Our community is its strongest when every individual is an active member. Donors help enable people with disabilities and other challenges to form healthy family relationships, receive an early education, obtain employment, access public transportation and affordable housing, contribute to the building of community and develop new life skills. Your generous donation empowers us to make our community a better place for us all.

When you donate to Four Rivers you are investing in the future of your friends, neighbors and loved ones with disabilities and other challenges. You are investing in our community by helping to enable individuals with disabilities and other challenges to attain self dependence and natural interdependence. Money raised and donated to Four Rivers stays within its served communities. This support provides programs and services that benefit individuals ranging from newborns to the elderly in a fourteen county area in southwestern Indiana.

You can make your cash gift to Four Rivers in several ways:

  • Give online
  • Mail your check
    To send a donation via check, money order or credit card, download our donor card and mail to: Four Rivers Resource Services, Resource Development, P.O. Box 249, Hwy. 59 South, Linton, IN 47441 (Please make check payable to Four Rivers Resource Services).
  • Mail or call us with your credit card information
    Call Jessica Davis, Development Coordinator, at 812.254.3207. Provide your name, credit card number and expiration date, along with a daytime phone number.
  • Become a Sustaining Gift Member
  • Use Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

No matter how you give, you’re making a difference and helping local people with disabilities and other challenges reach their personal, vocational and economic goals. Other ways you can donate to Four Rivers’ success:

In – Kind Donation

We appreciate the generosity of donors who share material resources – vehicles, appliances, event tickets, clothing, supplies, stock, real estate and other items – with the agency. An in-kind donation to a charitable organization such as Four Rivers will allow you to make a meaningful gift in support of a cause that is important to you. In addition, an in-kind donation can provide a unique and special opportunity to make a significant contribution to Four Rivers while offering potential tax benefits to the donor. Contact the Resource Development Department at 812.254.3207 to see how your in-kind donation can make a difference (See Sponsorship for more in-kind donation opportunities).

Matching Gifts

Many companies reward personal philanthropy and contributions to charities like Four Rivers by matching donations made by employees and their spouses, board members and retirees. If your organization provides this benefit, please follow the organization’s procedures to request a matching gift form and send it completed and signed with your gift. A copy of both Four Rivers’ IRS 501 (c)(3) designation letters may be required by your organization. If you’ve already made your gift, it may be possible to still apply for a matching gift through your organization.

Download Four Rivers IRS letters 501 (c)(3) form

Legacy Gifts

There are many ways in which you can honor a friend, loved one or colleague in recognition of a birthday, anniversary or any other celebration. Making a gift to Four Rivers on behalf of someone is a gift that honors the recipient and offers vital support to the individuals we proudly serve. Four Rivers will acknowledge your gift by sending a letter on your behalf to the honoree. Four Rivers does not disclose the amount of your donation.

Remembering a special person in memoriam with a donation provides a unique testimony to the memory of that person well into the future. When gifts are made in memoriam, Four Rivers will send an acknowledgement in your name to the person you designate when you make your gift. We do not disclose the amount of your donation.

Legacy gifts can be made by either donating online or by downloading the donor card and mailing it to: Four Rivers Resource Services, Resource Development, P.O. Box 249, Hwy. 59 South, Linton, IN 47441. Four Rivers Resource Services, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3), Not for Profit Corporation, and all contributions are tax deductible.

“Why I Donate”
“I donate to be a part of the Four Rivers family, people who know what true giving is to people with special needs!”
Kenton Barnes
Kenton serves as President on the Four Rivers and GCDS Board.