Every contribution can make a difference. UDS relies on generous donors to continue providing vital programs and services for more than 6,000 individuals with disabilities in our community.

How to Make Your Gift Today


Donate Online

By Phone: To give by phone, call 330-762-9755 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. EST.

By Mail: Make your check payable to United Disability Services

Mail to:
United Disability Services
Attn: Development
701 S. Main St.
Akron, OH 44311-1019

There are many ways you can help to provide and support inclusive, life-enriching options through person-centered programs and advocacy:

  • Financial Contributions (with easy online donation form)
  • Planned Giving
  • Stocks
  • Matching Gifts
  • In-Kind Donations

If you have questions on any of the ways to give, please call our main office at 330-762-9755 or contact us online now. We appreciate your support.

Other Ways to Give

In addition to financial contributions, there are many other ways of giving that will positively impact the individuals we serve.

Planned Giving

Planned giving options allow you to plan for your future while also supporting UDS programming. Your financial advisor or attorney can guide you on ways that you can support UDS while minimizing your tax liabilities

Stocks and Securities

Giving a gift of publicly traded stock can often provide significant tax benefits. Contact your financial advisor to determine if donating your stock to UDS is the right option for you. We can assist you with the transfer process.

Matching Gifts

Many businesses offer corporate matching gift programs, giving employees an opportunity to increase the impact of their gifts. Contact your human resources department to see if your company has a matching gift program and how you can participate.

In-Kind Giving

Our programs are in need of the following items to implement daily programming. When you donate these items, you help UDS reduce operating expenses and provide direct benefit to our many programs.

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