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Evant relies on the generous contributions of people like you to maintain and improve its residential services for people with disabilities. Donations assist Evant by helping individuals with disabilites achieve the highest level of independence to which they are capable.

Your kind donations help provide medical equipment and unpaid medical expenses, camperships, special projects, community activities, and other expenses not covered by traditional funding sources. The funding Evant receives from state and Federal sources covers only the basics of care for individuals with developmental disabilities.

To donate via check, please download the donation form to the right, fill it out, and send it in. All donations are tax deductible and can be sent to the following address: 
           Evant Inc.
           Attention:  Operations Director
           4500 Hudson Drive
           Stow, Ohio  44224

For more information please contact Pete Spadafino, Operations Director at or 330-920-1517

In-kind Gifts

Evant graciously accepts in-kind contributions that are in good condition.  Some of the most needed items include:

Pots & Pans
Serving Utensils, Can Openers, etc…
Food Storage Containers
Plastic totes
Picture frames
Art work**
Furniture (These must be assessed prior to delivery)
Digital Cameras
Carpet Cleaners/Steamers
Coffee Pots
Computers (These must be assessed prior to delivery)
Gift Cards for special events and holiday gifts

Donations of large furniture or big ticket items should be discussed with Pete Spadafino, Operations Director prior to delivery.

Evant reserves the right to decline gifts that do not appropriately meet the needs of the people we serve. 

*These items must be new and delivered clean. 
**Art work is deductible only to the extent determined by the IRS.

Legacy Gifts

Here are a few ways you can make a difference with deferred gifts through bequests, appreciated securities, and retirement accounts.

Bequests.  A bequest is a gift left in a will.  You can include a bequest provision in your will or set up a revocable trust.  A bequest reduces the value of your estate for federal estate tax purposes and is usually exempt from state inheritance taxes.
Gifts of publicly-traded, appreciated securities such as stocks and bonds are also very valuable to Evant.  By contributing all or a portion of your portfolio, tax penalties associated with cashing out the securities will be decreased.

Another way you can give is by naming Evant as a beneficiary on your retirement accounts.  By naming Evant as beneficiary of an IRA, 401(k), or 403(b), you can take withdrawals during your lifetime and alter the beneficiary, should your circumstances change.

Deferred gifts are a great way to leave a legacy and support people who utilize Evant services.  As you plan for retirement and determine beneficiaries for your estate, please keep the people we serve in mind.  
Please consult an attorney or professional advisor prior to allocating any deferred gifts to Evant.  Should you wish to restrict a gift, please contact Evant before doing so.    

Evant Inc. maintains the principles of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Donor Bill of Rights.




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