Get Involved - Donations - United Way
Supporters of the Autism Society of Maine often ask how they can participate in
their workplace charity giving programs, while also helping the Autism Society of
Maine in providing support and services for those individuals with Autism.
We are pleased to announce that donations to most United Way Campaigns can be directed
to the Autism Society of Maine. It is now possible to benefit your family and community
while at work.
And employers are making charitable giving very accessible. Most workplace campaigns
take pledges in the last quarter of each year and offer variable payment methods
for your gift in the following year. Campaigns often allow you to take out small
amounts of money from your paycheck each month to fulfill your pledge.
For example, writing a single check for $300.00 may be a strain on your budget.
But that same contribution, spread out over twelve months as a monthly $25 payroll
deduction, may not be as difficult. Remember that even if your employer does not
actively pursue an office-wide campaign, often they will have set up charitable
giving options that you can use. Don't be afraid to ask what the company policies
Whether you are a seasoned contributor at your workplace or planning a first-time
gift, please consider writing-in the Autism Society of Maine as a recipient of your
generosity. The information below may help you make informed decisions about your
United Way of America
United Way of America has a network of 1300 local affiliates throughout the country.
Most of these affiliates will allow you to designate the Autism Society of Maine
as your charity of choice.
Most United Ways do not encourage giving to non-member organizations and your workplace
coordinator may not know this option exists – but it does! You can write the ASM
in under the donor option section as follows:
Autism Society of Maine
72B Main Street
Winthrop, ME 04364
The Autism Society of Maine
ASM advocates for improved services for people with autism and their families by
lending library and educational materials and holding workshops for parents, educators
and providers. We reach out to the community through a toll free line (800-273-5200),
providing information, referrals and advocacy services.