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
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 Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donate a Auction Item to the Annual Gala
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 Kshama at email@example.com.
Donate Your Vehicle
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hold a Fundraiser to Benefit the Connection
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 email@example.com.
Attend a Fundraising Event
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.
Use Amazon Smile
When you are shopping on Amazon, use smile.amazon.com and we will receive a percentage of your purchase price every time you buy! Just sign up at the link above and every time you go to shop on Amazon, start first at Amazon Smile. There is no additional cost to you.
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org