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Spring is a time for growth and renewal, and at Spence-Chapin, we see growth happen throughout the whole year—we see families grow through adoption; love grow between a Granny and a child; connections and friendships grow through our community programming; and so much more. 

Your support this Spring will help make this year another one of meaningful growth for all of the programs and services Spence-Chapin provides to childrnen, women, and families!

The love of a Granny changes a child’s life forever. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, 180 children in South Africa and Colombia now know the love of a Granny—someone who comes every day just for them, who knows them and advocates for them, who listens to them and helps them grow and thrive. Someone they can count on. Help us grow the love of Granny throughout the world! Click on our link in bio to support Spence-Chapin today!

Our Mentorship Programs bring adolescent adoptees together with adult adoptee mentors for group outtings, great discussions, and important connections. Your support allows us to grow our Mentorship Programs.

Did you know that Spence-Chapin has six satellite offices throughout New York and New Jersey? Through these offices, our social workers are able to provide counseling to women and their partners who are facing an unplanned pregnancy and want to talk through their options. We are also able offer free workshops to help healthcare providers better understand adoption and the adoption community. We are also able to provide services from our other program areas, participate in community events, and engage with community leaders and partners. Help us grow our satellite office reach today by clicking on the link in bio!

Other FEATURED Campaign

Support Families Fleeing Ukraine

Spence-Chapin has connected with our partners in countries surrounding Ukraine and is is actively supporting families who have fled Ukraine to provide secure shelter, food, and basic supplies. These families have survived harrowing journeys after being forced to leave their homes. Your donation today will help us sponsor more families as they leave Ukraine.

Spence-Chapin Gala 2022

Join us on Wednesday, May 18th at Guastavino’s in New York City as we celebrate the everyday heroes in all of our lives and raise funds to support all of the programming and services that Spence-Chapin provides to children, women, and families throughout the year. Learn more about sponsorship levels, tickets, and more at our event website. 

Spence-Chapin Support Services

Spence-Chapin provides counseling, support services, and community programming to children, women, and families every day. From mentorship programs for teens to peer support groups for parents to annual gatherings for birth parents and everything in between, Spence-Chapin is there for families every step of the way…thanks to you. 

As a reminder, certain charitable giving incentives that were created during the pandemic are still in effect this calendar year and allow individuals to deduct up to $300 and married couples filing joint returns up to $600 on their 2021 taxes regardless of how they do their deductions (standard or itemized). For those who itemize, deductions for contributions can be applied up to 100% of adjusted gross income, rather than the normal 20-60%. These incentives allow you to make an even greater impact this year

Other Ways to Give

Your generosity helps us continue to build and support all families!

To Send A Gift By Mail

Please make checks out to “Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children” and address to:
Attn: Office of Development
410 East 92nd Street, New York, NY 10128

For information on how to donate via Wire transfer, Stock transfer or Planned Gift, please contact Matthew Kaal at [email protected].


Celebrating a birthday or adoption anniversary? Create a fundraiser on Facebook to support Spence-Chapin. It’s a fun and easy way to help raise funds and awareness for all of the programs and services Spence-Chapin provides to families and children. Download our step-by-step tutorial, or contact our Associate Director of Development and Communications, Christine Pohl at [email protected]


Many corporations have matching gift programs which will allow you to leverage your support and increase your charitable gift. Please see a list of matching gift companies. If your company has a matching gift program, be sure to include an appropriate form with your contribution. If your company is not listed, you can find out from your human resources office if your employer offers a matching gift program. Matching gifts often double and sometimes, even triple your donation!

Planned Giving Program

Leave a legacy with lasting impact that can also increase benefits for you and your family. By making a planned gift, your commitment to supporting children, women, and families connected to adoption will echo for generations to come. Learn more about the gift options Spence-Chapin offers to determine which plan best serves you and your family in reaching your financial and philanthropic goals.

DAF Direct

DAF Direct is a tool that allows our donors to recommend grants from their donor-advised funds, which are known as ‘DAFs,’ directly from our website. Neither you nor Spence-Chapin incurs any transaction fees when accessing this quick and convenient tool. If you have questions about using DAF and if it is the best option for making your donation, please email [email protected].


Amazon Smile

Support Spence-Chapin every time you shop online by signing up for AmazonSmile.

Every time you make an AmazonSmile purchase, donates a portion of the purchase price to Spence-Chapin to support our programs for children and families.  Learn more about this program at

1908 Society

The 1908 Society recognizes a special group of supporters who contribute at or above $1,908 annually. Throughout the year, Spence-Chapin acknowledges the generosity and commitment of these members, culminating with a premier Annual Gathering to honor these esteemed supporters.