Make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and make a contribution or in-kind donation to one of our programs.
DPD serves over 100 people throughout Morris, Sussex and Passaic Counties in New Jersey. You can make a donation to any of our programs and have it designated to purchase one of our needed items. All contributions are tax-deductible.
You can also make an in-kind donation of a needed item. We do ask that before making a purchase, you contact our Development Office at 973-406-1104. Occasionally, our group homes have a very specific requests to meet the accessibility needs of the people we serve.
Thank you for making our wishes come true!
Alexander House is a large ranch style home in Oak Ridge. It is home to 4 women and 4 men with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Couch and Love Seat - $500
Dishwasher - $400
Barnet House is a large two story home in Pompton Lakes. It is home to 6 women and 2 men with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Patio Furniture to Seat 8 with Umbrella and Seat Cushions - $1,000
Broadway Tickets for 2 individuals and staff - $500
Medieval Times Tickets for all residents - $500
Yankees Tickets for one Yankee fan and a staff member - $200
Calabrese House is a ranch style home in Parsippany. It is home to 4 women and 1 man with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
NordicTrack Incline Trainer - $1,800
Beach Wheelchair - $1,500
Tickets to see Sight and Sound - $400
Named after the Knights of Columbus, Columbus House is a ranch style home in Oak Ridge, NJ. It is home to 2 women and 3 men with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Leisure Table and Chairs - $300
Recliner - $400
Finnegan House is a large two story home in Oak Ridge, NJ. It is home to 4 women and 4 men with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Flat Screen TV - $500
Tickets to see Sight and Sound for 5 people - $300
Tickets for one resident and one staff to go to a NY Yankees game - $250
Fitzpatrick House is a ranch style home in Pompton Lakes. 4 men with intellectual and developmental disabilities call this house "home."
New Wood Flooring - $4,000
Kitchen Cabinets - $3,500
Deep Freezer - $1,300
Stereo System for Living Room - $400
Keurig Coffee Maker with K-Cups - $300
32" TV for Common Area - $200
Giuliano House is our newest group home, opening in December of 2015. It is home to 4 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and advanced medical needs.
Outdoor Porch Swing - $400
Digital Camera - $300
Nutri Ninja Blender Duo Deluxe Kit - $200
Kelleher Supervised Apartments are located in Butler, NJ. It is home to 9 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Summer Clothing for the women of Kelleher Apartments - $500
Couch and Love Seat for Women's Apartment - $1,000
Tickets to see shows at the Paper Mill Playhouse for 3 individuals and staff - $300
Tickets to Medieval Times for all individuals and staff - $500
Murray House is a split level style home in Clifton, NJ. It is the longest running group home for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the state of New Jersey. It is home to 3 men and 3 women with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Recycling Bins - $250
Vertical Blinds - $200
Keurig Coffee Maker - $150
Deluxe Ice Cream Maker - $100
Wallace House is a ranch style home in Sparta. It is home to 3 women and 3 men with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Patio Set with seating for 8 (including umbrella) - $1,800
Outdoor Grill - $500
Pots and Pans - $175
Bakeware - $150
Wehrlen House is a bi-level home in West Milford, NJ. It is home to 6 women with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Tickets to see Sight and Sound - $400
Grill - $500
Exercise Bike - $500
Gruenert Center is DPD's Adult Day Training program located in Lake Hopatcong, NJ. It offers a diversified experience to approximately 58 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through paid work opportunities, vocational training and educational/learning experiences.
Video Camera - $1,000
Sound System for annual talent show and other productions - $500
Digital Camera - $300
Height Adjustable Dining Tables - $2,500
Gruenert Center (Special Needs)
Gruenert Center Special Needs offers specialized Day-Habilitation and Pre-Vocational activities daily for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. At Gruenert Center Special Needs, each person is given the opportunity to thrive and become more independent in a safe and loving environment. There is a 1 staff to 3 person ratio in this program.
6 Cube Organizer Shelves - $200
Electronic Roll-Up Keyboard - $150
Light Box - $100
Green Sensory Gel Maze - $60
Saturdays at the Center
DPD's Saturdays at the Center (SATC) program is designed specifically for young adults (18-40) with intellectual and developmental disabilities who reside in the community. SATC offers weekend socialization, recreational activities, community trips, educational opportunities, information about group home and independent living, like skills training and more.
Entry Fees for all participants for an upcoming session - $1,200
Contribution for Recreational Activities/Community Trips for all individuals - $400
One evening each month, a group of volunteers offer a special Religious Education/Prayer Program known as C.A.R.E. (Catholic Adult Religious Education) at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in Oak Ridge, NJ.
75 Picture Bibles - $750
Boy Scout Troop #1965
Our Boy Scout Troop #1965 is a licensed Troop by the Boy Scouts of America, Patriots Path Council. Each month individuals from DPD's programs meet with volunteers in Jefferson Township for educational and recreational activities and experiences.
Apparel for Boy Scout Troop #1965 (Badges, vests, shirts, etc) - $1,500
Wiegand Farm Golf Classic
The Wiegand Farm Golf Classic is DPD's largest fundraiser of the year. All proceeds from this event make a difference in the lives of the people who we serve. You can contribute to this event by making a donation or by purchasing silent auction or giveaway items.
Wiegand Farm Golf Classic Giveaway Items - $1,000