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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

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 Peggy at peggy@dsconnection.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 kshama@dsconnection.org.

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 kshama@dsconnection.org.

Hold a Fundraiser to Benefit the Connection

We are looking for businesses that will throw a benefit in our name. Some ways to do this are to hold a charity golf tournament, auction or crab feed to name a few. Have ideas? Please call us or email dscba@dsconnection.org.

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 Calendar for upcoming events.

Sign Up for the eScrip Program

eScrip is an easy way to give back to the Connection! Just register your grocery, debit or credit cards at merchants such as Safeway, Macy's, Nordstrom or eBay for example. A portion of your purchase will be donated to the Connection. Find out about eScrip here.

Use Goodsearch.com, Goodshop.com and Smile.Amazon.com

Choose the Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area at www.goodsearch.com and start your search engines running! The more you use this site as your search engine, powered by Yahoo, the more money the DSCBA raises. When you are shopping online, use www.goodshop.com and smile.amazon.com and we will receive a percentage of your purchase price every time you buy! Just be sure to choose us.