Fundraising Events and Activities, an Overview.

  • You can help us raise the funds needed to provide essential services!

    There are so many burdens to lighten in the world that exists for children diagnosed with developmental disabilities, particularly autism. Our work is critical and this school is greatly needed. Because of people who care about children with special needs, like you do, we are able to serve approximately 120 students each year in our school and clinic, from many counties and school districts.

    Fundraising is absolutely critical to our MISSION, allowing us of to deliver excellent and intensely individualized services to our very special students.

    We need your help to carry out this important work. Imagine the impact you’ll make whenever you donate or support a fundraising event that benefits Crossroads Center for Children. All of our fundraising activities go to our services and programs to help our students and their families. Here, every single dollar makes a difference and our supporters are deeply valued.

  • You can help us raise the funding needed to provide essential services!

    Fundraising is absolutely critical to our MISSION, allowing us of to deliver excellent and intensely individualized services to our very special students.

    We organize a variety of fund-development efforts across the year - some are events, some are sales-oriented, and others are accounts that you can register for and contribute to Crossroads every time you shop. We need your help to bring in the revenue needed to run the school. 

    Because of you, we are able to serve approximately 120 students each year in our school and clinic, from many counties and school districts.

    Thank you for your support! _________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  • 5 Ways You Can Help!
    1. Be there for us!

    No one can attend everything,  but we hope you'll attend the events that you can. Here are some of the events we're working on for the school year: Fundraising at a Glance 19-20 (Autosaved) 

    Check our website often as there is always something new coming up! Go here > EVENTS .

    2.  Run an event for us!

    Coordinate your own event and donate your proceeds. This must be approved by our Executive Director in advance especially if you are planning to use our logo or other marketing materials -

    3. Get the match for us!

    Be sure your donation is working its hardest. Your monetary gift to the school can make an even bigger impact on our students and families if it's matched. Matching donation programs are offered by an increasing number of companies, so please request a match for any donation you make to Crossroads.

    The following companies have matching donation programs: American Express, AOL, Apple, Avon, Boeing, BP, Bristol - Myers Squibb, Capital Group, Coca-Cola, Chevron, Disney, Exxon Mobil, FM Global, Ford Foundation, Gap, GE, Goldman Sachs, Google, Home Depot, Honda, IBM, John Deere, Johnson & Johnson, JP Morgan, KeyBank, MBIA, McDonalds, Merck, Microsoft, National Grid, Nissan, Pfizer, Soros Fund Management, Starbucks, State Street Corporation, Verizon, and ..... please let us know of any others we can add to this list by emailing

  •  4. Hydrate for us! (And recycle your bottles and cans!)

    We have accounts at Creating Change Redemption Center/ 309 Saratoga Rd. Glenville and Green Bottle Redemption Center 1809 Altamont Ave. Rotterdam. When you drop your bottles and cans off, tell them to put to put them in for Crossroads Center for Children. Be sure you specify our full name, as there are other organizations with similar names. These funds help us sustain our Curricular Fund.

    We also have a CLYNK account with Hannaford.  Collection bags with our labels are available at our front desk - fill one up and return it to any Hannaford store. Just scan the code on the label and drop it in the door, it's that simple. The money goes into our account. If you already have a CLYNK account, there is also the option to donate proceeds from your account to Crossroads using CLYNK to GIVE.


    5. Shop for us!

    When you contribute to any of the following fundraising efforts through your purchases, these companies give back to Crossroads as part of their community giving policies. So, your SHOPPING = your HELPING! What could be easier? 

    Simply choose Crossroads Center for Children as your beneficiary when you register! Click the link for each opportunity to learn the details of each!