Facebook Birthday Fundraisers
Have an upcoming birthday? Designating the Autism Society of Greater Akron for your Facebook birthday fundraiser is a quick and easy way to celebrate by making an impact in the lives of those living with autism in our community. Set up yours HERE.
Every day we make purchases in-store and online for our daily needs and special occasions and the holidays are here! What if you could purchase your everyday items or holiday gifts while giving back to ASGA at no extra cost to you? Well you can!
Register with ShopWithScrip today and purchase eGift cards or physical gifts cards from your favorite brands to earn on your daily purchases—like grabbing your morning coffee at Starbucks or Dunkin’ or buying groceries at Giant Eagle or Target. eGift cards can be used instantly for your purchase or purchase one you can use as you need it.
Register HERE and earn for ASGA in 3 simple steps:
Need a gift card in hand for a gift? Get physical gift cards conveniently delivered right to your door using the ship to home feature in the RaiseRight™ mobile app. (cannot purchase ship to home through the website)
Get the app HERE
Be sure to use our Enrollment Code: A91FE5EL9L112
Employee Match Programs
Did you know? 65% of Fortune 500 companies offer matching gift programs, and an estimated $6 – $10 billion in matching gift funds goes unclaimed per year.
Employee matching gift programs are corporate giving programs in which the company matches donations made by employees to eligible nonprofit organizations. Requesting a matching gift is normally a five-minute process which must be initiated by the donor. You can do this by filling out and submitting a paper match form provided by your employer or through an electronic submission process. It's an easy way to double your contribution!
Check with your employer's human resources department to see if they have an employee match program! Learn more about employee match programs HERE.
Make a Gift of a Stock or Mutual Funds
Donating appreciated securities is a wonderful way to support the services provided by ASGA. You can make a gift of appreciated securities such as publicly traded stocks, bonds and mutual fund shares to while avoiding capital gains tax. If you are 70 ½ or older, you can make a gift to directly from your IRA without having to pay income tax on the money. Before making such a gift, discuss your situation, including tax benefits, with your financial advisor.
Shop with Amazon Smile
You can support the Autism Society of Greater Akron without lifting a finger — or at least not more than one.
AmazonSmile is a simple way to donate to a favorite charity, like ASGA, when ordering from Amazon. Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases— at no cost to you and you’ll get the same prices, selection and service.
How to sign up for AmazonSmile
How to use AmazonSmile on a web browser:
- Visit smile.amazon.com
- Sign in with the same account you use for Amazon.com
- Select your charity
- Start shopping! Remember to checkout at smile.amazon.com to generate donations for your chosen charity.
Tip: Add a bookmark to make it easier to shop at smile.amazon.com.
How to use AmazonSmile using the Amazon app on your mobile phone:
- Open the Amazon Shopping app
- Navigate to the main menu
- Scroll down and tap on Settings and then select “AmazonSmile”
- Select your charity and then follow the on-screen instructions to turn ON AmazonSmile in the mobile app
- Once AmazonSmile has been activated in your app, future eligible app purchases will generate a donation for the charity you have selected.
Note: The tablet app is not yet supported. Please visit amazon.com/onthegoto learn more.
For more information about the AmazonSmile program, go to http://smile.amazon.com/about
United Way Workplace Giving Campaign
Pledge a "set it and forget it" gift that is automatically deducted from each paycheck. Sign up during United Way campaign season. Campaign seasons vary per local office, but generally run from mid-August to mid-February. Learn more HERE.
Akron Community Foundation
Donate to the Autism Society of Greater Akron Endowment Fund via Akron Community Foundation. Learn more HERE.
Ohio Autism Awareness License Plates
Need to renew license plates? Support ASGA by purchasing Ohio's Autism Awareness License Plate. $25 of your fee is a donation to the Autism Society of Ohio.
Visit the Ohio BMV Website HERE.