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Why Give

Imagine a world where every child, individual, and family has access to the expert care, support and programs they need to flourish. At Strawberry Fields Inc., we're committed to turning this vision into a reality.  

Your gift to Strawberry Fields will help us:

Provide early intervention services to help children with disabilities develop and learn at their own pace

Offer mental health services to children, individuals, and families

Provide intellectual disabilities services to help individuals with disabilities live independently and participate in their communities



Empower individuals and enrich lives by volunteering with Strawberry Fields! We offer a variety

of rewarding opportunities to match your interests and skills. 

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Event Planning: Join a dynamic team and help raise vital funds for our programs.

  • Administrative Support: Assist our staff with essential tasks, keeping our operations running smoothly. 

  • Good Day Café

    • Job Coaches: Provide support and encouragement to individuals gaining job skills in our café setting (1-2 shifts per week, 3 hours each).​

    • Baking Assistants: Help us create delicious treats for our café customers. 

    • Event Helpers: Lend a hand during special events at the café.

    • Clean Up Crew: Keep the café sparkling with occasional deep cleaning and window washing. 

  • Scraps & Skeins

    • General Support: Contribute to our creative reuse store (3-10 hours per week). Training provided! Learn more about Scraps & Skeins here.

  • Other Opportunities:

    • Grounds Keeping Crew: Help maintain beautiful green spaces at our residential programs. ​

    • Share Your Skills: Do you have a unique talent or expertise? We'd love to hear from you!

Contact Us:

Discuss the right volunteer opportunity for you by contacting Jeannine Lozier at or

814-234-6023 or complete our volunteer application online here. 

Advocacy: Empowering Children and Individuals With Disabilities

Strawberry Fields champions policies and programs that make a real difference in the lives of children and individuals with developmental disabilities, autism, and serious and persistent mental health challenges. We encourage the people we serve to advocate for themselves and work to create opportunities where their voices are heard. 
Join us in making a difference! Contact your elected official here.  


Annual Campaign

An annual donation to Strawberry Fields isn't just a one-time act of generosity — It's a year-long commitment to the children, individuals and families we serve. Every gift, big or small, helps us to build a more inclusive and equitable world for all.

Make your annual donation today.

Monthly: Join Team Strawberry and Make a Lasting Impact

Every month, your contribution powers essential programs in early intervention, mental health, and intellectual disability services. By joining Team Strawberry, you become an integral part of a community aiming to shape a brighter future. 

Be a force for change—join Team Strawberry today!

Tribute Giving

Celebrate life's milestones and honor loved ones with a Tribute Gift. Mark birthdays, weddings, graduations, anniversaries, retirements, and new beginnings with a gift that makes a difference. Your donation will support our mission and create a lasting legacy for the honoree, or honor the memory of a loved one who has passed. 

Give a Tribute Gift today and make a difference in the lives of others.

Make a Lasting Impact with a Gift of Stock 

Support Strawberry Fields' mission of empowering individuals and enriching lives with a gift of appreciated securities. 

To learn more and initiate your gift of stock, please contact Jeannine Lozier at 814-234-6023 X103 or She will provide you with our brokerage information and ensure your generous gift is properly recorded and acknowledged. 

Make a Difference with an In-Kind Donation 

Your generosity can directly impact the lives of those we serve in our 17 residential and community-based programs. Browse our wish list below to find items that will bring joy and opportunity to those we serve. 

Please note: We can only accept new items  

Arts & Crafts Supplies: 

  • Canvases (various sizes) 

  • Canson XL Mix Media Paper Pads (various sizes) 

  • Assorted Paintbrushes (both adaptive and typical) 

  • Artist's Loft Acrylic Paint (any color) 

  • Colored Pencils 

  • Glue (bottles and sticks) 

  • Scissors (and adaptive scissors) 

  • Fabric Paint and Glue 

  • Embellishments (sequins, glitter, ribbon, googly eyes, etc.) 

Games & Activities: 

  • Board games (general) 

  • Classic games (Uno, playing cards, Connect Four, Checkers, Sorry, Clue, Guess Who) 

  • Rummy Cube 

  • Pop the Pig 

  • Picture word bingo 

Gift Cards: 

  • Retailers like Amazon, Michaels, Target, or Walmart allow us to purchase a variety of needed items. 

Other Donations: 

  • Towels (bath, hand, and washcloths)  

  • Umbrellas 

  • Laundry and household cleaning supplies 

  • Kitchen towels and oven mitts 

  • Twin and Full sheet sets  

Thank you for considering a gift that will make a real difference! To coordinate drop off, please contact Jeannine Lozier at 814-234-6023 x103 or

Named Funds

Create a Named Fund and leave a lasting legacy in honor of someone special or establish a fund in your own name to provide ongoing support for Strawberry Fields. 


Together, Let's Make a Difference 


We'll work closely with you to create a personalized giving plan that reflects your wishes and ensures your ongoing support has the greatest impact on the children, families, and individuals we serve across Strawberry Fields' programs and services. You'll receive annual reports detailing the impact of your named fund, along with periodic program updates to keep you informed about how your generosity is transforming lives. 

Learn more about our current named Funds: 

Robert M. Stern Fund  
David Pasquinelli Memorial Fund


Empower Our Mission Through Named Funds 

Start a Named TR Fund with Impact 

With an initial gift of $10,000, you can establish a Named TR Fund, offering a unique opportunity to see your contribution in action within a five-year period. Designed for immediate impact, these funds enable you to support the urgent needs and opportunities at Strawberry Fields directly, reflecting your personal commitment to our community's well-being. 

Quasi-Endowment: A Vision for the Future 

Our Quasi-Endowment option allows for a gift of $25,000 or more to be a part of a strategic investment in the future of Strawberry Fields. Unlike traditional endowments, Quasi-Endowments offer both stability and flexibility, ensuring a sustainable income to support our mission while allowing for adaptability to meet the changing needs of those we serve. This approach not only furthers our long-term initiatives but also invites you to leave a lasting legacy of care and innovation. 


Join Us in Making a Difference 


Whether through the Robert M. Stern Fund, the David Pasquinelli Memorial Fund, or establishing your own Named Fund, your support propels Strawberry Fields forward. Each contribution is an investment in a future where innovation, care, and community thrive. 

For more information on how to contribute to or establish a fund, please reach out to Jeannine Lozier at 814-234-6023 x103 or via email at Together, we can create a lasting impact. 


Corporate Engagement Program

At Strawberry Fields, we're committed to leveraging the power of collaboration for meaningful community impact. Our corporate engagement program is designed to offer a variety of opportunities, from  volunteering and event sponsorships to point-of-sale initiatives.


We understand that every company is unique, so we focus on crafting customized partnerships that align with your specific corporate values and social responsibility objectives. To explore how we can collaborate, please contact Jeannine Lozier, Director of Development and Community Engagement at or 814-234-6023. 


Join us at our events to celebrate and invest in our mission. Every moment presents an opportunity to make a lasting difference. 

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Legacy Giving

Gifts today are important for Strawberry Fields, Inc. to advance our services and programs – but gifts tomorrow will allow us to shape the future of serving children, families and individuals with disabilities. Your legacy can resonate for generations.  Learn more about Legacy Giving.

Gifts of Property

Please contact Jeannine Lozier at 814-234-1439 or to learn more. 

To discuss personalized giving options,

please contact Jeannine Lozier, at 814-234-6023 x103 or

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The Strawberry Fields Foundation

The Strawberry Fields Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering individuals and enriching lives. Through your generous donations, we directly support the essential programs and services Strawberry Fields, Inc. provides.

Mail Checks to:
Strawberry Fields, Inc.

3054 Enterprise Drive

State College, PA 16801

Call to discuss a gift:


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