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Employment support center for persons with disabilities

 

Your gift will help break down barriers to employment for individuals with disabilities.

Your generosity transforms lives. Every year, Vocational Guidance Services provides comprehensive employment services at no cost to 4,000 youth, adults, and seniors. We could not provide these services without financial support from the community. Donations to Vocational Guidance Services make it possible for individuals with barriers to employment to move forward on their pathway to self-sufficiency and brighter futures.

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Ways To Give

When you donate to Vocational Guidance Services, you are creating employment opportunities and providing job training to individuals with disabilities throughout Northeast Ohio. There are many ways you can help make a difference.

Online

Your one-time or recurring gift will have a direct impact on our ability to provide work opportunities and essential skills-training services for the 4,000 individuals VGS serves each year. Donate Now!

By Phone

If you prefer to provide your credit card information over the phone, you may call our Development Office at (216) 881-6022.

By Mail

Please make your check payable to Vocational Guidance Services and send your donation to: Attn: Development Director, 2239 East 55th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44103.

Stock Transfer

VGS welcomes gifts of stock to either the Annual or Endowment Fund in the form of a securities transfer. To make a direct transfer from your broker to VGS’ broker, Compass Group of Wells Fargo Advisors (DTC Transfer), notify VGS’ Development Department by calling 216.881.6058 or click here for instructions.

Employer

Through corporate gift matching, your employer can multiply your gift to VGS, making it go further. Check with your company’s human resources office to see if they offer gift matching.

Planned Giving

Consider making a lasting gift to VGS through bequests, living trusts, retirement plans, life income gifts, real estate planning, or life insurance policies that can provide perpetual support for VGS. Contact April Walker, Director of Development, at (216)881-6058 for more information.

In-Kind

Help address the unique needs of VGS, whether it be providing craft supplies for program participants or helping individuals feel confident going into job interviews by donating new or gently-used professional clothes. Click Here for a list of our current needs.

Get Involved

To learn about corporate volunteer opportunities, contact April Walker, Director of Development, at (216) 881-6058.

Vocational Guidance Services is a 501(c)3 (nonprofit) organization and donations are tax deductible. Our tax identification number is: 34-0714650