Ways to donate
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We welcome calls, if you would like to make a donation by phone, please reach out.
We accept donations by mail. Please make your check payable to YAI and send to:
Advancement & Communications
220 E 42nd St, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017
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Whether you’re a person YAI supports, a staff member, a family member, or a donor, you are the reason we can provide opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to grow, engage, and flourish in their neighborhoods and beyond.
Other ways to give
Legacy & Planned Giving
You can provide now for a future gift to YAI through a bequest, life insurance, and your retirement plans. To learn more, you can call us at 212.273.6437 or
Donor Advised Fund
A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is a philanthropic giving account that allows you to recommend grants to your favorite charities. To make a gift from your DAF to YAI, provide our federal tax ID # 11-2030172 to your fund advisor, call us at 212.273.6437 or
We build customized partnerships by working with corporations of all sizes. Become a corporate partner and gain access to YAI’s menu of opportunities to enrich and showcase your commitment to neurodiversity.
We couldn’t do what we do without your support. You can be part of YAI events such as our frontline celebration, the annual Central Park Challenge, our annual golf event, and many more community celebrations.
Fundraise for YAI
Support YAI and our mission by fundraising for YAI. Funds raised through DIY events, social media challenges, or Facebook fundraisers help people with disabilities to live, love, work, and learn in their communities.
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Your tax-deductible gift will have an immediate, powerful, and positive impact in enhancing our ability to provide opportunities for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve critical goals such as sustained employment, independent living and commuting, and community integration.
Gift Acceptance Policy
YAI and its affiliates accept tax-deductible contributions in accordance with these guidelines.