A Few Ways To Give
Donation opportunities to support The Arc of King County.
Whether you want to make a one-time gift, volunteer at our events, or give at your work place, you'll know your contribution is helping to drive change through advocacy and to provide resources and services for individuals and their families with developmental disabilities. As we provide the majority of our services free of charge, your support makes our services possible.
Here are a few ways you can contribute:
Donate by Phone If you prefer to make your gift contribution over the phone, give us a call at 206-364-6337
Donate by Mail If you prefer to make your gift contribution by check, please make your check payable to The Arc of King County; mail to The Arc of King County, 233 Sixth Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109
Donate Online Visit our secure donation page online!
Give Through GoodDining
Do you dine out frequently? Join GoodDining to give back through simply using your credit card when dining out! Here's how it works:
1. Sign up for free by registering a credit or debit card online.
2. visit one of the 10,000+ participating restaurants, bars and clubs nationwide and pay with your registered card.
3. Earn up to 5% in donations for every dollar you spend dining. Earn an additional 1% in donations for completing dining surveys.
Visit their website to sign up and for more details.
Become A Member
Join the largest advocacy group in the US working for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities! Become a member at The Arc of King County and receive:
- Additional Arc membership at the State and National level
- A vote at The Arc of King County
- A strong voice through legislative alerts and advocacy opportunities
To become a member today, please visit our membership page.
Sponsor The Arc
Partner with us today by sponsoring our events, helping us with capacity building or by supporting specific programs. Support The Arc and achieve with us. For a full menu of partnership and sponsorship opportunities, please visit Partnership Opportunities 2012-2013.
Give Through Your Workplace
Corporate Employee Gift Programs Your company may have its own Corporate Employee Gift Program. Ask your employer today! It's easy and tax-deductible.
Matched Gifts Be sure to ask your employer if they have a matching gift fund and ask them to match your gift to The Arc of King County. These matches are often dollar for dollar, which doubles your donation power and is a great way for you to maximize your personal contributions to The Arc of King County.
Give An Honorary or Memorial Gift
Memorial donations are a valuable and positive way to celebrate the life of a loved one, while also supporting The Arc of King County.
- Special celebrations, like weddings, anniversaries or birthdays
- Milestones, such as graduation, promotion, weight loss milestone or more
- Thank you in recognition of a deed or accomplishment
Give a Planned Gift
Donors have the capacity to allow stocks, bonds or any other securities to be transferred as gifts to The Arc. If the stock has appreciated in value, the holder can avoid paying the capital gains tax by giving it as a gift.
If you would like information about making a gift of appreciated stock or ways to include The Arc in your estate planning, please call Wendy Harnos, Director of Finance, at 206-829-7007.
Donate Your Used Vehicle
An easy and hassle-free way to support The Arc is to donate your used car, van, truck, boat, or recreational vehicle. We participate in The Arc of The United States' Car Donation Program which handles the towing at no charge to you!
When you call 1-877-272-2270, please remember to designate our chapter. This allows The Arc of King County to receive 90% of the net proceeds from your vehicle donation. Your gift is tax deductible.
Coldwell Banker Bain
Through Coldwell Banker Bain's Community Partnership program, the company will donate 10% of commission for each transaction that closes as a result of a referral by a supporter of The Arc; just mention "The Arc of King County" to the agent!