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Ways to donate


Make an online gift and become a partner with YAI in seeing beyond disability.

By Phone

We welcome calls, if you would like to make a donation by phone, please reach out.

call to donate at 212.273.6437

By Mail

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

You can make a difference

Your gift will help enhance the lives of thousands of people. Like best friends Leon and Matthew who met and grew their friendship at YAI's Westchester Coffee House Program.

Leon and Matthew stand and look at the camera, they appear to be laughing

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


Corporate Giving

By partnering with YAI, your company or organization can help us provide a comprehensive range of services to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. To learn more, call us at 212.273.6437 or


YAI Events

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.

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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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