Every day Little City empowers children and adults with developmental disabilities to surpass stereotypes and challenge limits. Help us continue to thrive, by donating to change lives today. Make a direct donation or donate through the various ways below.
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Make a tax-deductible contribution via cash, check or money order. Checks should be payable to:

Little City
1610 Colonial Parkway
Inverness, Illinois 60067

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Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. Find out if your employer will match your gift.

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Please consider recommending a grant to Little City from your donor-advised fund. We are more than happy to honor your preferences. If you would like more information, please contact Tina Maraccini.

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If you would like to make a donation of appreciated stocks or bonds to Little City, please contact Tina Maraccini.

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Leave a legacy of love. We value and appreciate our friends and supporters, and are committed to providing a personalized and confidential approach to help meet your philanthropic goals. Learn more today. 

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Host a fundraiser through Little City or Facebook to help raise vital funds for Little City.

Why Give

With so many organizations asking for money, it can be hard to decide who to support. With your donation to Little City, we are able to support individuals like Kevin.

When Kevin started at Little City, he was not a great listener. At basketball practice, there was always a lot of pushback. But then nine years ago, Kevin started powerlifting and he shifted. The sport helped him be focused and be comfortable in his own skin.
Today, Kevin is one of the best Special Olympics powerlifters in Illinois. He also has a job at Lou Malanatis.

Because of the support of our donors, we were able to help Kevin create a purposeful life through sports and other programs, so Kevin could thrive.


All it takes is your desire to provide support for future generations of individuals with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. This can be accomplished through provisions you make from your own estate plans. While you should consult your attorney and/or financial consultant, your options include:

  • Naming Little City as a beneficiary of a specific dollar amount or remaining portion of your estate.
  • Contacting your life insurance company to add Little City as a beneficiary to your life insurance proceeds.
  • Contacting your provider of your IRA, 401K or other qualified retirement accounts to name Little City as a beneficiary to any savings accounts or CDs.

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Little City is thrilled to announce, in partnership with Raise, that we now accept gift cards as donations! Raise is an online gift card marketplace that connects consumers to sell their unwanted or partially used gift cards, with others who will buy gift cards at a discount. If you have any unused or partially used gifts cards, consider donating them in support of Little City.

To donate, please mail your gift cards to:

Little City
1610 Colonial Parkway
Inverness, Illinois 60067

Or, you can drop them off at the above office location.

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