In this FAQ section, we've compiled a curated list of questions frequently posed by our community, filmmakers, and supporters. Whether you're curious about our film projects, collaborative opportunities, funding processes, or any other facet of our nonprofit's work, you've come to the right place. We recognize the importance of clear communication in the world of filmmaking and are committed to providing you with the insights you seek
Yes, all donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law, as long as no goods or services were exchanged. You will receive an email confirmation immediately after submitting your donation, and this email can serve as a receipt for tax purposes. For more information, visit IRS Publication 1771 Substantiation and Disclosure Requirements.
About my contribution
As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, Just Like You Films relies solely on the support of people like you. 100% of your contribution goes to Just Like You Films and enables us to tell the story of people with anxiety disorders, depression, food allergies, facial anomalies, Type 1 diabetes, burns, cancer, autism and Down syndrome. The majority of our library of films are available free of charge, due to the generosity of our supporters.* Donate and join us in the kindness movement. *Just Like You - Anxiety + Depression is available for purchase Video on Demand. Click here for more info.
How else can I help Just Like You Films?
Volunteer to host a screening! If you are interested in hosting a screening event at your home, school, business or community group, contact us and we would love to make it happen. If you are interested, contact us using the form above and let us know you would like to host a screening, and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.
How do I make a recurring donation?
To make your donation a monthly donation, simply select the "Monthly Donation" option during checkout.
How do I update or cancel my monthly donation?
You can cancel or modify or cancel your monthly donation at any time. If you would like to make a change, please email email@example.com or call 913.240.4269.
How do I make a donation over the phone or by mail?
You can make a donation over the phone Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. CST. To do so, please call 913.240.4269. You can also send a check or money order payable to JLYF: Just Like You Films, 7301 Mission Rd #321, Prairie Village, KS 66208. We do not advise sending cash through the mail, as funds can be lost in transit.
Where is my donation receipt?
You will receive an email confirmation after submitting your online donation. This email serves as your donation receipt. You can print or save the email as proof of receipt for tax purposes. You can also request a physical (paper) acknowledgement of your gift through the mail.
Your sponsorship will enable Just Like You Films to distribute its current library around the world and continue creating powerful films that address relevant and important topics.
By sponsoring Just Like You Films, you will be joining a movement that has reached over 1.2 million people, in 320 countries, and partners with national organizations such as AMC Theatres, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Operation Smile, Leukemia Lymphoma Society, Phoenix Society, The Hannah Storm Foundation and more. From national educational video on demand platforms like Kanopy, ClickView and Learn 360, to theatrical distribution, you will be helping reach a global audience with a message of compassion and acceptance.