Ways to Give

Below are a dozen key ways you can give to Push to Walk and help our clients sustain a healthy lifestyle and enhance the quality of their lives.

Donor Advised Funds
Consider making a gift through your community or private donor advised fund, one of the most popular methods of making charitable gifts today. 

Donate Assets
Making a non-cash asset gift can help you with your tax planning, while also helping further our mission.

Please consider donating one of the following asset types through our brokerage account:

  • Publicly traded Common Stock and Preferred Stock
  • Corporate and Municipal Bonds
  • Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)
  • Closed End Funds (CF)
  • Unit Investment Trusts (UIT)
  • Mutual Funds

Please contact Vivian Kiggins, Executive Director, at 201-644-7567 to learn more about how to make a non-cash asset donation to Push to Walk.

Corporate, foundation, and collaborative partnerships provide important support and also help our partners meet their community goals.

Leadership Initiative
Push to Walk invites donors to consider making more significant gifts through our Leadership Initiative. Your major gift through this special campaign will enable PTW to further a specific program or fund our overall mission, while fulfilling your philanthropic intentions. You also will receive an in-depth update of how your significant donation has impacted our clients, their families and PTW staff.

Attend or Sponsor a Special Event
Plan to attend or sponsor PTW’s annual Charity Golf Outing or Casino Night. Learn more.

Planned Giving
What will your legacy be? Planned giving can be a useful tool to round out a donor’s lifetime support of organizations they care about. Leaving a bequest through a will is one very popular method of making a planned gift, and one that can serve as a pinnacle of personal philanthropy.

As you work with your attorney, accountant and other advisors, please include the following wording in your estate planning document to detail specifically how you wish your gift to be used:

I, [state full name], hereby bequeath [a specific dollar amount, a percentage of total estate assets, or remaining assets after all others are distributed] to Push to Walk, a New Jersey Non-Profit Corporation, located at 100 Bauer Drive, Oakland, NJ  07436 to be used entirely [or to be split equally between two restricted uses] for the purpose of [include intended use of the funds, such as “client scholarships,” “staff continuing education,” “equipment purchases,” or “general operating costs.”]

By documenting exactly how you wish the donation to be used, Push to Walk will be able to fulfill your intentions.

Memorial and Honorary Gifts
Memorial gifts can be made to remember someone who has passed away. Please send a note with the name of the deceased and the name and address of a family member we can notify, if you choose.

If you are a family member who intends to request memorial gifts for Push to Walk through an obituary notice, wake or repast gathering, please call Vivian Kiggins at 201-644-7567 to let us know of the pending memorial gifts; if time allows, we can mail donation envelopes to share with family and friends. Thank you for including Push to Walk in memorializing your loved one.

Honorary gifts celebrate life’s milestones, from birthdays to graduations and weddings. Please send a note with your gift stating the honoree’s name and address, and the nature of the milestone being celebrated. We will notify the honoree of your kind gift.

Third Party Events
Put on your event or party planning cap! Push to Walk welcomes you to hold a Third Party Event to support our programs. What fun activities are you planning to hold? Third Party Events can be almost any gathering of friends and family, such as:

  • Barbeque or Pool Party
  • Wine and Cheese Reception
  • Beer or Wine Tasting
  • Graduation Party
  • Birthday Bash
  • Bowl-a-thon
  • Dance-a-thon
  • Dress Down Day (at work or school)

Share your passion for Push to Walk with your guests, and ask them to make a donation! Give us a call at 201-644-7567 to discuss your ideas. Please note: Push to Walk does not provide our state raffle license number, logo, letterhead or any other materials to Third Party Event organizers.

Wedding or Birthday Gifts
Consider asking your wedding reception or birthday party guests to make a donation to Push to Walk in lieu of gifts. You can use language such as this in your invitations:

In lieu of making a gift to celebrate our [wedding/birthday/other special occasion], please consider making a donation to Push to Walk, a New Jersey non-profit organization that provides an accessible gym and personalized training for people living with spinal cord injuries and other forms of paralysis. You can either give us your check at the event, or mail your check (payable to Push to Walk) to: 100 Bauer Drive, Oakland, NJ 07436. Thank you for sharing in this special day with us!

Matching Gifts
You could double or even triple your gifts to Push to Walk with Matching Gifts from your employer! Contact your Human Resources department to inquire if your company matches gifts and how to secure these donations (you may need to fill out a form). Matching gifts can really add up to improve programs at Push to Walk. Thank you for taking this important step to maximize the impact of your gifts!

Employee Giving
Does your employer have an Employee Giving Program? These campaigns enable employees to make gifts to their favorite charities through their payroll. Inquire with your company’s Human Resources staff about this easy way to donate (often pre-tax) to Push to Walk.

Volunteer Hours and Corporate Grants
Your company may offer employees a paid day off to volunteer at a charity of choice! Some employers even offer corporate grants to charities in tandem with their employees’ regular ongoing volunteer hours. Ask your Human Resources department staff about these unique ways to volunteer here and earn corporate grants for Push to Walk.

Are you an athlete or weekend warrior? Consider naming Push to Walk as recipient for your next mud run, marathon, triathlon, bike trek, or other endurance race. Let us know about your intention to raise funds for Push to Walk through your event! We would love to promote your efforts through our social media.

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