Thank you so much for considering a donation to Lauren’s Institute for Education!

L.I.F.E. is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities and we aim to do this at little or no cost to families.

It is only with donations like yours that we are able to meet this mission and also provide exceptional services for this special population that we care so much about. Please explore the different ways you can give, tailored to what type of donor you are.

Lauren’s Institute is proud to have Platinum Status on Guidestar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. Please follow this link to get the most current financial data available for our organization.

For more information regarding donations contact Justin Travillion.

JUSTIN TRAVILLIONChief Financial Officer
480-621-8361 EXT 103

Donor Benefits

Donors not only receive a tax deduction, they are invited on tours and to special events.


Tax Deductible Donations

As a 501c3 any donation given to Lauren’s Institute for Education is entitled to a tax deduction.

For donations of over $250 you will receive a donation letter from L.I.F.E. confirming your contribution that you can use when filing your taxes.

Donations of under $250 can still receive a donation letter, it must simply be requested. To request such a letter please e-mail

Donor Tours

We love to take donors on tours so they can see first-hand the great good that comes from their donations.

To schedule a tour contact Carrie Reed.

Ways to Give

There are many ways individuals and corporations can donate to LIFE and help us achieve our mission.

Donate to LIFE

Individual Donor

You can help clients achieve their goals by donating through a no cost individual tax credit, corporate matching, monthly donations and more!

LIFE Playground

Corporate Donor

Your company can help clients achieve their goals by donating through a no cost corporate tax credit, fundraiser sponsorship and more!

Tax Credit for L.I.F.E.

Tax Credit

Tax credits are reimbursed dollar for dollar as long as the donor has a tax liability in Arizona, when made through a Student Tuition Organization (STO).



You can help by volunteering at or sponsoring our fundraising events.

L.I.F.E. currently has two annual fundraising events:

  • Annual Golf Classic in April
  • “It’s a Wonderful L.I.F.E.” Casino Night in December

We are currently looking for sponsors for these events. Please contact us if you are interested in supporting our mission.

We also participate in:

We are always looking for new opportunities to partner with others who are interested in organizing their own fundraising efforts as well.

For information on fundraising, please contact Carrie Reed.


Contact Us for More Information About L.I.F.E.

call us at 480-621-8361 EXT 127 or complete this form

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