More Ways
to Give

You do so much each time you make a gift to JESPY House. You help to provide professional programs and services to more than 260 adult clients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD).

There are multiple ways to support our clients, programming, and support services. Your generosity makes JESPY’s mission possible. Thank you for being a part of everything we do.

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IRA Charitable Distribution

Anyone age 70 ½ or above may transfer up to $100,000 each year directly from an IRA (Individual Retirement Account) to 501(c)(3) organizations like JESPY House, without having to report the distributed amount as taxable income.

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Stock Transfers

Consider a gift of publicly traded stock, bonds, or mutual funds to JESPY House electronically. Gifting appreciated assets can eliminate capital gains taxes. It is important that we are notified prior to each stock transfer to accurately identify and acknowledge your gift.

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Planned Giving

Create an enduring legacy that will inspire and promote independence for our clients for decades to come. Click here for our estate planning template to include a gift to JESPY House in your will or estate plans.

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Endowment Fund

Donations to the Helene Myers/ JESPY Endowment Fund support our longevity to provide the critical programs and services that our clients need.

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Facebook Fundraisers

Celebrate your birthday or a special achievement by holding your own JESPY designated fundraiser on Facebook. It’s easy! Just click Raise Money at the top of the JESPY fundraisers list, set your own goal, post your message about WHY you are raising funds for JESPY, and let your Facebook friends do the rest.

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DIY Fundraising
  • Ask your friends and guests to skip the gifts for a special occasion and make a donation in your honor to JESPY House instead.
  • Have gift cards just sitting in your drawer? Re-gift those gift cards to JESPY House for a variety of client needs.
  • Set a personal goal such as $1,000, then write personal letters to 10 friends and family members asking each to make a gift of $100 to JESPY. You’ll reach your goal in no time.


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Need More Information?

For more information, or to set up a confidential meeting, please contact Amy Engel, Director of Development, Marketing and Community Relations at 973-762-6909 ext. 313 or