How to Help
We rely on the support of individuals, corporations and foundations to provide the high quality services that are a hallmark of our programs. There are many ways that you can partner with us in our mission and help to make a difference in the lives of our program participants.
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How You Can Help
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Gifts of Stock/Procedure for Electronic Transfer
Making your gift through appreciated stock is a simple way to contribute while allowing you a tax advantage. Have your stockbroker contact Beth Charron (518)383-8960 at Merrill Lynch to let her know you will be making a transfer. She will track it and alert St. Anne Development staff of a receipt. Instruct your stockbroker to gift the stock to: Merrill Lynch DTC #5198 Saint Anne Foundation Account #5NN04019. If you have any questions please contact Darlene Suto at (518) 437-6563.
Join our Gift Drive
New, age-appropriate toys, books and other gifts are needed year-round for children and youth ages 0-21. Our need is greatest during the holiday season. Organize a toy drive in your workplace-we’ll tell you how.
Honor a colleague, friend or loved one
Honor a special person with a tribute gift to St. Anne Institute.
Support Special Events
Special Events for St. Anne. Contribute in various ways to one of our established events. Our major fundraisers, the St. Anne Golf Tournament takes place in September and Wine Dine and Stein takes place in May.
Support Recreational and Cultural Enrichment for our Young People
Contribute tickets or funds to allow our children and young people to enjoy activities that we take for granted but which are currently beyond their reach such as trips to a ball game, to the circus or the theater. Become a Mentor and serve as a role model and friend for one of the young people in our residence.
Provide Educational Scholarships
Help support the costs of educating young people whose needs cannot be met in at a traditional public school setting and help us assist young people who still need resources to complete their college degrees.
Prepare our Young People for self-sufficiency
Help our young people gain exposure to the world of work. Participate directly in our work readiness program by letting us know about volunteer opportunities for our young people in your workplace.
Support our Annual Fund
Help us sustain our tradition of innovation in addressing the needs of our children, youth and families. By giving an unrestricted gift to St. Anne Institute’s Annual Fund you will enable us to direct your money where it can be most beneficial.
Tutor a student or assist in the classroom
Or share you career or life experience as part of our classroom speaker series. Share special skills or interests with the students, such as arts and crafts, music, and cooking.
Recruit your community group
You could to do a renovation, clean up, toy drive or fundraiser to benefit St. Anne Institute.
Help behind the scenes
Serve on one of our working committees, or help with fund-raisers and other special events