Ways to Give

Ways to Give

Why do you give to the Threshold? When asked this question, answers from you, our donors, are as diverse and numerous as the options available for you to make a contribution to our organization.

You give because you have a loved one who is or has received services. You give because you understand the needs of individuals with disabilities and want to make a difference in their lives. You give because you have the means and believe in our mission. Whatever the reason, please know we appreciate your contributions to help us keep our programs available to those in need of the services we provide.

Your gift directly benefits the 300 plus people we serve. As a local provider, you can be assured your gift remains right here, to help clients on a local level. We are proud of our 50+ year history as an independent agency.

What are your options for giving?

  • Donate gifts of cash through our secure on-line site, or mail your donation to our Rolfs Avenue location.
  • Set up an automatic monthly giving schedule.
  • Attend one of our fund-raising events.
  • Consider us when planning your estate, and leave a legacy for all to remember.
  • Give gifts of stock, tangible personal property, life insurance policies or retirement plans.
  • Make a gift in memory or in honor of a loved one, friend or special life event. You can safely make a donation through the secure PayPal website (click the “Donate” button). Make any notes about the gift under “purpose”.    
  • Work with your employer for automatic deductions from your paycheck, and see if they will match your gift.
  • Click here to see our “Wish list” if you wish to help by making an in-kind donation. 
  • Give of your time by becoming a volunteer.

Gift Designations          

Your gift may be unrestricted, allowing The Threshold flexibility in allocating resources to the most pressing needs.

You may wish to give to a specific program or need, restricting your gift to only the purpose for which you intend.

The Threshold has set up an endowment fund to create a perpetual source of support for the present and future needs of the organization. All gifts to this fund remain in place while earning income for additional agency support.


The Threshold, Incorporated is registered with AmazonSmile. What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support The Threshold, Incorporated every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, 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 The Threshold, Incorporated.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?

To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

Which products on AmazonSmile are eligible for charitable donations?

Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Recurring Subscribe-and-Save purchases and subscription renewals are not currently eligible.

Can I use my existing Amazon.com account on AmazonSmile?

Yes, you use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

How do I select a charitable organization to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?

On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you need to type The Threshold, Incorporated in the Search area to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.

How much of my purchase does Amazon donate?

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges. From time to time, we may offer special, limited time promotions that increase the donation amount on one or more products or services or provide for additional donations to charitable organizations. Special terms and restrictions may apply. Please see the relevant promotion for complete details.

How can I learn more about AmazonSmile?

Please see complete AmazonSmile program details.

Thank you for supporting The Threshold, Inc. as you shop through AmazonSmile!


We are pleased to inform you that The Threshold is enrolled through Thrivent Financial’s Thrivent Choice® program.

If you are an eligible member, please consider us when directing Choice Dollars.

To learn more about Thrivent Choice, visit Thrivent.com/thriventchoice. Or call Thrivent at 800-847-4836, and say “Thrivent Choice” when prompted. Thrvnt_H_Tag_4C

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Threshold Society Members

Purpose: The Threshold Society members serve as the Threshold’s Voice to the community by pledging to tell its story to relatives, friends and business associates. Word of mouth is regarded as one of the best ways to show passion for a cause you strongly believe in. Your gift of time/money tells us of your commitment to our mission. Your voice tells others.

Become a Threshold Society Member by having an accumulative or outright gift of $500 or 500 volunteer hours.

For more information about the benefits of joining the Threshold Society, please contact the Director of Public Relations and Fund Development at 262-338-1188, ext. 504 or email .

Thank you for your support of the Threshold!

Click here to see a list of our supporters.


Click here to see a list of our new 2017 Threshold Society Members!


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