Ways to Give
Your donation to Understanding Our Differences is a vital way to demonstrate that inclusion and respect matter. Our donors are united by a passionate belief in our mission to create inclusive and respectful schools and communities for people of all abilities.
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Donor Advised Fund (DAF) Gift
Your gift will ensure that even more children feel understood and included.
Many Ways to Give
Several families have generously come together to offer a $40,000 matching gift to Understanding Our Differences. Please help match that gift by making a donation to raise $80,000 for UOD!
Write your check to Understanding Our Differences and mail to us at PO Box 600671, Newton, MA 02460.
Monthly giving is an easy, convenient way for you to budget your donations, and for us to have the peace of mind that we have sustained, year-round support. Monthly gifts of all sizes – $5, $10 or more per month – are welcome. Click here to start your monthly giving today.
A DAF (Donor Advised Fund) is a centralized vehicle for charitable giving that makes it easy for you to dedicate funds to support your favorite nonprofit organization. With a few clicks, DAF donors with Fidelity, Schwab, and BNY Mellon can recommend grants from their DAF to Understanding Our Differences using our DAF Direct widget.
Our Founder’s Circle is a group of generous donors who pledge multi-year major support for the work of Understanding Our Differences. If you are interested in learning more about joining our Founder’s Circle with your sustaining gift, please contact Mark Murphy, Director of Development.
Your donation may be eligible for a matching gift from your employer. For example, over 65% of Fortune 500 companies offer this benefit to their employees. Please check with your company’s Human Resources department to find out if your employer will match your gift and double the value of your donation.
We encourage and appreciate the support of businesses, organizations and institutions in our community. Scroll down to see a list of our current partners. Also, we always welcome suggestions for new potential partners. Please email Director of Development Mark Murphy if your business is interested in learning more about becoming a UOD Community Partner.
Understanding Our Differences hosts a yearly Spring Benefit, which brings our community of supporters together and raises much-needed funds. Sources of funds include ticket sales, bids for auction items, donations to fund-a-need, and sponsorships from businesses.
Understanding Our Differences is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your tax-deductible contribution is critical to ensuring that we can continue this vital work.
Thank you to our Community Partners
We are grateful for the support of these local businesses.