Our friends and donors are often looking for specific ways to support the children, adults and families served by Leake & Watts. By contributing to one or more of these designated funds, you can help support the diverse needs of the Leake & Watts community.
Feed a Family
Your gift can provide a week's worth of groceries for a family of four in our Preventive Services Program in the Bronx.
Suggested donation: $56
Donate now to feed a family.
Teach a Child to Read
Your gift can help fill one of our early childhood classrooms with books, which includes not only materials for a classroom library, but also books for the children to take home.
Suggested donation: $161
Donate now to help teach a child to read.
Art Therapy Supplies
Your gift can provide a month of art supplies for our ACCESS program for children with autism, which incorporates art, music and dance into afterschool programming.
Suggested donation: $24
Donate now to provide art therapy supplies for children in our ACCESS program.
After School Tutoring
The After School Learning Hour at our Residential Treatment Center provides daily homework help and tutoring to teens with emotional and behavioral challenges. A gift of $125 provides a week of the tutoring they need to catch up and succeed.
Suggested donation: $125
Donate now to help provide After School Tutoring.
Help a Teen Mom
Your gift can help supply a new teen mom in our Mother/Child Program with clothes, diapers and bottles for a month.
Suggested donation: $263
Donate now to help a teen mom.
Support Buddy Ball
By bringing families together, our Buddy Ball Program gives children with developmental disabilities the opportunity to participate in softball and bowling with their siblings, parents, friends and neighbors. Your gift helps to purchase sports equipment for these children and families.
Suggested donation: $98
Donate now to help support Buddy Ball.
Support a Smile
Keep a smile healthy and bright by helping us provide a full year of comprehensive dental care to a child in foster care.
Suggested donation: $337
Share the cost: $33
Donate now to support a smile.
Lend a Helping Hand
Your gift will help a teenager aging out of foster care to furnish their first apartment with a bed, bedding, a dresser, nightstand and kitchen supplies.
Suggested donation: $570
Share the cost: $57
Donate now to lend a helping hand to a teen in foster care.
Technology for Learning and Growth
Your gift buys a new computer for one of our classrooms at either the Leake & Watts Biondi Elementary School or the Biondi Middle/High School, as well as helps to provide educational software. New technology fosters growht and innovation for our special education students grades K-12.
Suggested donation: $989
Share the cost: $98
Donate now to help provide technology for learning and growth.