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Ways to Support

 Give Today!

For more than 80 years, the mission of Heartspring has been to help children with special needs grow and learn on a path to a more independent life. Your donation will provide success, growth, hope and opportunity to many children and families. We believe all children deserve the chance to succeed.

Make your one-time gift via cash, stock or securities. Your gift can have an instant impact, supporting Heartspring’s immediate needs or can be endowed to ensure your contribution continues forever. Gifts made to Heartspring are tax-deductible in accordance with IRS governing laws.

You can make a difference in the lives of children with special needs, one month at a time. Become a sustaining supporter of Heartspring by showing your support on an annual or monthly basis. Gifts can all be directed to support our general fund or a specific area of interest.

3,512

Gifts (FY16)

Gifts can be made online or you may also wish to make a gift by check. Checks should be made payable to:

Heartspring
Development Department
8700 E. 29th St. N.
Wichita, KS 67226

 Corporate Partnerships

Looking for a partnership opportunity? If your business or foundation would like to join our mission by helping children with special needs reach their greatest potential, please contact our development department. Our partners (five-year commitment) and event sponsors understand the value of community. Corporate giving, either through program support, grants, cash donations, employee matching gifts or event sponsorships represents a large share of philanthropic dollars we depend on each year. Heartspring offers excellent opportunities for visibility and participation.

Heartspring would like to extend our gratitude to all of our partners. These are the people, businesses and foundations that help support our efforts throughout the entire year. Thank you!

Corporate and Foundation Partners

  • Allen, Gibbs, & Houlik, L.C.
  • Alpha Iota
  • The Barton Charitable Foundation, Inc.
  • The Berry Foundation
  • City of Wichita
  • Coleman Employees' Community Fund, Inc.
  • Cox Communications Inc.
  • Davis-Moore Automotive, Inc.
  • Emprise Bank
  • Epsilon Sigma Alpha
  • Fizz Burgers and Bottles
  • Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • Gamma Phi Beta-Beta Chi Chapter
  • Global Parts Inc.
  • I.A. O'Shaughnessy Foundation
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 271
  • Intrust Bank
  • Iroquois Valley Harmonizers
  • Johnson's Garden Center
  • Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation
  • Knights of Columbus #10408
  • Knights of Columbus #11692
  • Knights of Columbus #6761
  • Knights of Columbus #7485
  • Knipp Equipment, Inc.
  • Lawton-Duncan Oklahoma Barbershop Chapter
  • Sigma Alpha Sorority Foundation
  • Spirit Aerosystems
  • Spirit Aerosystems Good Neighbor Fund
  • Textron Aviation
  • Textron Matching Gift Program
  • Vornado Air, LLC
  • Westar Energy

Legacy, Memorial & Honorary Giving

 Legacy Giving

This is a heartfelt way to contribute in honor of someone special. Celebrate the memory of a loved one, mark an important occasion or achievement or give a unique holiday or birthday gift. Your thoughtful gesture will be appreciated.

 Memorial and Honorary Gifts

A memorial or honorary gift to Heartspring is a way to pay tribute to a family member, friend or loved one. Memorial gifts ensure a person’s legacy will endure at Heartspring. Honorary gifts celebrate an individual’s connection to Heartspring.

Heartspring tribute gifts provide an opportunity to:

  • Celebrate the memory of a loved one.
  • Contribute in honor of someone special.
  • Donate in honor of a special occasion or celebration.
  • Recognize an important achievement.
  • Give a unique birthday or holiday gift.

Heartspring is honored to help families establish opportunities to create a lasting legacy for their loved ones.

Wish List

 Heartspring Wish List

Below you'll find a list of specific items that our teachers and staff have requested on behalf of our students. If you can fill one or more of these needs, please contact the Development Department at 316.634.8791 or via email at development@heartspring.org


Select an Area of Need:

Heartspring School

  • 10x12 blank canvases
  • Arts & craft supplies
  • Bean bag chair
  • Board games
  • Bubbles
  • Canvas tote bags
  • Children’s scissors
  • Colored pencils/markers
  • Construction paper
  • Crayons: 24-box/coloring books
  • Drawing pads
  • DVD video/CD players for students (plug-in & battery)
  • Fidget toys: hand-sized, ex. soft rubber items, squeeze toys, etc.
  • Headphones (no ear buds)
  • Markers: assorted, dry erase
  • Plastic crayon boxes
  • Puzzles
  • Simple assembly kits: birdhouse, gliders
  • Swim goggles
  • Action figures
  • Beach towels
  • Bicycle helmets (all sizes)
  • Books (Pre-K, K-12) & children’s books with CD’s
  • Calculators
  • Card games
  • Colored card stock
  • Computer games: cause & effect, math, reading
  • Craft Kits: jewelry making, sand art, etc.
  • Do-A-Dots
  • DVDs: animated, Disney
  • Elmer’s Glue sticks
  • Glitter
  • Kinetic sand
  • Math & Reading manipulatives: counting bears, word building tiles, letters, stamps, cubes
  • Plastic storage bins: small
  • Science kits
  • Stickers

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

  • 10x12 blank canvases
  • Arts and crafts supplies: ribbon, jewels, beads, bottle caps, wiggly eyes, pom-poms, etc.
  • Board games
  • CD’s/CD player
  • Colored card stock
  • Crayons/coloring books
  • Construction paper
  • Decorations for all holidays
  • DVD Player
  • Easels
  • Fidget toys: squigglet bracelets, tangles
  • Garden flowers
  • Glitter
  • Kinetic sand
  • Mixing bowls
  • Puzzles: wooden, foam, 25-100 pieces
  • Sidewalk chalk
  • Stickers
  • Wii games, remotes (easy dance)
  • 16x20 blank canvases
  • Balls: bouncy, small sized, basketball
  • Bubbles
  • Children’s books with CD’s (Pre-K, K), touch & feel books
  • Colored pencils
  • Computer games: cause & effect, math, reading
  • Craft kits: jewelry making, sand art, etc.
  • Drawing pad
  • DVD’s: Disney, Pixar
  • Elmer’s glue sticks
  • Finger paints
  • Gardening tools
  • Headphones
  • Measuring cups
  • Play-doh
  • Sensory toys: vibrate, light up, play music
  • Simple assembly kits: birdhouse, gliders, etc.
  • Trains/train tracks
  • Yoga balls

PEDIATRIC SERVICES

  • Hard Cover Children's Books
  • Bubbles
  • Children’s board books
  • Construction paper
  • Large index cards
  • Mini/small baby dolls
  • Sidewalk chalk
  • Cause & effect games
  • Computer games: cause & effect, read and play
  • Finger paints
  • Math manipulatives: counting bears, base ten blocks
  • Pool/water toys (no water guns)

AUTISM SERVICES

  • 10x12 blank canvases
  • Balloons/water balloons
  • Books (Pre-K, K-12) & children’s books with CD’s
  • Children’s scissors
  • Do-A-Dots
  • Flarp
  • Math manipulatives: counting bears, base ten blocks
  • Puzzles: wooden, foam, 25-100 pieces
  • Sensory toys: vibrate, light up, play music
  • Small superhero figures
  • Sports balls (soccer, basketball, kick ball)
  • Arts and crafts supplies: ribbon, jewels, beads, bottle caps, wiggly eyes, pom-poms, etc.
  • Board and card games
  • Bubbles
  • Craft kits
  • Fidget toys: squigglet bracelets, tangles
  • Kinetic sand
  • Plastic containters (small & large)
  • Science experiment supplies
  • Simple assembly kits: birdhouse, gliders, etc.
  • Smocks/aprons (kid sized)
  • Stickers: Disney, superheros

Other Ways to Give

  Workplace / Employee Giving

Your employer may offer the ability to make an automatic payroll deduction while keeping your tax benefits associated with charitable giving.

 Recurring Giving

Become a sustaining supporter of Heartspring by giving on a monthly or annual basis. Gifts can be directed to support our general fund or a specific area of interest.

 Matching Gifts

Does your employer or company match employee gifts made to charitable organizations? If so, you have the ability to double the impact of your gift.

Many companies encourage employees to be philanthropic by matching the personal gifts made to charitable organizations. Donors who wish to support Heartspring can provide an even greater impact with the assistance of a matching gift company.

Visit the Human Resources office of your employer to obtain a matching gift form. Make sure you check our employer matching gift search tool when you donate!

$6,126

Matching Gifts (FY16)

 In-Kind Gifts

Heartspring welcomes contributions of goods or services, other than cash. A list of helpful items can be found here.

Wish list

 Shop

Retailers love to give back! Did you know when you shop, you can support Heartspring? Shopping at Krogers/Dillon’s and AmazonSmile are all ways to enhance your giving. We also collect Box Tops for Education throughout the year for the Heartspring School.

For more information on partnership opportunities please contact:

Stacie Williamson

Director of Development

swilliamson@heartspring.org
316.634.8816

For more information on partnership opportunities please contact:

Stacie Williamson

Director of Development

swilliamson@heartspring.org
316.634.8816

For more information on partnership opportunities please contact:

Jessica Snow

Administration Assistant

jsnow@heartspring.org
316.634.8791

For more information on partnership opportunities please contact:

Stacie Williamson

Director of Development

swilliamson@heartspring.org
316.634.8816

Jillian VanCampen

Developement Associate, Annual Giving

jvancampen@heartspring.org
316.634.8797

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