How You Can Help

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Since 1923, Lifesteps has been helping improve the lives of members of our community and could not do so without the generous support of community members and businesses. Through donations and sponsorships to the Lifesteps Family Caring Fund vital programs and services continue to be provided.

There are several ways that you can support the children, adults and seniors that Lifesteps serves through charitable giving.

Online – Fast, easy and secure way to donation to Lifeteps. 

By Mail – To donate by mail, please download a donation form, make check payable to the Lifesteps Family Caring Fund and mail to:

c/o Community Relations
383 New Castle Road
Butler, PA 16001

Corporate Giving – Corporate donations can be made through sponsorships, cash gifts, matching gifts and in-kind donations in support of Lifesteps Mission.  As an approved recipient of Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC), Lifeteps utilizes EITC donations to support preschool scholarships and educational improvement activities for students with special needs in Lifesteps Transition program. Click here for more information about the EITC program. 

Workplace Giving – You can give your workplace donations through United Way, Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), or the Pennsylvania State Employee Combined Appeal.

Employeer Giving Program - Many corporations match employee donations to non-profit organizations, like Lifesteps, through an employee giving program. Some companies also recognize staff that volunteer with non-profits through grants supporting the agency mission.  To find out if your company offers a matching gift, click here.

Gifts in Honor or Memory – A donation in memory of a loved one is a tribute and thoughtful way to recognize someone who has made a difference in your life or the life of others.  Your donation can be made in memory to a family member, friend, client of Lifesteps or colleague. Honorary gifts are a wonderful way to celebrate someone in your life and a special event, such as a birthday or anniversary, by giving to those in need.

Leave a Legacy – One way to support Lifesteps mission is through planned giving. There are several ways you can support the agency including bequests, IRA charitable rolloever, stocks and bonds, beneficiary designated gifts, charitable gift annuity, real estate and more. Contact us to learn more about how your can leave a legacy supporting children and adults with special needs. 

AmazonSmile – Make your shopping go further by using AmazonSmile to purchase online. Visit, search for Lifesteps and select it as your charity. Once selected, you can then shop normally on the page and any AmazonSmile eligiable items will have .5% of the total amount donated to Lifesteps. These eligible items will have the words “Eligible for Amazon Smile donation” in the product description. 

All proceeds benefit the Lifesteps’s Family Caring Fund, which is used to support expenditures not otherwise supported by government grants, contracts, etc. The official registration and financial information of Lifesteps, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. Lifesteps, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization – contributions to which are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.

In a Donor's Words...

"The donation I’m giving you is small compared to what you’ve given me. I just wish it could be more. I thank God every day for all of you.”

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Amazon Smile

You can now support Lifesteps Family Caring Fund when you purchase from Amazon Smile through this link.  Same great Amazon products and services, but a percentage goes to helping Lifesteps provide services for the needs of individuals and families.