Donate to DSAV

To continue to offer our wonderful panorama of programming, donations are appreciated. Every dollar donated is stretched to reach a maximum number of families.


Use the links below to make a general donation to DSAV.

Give a donation of less than $100 to DSAV via Paypal or credit card.

Give a donation of less than $100 to DSAV.

Give a donation of $100 to $5,000 to DSAV.*

*DSAV is now an approved non-profit of the The Youngstown Foundation. Donors can give to DSAV through The Youngstown Foundation, which will match 10% of donations in the $100 to $5,000 range.

Dress Down for Down Syndrome
This fundraiser can be completed at anytime of the year. Any business, school, or organizations can hold an optional dress down or casual day for all employees/individuals who make a donation to DSAV.

Download the materials packet

Give Back Programs DSAV

Give Back Programs include Amazon Smile, Advantage Recycling and Goodsearch/Goodshop. These programs do not require a monetary donation, rather DSAV gets “credit” for shopping and recycling that you do anyway.

Download the information sheet

Buddy Walk® of the Valley

DSAV’s main fundraiser is the Buddy Walk® of the Valley, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2017 in the greater Mahoning Valley. More than 2,500 people attend this symbolic walk that raises money via pledges, sponsors and entrance fees.

Find out how to participate in Buddy Walk®