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Other Ways to Support

By Phone

Call our office at (757) 599-9472 between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm EST to speak with a member of our Development department. Please be prepared to provide your credit card information and billing address.

By Mail

Send a contribution by check to:

An Achievable Dream
10858 Warwick Blvd., Suite A
Newport News, VA 23601

Stock, Bonds or Mutual Funds

Please contact your broker to initiate the transfer of appreciated stock, bonds or mutual funds as an individual, business, corporation, or partnership. Your donation may be eligible for Virginia tax credits. Electronic transfers are made using An Achievable Dream’s DTC number. For complete information, click here.

Planned Gifts

Consider the following gifts that keep on giving: real estate, mutual funds, life insurance, charitable trust, and charitable gift annuities. Prior to making a planned gift, it is recommended that you consult your own tax or legal advisor.

United Way

Please designate An Achievable Dream as the recipient of your contribution (pledge, check or payroll deduction) through United Way. Contact your benefits administrator for information.

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match contributions made by their employees. If your company offers this type of program, request a matching gift form from your employer, complete and send with your gift. We will do the rest. The impact of your gift may be doubled or possibly tripled! Some companies will also match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.

Combined Federal
or State Campaigns

An Achievable Dream participates in the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign. This program allows state employees to donate to AAD through their workplace. There are numerous options for giving, including online participation and payroll deduction. See your benefits administrator for more information.

Gifts in Kind

Support An Achievable Dream with an in-kind donation of supplies or services. Examples include school or art supplies, gently used musical instruments, new gift items or toys for the Santa Store, tennis rackets or balls, admission tickets for museums, movie theaters or sporting events.

Auction Items for Fundraising Galas

Donate an auction item(s) to either the Tennis Ball (gala benefitting our Newport News program) or A Night to Dream (gala benefitting our Virginia Beach program). Items are needed in a variety of categories and may include gift certificates for restaurants, admission fees, sporting events or services. Please call 757-599-9472 for information.

A Gift in Honor of A Special Occasion

Want to make a gift to AAD in someone’s honor to celebrate a special occasion or mark a momentous event? We offer cards you can download (or request a hard copy from our office) to send to your friend or loved ones to let them know about your gift.

Click on the images below to download and print a greeting card or card insert OR contact our office at 757-599-9472 to request cards or inserts.

The Walter S. Segaloff Society

Supporters who give or pledge a cumulative amount of $500,000 or more are recognized as members of the Walter S. Segaloff Society, joining with Walter’s vision of making a difference for children right here in our community. Society members are making an investment in the future, providing tools and resources such as our unique SAME (Social, Academic, and Moral Education) framework, extensive field trips and clubs, uniforms, extracurricular experiences, internships, soft-skills training, and much more. Most importantly, you provide hope.

Your generosity, coupled with Walter’s vision, is changing the future of our community.

Ways to join the Walter S. Segaloff Society include:

  • Establishing a repeating donation.
  • Contributing to the Annual Fund.
  • Sponsoring a student.
  • Sponsoring a classroom.
  • Sponsoring a graduating class.
  • Contributions to the endowment.
  • Donating high-value auction items to annual galas, the Tennis Ball and A Night to Dream.

The Walter S. Segaloff Society Members
Recognizing those who have given a cumulative lifetime gift of $500,000 and above.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Banks, IIIGreat Atlantic ManagementCity of Newport News
The Batten Fund for An Achievable
Dream Virginia Beach of the
Hampton Roads Community
Hall AutomotiveNewport Management Company
Bay Electric Company, Inc. Hampton Roads Community FoundationPBMares
Busch GardensMr. and Mrs. Norman C.* and Linda M. HardeeThe Perry Family Foundation
The Beazley FoundationMr. and Mrs. Jerry HughesMr. and Mrs. Michael Petters
Mrs. Joan P. BrockHuntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News ShipbuildingPomoco
C. D. West and Company Real EstateThe Landmark FoundationPRA Group, Inc.
Casey Auto GroupMr. and Mrs. Aubrey L. Layne, Jr. Riverside Health System
Charles Barker AutomotiveStephen Leaman Family in Memory of Miss Gill LeamanThe Rotary Club of the Virginia Peninsula
Checkered FlagMr. Eugene* and Mrs. Betty LevinSentara Health Foundation
Chesapeake Bay Seafood House Associates, LLCMs. Nancy LevinSmithfield Foods, Inc.
Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. Ms. Frances LuterTownebank
First Team AutomotiveMr. Joseph W. Luter, IVVirginia Department of Education
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin S. FriedbergMancon LLCW. M. Jordan Company

*Denotes deceased