Contributions to the XGSC are always welcome and appreciated. Such funding helps insure that the center will continue to maintain a high standard of excellence in stock purity and species/strain preservation. Such contributions can be made by submitting checks to "The Xiphophorus Genetic Stock Center." The director of the XGSC can be directly contacted regarding such donations (see above). A formal receipt is promptly provided to the contributor(s) for tax purposes.