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Your gift helps ACLD to continue building for the future while maintaining the quality of services it provides.


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Foundation Events

The ACLD Foundation has a full calendar of events throughout the year. 

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Generator Campaign

Be the light for ACLD and fund generators for our group residences.



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Brick Campaign

Leave your mark through the Brick Campaign with a permanent donor recognition.


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Honor or Memorialize Someone Special

Honoring or memorializing a special person or milestone with a commemorative gift.

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Annual and Year-End Appeals

Annual and Year-End Appeals let donors make an annual gift or holiday-time gifts with levels of giving to fit any budget.


Other Ways to Give

Our Matching Gifts Program allows donors to increase the size of their donations to ACLD Foundation while boosting the charitable giving of their employers or companies. Please check with your employer to see if they offer a matching gifts program.

If you have any questions, please call the ACLD Foundation Office at (516) 822-0028 Ext. 163.

Life Insurance policies can name ACLD Foundation as the beneficiary and irrevocable owner of a given policy. Such gifts to the Foundation are valued at their interpolated terminal reserve value or cash surrender value at the time they are received, and any additional premium payments a donor makes will be recorded by the Foundation as a gift in the years they are made. Retirement plans can also include ACLD Foundation as a beneficiary. 

Gifts of Appreciated Stocks give donors the opportunity to make donations of publicly traded securities and /or closely held securities. Donated stocks, held for more than one year, may offer donors substantial tax savings because by donating stock rather than selling it, donors can avoid capital gains tax. 

Major Gifts allows donors to give major support to ACLD spaces and programs, or to the organization in general. Donors who provide such gifts can be assured they will have a substantial impact on the lives of those supported through ACLD. 

The ACLD Foundation is the primary source of philanthropic support for ACLD which provides a variety of programs and services to the Long Island community.

The vital services ACLD provides to more than 3,000 children and adults across Long Island enable each person to pursue an enviable life. The ACLD Foundation strives to ensure that future generations will benefit from ACLD’s programs and services – and your planned gift can help us carry out this mission.

Consider supporting the ACLD Foundation through a bequest in your will, trust, or other planned giving instrument.

For more information on making a Planned Gift, please call Aimee Keegan, Foundation Director at (516) 822-0028 Ext. 206.

The Enviable Life Society, a planned giving society, was established in 2019 with the goal of securing future generations by including ACLD in the estate planning of donors and inspiring others to do the same. A bequest, will or other planned giving instrument of any size affords eligibility for membership into the Society. As a member, you will be acknowledged at special recognition events and in our publications. Additionally, your  name will be engraved on a brick paver placed in the beautiful courtyard gardens in the Fay J. Lindner Family Complex in Bethpage. Donors who wish to remain anonymous will have this options as well.

For more information, please call Aimee Keegan, Foundation Director at (516) 822-0028 Ext. 206.