Ways to Give

Gifts to The Vista School
The Vista School®, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, welcomes contributions. While the government and private insurers reimburse Vista for most autism services, contributions are needed to enhance programs and facilities. We accept donations online. Alternatively, you may choose to complete the contribution form and mail it with your donation to:

The Vista School
Attn: Linda Whipple, Development Director
1021 Springboard Drive
Hershey, PA 17033


Commemorative and Memorial Gifts
Gifts to The Vista School can provide an enduring tribute to loved ones and friends. If you would like to donate “in honor of” or “in memory of,” please complete the contribution form and mail it with your donation to Linda Whipple, Development Director, The Vista School, at the address above. 

Corporate Support
We are fortunate to have many charitably minded businesses in Central Pennsylvania. Through the Vista Walk for Education, our signature event, we have several exciting sponsorship opportunities available to support individuals with autism. Also, corporations and businesses may choose to sponsor their own fundraising events and designate all or a portion of the proceeds to The Vista School. If you are interested in planning a fundraising event, please contact Linda Whipple, Development Director, The Vista School, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (717) 583-5102, ext. 2023

Matching Gifts
Does your company have a matching gifts program? A matching gift can double or even triple your own donation to The Vista School. Contact your employer’s human resources department to learn whether your company can match your own generous gift.

Planned Gifts
We will work with you to designate The Vista School in a bequest, charitable trust, life insurance policy, or gift of appreciated stock or property. If you are interesting in providing a planned gift, please contact Linda Whipple, Development Director, The Vista Foundation, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (717) 583-5102, ext. 2023.

Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Scholarship Program
The Vista School gratefully accepts Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) contributions to support children with autism whose families lack the resources to afford our tuition. Eligible businesses may contribute to either The Vista School Scholarship Organization or The Vista School Pre-Kindergarten Scholarship Organization as part of Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.

Qualified participants in the EITC program include those who are authorized to do business in Pennsylvania and subject to one or more of the following taxes:
  • Personal Income Tax
  • Capital Stock/Foreign Franchise Tax
  • Corporate Net Income Tax
  • Bank Shares Tax
  • Title Insurance & Trust Company Shares Tax
  • Insurance Premium Tax (excluding surplus lines, unauthorized, domestic/foreign marine)
  • Mutual Thrift Tax
  • Malt Beverage Tax or Retaliatory Fees under section 212 of the Insurance Company Law of 1921

Contributions to The Vista School Scholarship Organization (SO) can be sent to:

The Vista School SO
1021 Springboard Drive
Hershey, PA 17033

Contributions to The Vista School Pre-Kindergarten Scholarship Organization (PKSO) can be sent to:

The Vista School PKSO
1021 Springboard Drive
Hershey, PA 17033

Online Shopping
Vista has partnered with Amazon.com (including Endless.com and SmallParts.com) to allow you to purchase items while supporting The Vista School. The school can earn up to 25% on all purchases. Use the links below to start shopping!


GIANT A+ School Rewards
With the A+ School Rewards program, The Vista School earns cash each time you shop at any GIANT store using your BONUSCARD between October and March of each year.

Participation in the program is simple! The Vista School® will earn credit for 1% of your total purchases. At the end of the program, The Vista School® will be awarded a check for the total amount earned through participation in the program. Please note that you will still continue to earn points for any other program that is running (gas program, turkey program, etc.).

Register your GIANT BONUSCARD today by clicking here. The Vista School’s ID is 01516.


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Thank you for changing lives at Vista!



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