Gifts in Kind

It's Easy to Shop and Give—and Make a Difference

1. Donate one of the items listed below and help us meet ongoing needs. Email our Admissions and Family Support Services Coordinator, Hilary Nagel, to coordinate your gift.

  • Laundry detergent
  • Feminine products
  • Toothpaste and toothpaste brushes
  • Toilet paper or flushable wet wipes
  • Bars of soap or moisturizing body wash
  • Deodorant
  • Dish soap
  • Tuna
  • Fruit (canned or individual serving packets) 
  • Oatmeal
  • Mac and Cheese  
  • Peanut butter
  • Healthy granola bars
  • Gas gift cards

2. You may also designate VIA as your charity on AmazonSmile next time you're shopping online.

3. Support VIA with BoxTops for Education:

  • Download the Box Tops App on the App Store or Google Play
  • Choose the Virginia Institute of Autism as your school
  • Tap the Scan button on the bottom center of the app to scan your paper receipts (receipts must be scanned with 14 days of purchase to receive points)
  • Digital receipts from online grocery pick-up or delivery are also accepted - Simply email digital receipts to
  • Invite friends and check out Bonus Offers in the app to help VIA earn Bonus Box Tops
  • Tap on the Products button on the bottom right of the app to learn what products participate in Box Tops
  • Visit to learn more about Box Tops