We Help People And Families Affected By Autism

Consider A Donation Today!

Autism Delaware relies on regular and generous donations from people just like you. We offer many ways for donors to support us throughout the year! CLICK HERE to donate now, or to learn more about our varied giving options, see below.

Direct Giving

The most cost-efficient way to support Autism Delaware’s work is through an unrestricted financial gift. These funds support the day-to-day work of Autism Delaware including: Family Supports, POW&R, social/rec events, and advocacy. If possible, choose to give a recurring gift so we can better plan and budget our programming. Thank you!

Major Fundraising Events to Benefit Autism Delaware

Autism Delaware runs four major events each year to raise money and friends. Funds raised from these events support our statewide services. We invite you to attend, be a sponsor and invite your friends to have fun and raise money for Autism Delaware!  Click the events below for more information and sponsorship opportunities.

WE NEED YOU!

Volunteers are critical in all aspects of our operations and we simply could not provide the range of services, events, and resources that we do without them. Click below to learn more:

Organize And Run Your Own Fundraiser

We love working with individuals and companies who want to run fundraisers to benefit our work! If you want to run your own event, please contact David Woods, Development Director, at 302-224-6020 or david.woods@delautism.org.

Many of these events take place in or around April, Autism Awareness Month. Examples of events run by our supporters include: a dance showcase, motorcycle rides, paint nights, dodgeball tournaments, beef and beers, blue jeans days at work… and so much more. Small or large, every fundraising event counts. The only limit to fundraising is your imagination! Please consider organizing an event to raise funds and awareness for autism today.

Autism Delaware Annual Fund

This year marks Autism Delaware’s 20th year of serving individuals and families affected by autism. We are proud of the immeasurable impact we’ve had on the Delaware community. This impact would not have been possible without the benefactors, community partners, volunteers, legislators, and the autism community who have supported us over the last 20 years. Thank you!

The incidence of autism was 1 in 150 when we began, and today has grown to 1 in 59. Autism Delaware is committed to meeting the rising demands of our families and we hope you will continue to be committed to supporting our mission. Please accept this invitation to contribute to our 2018 Annual Fund. The gifts you give today are securing the programs and services of tomorrow, next year, and for the next 20 years.

Who is Autism Delaware?

Founded in 1998 as a small group of families sharing a common experience, we have grown into a statewide community-based organization serving thousands of families.

Though not affiliated with any national program or organization, we all work in the same spirit to support the mission of autism.

We are more than 400 volunteers helping to make our programs and events strong.

We are 95 full- and part-time staff who not only provide critical services, like adult vocational programming, residential support, awareness, advocacy, and case management for families…

We also offer crucial opportunities to reduce the isolation often felt by those with disabilities by bringing families together to share with each other and create safe and supportive environments for all. This growing combination of supports provided throughout the state of Delaware empowers individuals and families affected by autism to learn, grow and live full lives as included and valued members of our community.

Most of our volunteers and many of our staff are parents or siblings of people on the spectrum and have a personal connection to autism. We are the community we support.

Please consider a gift to our annual fund today.

Our future impact is dependent on your continued partnership.

Sincerely, Brian Hall

Executive Director, Autism Delaware

To donate by mail, please forward your gift made out to Autism Delaware to one of our two office locations:  

924 Old Harmony Rd., Suite 201, Newark, DE  19713 or 17517 Nassau Commons Blvd., Unit 1, Lewes, DE  19958

Workplace Giving

Workplace giving is a simple and effective way for employees to support Autism Delaware’s mission. No matter how small the contribution, every dollar adds up to make a difference.

United Way Giving:
The United Way of Delaware Designation Number 9234. 
Southeastern PA Designation Number 12598.

Contact Autism Delaware

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New Castle County

Phone: 302-224-6020
Fax: 302-224-6017

924 Old Harmony Road,
Suite 201
Newark, DE 19713

Sussex County

Phone: 302-644-3410
Fax: 302-827-2389

17517 Nassau Commons Blvd.
Unit 1
Lewes, DE 19958

Kent County 

Phone: 302-644-3410
Fax: 302-827-2389

POW&R only at 302-678-2113 

 

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