Support Star Community, Inc.
Vision, expansion, vibrancy, and quality are words that define the programs of Star serving individuals with cognitive disabilities. Your planned giving is essential to ensure Star’s ability to provide quality services to those with cognitive disabilities for future generations. For your reference, Star has provided an information webpage on “planned giving."
Our services would not be possible without the support of friends, family, the local community, foundations and corporations. By making a contribution to Star you help us provide a supportive and challenging living and working experience for people with varying disabilities. You become an active part of promoting individual independence enabling all to live meaningful lives.
How are we funded?
Star Community is funded through a combination of sources including DDA, individual contributions, and grants from corporations and foundations.
Why support us?
Star Community is a very unique and innovative organization. We take pride in the quality of services and opportunities provided. Individuals are empowered to gain skills that are important to living a meaningful independent life, and are afforded choices with the support necessary to make them successful. We encourage family involvement, and participation in our Star Family Group. Star Community is continuously searching for new and exciting programs and opportunities to enhance the quality of life for those we serve.
Ways to donate/support Star:
Online - Donate any amount via our paypal online donation form.
Annual Appeal – Donate through our annual appeal.
Walk of Heroes- Purchase a brick in honor of family, friends, staff and/or supporters. A tax-deductible donation of $250 places an 8”x4” engraved brick with the message of your choice along our brick pathway and gazebo.
Horse Sponsorship – The cost of care and nutrition for a horse for approximately one year is $1,000. For that amount a business or individual can sponsor a horse for a year with public recognition. Email for more information here »
Event Sponsorships – Each year Star Community holds its largest community awareness event and fundraiser, the Barnyard Jamboree, providing businesses and/or individuals an opportunity to support Star by sponsoring an event or underwriting a portion of Star's expenses. Other Star fundraisers are held throughout the year for which sponsorship dollars are needed which enables a business to gain public acknowledgement.
In Kind Donations – Gift of goods and services are always appreciated. Please see our wish list below:
- Sensory room items
- Fishing supplies
- Golf carts
- Outdoor grill
- Flat screen TV’s
- Outdoor storage shed
- Portable basketball net
- Coloring books
- Arts and craft supplies
- Durable medical equipment
Planned Giving – We would appreciate becoming a part of your legacy. Please consult a professional advisor in this matter.
You can help support Star Community through a general contribution. If you are interested in supporting Star Community and our mission of serving those with disabilities, please email us for more information. Thank you for being a blessing to Star Community!
Disclaimer: Star Community, Inc. has been granted exemption from Federal Income Tax under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Donors may deduct contributions to Star Community, Inc. under section 170 of the Code. A copy of our financial statement is available by contacting Star Community, Inc. at the above address. Documents and information submitted to the state of Maryland under the Charitable Solicitations Act are available from the office of the Secretary of State for the cost of copying and postage. The donor received no goods or services in exchange for this contribution.