Other Ways to Give

Recurring Donations/Monthly Giving

With all the ways to give one might ask “How can my donation make the most impact or help The AWC every day?”  Monthly giving may be your answer!  Consistent monthly giving allows The AWC to understand what donations will be coming in and plan for the future.  Now monthly giving is easier than ever, you can donate online and select the reoccurring payment option.  If online giving is not your preference, we still gladly accept donations via mail to our primary office location at 5312 West 9th Street Drive, Suite 150, Greeley CO 80634 or better yet, you are always welcome to come into the office with your donation and pay our staff a visit.

Benefits of Recurring Donations:

  • Saves time for both donor and nonprofit because it makes long-term donating easy and automatic
  • Gives you, as a donor, a way to support The AWC in affordable increments. This is especially appealing in a strained economy.
  • Provides The AWC with reliable, predictable donor income.

Whatever donation method you choose, we are grateful for The AWC being your charity of choice in support people with I/DD to live inclusive, self-determined lives.

Amazon Smile

You shop and Amazon gives!  Who could ask for more? Amazon.com created a charitable giving opportunity for their customers through Amazon Smile.  It looks and operates the same as Amazon.com, but allows customers to give back to their favorite charities.

It’s that simple, just log on via smile.amazon.com, select The Arc of Weld County (The AWC) as your charity of choice and Amazon will do the rest.  With each purchase made to Amazon Smile, a portion of the sale will be donated to a cause important to you.  No gimmicks, no solicitations for more money, no rounding up of the dollar, no extras just a donation made on your behalf by Amazon.  So, enjoy shopping Amazon from the comfort of your home and support your worthy cause at the same time!

Giving Assistant

Giving Assistant is a free, easy, reliable way to help The Arc of Weld County (The AWC) go further.  When you shop online at 1800+ popular online giving retailers using Giving Assistant, you earn cash back.  Then, you get to decide how much of that cash back you’d like to donate to The AWC.  You’ll even find great deals like Target Promo Codes, as well as savings at stores such as Lowe’s and Best Buy.  Shop. Earn. Change the world.

Goodshop

Shop to Advocate, and save. It’s that easy with Goodshop!  Goodshop is an online shopping mall that donates a percent of purchases to qualifying nonprofit organizations.  When you shop with partner stores through Goodshop, such as Expedia and Staples, a portion of your purchase is donated to the charity of your choice.  But it gets even better, Goodshop has thousands of money-saving coupons all the time, giving you the chance to donate and save! Over the past nine years, Goodshop has donated almost $12 million dollars to charities just like The Arc of Weld County (The AWC).

So how do you get started?  We thought you would never ask.  Follow this link (www.goodsearch.com/choosecause), enter The AWC, and create your account.  Make sure to check the box immediately below the password entry to remain posted on other ways to help support The AWC.

Once you are all signed up, just sit back, relax and, of course, shop! Simply use the Goodshop tab at the top of the homepage or go to Goodshop.com to visit the online mall and browse through thousands of partner stores, including top brands in clothing, office supplies, gifts and more.

But wait there is more…you can also refer a friend!  Simply log into your Goodshop account and click the drop-down menu in the upper right corner, just below your name.  Select Invite a Friend and follow the simply instructions.  When your friend makes their first purchase of $25 or more, Goodshop will donate $5 to The AWC.  As always, the more friends you get involved the more money you’ll be able to raise for The AWC…so tell you friends and family how to shop with a purpose! Just imagine the impact your circle of friends can make in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by simply sharing and shopping.

Goodsearch

Goodsearch is a search engine powered by Yahoo and like any other search engine it helps you navigate the internet, but the difference is this search engine gives back.  The site allows the user to select a charity, such as The Arc of Weld County (The AWC), and then donates approximately 1 penny for every search.  Now that may seem like an awfully small donation but the more you search, the more you earn for the Arc of Weld County! Combined with millions of others in the Goodsearch movement, your searches can make a real impact!

Goodsearch and Goodshop might look a bit familiar; these two different methods of fundraising work together for a bigger impact for the charity of your choice.  So, if you have selected The AWC for one, it will be already selected to the other.

In Memorium of Your Loved Ones

At the terrible time of the loss of a loved one, families and friends frequently search for ways to provide their sympathies to those left behind, such as flowers or small gifts.  Unfortunately, flowers don’t last, and trinkets frequently get lost or broken.  How can one make a lasting impact in honor of a loved one’s memory? In lieu of flowers or gifts, why not consider donating to The Arc of Weld County (The AWC)? Such donations will make a lasting impact on the people and community your loved one once cherished.  Although the sorrow may linger, the positivity of giving back even in passing will be everlasting.

Event Sponsorship

The AWC offers a variety of events and programs throughout the year, some events may be once a year, others may be reoccurring, all are worthwhile efforts to support people with I/DD in their communities. A big way to give would be to sponsor such an event! Whether it is the annual pool party or a series of smaller events, such as support groups or Project Illumination, your sponsorship will be used to change lives.

The AWC can customize any event sponsorship opportunity to meet your needs, including partial event series sponsorships or co-sponsorship opportunities.  If you are representing a business, this may be a great chance for some community exposure showing your commitment to people with I/DD and your support of The AWC, as your logo would be included in all our related marketing.  If you are interested in an event sponsorship opportunity, please contact Amelia Koehmstedt, Director of Development at 970-353-5219 extension 104 or amelia@arcweldcounty.org.

Attend an Event

The AWC hosts events all throughout the year and opportunities to give are always present at such events.  So please consider attending an event with your family and friends, enjoy yourself, and consider donating and becoming a member, if you are not already.  Check out our events calendar and look back regularly to see what events we have coming up. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Employee Contributions

Many employers have employment contributions programs through various United Way organizations.  Employee contributions are simple and easy, just contact your employer’s human resources department.  If you employer does not have a contribution program established, don’t despair as you can still make recurring contributions directly through The AWC.  Either way your donation is tax deductible.

FUNraiser

A FUNraiser is a simple, no pressure opportunity for anyone to support their favorite charity! From a bake sale, to a garage sale, or challenges during sporting events the opportunities to engage in a FUNraiser truly are endless. The funds raised are donated to the charity of choice by the individual, and we’d recommend The AWC. Regardless of the FUNraising mechanism, the most important thing is to have fun while letting other know what you are truly passionate about.

Vehicle Donation

It really is the push, pull or drag donation opportunity!  If you have a vehicle you no longer need or want, regardless of condition, you can get rid of it all while supporting The AWC! When donors like you donate an unwanted vehicle, The AWC receives a financial gift through our partnership with Melwood Charities.  It is important to note, vehicles can be more than just a car or truck, it can also include boats and utility vehicles (UTVs) as well; all you need is the title.

Another great aspect of this program, you can be anywhere in the continental United States and still be able to support The AWC right here in Colorado!  Through our partnership with Melwood Charities we can accept donations all across the country, and your donation dollars come back to Colorado.  In fact, we have received donations from all across Colorado as well as a few neighboring states.  We appreciate all the support from our local community and beyond! Simply click on this link www.charitycardonationcenter.org/donate.html and select The AWC as your charity of choice and Melwood will take care of the rest.

If you have any trouble navigating the website or getting your questions answered please feel free to look at the Melwood “FAQ” page or contact our Office Manager, Tiffany Ochoa at tiffany@arcweldcounty.org or by calling (970) 353.5219 x111.

Colorado Gives Day and Giving Tuesday

ColoradoGives.org is a year-round online giving website featuring more than 1,500 Colorado nonprofit organizations, of which The AWC is one. Colorado Gives is an opportunity to support and give back to Colorado nonprofits and is made possible by the Community First Foundation, a Denver-based foundation missioned “to improve quality of life by increasing community generosity and involvement.”  ColoradoGives.org is a program of our Nonprofit Preservation Initiative, which was launched in 2004 to preserve the future of Colorado nonprofits. Give Where You Live!

Have you ever heard of Giving Tuesday?  This is another year-end opportunity for individuals and businesses to give a tax-deductible donation to a worthy cause.  Colorado Gives regularly hosts events to remind donors that their dollars can remain local by donating through their organization. Would you consider participating in this innovative opportunity to support The AWC and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities?

King Soopers

King Soopers is committed to helping our communities grow and prosper. Year after year, local schools, churches and other nonprofit organizations will earn thousands of dollars through King Soopers Community Rewards.
King Soopers Community Rewards makes donating to The Arc of Weld County easy…all you have to do is shop at King Soopers and swipe your SooperCard (or enter Alt ID)! Learn more and sign up at the following link:

https://www.kingsoopers.com/topic/king-soopers-community-rewards

PayPal Giving Fund

PayPal Giving Fund helps people support their favorite charities online. The PayPal Giving Fund receives donations through PayPal, eBay, and other technology platforms and make grants to the charity of your choice. All you need to do is log into your PayPal account and select The Arc of Weld County and make your donations. It is safe, easy and so very much appreciated by our organization, our clients and our community.

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