Why Give to Independence, Inc.?
If you landed here, it’s most likely because you care about our cause – simply put, working daily to create and promote inclusive communities where people with disabilities have equal opportunity to live their best, most independent lives with dignity and fulfillment – and are wondering what YOU can do that will help make a difference, and how.
There are several convenient ways to give to Independence, Inc.
- Click on the donate button below and giving your one-time gift now
- Set up recurring monthly gifts to our Endowment Fund by visiting our organization’s page on the Douglas Community Foundation website
- Consider a major gift through Planned Giving: Contact us today, come by for a visit and let’s talk or Contact Chip Blaser at Douglas County Community Foundation
- Already a donor? Look for our Spring and Fall as letters in the mail
- Sign up for our e-newlsetters, read about our work, our mission and our community involvement and find a donate link in each issue
Your Gift Matters…
By giving to Independence, Inc. you are an integral part of our organization as you partner with us financially in supporting programs and services like these:
- Our Accessible Housing Program that assists lower income individuals make needed accessibility modifications to their homes
- YEP! Youth Employment Program that serves youth with disabilities by placing them in work trial programs and paying their wages while helping them to secure permanent employment
- Our Advocacy efforts that place us in the heart of issues, both individual and community-wide, that create barriers to independent living while we work hand in hand with people with disabilities, businesses and community leaders to remove those barriers. Our goal with advocacy is to make our community the best place for people with disabilities to live, work, learn and play
- Community resources such as our Equipment Loan Bank, our Peer Group Activities, independent living skills training, Information and Referral and our Computer Lab, all of which are free and open to the public
We know that your resources are valuable and opportunities to give are abundant. Thank you for exploring what it means to give to Independence, Inc. We are always available to talk with you, offer a building tour and answer your questions about our history, our mission and our vision for the future. If you are ready to partner with us, you can become a part of our team and give now online with the button above, or mail a check to :
Independence, Inc. 2001 Haskell Ave. Lawrence, Ks. 66046
Refund Policy: Refunds will be thoughtfully considered on a case-by-case basis, but please note that all donations represent an irrevocable gift to Independence, Inc. Thank you for your support!
Other Ways to Give
eBay Giving Works
Independence, Inc. is now listed with eBay Giving Works. This is a program that allows any eBay seller to donate a portion of the proceeds from an auction to a non-profit of their choice. To donate to Indy, just select us from the list of eligible Giving Works non-profits when setting up your auction. Then choose what percentage of the proceeds you wish to donate (10% to 100%). Your donation will be effortlessly and securely sent to Indy via electronic funds transfer.
An average of 10% of the proceeds are deducted for processing fees by Mission Fish, which also is a non-profit that eBay has designated to handle all Giving Works transactions. Please keep in mind there is a minimum donation of $5.00. Please refer to the information about Giving Works at this link: http://www.ebaygivingworks.com/ns/about.html