The Foundation | Elwyn

Ways to Give

In its nearly 160-year history, Elwyn has garnered national and international prominence for its groundbreaking role in defining and refining the field of intellectual disabilities. From its roots as a Philadelphia school providing some of the nation’s first educational opportunities for children with developmental challenges, the organization has emerged as a significant community resource – continually adjusting to meet the needs of the individuals it serves.

Through its extensive history, Elwyn’s mission has remained steadfast:

Maximizing potential through personal commitment, collective talents and innovation, Elwyn supports individuals with diverse challenges in shaping distinctive, meaningful lives.


With the generous support of friends, families and donors, Elwyn serves approximately 13,000 individuals in four states. To help make a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities, please visit the links below:

Make a Gift
Volunteer Opportunities 

Elwyn is pleased to offer a number of options for how you can donate to our organziation. We hope that whatever the form, you'll help by continuing to support our services, initiatives, and mission.

Give Online

Making a gift online is quick, easy and secure! Your donation will be processed instantly and you will receive an email receipt confirmation. Click here is Make a Gift.

Donate by Mail

To give by mail, please make checks payable to “Elwyn” and send to the Development Office at:

Elwyn
Development Department
111 Elwyn Road
Elwyn, PA 19063

Matching Gift Programs

Double or triple the impact of your gift to Elwyn by participating in your employer’s matching gift program.  

For more information

Please contact the Development Department at (610)891-2060.