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Ways to Give

There are many ways you can donate to the Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area, including many non-cash options. Simply donating your time to help with one of our events is a tremendous help to our organization, and we are appreciative of any support we receive from you. Listed below are suggested ways to help support our cause. If you have any questions or additional methods of donating, please contact us at (925) 362-8660. For your reference, our Tax ID number is 91-1904304. 



Corporate Giving and Matching Gift Programs

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Sign up for your corporate giving program at work, which can automatically be taken out of your paycheck. Did you know that some companies even have matching programs? This is a great way to double your gift and impact. Need help with your form? Contact Farhana farhana@dscba.org

Donate a Auction Item to the Annual Gala

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This is a great opportunity to showcase your business products and services or to give a great tax-deductible item to be auctioned at one of our events. Some popular past items are wine packages, vacation homes, sports memorabilia, fine art, jewelry, spa packages, etc. Have something to give? Contact Melissa at events@dscba.org.

Donate Your Vehicle

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The proceeds we receive from your donated vehicle are very helpful to us. The process is fast and easy. Don’t sell it. Donate it. Simply call 1-(888)-686-4483 or fill out this form to start the process.

Sponsor an Event

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Sponsor an event at a level that works for you. You can publicize, advertise, have a booth or show off your company logo while giving to a worthwhile cause. Interested in being a sponsor for an upcoming event? Contact Kshama at kshama@dscba.org.

Hold a Fundraiser to Benefit the Connection

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We are looking for businesses that will host a benefit in our name. Some ways to do this are to organize a charity golf tournament, auction or crab feed to name a few. Have ideas? Please call us at (925) 362-8660 x101 or email info@dscba.org.

Attend a Fundraising Event

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We would love to see you at our fundraisers, such as the annual Gala or the Step Up for Down Syndrome walk.  Your participation and support make a huge difference, and our events are a lot of fun! Check our Community Events Page for upcoming events.

Legacy Giving

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Do you have an estate plan? Consider leaving a legacy gift to the DSCBA to continue our mission for future families.Talk to your Estate Planning Attorney if you are interested in setting up a legacy gift.

Donor Advised Fund

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This is like having a philanthropic checking account where you can designate tax-deductible giving to charities of your choice. Talk to your financial advisor and consider the DSCBA when planning.

Create a Birthday Facebook Fundraiser

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Consider giving your friends the opportunity of giving you a gift that benefits the DSCBA by posting a fundraiser on your Facebook wall. Need help? Email laura@dscba.org

Got Stocks

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You can donate your stocks directly to us for a year-end tax break. Just coordinate this transaction with us by calling Karen at 925-362-8660 x101. Email: karen@dscba.org