Elmcrest Children’s Center offers multiple convenient ways to donate and support our mission of nurturing the well-being and development of children and families in need. Whether you prefer to make a one-time donation online, set up a recurring donation, contribute through workplace giving programs, or explore other giving options, we make it easy for you to make a meaningful impact. 


To make a donation online, please visit the link below. If you prefer to make a donation over the phone, you can reach us at 315-446-6250 ext. 228. Our team will be more than happy to assist you with the process and answer any questions you may have.

By Mail

To make a donation by cash or check, please mail a check payable to “Elmcrest Children’s Center Inc.” 
If you have a specific entity, department, or project in mind for your gift, kindly indicate your preference in writing. You can do so by including a note on the memo line of your check. 
Elmcrest Children’s Center
960 Salt Springs Road
Syracuse, NY 13224

Planned and Estate Gifts

Elmcrest Children’s Center expresses deep gratitude for the generous support of individuals who wish to include us in their estate plans. We accept many planned and estate gift options that enable you to leave a profound and enduring legacy with Elmcrest including bequests, designating one of our programs as a beneficiary, pooled life income funds, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, and more.
To discuss the planned gift option that best suits your needs and interests please contact our Agency Development Officer, Helen Kelley at 315-446-6250 ext. 258 or email hkelley@elmcrest.org. 

Gifts of Appreciated Securities (Stock)

Many of our donors are switching to stock donations to save on two types of taxes, while making an immediate impact for our kids and families. Please use the information below for DTC Delivery Instructions:
LPL Financial (M&T)
DTC#: 900
For credit to an account titled: Elmcrest Children’s Center Inc.
Account #: 156061-000
Attention: Jessica Westphal
For more information contact Helen Kelley at 315-446-6250 ext. 258


At Elmcrest, we greatly appreciate and rely on the generosity of donations in the form of goods or services. However, it’s important to note that we can only accept such donations if there is an immediate use for them within our organization. Our capacity to receive in-kind gifts is influenced by our current needs and regulatory obligations.
If you are considering making a specific donation, we encourage you to reach out to us for guidance. You can contact Teresa Block at 315-446-6250 ext. 228 or email tblock@elmcrest.org for further information or to discuss potential contributions. 

Give from your Donor-Advised Fund

A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) offers the opportunity to leverage optimal tax advantages while retaining the flexibility to effortlessly donate to Elmcrest Children’s Center. Typically managed by either a financial services firm or a community foundation, a DAF provides a streamlined approach to philanthropic giving.
To learn more about making a gift to Elmcrest Children’s Center using a donor-advised fund, please contact our Agency Development Officer, Helen Kelley at 315-446-6250 ext. 258 or email hkelley@elmcrest.org. 

Please use our legal name and Federal Tax ID:
Legal Name: Elmcrest Children’s Center Inc.
Federal Tax ID: 15-0539090