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At DePaul School, our students truly do speak miracles and that wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of people like YOU! Only 60% of our operating costs are covered by our state subsidy so your support is vital in ensuring our students have access to the specialized education they need in order to excel in the hearing and speaking world.

Your charitable donations have helped provide students, like Jared, with the critical resources he needs to navigate the listening and speaking world and to transition into his neighborhood school. Jared just received his second cochlear implant and he is so excited to be taking guitar lessons this year. Perhaps, with your help, he will be playing in his neighborhood school’s jazz band in the next few years!

There are so many different ways to give - browse below to see what way works best for you!

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Come See Us!

If you’d like to “hear” your gift in action and meet the amazing students you’re helping with your generosity, please reach out  to schedule a tour of the school. Our students love visitors!

Volunteer!

Want to give the gift of time? DePaul School offers many opportunities for community members to get involved and show their support for our students who are deaf or hard of hearing!

One time Monetary Donation

Every dollar helps a child learn to listen and speak.  Many donors visit our school and find it a worthy investment, especially for a one-time gift.

Planned Giving

Planned Giving is an easy way to support the future of listening and spoken language education at DePaul School. Your commitment to a planned gift creates a future legacy of love for our students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Furthermore, memorials, bequests, and estate gifts transforms the lives of students who are deaf or hard of hearing and granting them the gift of spoken language at DePaul.

Matching Gifts

Matching Gifts are a charitable donations from corporations match an employees donation to certain nonprofits. This is a simple way to double your donation to DePaul School! Check with your employer to see if they participate in a matching gifts program.

The United Way Campaign

DePaul School has many sponsors who give through their place of employment. If your workplace participates in United Way, you can select DePaul School as your contribution from your pay. We receive gifts of all sizes from The United Way on a monthly basis.

Direct Monthly Contribution to DePaul School

DePaul School subscribes to an online software platform that can manage monthly contributions of any amount. Individuals who wish to give directly to DePaul School through their credit card can sign up to have a monthly charge of any amount charged to their credit card. Every gift, of any amount makes a difference!

1908 Society

The 1908 Society honors and acknowledges some of DePaul School’s most ardent supporters and friends. These individuals provide direct annual support to further DePaul’s mission to teach children who are deaf or hard of hearing to listen and speak. There is no deadline to join the 1908 Society---make your donation of $1,000 or more and join these elite members in making a difference in the lives of the children and families we serve.

Give Big Pittsburgh 

DePaul School participates annually in Give Big Pittsburgh held on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. The Pittsburgh Foundation and Pittsburgh Magazine host the online day of giving to support local nonprofits.

Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile is one of the easiest ways to give back to DePaul School. Simply select DePaul School as your charitable organization and 0.05% of your purchases get donated directly to DePaul! To learn more about Amazon Smile, click here.

Event Sponsorship

Our students truly do speak miracles every day. You can help them achieve their goals by supporting DePaul School as a sponsor at one of our fundraising events. This is a great way to get your brand noticed and appreciated by the many friends and family of DePaul School.

Corporate Partners

We are officially introducing the new Corporate Partners Program. We rely on the support of the community, especially corporations whose gifts make it possible for us to help our students---the leaders of tomorrow---to learn to listen and speak. We’d love to work with your company to create an individualized plan to meet your philanthropic and advertising needs! Contact Sara Baines-Miller, Chief Communications Officer, by email at sbm@depaulhearingandspeech.org or by phone at 412-924-1019 for more details.