New! Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program
Mission for Educating Citizens with Autism, through its MECA
Foundation, is proud to announce that we are now eligible to receive
support as a Scholarship Foundation Organization through Pennsylvania’s
Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. Click here to learn more!
Simply click the Donate button below to donate via PayPal
(also Visa, MC, AmEx, Discover...)
for Educating Citizens with Autism is a 501(c)(3) organization.
Your donation is tax-deductible. To contribute, make
your check payable to "MECA" and send it to:
640 Herrs Lane
Downingtown, PA 19335
Donations In Kind
welcomes donations of goods or services that can be used by our
programs or auctioned at our fundraisers. If you would like
to make a donation in-kind, please contact Donna Roslin at DRoslin@aol.com.
needs the following new or "gently used" items for the PAAL
program. We would really appreciate receiving any from the list
TV - 21" diagonal screen
Video Game Systems
Bluetooth Ear Pieces
Games that plug into the TV
Large Bedroom Dresser with at least 10 drawers.
United Way Beneficiary
If your place of employment has a United Way Drive, please designate us as your beneficiary.
Select Mission for Educating Citizens with Autism as your beneficiary on the form provided by your employer.
an easy, cost-free way to contribute to MECA. If you follow the
directions below, iGive.com will send MECA a percentage of any
purchases you make over the internet from certain stores.
It's the stores who pay the percentage, not you, so you can help
our kids without dipping into your wallet. Pretty cool!
You can even make a contribution to MECA through iGive.com without
buying anything. Just use the iGive.com search engine.
Every search you make earns a penny for MECA. Those
pennies really add up. Here's how to do it:
Register. (IT'S QUICK, EASY, AND BEST OF ALL, FREE!)
Follow the directions iGive.com gives to ensure that your puchases and searches result in MECA contributions.
Collecting Money "Canning" for PAAL/MECA
contributions at area businesses or "canning" can be an effective way
to raise money for MECA's programs. Unlike more elaborate
fundraisers, canning requires less preparation, fewer volunteer
workers, and less expense. It is possible for a small group of
family members and friends to raise a considerable sum in a
weekend! Here are a few tips, should you decide to try this method.