Ways To Give

Giving Opportunities

Your contribution to Wildwood goes straight to work benefitting the over 3,500 individuals and families we support. Wildwood offers a variety of programs that enable the people we support to learn, work, play, live, and dream in ever more meaningful and unique ways in the next 50 years.

Annual Giving: 

Your generous contributions allow Wildwood to sustain and grow our comprehensive services for people living with development disabilities. These unrestricted funds give Wildwood the flexibility to undertake critical new initiatives while also ensuring our current programs get the extra financial support they may need.

Honorary Gifts:

These gifts can celebrate a birthday, anniversary or other special occasion, honor an individual’s accomplishments or memorialize a loved one. We will also inform the honoree or in the case of a memorial gift, we will inform the family of your generous contribution on their loved one’s behalf.

 

Ways to Give

Give Online: The fastest and easiest way to support Wildwood is by making a gift online. Click button below or the donate button on the top of this page. 

 
 
Give through payroll deduction: Participate in your employer’s United Way or SEFA campaign and select Wildwood Programs as your charity of choice. Our SEFA #50-00412
 
Mail a check:  Please send your generous contribution to:
Wildwood Foundation
2995C Curry Rd Ext
Schenectady, NY 12303

Reach out to us!: We are happy to answer any questions or help you with making a gift. 
Jennifer Lawrence
Annual Fund and Events Manager
518.836.2318
jlawrence@wildwoodprograms.org
 

Stock Gifts:

We welcome gifts of appreciated securities and mutual funds. This giving strategy has many obvious benefits, no doubt the most important is the satisfaction of knowing that your conrtibution will have a direct impact on the individuals Wildwood supports. 

You or your broker can contact Matt Jones at 518-836-2317 or mjones@wildwoodprograms.org to obtain the instructions for your specific stock or mutual fund gift.


Planned Giving: Wildwood seeks to insure that individuals and families living with the challenges of developmental disabilities have quality resources and programming for future generations.  You can leave a legacy that helps us continue our mission with one or more of the following giving options that offer tax savings and other financial benefits.
 
  • Make a gift to Wildwood Foundation through your will or living trust
  • Naming Wildwood Foundation as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy, retirement plan, or bank account
  • Giving securities that have increased in value to Wildwood Foundation

For more information on any of the above Planned Giving opportunities, please contact Lauren Roecker, Director of Wildwood Foundation at 518-836- 2319 or lroecker@wildwoodprograms.org

Are you and Wildwood a perfect match? 
Your employer (or your spouse’s employer) may share your spirit for philanthropy. With just a simple phone call or email to your Human Resources office, your donation to Wildwood could be doubled through a matching gift. 
Please forward your matching gift form to:
Widwood Foundation
Development Information Manager
Wildwood Foundation
2995 C Curry Road Ext.
Schenectady, NY 12303
(p) 518-836-2317
(f) 518-836-2301
 

Mailing Address


Wildwood Foundation
2995C Curry Road Extension
Schenectady, NY 12303
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