There are many ways you, your family, or business can help King Street Center in our efforts to help children thrive and to strengthen families. Seventy-five percent of the annual $1.4 million budget is provided by generous community members through private giving. Thank you for your consideration!

Gifts of cash

Donate securely online using your credit card by clicking here. We welcome one-time gifts or recurring monthly donations.

Donate by check, made payable to King Street Center:

King Street Center
P.O. Box 1615
Burlington, Vermont 05402

Donate Stock

When you give appreciated securities you do not pay capital gains tax on the appreciation and you receive a tax deduction for the full value of the gift. These instructions contain all the information your broker will need to complete the transfer. Please be sure to include donor name in transfer instructions!

Donating Items

Thank you for taking a look at our wish list! Please contact Kate Vetter at to discuss logistics before making your donation. While we understand the value of used items, we ask that you consider purchasing new items or if items are lightly used that they be in excellent condition.

Corporate Event Sponsorships

Each (non-pandemic) year, King Street Center traditionally hosts an annual Golf Tournament and Backyard Classic evening party. As a corporate sponsor, your business will receive customized benefits designed to complement your strategic marketing objectives and appropriate to your philanthropic priorities. Examples of benefits associated with sponsorship of our events might include:

  • For your $5,000 sponsorship, King Street Center will provide:
    *2 foursomes in September Golf Tournament, Burlington Country Club
    *Logo placement and “experience” with King Street Lemonade
    *Highlight in Spring newsletter, mailed to 3,500+ addresses
    *Banner, 2 tee signs at Golf Tournament, banner at Backyard Classic, and logo on all marketing
  • For your $2,500 sponsorship, King Street Center will provide:
    *1 foursome in Golf Tournament, Burlington Country Club
    *Logo placement on King Street Lemonade Stand
    *Listed in Spring newsletter, mailed to 3,500+ addresses
    *Tee sign at Golf Tournament, banner at Backyard Classic,and logo on all marketing

Corporate/Foundation Grants

Grants to support specific programs, from Early Education up through the Teen Program, are essential to the health of King Street Center. We welcome the opportunity to apply for these opportunities and report on outcomes.

Planned Giving

Some donors choose to make gifts to King Street Center from assets that remain after their death. This can be done via a will, life insurance policy, pension plan, living trust or a charitable remainder trust that provides assets to King Street Center, while maintaining full use and benefit of those assets during one’s lifetime. An estate attorney would be best-equipped to describe the benefits of planned giving options.

Tax information

King Street Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation; federal tax ID # 23-7236312.

For any questions, contact Kelli Shonter, Development Director, at 802-862-6736 or