Capital Campaign: Evolving Community

The Alder Springs community is asking for your support in the capital campaign which helps fund the $8,400,000 expansion.

4 Ways to Donate Now

We are looking asking for the community's support to help expand the footprint of this important project.

  1. One Time Donation Online
  2. Give an immediate single payment gift online.
    Make Donation

  3. Recurring Donation Online
  4. An amount given online and repeated as specified.
    Make Donation

  5. Custom Recurring Donation - Pledge Card
  6. Set a fixed amount paid over 1-7 years as specified on our mailed in Pledge Card.
    Get Pledge Card

  7. Custom Recurring Donation - Online Pledge Card
  8. Set a fixed amount paid over 1-7 years as specified on our online Pledge Card.
    Make a Pledge

Campaign Goal: $3,750,000
$1,600,000 Raised
43% Funded
$2,150,000 Amount to Goal

Alder Springs nonprofit mission is to provide a safe, secure, and affordable independent-living apartment community designed and focused on the unique needs of the Deaf, DeafBlind, Blind, and Hard-of-Hearing, including enriching the education experience of students at NC School for the Deaf.

Our vision is to tightly weave the Deaf and Blind and their incredible stories and abilities into the vibrant, diverse fabric of our actively evolving Morganton/Burke community.

Phase 2 Expansion Campaign - Activity Center Fly-Through

Ways to Give

Online Donations - one-time, multi-year, custom, and more. Donate now

Stocks, Mutual Funds, and Securities

Gifts in Honor or Memory are Encouraged - you need a pledge card! Fill out the pledge card request form here

Matching Gifts are Welcomed - Ask your employer about their gift matching program.

Pledges - call us at 828-443-6115

Real Estate Gifts - must first be approved for acceptance by the board of directors. Call us at 828-443-6115

Life Insurance - a paid-up policy or a new policy. Call us at 828-443-6115

Retirement Plans - certain types can be donated. Call us at 828-443-6115

Pledge Cards

Receive a Pledge Card for custom donations, multi-year pledges, gifts in Honor or Memory, and campaign information. Or print your own here.

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Life at Alder Springs

As one of its first Deaf residents, Alder Springs is my secure and fulfilling community. I love it here and want it to grow so others can too.

Georganne Crowe, Resident & Campaign Tri Chair

Campaign Building Expansion Focus

2nd Apartment Building

  • 25,000 sqft, 26 apartments on 3 floors with balconies
  • 26 11 1BR (701-739 sqft), 6 2BR (1029 sqft)
  • Introducing 9 Studio (503-532 sqft)
  • Multiple floorplans, more efficient layouts
  • Efficient kitchens with more storage space, more navigable by wheelchair or cart
  • Guest-accessible bathrooms in 1BR and 2BR
  • Additional service elevator
  • Central storage room. Available to every apartment at no charge

Approved preliminary floor plans

Activity Center

  • 8,000 sqft hub of resident life; free standing, centrally located
  • Multi-purpose room – (~130 table seating or ~172 theater seating)
  • Multi-purpose room can be divided into a smaller spaces
  • Catering kitchen
  • Flexible use classroom(s); Small lending library
  • Activity room for small group activities
  • Patio and courtyard
  • Property Managers Office
  • Attractive covered drive-thru entrance to spacious, flexible use lobby

Approved preliminary floor plans

Alder Springs and its residents bridge the educational community, our Deaf community, and the city and county. Every citizen will benefit as we work together to integrate our Deaf, DeafBlind and Blind neighbors and the diversity they bring to our area.”

Mark Patrick, NCSD Director

Your tax-deductible gift will make a huge difference in the lives of Deaf, Blind, DeafBlind and Hard-of-Hearing persons in our community.

828.443.6115 (Voice/Text)

Sam Avery

828.443.4077 (Voice/Text)

Sandy Turner