Deaf Project

It's Easier Than Ever to Donate

The Deaf Education And Families Project is part of The California State University Northridge Foundation, a non-profit 501.3(c) organization (Tax ID: 95-6196006).

We accept gifts directly. If you'd like to contribute to the Deaf Education And Families Project, please include your gift in a letter to:

Rachel Friedman Narr (Project Coordinator),
Deaf Education And Families Project,
California State University
Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8265.

Donation Options:

1) Online with a credit card

 Direct my gift to: in the dropdown menu, select OTHER. Under Gift Information, in the Special Instructions box, please designate Deaf Education And Families Project, Special Education.

2) Mail in with a check:

Make checks payable to CSUN Foundation: Deaf Education And Families Project.

3) Through the United Way:

Tax ID #95-6196006 California State University Northridge Foundation. 
SPECIFY Deaf Education And Families Project.

Let us know you've designated Deaf Education And Families Project at the recipient of your United Way Contribution --> email:

When you specify, your donation will go directly toward assisting families who have children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.

Your Donation SUPPORTS: 


  • One day Family-centered Retreat (2013, theme “Fathers”)     


  • We host THREE ASL Classes for Families (36 2-hours sessions annually)


  • Family Fun Days: We would like to provide 1/ month in Southern California.      
  • Workshops for families and medical professionals (costs vary depending on location and facilitator)

All of our programs are free to families, often including trilingual interpreting, lunches, honorariums for facilitators, transportation for families in need.

For more information, please contact Rachel Friedman Narr

THANK YOU to the following Contributors

Sorenson Impact Foundation

The Janis & Alan Menken Foundation


Many individuals and families who generously share their giving annually.