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Down Syndrome Indiana is dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals from infancy through adulthood and your support helps us continue our mission.  By donating to Down Syndrome Indiana, you make a real difference in the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

In Memory of Venessa Earls 

Please click on the donate button below to make a donation in memory of Venessa Earls...

 Thank you for your gift of financial support to Down Syndrome Indiana.

There are thousands of people in the United States living with Down syndrome today. With improved standards of living and health care, and inclusion in family and community life, that number grows as people with Down syndrome now live into their fifties and sixties   From birth, through childhood, and into adulthood, it is our privilege to serve individuals  with Down syndrome and their families by providing support, guidance, and a sense of community.

It is only through your generosity that Down Syndrome Indiana is able to provide an array of services to children and adults with Down syndrome.

Types of Donations

There are many ways that you can support Down Syndrome Indiana! .  Below are just a few, You may contact the Down Syndrome Indiana office at (317) 925-7617 or email if you have questions on how you can make an impact on the lives of individuals with Down syndrome.

General Donation

All general donations large or small are very much appreciated and will be acknowledged.


Gifts made in memory of or in honor of a loved one are used to support the objectives and mission of DSI unless otherwise specified. These gifts can be used to recognize a birthday, graduation, or anniversary.

Matching Gifts

A great way to increase your donation to the DSI 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 for eligibility requirements and to obtain a Matching Gift form. (Many companies match the gifts of retirees, spouses, surviving spouses and outside directors.)
  • Fill out the employee portion of the matching gift form completely.
  • Mail the form to:  
Down Syndrome Indiana
708 E Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

If you have any questions, please contact us at: (317) 925-7617. Thanks for making the match!

Planned Giving

Planned gifts can be made in many ways including bequests by will, gift of life insurance, charitable trusts, gift annuities, and gifts of appreciated assets such as real estate, securities, etc.

To those friends who wish to help assure the continuation and growth of the DSI by mentioning the DSI in your will, the following general form is suggested:  “I give, devise, and bequeath unto the Down Syndrome Indiana (DSI), an Indiana nonprofit organization, located at 708 E Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46202, the sum of $________ .” or “______ percent of my net estate.” or “the following stocks or bonds ______________ to be used for the DSI mission.”

For additional information please contact  us at (317) 925- 7617.

Gift in Kind

If you have a product, service, or other item that you would like to donate to the DSI, you may donate it as a Gift-in-Kind. Non-cash gift examples are design services, printing services, advertising space, food, beverages, books, etc. A gift-in-kind to the DSI is tax deductible under state and federal laws. We will send you a gift receipt acknowledging your contribution of goods or services. You will determine the value of your gift-in-kind donation.

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For more information about ways to support Down Syndrome Indiana contact us by e-mail or by phone at (317) 925-7617. 

Donation Form

 For those who may not be comfortable in giving online, we offer a donation form that you can print. It is available by clicking here.

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