Help Change the Course of Someone's Life

At HCRI, our important work is made possible through the generosity of alumni and supporters who understand the remarkable change fluency brings to people's lives -- and who can identify with the need to make stuttering treatment continually better and more accessible.

As a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, we use every dollar we receive to:

  • Administer our intensive stuttering therapy program
  • Provide alumni with extensive post-therapy tools and resources for life
  • Award therapy scholarships and tuition waivers to assist people in need
  • Conduct stuttering research that drives treatment advancements

The therapy fees we receive only cover a portion of these expenses. That is why we, like other nonprofit organizations, depend on annual donations and special gifts to continue our important work and enhance people's lives through fluency.

We strive to make donating easy and convenient, while offering a wide choice of giving funds, which are described below. We also encourage you to consider including HCRI as a beneficiary in your will or trust. Bequests are an important source of support and will help ensure HCRI continues to help people who stutter for generations to come. For more information, call us at 540-265-5650 or toll free 855-236-7032.

HCRI Giving Funds and Opportunities

Gift of Fluency Operating Fund

This general fund is vital to HCRI. While we manage our lean organization in a highly cost-efficient manner, therapy fees from program participants do not fully cover the institute's operating expenses. That's why contributions are needed to support stuttering therapy delivery, our clinician team, and maintaining essential operating requirements of the institute.  

HCRI Therapy Scholarship Fund

To make stuttering treatment more affordable for those in need, HCRI awards therapy scholarships that help cover a portion or nearly all of the cost of therapy. These scholarships are fully funded by HCRI alumni and supporters.


Also, if your financial situation allows, please consider a Named Scholarship. HCRI supporters who pledge and make an annual scholarship gift of $10,000 or more for five years will have a scholarship named on their behalf -- or in recognition of a friend or loved one. Those who give an endowed scholarship of $100,000 or more will be honored with a perpetually named scholarship. Please call 855-236-7032 for more details.

Research and Technology Fund

Through our ongoing research and treatment innovations, HCRI is recognized as a worldwide leader in stuttering therapy. We continue to develop new technologies and advance the therapy process to make fluency-skill learning easier and more precise. HCRI's ongoing stuttering therapy refinements, remote refresher programs for alumni, and children's therapy cllnical trials exemplify how we continue to raise the bar on therapy excellence and offerings.

Buy-a-Brick Program - Paving the Way to Fluency

HCRI's brick patio represents a place to show support for HCRI, help others who stutter, and leave a permanent mark at the Institute with the purchase of an inscribed brick. Each brick can be imprinted with up to three lines of type, with each line having up to 14 letters/spaces. Funds will be used for HCRI's Gift of Fluency - Annual Operating Fund. A brick with a one-line inscription is $250, two-line inscription is $375, and three-line inscription is $500.

Please Call HCRI for Your Personalized Brick:


Bronze Donor Recognition Tree

A beautiful bronze "donor recognition tree" is prominently displayed on the wall of HCRI's lobby and symbolizes the strength and growth possible through fluency. The tree is adorned with bronze leaves that can be engraved with a personalized message or tribute in recognition of a friend or loved one. Each engraved leaf is $500 and will be used for HCRI's Gift of Fluency Operating Fund.

Please Call HCRI for Your Engraved Bronze Leaf:


What Donors Say

I strongly support HCRI for two main reasons. First, I owe the Institute and its dedicated staff much of my career success. HCRI has enabled me to meet public speaking challenges I could only dream about before enrolling. Second, the greater the Institute's capabilities, the more stutterers can receive the same liberating gift of fluency it gave me."

Alan Tonelson

Riverdale Park, Maryland

"HCRI did a lot for me and I not only want to give back; I want to pay forward. The Rose Flaum Scholarship Fund provides tuition for those stutterers (college and graduate students) who need therapy but cannot afford it. I am happy I am able to provide this to my fellow stutterers."

Sander Flaum

New York, New York

"I give to Hollins because it is the only speech course that works! For thirty-five years, the staff at HCRI has never given up on me. Despite physical problems, they have worked with me and encouraged me. They continue to fine-tune the stuttering therapy and do research that helps to make their fluency training method even better. I give to help other stutterers and in thankfulness for what HCRI has done for me".

Dorothy Carlson

Wayne, PA

"I am indebted to HCRI every day of my life. The innovative therapy and talented staff provided me the gift of fluency. I am honored to support HCRI's research and scholarship funds and help the institute continue to provide for others a therapy that really works."

Gina Abrams

Yardley, PA


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