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Why Should I Give to ADAA?

When you give, people receive opportunities to succeed and transform their lives — the purest form of empowerment.

With your support, we can accomplish these goals:

  • Empower people to get treatment and enable them to live their full potential.
  • Continue to provide access to care and free educational resources and webinars to more than 11 million website visitors every year.
  • Bridge the divide between mental illness and wellness.

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Donate online 

We encourage you to visit our ADAA Allies page and be inspired by the many donor stories that make up the ADAA community. There are also tips for how you can create your own fundraising campaign or event to help support ADAA’s free resources for all those who struggle with anxiety and depression. Get inspired and join with us to make a difference.

Facebook Fundraisers 

Use social media with an added purpose. Gather your friends and family online to host a fundraiser. You can give away your birthday, make up a special campaign, or give a gift “just because.”

Start your own Facebook Fundraiser here today

Memorials and Dedications

Honor a loved one by donating in their memory or honor. Help build onto their legacy by offering a gift in their name.


Celebrate a Wedding

Begin your marriage with the gift of saying “I do” to supporting mental health awareness. Donating in your guests’ name as a party favor can add a special touch to your wedding day.


If you love gaming, then rally your friends together virtually or in-person, or play by yourself, for a cause. Tiltify allows people in the gaming world to “play for fund” – your friends and family can donate to support our mission.

Wedding Registry

Make the most of your celebration by dedicating your special day to support ADAA's mission. Add ADAA to your wedding registry as a wonderful gift option for your friends and family to celebrate your special day.  You can provide this donate online option or create your own personal fundraiser,

Matching Gift Program

Did you know that thousands of companies match donations by employees to support ADAA's mission? 
Click here to see if your company will match your donation to ADAA and to access the forms, guidelines, and instructions that you need to submit a matching gift.

Workplace Giving Campaigns

Employer matching gifts is a great way to add value to what your employees do. Virtual or together, you and your employees can create a meaningful fundraiser.Select ADAA to receive matching gifts from your employer, the United Way, America's Best Charities, or the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC); ADAA charity code: 11220. ADAA's tax ID number is 52-1248820




Planned Giving

Foundation Contributions

ADAA is a 501(c)(3) and can accept contributions from family, corporate, and private foundations. Contact Susan Gurley, ADAA Executive Director, for more information.

ADAA is a 501(c)3 organization. As no goods or services are provided in return for any charitable contributions, the entire amount of your donation is tax deductible in accordance with IRS regulations.

ADAA's Tax ID#: 52-1248820.

If you have any questions about donating online, please send us an e-mail or call 240-485-1016. To send your gift by U.S. Mail, please make your check payable to ADAA and mail it to ADAA, 8701 Georgia Avenue, Suite 412, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Thank you!

Donor Advised Fund (DAF)

A Donor Advised Fund, or DAF, is an organized way for donors to make charitable gifts. A DAF has the potential to help ADAA as we focus on research and treatments for anxiety disorders and depression.

During your lifetime you can recommend a grant from your Donor Advised Fund to impact the lives of those struggling with these disorders. Think of it as your personal charitable checkbook.

You can make a gift at any time and receive an immediate tax benefit. Your gift is invested and grows tax-free.

Interested in learning more? Please contact Susan Gurley, ADAA Executive Director.

Non-Cash Ways to Donate

You can donate more than just cash. Donating cash is always easy, whether by check, bank wire or Electronic Funds Transfer. And when you donate cash, you can generally deduct up to 50% of your adjusted gross income. But cash isn't the only thing you can use to support ADAA. You can also donate a variety of other assets, including:

  • Mutual fund shares
  • Publicly traded stocks, including long-term appreciated securities
  • Life insurance policies
  • Publicly traded bonds
  • Non-publicly traded assets, including private or restricted company stock and real estate

For more information about donation options, please email [email protected] or call 240-485-1016 (please note that you will need to leave a voicemail message).

Please be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook, to learn what we’re doing to #breakthestigma, and how you can help.

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