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With your help, we offer support to people all over the world, providing families with vital information, connecting people to local resources in their communities, offering world-class educational programming through our annual convention, and advocating for a world free of discrimination against those with intellectual disabilities.  Your gift helps us to make a world of difference!

Thank you for your interest in donating!

The National Down Syndrome Congress would be delighted to work with you and your family to develop a plan of giving which may include an estate bequest, the donation of securities or real estate, or the establishment of an annuity. For more information, contact Rebecca Davis at 1.800.232.6372 (or 770.604.9500).

There are many ways to support NDSC!

Here are some easy ways to advance our mission:

Flower Petal

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When you purchase through our link on Flower Petal, 12% of your purchases support our organization.
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You can help the National Down Syndrome Congress through your purchases on amazon.com. Go to smile.amazon.com and shop just like you would through amazon.com and the National Down Syndrome Congress will receive .5% of your purchase. The first time you visit smile.amazon.com, you have to select a charity. Be sure to select the National Down Syndrome Congress (EIN: 51-0163631).

iGive

igivelogoBy registering the National Down Syndrome Congress as your charity of choice, you can have a portion of almost every online purchase you make benefit the National Down Syndrome Congress. Simply by shopping online at your favorite retailers (including–as examples–Bath and Body Works, LL Bean, Chicos, Hotels.com and Priceline.com–as well as many, many more) and they’ll give a portion of the money you spend to us! Register at iGive.com to participate.

Vehicle Donations

Do you have an unwanted vehicle? Don’t trade it in, donate it to the NDSC! It’s easy.

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Just click here or call 877-999-8322. Fill out some paperwork and within a week you’ll get a call and have your vehicle picked up. The NDSC will usually get the funds from your gift within 8 weeks.

Vehicle donations are tax deductible. You are entitled to an itemized tax deduction of the amount the NDSC receives from the sale of your vehicle.

You tax savings may be more to you than a dealer might offer on trade in. Compare what the dealer offers against the value of your tax deduction before you trade in. Plus, the NDSC gets the net proceeds to use in helping others! You may donate cars, trucks, airplanes, boats – virtually any type of vehicle may be donated.

National Down Syndrome Congress
Attn: Vehicle Donations
30 Mansell Court, Suite 108
Roswell, GA 30076
Phone: 800.232.6372
Email: info@ndsccenter.org
Fax: 770.604.9898

Real Estate Donations

houseThe NDSC gratefully accepts donation of real estate. Besides helping others, a gift of real estate may provide you with significant financial and tax benefits, including:

  • Diminish or Eliminate Capital Gains
  • Charitable Tax Deduction for the Full Market Value
  • No Real Estate Fees
  • Simple Ownership Transfer
  • Elimination of Selling Problems

We can accept most any type of real estate, including:

  • Residential properties, including single-family homes, condominiums and multi unit structures.
  • Commercial properties
  • Vacant Land
  • Properties with Environmental Issues
  • Properties with Mortgages or Liens

Please call the National Down Syndrome Center at 800/232-6372; or email us at info@ndsccenter.org for complete details.

Estate Bequests

Our patrons often name the National Down Syndrome Congress as a beneficiary in their wills, specifying that a certain amount or percentage of their assets be given to our organization upon their death. Making such a bequest is, typically, simply done when drafting or modifying one’s last will and testament. Please consult your attorney if this method of giving is of interest.

Memorials and Honoraria

Families frequently request that memorial and honoraria donations be made to the National Down Syndrome Congress upon the passing of a loved one. We deeply appreciate such considerations, particularly when our organization is recalled in difficult times. Memorial and honoraria donations, however, may also be made at happier times; to mark a significant event such as a birth, graduation or even a marriage. Individuals or the families of individuals receive a letter from the NDSC acknowledging that a donation has been made honoring or remembering them and those giving the gift receive a thank you letter which can be used for tax purposes. If you wish to have memorial contributions directed to the NDSC, please ask that donations be made out to the National Down Syndrome Congress and sent to:

National Down Syndrome Congress
30 Mansell Court, Suite 108
Roswell, GA 30076

Investments

You may find, in consultation with your tax advisor, that contribution of stocks, bonds or other investments you own to NDSC may result in significant tax benefits. If you are considering such a donation, please call us at the National Down Syndrome Congress at 800/232-6372; or email us at info@ndsccenter.org for complete details on how to make the transfer.

Foundation

Established in 1994, the NDSC Foundation manages the financial assets that the National Down Syndrome Congress accumulates through the generous contributions of both individuals and organizations to sustain and promote the mission of the Congress.

Learn more about the NDSC Foundation