How to Make a Donation

Sponsorship Donations

For the 2021 school year:
Sponsors are asked to donate $330 annually per student for primary students (Grade 8 and below), and $549 annually per student for high school students (Form 1-4). Sponsors may make one annual payment or split the donation amount into monthly or 3 trimester payments.  
  • Monthly Payments: $27.50/month for primary students; $45.75/month for high school
  • Trimester Payments: $110/payment for primary students; $183/payment for high school
   ​᠎᠎᠎᠎        *Trimester payments are due before March 5, June 5 and October 5.
*If your sponsorship donation includes more than the designated amount listed above, please email Karen Lau ( with your preference on how you would like the extra amount to be used. Unless specified, donations received beyond the designated sponsorship amount will be applied where it's needed the most in the ministry.  

Other Donations

Additional donations are welcomed to cover general ministry costs incurred by our caregivers in Kenya and other additional needs. To help cover these costs and keep the ministry running, follow the payment instructions below.

Payment Options

ONLINE: Give online, by clicking on the appropriate link below.  Donations can be made as one-time payments or weekly, bi-weekly, monthly or twice monthly reoccurring payments.  
  ​᠎᠎᠎᠎       * For instructions on how to use the online donation tool, click HERE.    ​᠎

*Note: Donations for the Watoto Center are processed separately.  If you wish to make a donation toward the Watoto Center, click HERE.

BY CHECK: Checks should be made payable to UPPC with "Cherish" AND "sponsorship" or "where needed" on the memo line, and delivered in the special sponsorship envelope to: 

University Place Presbyterian Church
attn Cherish Meru
8101 27th St. W
University Place, WA 98466

*Please do not put donations into the offering plate. If the church office is closed, you may put your donation into the office door slot.    ​᠎᠎᠎᠎  

*Sponsorship envelopes are sent to donors once a year but can also be found in the CHERISH mailbox at UPPC.