Other Ways to Give

Now more than ever, our seniors need your help. There are so many ways that individuals and companies can help! See some ideas below for ways businesses and people can promote positive aging in our communities.

For Businesses

Could your business support seniors in need? Partner with VANTAGE for some unique marketing benefits!

Workplace Giving

Workplace giving programs provide employees the chance to make a considerable impact on their community’s greatest needs. Many employers will provide a matching program, often doubling or tripling the impact of a single donation. 

Matching gift programs are a tremendous benefit to employers as well as employees and is a simple process, usually managed by the Human Resource department. 

Here is how it works:

  1. Check out the matching gift program list to see if your company offers to match employee donations.  If your company’s name is not on the list, contact your company’s Human Resources or payroll department to ask if there is a matching gifts program.
  2. Contact your Human Resources or payroll department and request a matching gift form.
  3. Complete the form and send it to:

VANTAGE Aging
Attn: Senior Director of Community Engagement
2279 Romig Road
Akron, OH 44320

VANTAGE Aging will verify the form and return it to your company. We will send you an acknowledgment letter when the match is received. 

Workplace Fundraising

Many companies support local nonprofits by holding fundraising events including dress-down days, raffles, or special events. These are another great way to support VANTAGE Aging and we can even help by providing you with the branded promotional flyers to help promote your fundraising event!

Please contact the Office of Community Engagement at giving@vantageaging.org for
more information.

Sponsor an Event

VANTAGE Aging actively seeks out new collaborative partnerships with both for-profit and not-for-profit businesses and organizations. Our goal is to identify a company whose philanthropic values overlap with our mission to establish a partnership that will benefit all involved. For additional information regarding event sponsorships and co-marketing opportunities, please visit our events page

Advertise With Us

As a community-based organization, VANTAGE Aging offers access to a unique market. Expand your visibility to the growing purchasing power of our aging population with advertising opportunities.

Web Advertising $100/month

Our website is a growing resource for seniors and their families. Display banner ads (336 x 280 pixels) on our homepage with a link to your website will increase your company’s traffic and customer base. Your business’s logo and link will also be listed as a resource on our Senior Resources Page.

Newsletter Advertising $25/month or $250/year ($38 savings)

Put your brand in front of over 850 and growing subscribers to our monthly e-newsletter. Reach a primarily Northeast Ohio audience interested in senior services and resources.

Flyer Inserts with Meals on Wheels $300/distribution in three counties

Our Meals on Wheels program delivers to nearly 2,000 people each month. Reach your audience directly across Stark, Summit, and Wayne Counties with vendor-supplied inserts.

  • Summit or Stark County = $150
  • Wayne County = $100

For Individuals

You can help seniors age in place in a variety of ways. See how you can help below!

Shop and Donate with AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you.

When you shop at AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization.

You can choose VANTAGE Aging and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to support our mission. Amazon Smile logo

Honor Someone Special

Honoring a special friend or family member for birthdays, anniversaries, as a thank you, or as a memorial gift is a wonderful way to help seniors in our community.

When we receive your gift to honor someone special, VANTAGE Aging will send a card informing him/her of your thoughtful gift without reference to the amount and acknowledge the honor on our website under About Us/Funders/Partners/Donors.

Should you wish to make a memorial gift, a memorial recognition card will be sent to the immediate family informing them of your gift without reference to the amount. You will also receive a letter acknowledging your tax-deductible donation.

Your gift will be used to support seniors in need of services from our caring and expert team.

Sponsor a Senior

VANTAGE Aging needs help supporting seniors’ ability to live independently in their own homes and active in their communities. In lieu of making a cash donation, you may Sponsor a Senior and purchase the vital services a client needs to age at home, including Meals on Wheels, chore services for deep cleaning, or non-medical home care.

Services may be purchased as a one-time gift, to provide services for a week, a month, or a year.  The senior you sponsor will receive a note explaining that their services have been sponsored through the generosity of a kind donor and you will receive a letter acknowledging your tax-deductible donation.

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