Ways to Give
Help Where It’s Needed Most
Your gifts will go where they make the biggest difference.
When you give to Where Needed Most, you will help children and adults with disabilities live, work, play and thrive. At The Arc, we have seen what happens when a family has access to resources, when people live where and how they choose, and when workers earn competitive wages in jobs that value their skills and abilities.
Your gifts will go where they make the biggest difference, meeting urgent needs that might otherwise go unmet. When you give, you change lives, families and communities.
To donate by mail, please complete the donation form. Your form and check payable to The Arc Central Chesapeake Region can be mailed to us at:
1332 Donald Ave
Severn, MD 21144
To donate by phone or to ask questions about donating money to The Arc Central Chesapeake Region, please call us at:
8:30am – 4:00pm
The Arc Central Chesapeake Region is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization. Contributions to The Arc Central Chesapeake Region are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
The Arc Central Chesapeake Region’s tax identification number is 52-6047882.
Help a family in need.
Your gift to the Family Fund helps struggling families where they need it most. Each year The Arc grants out over $25,000 to families in the community who are struggling to make ends meet. A Family Fund grant helps cover unfunded services like therapies, specialized medical equipment, respite care, camps, and more.
“It’s less of a financial stress for me, to know that I can reach out and get help. I do the best that I can. I keep a roof over my daughter’s head. I am insanely frugal so that I can support her. But, to know that there is funding for things that Medicaid doesn’t cover, for things that make such a difference in my daughter’s life, it’s just a huge burden off my shoulders. As a single mother, single resource household — you have no idea how much of a difference this makes to our family.”
Holly’s daughter, Angel is a sweet seven-year-old. She cannot walk. She cannot talk. And, she wasn’t able to engage with the world around her.
Holly, was able to apply for a grant from The Arc’s Family Fund to help pay for a universal stand for Angel’s eye-gaze technology. This tablet-like device tracks eye movement and empowers Angel to communicate with the world around her. Medicaid would only fund for a stand for Angel’s wheelchair. But Angel isn’t always in her wheelchair – she’s sometimes on the ground, or a hospital bed, or in her own bed. Then the technology doesn’t do her any good – she loses her voice.
Thanks to a grant from the Family Fund, Holly was able to get a universal stand so that Angel can have access to her eye-gaze technology – and her voice – at all times. Without the grant from the Family Fund, the $1,100 stand would have been completely out of reach.
Honor someone you love, by helping someone in need.
Celebrate special events, honor family members and friends, remember someone special, and recognize achievements and milestones. Your tribute will advance The Arc’s mission, and creates opportunities for children and adults with disabilities to live, work, play and ultimately thrive.
When a donation is received, the individual in whose honor it is given – or, in the case of a memorial gift, an individual of your choosing – will receive a card that acknowledges your contribution. Gift amounts are not shared.
Should you wish to include this information in an obituary, please feel free to use this wording: “In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to The Arc Central Chesapeake Region. Please make checks payable to The Arc Central Chesapeake Region and mail them to: DEVELOPMENT
1332 Donald Avenue
Severn, MD 21144.
Please include a note sharing that your gift is in memory of (Name).”
Donating your car helps someone with disabilities with the key to their independence.
Give someone with disabilities the key to independence. Do you have an old car, boat, or motorcycle that you need to get rid of? An unused vehicle is an opportunity to do some good for your community! The Arc can take it off your hands and turn it into cash to directly help children and adults with disabilities live, work, play and thrive.
Fill out this form online, or call 1-877-ARC-CAR-0. Make sure to choose The Arc Central Chesapeake Region as your local chapter. We’ll arrange for a convenient time to pick up or tow your donated vehicle and take care of all necessary paperwork.
Donating stocks is a great way to make an impact.
Donation of stocks allows The Arc to create more opportunities for children and adults with disabilities, and their families, to live, work, play and thrive. When you give, you change lives, families and communities. You can donate in three simple steps.
Send your stocks via electronic transfer (where your broker transfers shares using The Arc Central Chesapeake Regions DTC number). It is necessary for you to contact your broker to initiate the transfer. Download a sample broker letter here.
Send your securities. Ask your broker to send via Morgan Stanley.
C/O Robert Petty, Senior Vice President
410 Severn Avenue
Building B, Suite 211
Annapolis, MD 21403
DTC Number: 0015
Account Number: 675-896040-011
Tax Identification Number: 52-6047882
Give through your office or a matching gift.
Companies and employees are an important part of helping children and adults with disabilities live, work, play and thrive. When you donate through your workplace, you can make a difference in the community where you live and work.
Often, employers match your donation dollar for dollar – doubling the impact of your gift! Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions or volunteer hours made by their employees, retirees, and/or employees spouses.
Are you an employee of The Arc and would like to make a one-time donation or a reoccurring donation from your pay? Access the Employee Payroll Deduction Form here.
Participate in your workplace giving campaign.
Your company’s campaign: during a workplace giving campaign, companies give employees opportunities to donate to causes they care about. Ask your company how you can donate to The Arc Central Chesapeake Region.
Federal Employees: To designate The Arc Central Chesapeake Region in your Combined Federal Campaign, enter our CFC agency code 15998 on your campaign pledge form. Pledge to support The Arc Central Chesapeake Region during the Combined Federal Campaign.
State Employees: To designate The Arc Central Chesapeake Region in your Maryland Charity Campaign, enter our MCC agency code 8005 on your campaign pledge form.
Giving Through a Will
Explore how to give through your will, a charitable gift annuity, or trust.
Together we can build a brighter future and a stronger community where people with disabilities are included. In addition to fulfilling an important role in providing for the future financial security of your family and others, your will or living trust can continue to support children and adults with disabilities, to live, work, play and thrive.
Ways to Give Through Wills and Trusts:
- Make a gift of a specific amount. A gift of a particular amount may be designated for general use or to fund a special need.
- Provide for a gift of a particular property. Real estate, stocks and other items of value are examples of properties that can be used to fund charitable bequests.
- Designate that a percentage of your estate be given to The Arc Central Chesapeake Region through your will or living trust.
- Give the remainder, or residue, of your estate—that is, what remains after all other bequests to friends and loved ones are satisfied.
- Name charitable interests to receive a bequest in the event other heirs are not there to receive their legacies.
There is no limit on amounts deductible from federal gift and estate taxes for charitable gifts made by will or trust, so these taxes will not normally be due on assets given in this way. Estate taxes are also imposed by a number of states, and charitable gifts may be exempt from those taxes as well. To plan a charitable bequest, inform your attorney of your wishes when your will is being prepared and ask for advice regarding federal and state tax considerations and the best form for your gift.
If you decide to include a gift in your estate plans, our legal name is The Arc Central Chesapeake Region, Inc. and our tax ID number is 52-6047882.
If you have questions about leaving a legacy for The Arc in your will, please contact the development office at 410.384.4072, or email@example.com.
Other ways to give through your estate:
Do you have a life insurance policy?
You can use these funds to benefit The Arc Central Chesapeake Region now, or in the future. Contact your life insurance professional or retirement plan administrator for ways to make gifts from these resources today. A simple change of beneficiary form may be all that is required to provide for a gift of life insurance proceeds or what remains in a retirement account. As in the case of gifts through wills and revocable living trusts, such gifts can be arranged to take place only if loved ones predecease you or in the event of other circumstances you specify.
Your retirement plan administrator or your life insurance professional can also provide more details upon request.
If you have questions about making The Arc Central Chesapeake Region your beneficiary, please contact the development office at 410.384.4072, or firstname.lastname@example.org