The Brain Injury Association of NY State is a nonprofit and therefore relies on the generous donations of individuals and companies to continue our programs and services. There are several ways you can help BIANYS raise funds.

Individuals can support BIANYS by:

Donate Online

Donate by Mail:

Make checks payable to:
Brain Injury Association of NYS
10 Colvin Ave
Albany, NY 12206

Honor or Memorial Donation:  Make checks payable same as above. Please note if it is an honor or memorial gift and who it is in honor of/memory of – BIANYS will send a notification to the individual or family members.

Host a fundraiser: BIANYS supporters and volunteers can host a fundraiser to benefit the Association. Ideas include a car wash, bake sale, garage sale, fitness & exercise event, or even a good old-fashioned lemonade stand!

In order to host a third-party fundraiser you must first read our third party guidelines  and then fill out the application which must be returned to BIANYS at least 60 days prior to your proposed event.  Please note, the application may take up to 30 days to process.

  • Attend or support a BIANYS event
  • Ask your employer if they have a matching gift program
  • Planned Giving: You can leave your legacy and provide for the association in future years by including BIANYS in your estate planning. This can be as simple as naming BIANYS as your beneficiary for life insurance or including BIANYS in your will.

Companies can support BIANYS by:

Becoming a member

Include BIANYS in your employee giving campaign

Host a fundraiser: BIANYS supporters and volunteers can host a fundraiser to benefit the Association. Ideas include a car wash, bake sale, garage sale, fitness & exercise event, or even a good old-fashioned lemonade stand!

In order to host a third-party fundraiser you must first read our third party guidelines  and then fill out the application which must be returned to BIANYS at least 60 days prior to your proposed event.  Please note, the application may take up to 30 days to process.

Donate a percentage of proceeds for a designated time frame

Sponsor an event:

Participate in a Campaign: Blue Jeans for Brain Injury: During Brain Injury Awareness Month BIANYS will celebrate and raise funds with “Blue Jeans for Brain Injury”. Gather your coworkers and choose a day in March for your company to donate and wear blue jeans while sharing information and experience about brain injury. BIANYS is happy to supply educational materials and visuals for this campaign.

Participate in Rose Day: Companies can support BIANYS and show their loved ones how special they are by participating in Rose Day! Participation provides your employees with the opportunity to donate to BIANYS by giving roses to the incredible people in their lives. Roses will be delivered personally by BIANYS staff.

Please contact us at 518-459-7911 or send a message using the contact form for more information about these programs.