Get Involved at Lucy Daniels Center

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Gandhi

How to Give

We rely on the support from compassionate friends in our community to help us ensure that all children in the Triangle can live emotionally healthy lives. Your gift will help us safely keep our doors open for the children and families in our community who turn to us for help.

Lucy Daniels Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your donation is tax-deductible. EIN# 58-1863104

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Give Online

Make a one-time or monthly recurring gift safely and securely online.

Become a Sustainer

Becoming a sustaining donor is a great way to help ensure the stability and effectiveness of Lucy Daniels Center programs. Your dependable, monthly gift helps us sustain:

  • an alternative choice in our therapeutic school for children who struggle emotionally and academically in a mainstream school environment.

  • affordable therapy to help families understand the reasons why their children may be having emotional or behavioral difficulties and help them work toward sustainable solutions. 
  • mental health interventions for young children in their home or school setting
  • parenting workshops that help build strong attachment relationships between a parent or caregiver and child
  • workshops for teachers to assist them in supporting the social and emotional development of their students

Give by Check

Please make out your check to Lucy Daniels Center and send it to 9003 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC 27513.


Partnering with Lucy Daniels Center supports more than just our mission and the families we serve — it can also benefit your organization, your employees, your clients and investors, and even your customers.  Contact our development team today to discuss opportunities!

Employer Matching

Many employers, such as Cisco, MetLife, Lowes Corporation, Bank of America, Martin Marietta, Duke Energy and more offer matching gift programs to their employees. It’s an easy way to double your impact! Talk to your supervisor or company HR to find out if your employer will match your donations.

Planned Giving

Planned giving is a meaningful way to preserve your legacy and impact your community for years to come. Set up your planned giving to Lucy Daniels Center today. 

In-Kind Donations

Host a drive or purchase items on our Amazon Wish List and have them shipped directly to the center!  Items on the list are used in outr school, therapy program, and outreach programs to help support the treatment of children navigating mental, emotional, or behavioral challenges


There are many ways to get involved at Lucy Daniels Center! We are looking for volunteers who are passionate about helping children and families live emotionally health lives. Use your unique talents to  to help those in need in our community by volunteering for Lucy Daniels Center!

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Behind the Scenes

Engage in our mission by working behind the scenes and help our programs with everyday tasks that make a big difference. Stuff envelopes, organize files, help us create holiday baskets for outreach, update contact lists. Your support means everything to us! On-site and virtual options are available.

Teaching and Healing Garden

Lucy Daniels School Teaching and Healing Garden is both an outdoor classroom and a horticultural therapy
site for children and their families who are being served through one of the Center’s mental and emotional
health programs. Our goal is to use gardening and nature-related activities as a way to work on treatment
goals related to self-esteem, personal responsibility, personal achievement, motivation, socialization, self-expression,
relaxation, and sensory stimulation. Volunteers are needed to help with garden cleanup, regular maintenance, garden event planning, seasonal planting, and more. This is a great way to work outside and contribute in a meaningful way. On-site, outdoor volunteer opportunity.

Children’s Library

Help us keep our Lucy Daniels School library running smoothly by volunteering to shelve books and keep the library organized and maintained. On-site, after school hours.


Support marketing campaign planning and execution: Write copy for social media posts, promotional emails, and other marketing collateral. Assist in the creation of written, video, and image content for marketing channels, help build and maintain mailing lists. Participate in marketing brainstorming sessions.

Click the button below and provide your contact information, availability and volunteer interest.