Deaf, Inc., dba Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, is a non-profit agency and do not receive state or federal funding. We rely on donations, grants, and fee for services, so your donation(s) tremendously help our doors stay open and keep our programs available in West Michigan. As the sole full-service agency for the Deaf and hard of hearing communities in West Michigan, we fill 3,000+ interpreter assignments annually, and provide further services through American Sign Language classes, Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity training, equipment assistance and advocacy, and an educational and resources support program for deaf children.
Your donation can go towards any of our programs (ADAPT, KidSigns, interpreter services) or our building fund. PayPal and Razoo makes it easy to donate and your gift is 100% tax-deductible.
Also, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services has relocated several times until finally purchased a wonderful building in 2008. The agency has made it home and a community center for the deaf, hard of hearing and the interpreters to gather for workshops, events, socials, and program services. We have a mortgage with Grand River Bank, and we only need $150,000 before owning the building outright!
By donating to our building fund, you will help us free up funds to be spent directly on our programs and increase our services to better serve you. Make your check payable to ‘Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services’ and in the memo line, put down ‘mortgage’ or ‘building fund’ so we know where you’re donating towards. And remember, all of your donations are tax deductible!
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services will not trade, share or sell a donor’s personal information with anyone else or any other organization/entity, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.
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There are several ways you can donate:
Mail: Make out your check or money order to ‘Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services’ and mail to P.O. Box 8812, Kentwood, MI 49518-8812
You can also download this Donation Form, (which allows donations via credit card), then mail it to us.
Call: To donate via your credit card, you can also call us at 616-732-7358.
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Please remember us in your United Way giving. Follow the steps to write us in as a 501(c)3.