There are many ways to help Vanderheyden.


1) Make a Monetary Donation

You can can make a one-time donation, a monthly contribution or a quarterly scheduled donation.

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Areas of Need Include: Aging Infrastructure: 24 Buildings, Roads, Water Lines, Transportation, Leaking Roofs, etc.; Educational Supplies and Programs - Career Center; Recreational Equipment and Programs; Furniture, Floors; Landscaping; Comprehensive Fitness and Health Programs; plus many others.

You can also mail us a check to:  Vanderheyden  Attn: Development Department | PO Box 219 | 614 Cooper Hill Road | Wynantskill | NY | 12198


2) Shop for a Cause

Target will donate 1% of your Credit or Debit REDcard purchases made at Target or to our school? Go to and register your card with our school ID 19042

When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Vanderheyden, Inc. Bookmark the link AmazonSmile and support us every time you shop.

Did you know if you register your Price Chopper Advantage Card with the Tools for Schools program, you earn points to help Vanderheyden get needed equipment such as school supplies? Go to Tools for Schools and register your card with our school. Vanderheyden school number is 15908.

3) Help Us With Our Wish List Items

We also created an Amazon wish list if you want to take a look.

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4) Clothing Drop


Drop your unwanted clothing and shoes in our new blue box on our school campus parking lot and help Vanderheyden raise money. Acceptable items include all mens, ladies & childrens clothing, handbags, belts, paired shoes & sneakers, household linens, material, stuffed animals, hats and scarves.

American Clothing has been working together with over 200 local organization for over 15 years. The clothing drop box program is designed to raise funds on a year round basis.  This method of fundraising has been successful with many non-profit organizations.  The clothing is sent throughout the US and then to other countries to be reused.

5) Memorials and Honorings

Vanderheyden graciously accepts donations made in honor or in memory of a loved one. Donors have the option of specifying where they would like their donation dollars to be placed. Every dollar you donate goes towards providing the best possible treatment to the youth, individuals and families entrusted in our care.

Memorial and honor gifts are a wonderful way to remember a loved one or friend or a unique way to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or a special occasion. Your gifts will be used to provide the youth, individuals and families in our care with the tools to empower them to build brighter futures. Click here to Donate Now


August 2023 Newsletter

August was filled with amazing activities for our team members, along with the individuals we serve. 
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