, Executive Director of Development
    Charity Contact Phone: 615-340-7520
    Charity Formal Name: The Upper Room, Inc.
    Charity Formal Address: 1908 Grand Avenue Nashville TN 37212
    Please send all donations to our secure Post Office Lockbox at PO Box 305150, Nashville, TN 37230-9891.

  15. I would like to receive email communications from the Development Office to learn more about the impact of my donations.

    You can sign up here.

  16. How can I unsubscribe from your email list or be removed from your direct mail list?

    You can unsubscribe from donor email communications by clicking “manage my preferences” in your latest email from The Upper Room Development Office or you can email us or call us at 877-899-2781, ext. 7530, or 615-340-7530.

  17. I am a chaplain and have a question or would like to learn more about The Upper Room Chaplains' Ministry.

    Please contact Amy Skerratt, our donor relations manager. Email Amy or call her at 877-899-2781, ext. 7212, or 615-340-7212.

  18. Do you have a question that is not addressed here?

    Please email our Development Office or call us at 877-899-2781, ext. 7530, or 615-340-7530.

  19. Do you have a story or testimony about how The Upper Room has touched your life or helped create daily life with God with someone close to you?

    Please contact Nicole Curtis, our communications manager. Email Nicole or call her at 877-899-2781, ext. 7236, or 615-340-7236.

Annual Donor Report

2019 Annual Donor Report

Donor Newsletters

Spring 2020 Donor Newsletter

Winter 2019 Donor Newsletter

Throughout my Walk I experienced the presence of the Risen One in the devotional spaces as well as in times of teaching, meditation, and prayer. The communion with brothers, experienced in the daily sharing at the table and in the Word, generated deep bonds of brotherhood.” 

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