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Give to Lincoln Day - May 1, 2024

Give to Lincoln Day is a giving event held each May since 2012 that encourages everyone to contribute to Lincoln and Lancaster County nonprofit organizations. The website for the event is


Donations are accepted May 1 through the event date, and the next event is May 30, 2024. Give to Lincoln Day is sponsored by the Lincoln Community Foundation, in partnership with local sponsors of the challenge match fund. Every donation your nonprofit organization receives on Give to Lincoln Day will be increased by a proportional match from our $650,000 challenge match fund – the largest match fund in Give to Lincoln Day’s history!

The Arc of Lincoln is honored to have been selected as one of the non-profits for Give to Lincoln Day.  Events beginning May 1, 2024 so please reach out for ways to offer your support of The Arc of Lincoln via donations, volunteering and spreading this amazing opportunity. Donations can be made via:

  • Give to Lincoln Day Website is strongly encouraged and will be accepted from 12:00am on May 1 to 11:59pm on May 30 at

  • Offline donations (checks) must be mailed to or dropped off at the Lincoln Community Foundation (215 Centennial Mall S Ste 100, 68508) by 5:00pm on May 30. Mailed donations must be postmarked by May 23. Checks must be made to “Lincoln Community Foundation” with The Arc of Lincoln in the memo line.

  • Donor Advised Funds held at the Lincoln Community Foundation may grant to participating Give to Lincoln Day nonprofits between May 1 and May 30, and those grants will count toward leaderboard totals and are eligible for the challenge match fund. There is no fee assessed on donor advised fund grants. 

  • IRA Qualified Charitable Distributions are accepted for Give to Lincoln Day. Donors who are 70 ½ or older may make qualified charitable distributions from their Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) to nonprofits for Give to Lincoln Day. IRA owners must complete the IRA Give to Lincoln Day Distributions Form found on the Toolkit page and submit it to the Lincoln Community Foundation by May 10 by mail or email to The IRA owner must also contact their IRA administrator and initiate the gift to the Lincoln Community Foundation. In order for the gift to count toward Give to Lincoln Day, LCF needs to receive the distribution by May 30. Please allow several weeks for processing. Gifts from IRAs will be subject to the 2.9% fee assessed on other gifts. BECOME A MEMBER.


Empowering Individuals and Families.

Thank you so much for your interest in supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families through a donation to the Arc of Lincoln! 


You can donate via Paypal or Venmo QR codes below. As well as cash, credit card or check.

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(all major credit cards accepted)


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The Advocacy Partnership for People with Special Needs was created to increase the capacity to advocate for people with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Arc of Lincoln is a non-profit advocacy organization that serves people of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families

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We empower and serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. We advocate for their rights and community inclusion.


We will live in a society where people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are included and respected as valued members of the community.


The Arc of Lincoln provides a town hall, resource fair and presentations important for families as young adults prepare to transition to adulthood.


Opportunity for families to learn about important topics and share information with other families.


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Deb Safarik

Jennifer Stuhmer

Jennifer Meints

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