How You Can Help
ECHOworks depends upon the support of interested members of the community who want to invest in the lives of men and women with intellectual and developmental disabilities.DONATE
Employ our services
As a business owner you can benefit from employing reliable workers through ECHOworks’ on-site services or utilizing many of our other production services.
Become an ECHOworks Ambassador by providing contacts for:
- Speaking engagements with civic and local services organizations
- Introductions to local business leaders who may be able to use ECHOworks services
- Referrals for individual sponsorships
A few hours a week can make a difference. Offer yourself as a volunteer in one or more of the following areas:
- Become a member of ECHOworks’ board.
- Perform administrative tasks and assist staff in daily operations.
- Serve on our Annual Tennis Classic committe.
Non-monetary donations to ECHOworks help to provide more opportunities as well as to strengthen our program services. Please see our ECHO Wish List for more ideas on how to help through donating.
Shop/volunteer/ donate to Blossom and Bloom Thrift Shop
Blossom & Bloom Thrift shop is an all volunteer organization that benefits people with disabilities as all store proceeds go to ECHO and LARC–The Arc of Loudoun. It is located at 110 West Market Street, Leesburg, VA 20176. Store hours are 10AM -4PM, Tuesday through Saturday. They welcome donations and volunteers and can be reached at 703-777-3286.
GoodSearch.com is a new Yahoo-powered search engine that donates half its advertising revenue, about a penny per search, to the charities its users designate. Use it just as you would any search engine, get quality results from Yahoo, and ECHO will earn a donation every time you search. GoodShop.com is a new online shopping mall which donates up to 37 percent of each purchase to your favorite charity. Hundreds of great stores including Amazon, Target, Gap, Best Buy, ebay, Macy’s and Barnes & Noble have teamed up with GoodShop and every time you place an order, you’ll be supporting ECHO. Add Goodsearch to your toolbar or make www.Goodsearch.com your homepage and be sure to select ECHO – Every Citizen Has Opportunities as the charity you want to support. And don’t forget to spread the word! UPDATE! Now you can download ECHO’s new customized toolbar for your online search and shopping needs!
ECHO Now Registered With AmazonSmile
When you are doing your shopping online, if you shop through AmazoneSmile, .5% of the purchase price will be donated to Every Citizen Has Opportunites, Inc.!
How it works is, when you, the customer, are first visiting AmazonSmile, you are prompted to select a charitable organization from almost one million eligible organizations. In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile, you must first select a charitable organization. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer’s selected charitable organization – ECHO.
Thank You to Our Supporters –
Because of you, we can help so many.
ECHO could not run our programs without the ongoing support of the following organizations:
o The Dulles Greenway
o Claude Moore Charitable Foundation
o United Way
o Commonwealth of Virginia – Department of Aging
o GEICO Philanthropic Foundation
o Dulles Foundation Clubo Allegra Printing
o REHAU Inc.
o Xerox Services Learning and Development
o Rotary Clubs of Loudoun
o Blossom & Bloom Thrift Shops
o Nino R. Vaghi Foundation
o Mitchell & Company, PC, CPAs
o H&T – Armfield, Harrison, & Thomas, Inc. Insurance
o Glen Research Corporation
o INOVA Loudoun Hospital
o Middleburg Bank
o Potomac River Running Charitable & Educational Events, Inc.
. . . and the numerous private donors who give throughout the years.