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Listening. Speaking. Learning Together.

Please click the box to the right and complete our donation form. We thank you in advance for your generous giving!

We need your support to make a difference!

At DePaul School, our students 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.

To make an online donation, click the green box above and follow the prompts.

Checks can be made payable to DePaul School for Hearing and Speech and be mailed to the following:

DePaul School for Hearing and Speech
Attn: Development Department
6202 Alder Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

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!


DePaul School has various fundraising events throughout the year to benefit the students in need of our unique services. Visit our events page to learn about all of our upcoming events! 

One time Monetary Donation

Every dollar helps a child learn to listen and speak! Checks can be made out to DePaul School for Hearing and Speech and mailed directly to our address. Online gifts can be made using the prompts above.

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 transform 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 that match an employees donation. 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 make a gift to DePaul School through payroll. Contact your company's payroll office for additional details. No donation is too large or too small - we receive gifts of all sizes from The United Way on a monthly basis. Our number is 169.

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.

Monthly Gifts

Monthly gifts are a great way to support our school and stay connected to our DePaul School community! Monthly gifts can be automated through our PayPal system above.

Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC)

We are excited to share that our Preschool Program SAILL has been approved to accept Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) donations!

EITC provides tax credits to companies who conduct business in Pennsylvania and individuals meeting specific criteria. For example, companies can obtain 100% tax credit on the first $10,000 donated, and up to a 90% tax credit on subsequent donations up to $200,000 during a taxable year.

Click here to learn more about EITC and how to apply!

Give Big Pittsburgh 

DePaul School participates annually in Give Big Pittsburgh held on Giving Tuesday - a worldwide day of giving on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving.

The Pittsburgh Foundation and Pittsburgh Magazine host the online day of giving to support local nonprofits in the Pittsburgh area. Stay tuned to our social media channels in the Fall months to learn more!

Corporate Partners

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 our Institutional Giving Officer, Linda S. Buker, by phone at 412-924-1012 for more details.

Your Support Gives Our Students a Voice

DePaul School for Hearing & Speech is...

  • ...the only school in the tri-state area of Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia to offer Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) Education

  • of the only schools in North America to offer speech and language services through 8th grade. Moving to Pittsburgh is a huge step and many families usually exhaust all other local options for services before deciding to make this move. 

  • ...leading the way as one of the only schools in the world to offer a specialized speech and language preschool program (SAILL) for children with severe speech delays such as Childhood Apraxia of Speech.

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Contact Us For More Information

We are invested in our students and their families. We want your child to succeed and we are honored to be a part of their learning journey. If you have any questions or would like to enroll in one of our programs, please reach out to us.

We look forward to speaking with you.

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