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Where Everybody Belongs
At St. David's Center, inclusion is not a practice or an educational strategy, it is a value. Learn how preschool children, like Jonathan, benefit when they have opportunities to play and learn side-by-side with children of all abilities. Watch video.
Play for All
St. David's Center opened the first toddler playground in Minnesota combining inclusive and natural play elements in September 2010. Learn more.
Importance of Early Intervention
Learn how preschool children with developmental challenges, like Joey and Drew, make gains faster thanks to intensive, targeted intervention early in life. Watch video.
St. David's Center proudly meets all of the Charity Review Council's Accountability Standards for non-profits. Charities that meet all standards are granted the use of the Council's "Meets Standards" seal which gives donors indication of a charity's commitment to accountable and ethical practices. Learn more.
What is St. David's Center?
With a 50-year history, St. David's Center has grown and changed based on community need. Learn more about the organization today and our goals for the future in this video overview.
Finding a Toy for Your Child with Special Needs
St. David's Center partnered with Creative Kidstuff to train their staff and develop a website to help you find the right toy for your child with special needs, develop their skills and show you the best way to play. Check it out.
"Tee Up for Tomorrow" Golf Tournament
Golf Hazeltine while supporting St. David's Center at our Inaugural Tee Up for Tomorrow Golf Tournament presented by the Minnesota Vikings and John Randle on Monday, July 15. Learn more.
There are a variety of ways to support St. David's Center. Click on the links below to learn more.
- Mail a Donation
- Matching Gift Program
- Give to the Max Day
- Planned Giving
- Stock Donations
- Auction items and prizes
- Vehicle donations
- In-kind gifts
Gifts can be mailed to:
St. David's Center
Attn: Community Relations and Development
3395 Plymouth Road
Minnetonka, MN 55305
You can double your gift to St. David's Center by participating in your employer's matching gift program. To get you started, we have compiled a list of matching gift companies. If your company isn't listed, contact your Human Resources department to find out if gift matching is available.
Wednesday, November 15, 2012 is GiveMN's Give to the Max Day! Learn more or donate to St. David's Center here.
Gifts to the St. David's Center endowment ensure permanent financial support and organizational stability. An endowment gift is restricted so that the original gift (the principal) may not be spent. Instead, it is invested, generating a steady stream of interest or dividend income that provides a hedge against inflation.
There are several ways to arrange planned giving, many of which offer significant tax advantages.
- Include St. David's Center in your will
- Make St. David's Center the beneficiary of a life insurance policy or IRA
- Establish a charitable annuity
- Give the gift of appreciated property, such as real estate (farms and farmland; residential and commercial properties; vacation homes and undeveloped land)
- Set up a charitable trust with St. David's Center included as a beneficiary
- Set up a special needs trust with St. David's Center as a secondary beneficiary
A gift of appreciated stock is one way to support St. David's Center while receiving tax benefits. Donating appreciated stock to St. David's Center allows you to claim a charitable deduction for the full fair market value of the stock that you donate. St. David's Center has brokerage accounts set up to make giving easy and convenient. Our Development staff will be happy to work with you and your financial advisers to discuss gifts of stock and to assist with stock transfers.
When making a gift of appreciated stock through Stifel Nicolaus & Co., please be sure to notify St. David's Center. We want to ensure proper recognition of your gift.
Stock/Securities Transfers through Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
St. David's Center for Child & Family Development
Contact: Michael Adams
Account Number: 43684176
DTC Number: 0793
Sponsorships offer corporations and businesses an opportunity for visibility during a special event, such as our annual Gala or Fall Festival. Sponsors receive benefits based on the financial level of their involvement. Contact our Special Events Manager at 952-548-8627 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
St. David's Center holds several fundraising activities throughout the where donated items are auctioned or raffled off, with the proceeds benefiting St. David's Center. Please use the Gala Donation Form to make an in-kind contribution.
Donating your car, boat or other motorized vehicle can be a beneficial alternative to selling or trading and provides you with a tax deduction. St. David's Center will accept all licensed motorized vehicles that are in reasonable condition and we can provide free pick-up.
St. David's Center is in need of tangible items to support our programs. Donations of toys, games, crafts, sports equipment and music will be used to provide play therapy and social skills training to children and families in our programs. If you are interested, please email email@example.com. Visit our Wish Lists.
St. David's Center annually seeks grants from corporations, private foundations, family foundations, small businesses and civic organizations. We welcome insight and suggestions from our partners and friends who may know of potential funders who could support our mission.
St. David's Center for Child & Family Development | 3395 Plymouth Road Minnetonka, MN 55305 | (952) 939-0396
Serving Minneapolis and the Greater Twin Cities Metro