Ways to Support
Stepping Stones is a nonprofit, United Way partner agency offering a variety of ways to support life-changing services for people with disabilities.
Since 1963, Stepping Stones has helped people with disabilities in Greater Cincinnati, Ohio find pathways to independence that improve their lives and enable them to more fully participate in their communities. Today, Stepping Stones offers a variety of year-round programs and serves more than 1,000 children and adults with disabilities at four program locations.
Want to Support Stepping Stones?
Browse opportunities to support Stepping Stones’ programs below.
The Annual Giving Fund donations are used for a variety of important programs:
- Camperships to Summer Camp
- Adult Day Services
- Weekend Respites
- Saturday Kids Club
- Saturday Young Adult Club
EndowmentsThe Endowment Fund is established for restricted gifts for the long-term support of the objectives and mission of Stepping Stones. The Fund is a separate and identifiable fund of cash, securities and other assets that are held as restricted funds within the general assets of Stepping Stones.
Endowment gifts are often in the form of cash or securities but also may include gifts of real estate, appreciated property and planned giving options. Endowment gifts can be paid over a period of years and may be designated for specific named funds and scholarships.
Matching GiftsA great way to increase your donation to Stepping Stones is through your employer. Many companies offer a matching gift program to their employees, directors, employees’ spouses or retirees as an added benefit. With these programs, a company will match an employee’s gift to charitable and educational organizations.
Contact your Human Resources office to see if your company has a matching gifts program that can be used to match your contribution to Stepping Stones.
To make a memorial or tribute gift to Stepping Stones, click here.
To learn more about making a Gift-in-Kind to Stepping Stones, click here.
To learn more about Stepping Stones’ Spring 2018 campaign with Pizza Hut, click here.
To those who wish to help assure the continuation and growth of Stepping Stones by mentioning Stepping Stones in your will, the following general form is suggested:
“I give, devise and bequeath unto Stepping Stones, Inc. Fed ID # 31-0671799, an Ohio nonprofit organization located at 5650 Given Road, Cincinnati, OH 45243, the sum of $________,” or “ _______ percent of my net estate,” or “the following stocks or bonds:___________ to be used for the Stepping Stones mission.”
To learn more about these programs and enroll, click here.
To learn about hosting an event for Stepping Stones, click here.
To learn more about We Help Others and how they’ll turn your unwanted items into a donation to Stepping Stones, click here.