Your support gives parents of children with special needs, love and respite. It reminds them they are not alone, what they do each and every day for their child matter, and that they are loved by God and this community.
When you make a gift to fellow parents, you also invest in the well-being of their children.
There are several ways to support these parents:
Make an investment
Your gift makes a significant difference in the lives of local caregivers. Gifts of any size provide care for the caregiver. A donation of $600 covers a respite weekend for a couple while $300 sponsors an overnight. An investment of $1,000 will underwrite the cost of a Rhythm of Respite event.Donate
Support an Event
David’s Refuge hosts many fundraisers and inclusive community gatherings to raise funds throughout the year, including the Syracuse Auto Dealer Association Charity Preview each February and the Taste of David’s Refuge each September.Upcoming Events
The Circle of Giving
Monthly gifts offer stability, hope and a promise for our future. A $50 commitment provides one respite weekend a year while just $20 covers child care for a guest. A monthly investment of $150 underwrites the cost of an entire weekend for three couples while an $85 monthly gift can underwrite the cost of a Rhythm of Respite event for families.Join the Circle of Giving
A simple desire to pay forward extravagant love. A knowledge that there is purpose to life beyond that which we see. In both his life and death, David inspired our founders to leave the caregiver community stronger than they found it.Legacy Giving
Create a Fundraiser
Start your own fundraiser to support David’s Refuge. Whether it’s in celebration of a birthday, anniversary or just because, you can help us get the word out by creating your own fundraising page!Learn More
Leaving a bequest is an easy way to make a lasting impact on the lives of caregivers. Consider including David’s Refuge in your estate plans.
Adding a bequest to your will or living trust can be as simple as adding single sentence. Below you will find our preferred bequest language; take this to your attorney to use as a starting point. Contact us if you have any questions!
I give the sum of $___ or ___% to David’s Refuge, 8195 Cazenovia Road, Manlius NY 13104 (tax id: 45-3686680) to be used or disposed of as its Board of Directors deems appropriate in its sole discretion.
Many companies offer to match your generosity to David’s Refuge!
Make support a team effort with incentives like blue jeans Fridays or a golf tournament. If you are looking for ideas, just give us a call!