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Dear Friends,

The Foundation for Abilities First NY is a nonprofit organization established to garner the financial resources to support the mission of Abilities First.

It is through partnerships and gifts from the community that we can ensure quality of life enhancements are made available to those supported by Abilities First.

Our needs continue, as much now as ever.  As President of the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Abilities First NY, I ask you to please consider a gift TODAY, in support of the 2021 Annual Fund, EMPOWERING LIVES SHAPING FUTURES.

With your gift, you can impact the lives of over 1,400 supported by the mission. Thank you for EMPOWERING LIVES ~SHAPING FUTURES.

Most sincerely,

Joshua Mackey

President, Board of Directors, Foundation for Abilities First NY

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NEW! The CARES Act will allow taxpayers to deduct charitable donations up to $300 on their 2020 federal tax return, without itemizing deductions.

Donations to the Foundation for Abilities First NY and Abilities First are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. 10% of all gifts is directed to the administration of Advancement and Foundation services. 

Additional information and a copy of the latest FAFNY or Abilities First financial report is available by calling AF/FAFNY at 845-485-9803 or upon request from the Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, 28 Liberty Street, NY, NY 10005, 1-212-416-8686 or charitiesnys.com.

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Ways to Give

Support the mission through a gift, in-kind donation of services or goods, sponsorship or charitable giving.

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Ways to Join In

Support the mission through individual, corporate or community group volunteer efforts, or provide employment and volunteer opportunities for our individuals.

ABOUT ABILITIES FIRST NY

In 1962, the vision of just a few people, moved a mission that now impacts the lives of over 1,500 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, age birth through life, throughout the Hudson Valley.

Since its founding, the generosity of numerous donors and volunteers has assured the mission continued. Consider ways that you, a community group or a business can partner with Abilities First to impact mission, lend a hand, or support the financial resources required to assure its future availability and financial security.

Abilities First, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides services to enrich the lives of children and adults in our communities. Our Federal ID number is 14-146742.

 

ABOUT FOUNDATION FOR ABILITIES FIRST NY (FAFNY)
Philanthropic leadership to enrich the mission of Abilities First, Inc.

Founded in 2018, the mission of the Foundation for Abilities First NY is to garner the financial resources necessary to meet the programmatic interests and to assure the sustainability of the mission of Abilities First, Inc. FAFNY will establish a stable commitment of philanthropic support, to assure the programs, services, and quality of life opportunities remain strong and available, as well as ensure the organization’s fiscal resiliency during unexpected changes.

FAFNY is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides services to enrich the lives of children and adults in our communities. Our Federal ID number is 83-3116304.

All required state and federal forms, documents and financial statements are available upon request. Please contact 845-485-9803 x 1223.