Your donation means everything to local children.

Everyone that walks through our doors has a different story, and a different set of challenges, but they all share one thing in common—they need your support, too.

Whether one donates their time, treasure or talent, please know that every gift is much needed and always appreciated. 

The impact you can make

When you give to Crittenton Center, you are providing some of the most vulnerable kids in our community with hope for a brighter future.

Together, we are building better tomorrows for kids in need. Donate today to help us make a difference in the lives of children in our community.

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Charitable gifts are vital to our organization.   Budget cuts can quickly affect services we provide, leaving the children and families we serve vulnerable and at high risk for neglect, abuse, and homelessness.  For example, without scholarships for our childcare development center, families would be pushed out of the workforce or be unable to further their education, which only reinforces the cycle of poverty and despair.

How we are funded:
57% Government funding (51% state and 6% federal)
26% Grant funding
7.5% Private pay (child development center)
5.5% Fundraising
4% United Way
.5% Endowment proceeds

Ways to Give

Special Event Sponsorship
Design & Dine is the Crittenton Center’s annual signature fundraiser each November. This event requires the help of individuals and organizations to successfully support our programs. Click here for more information about this fundraiser

Do It Yourself (DIY) Fundraising
A DIY fundraiser is an individual, organization, or company that wishes to hold a promotion, event, or sale to benefit Crittenton Center. We are grateful for dollars raised through events – they help to provide programs and services to more than 2,000 individuals each year in our community.

To learn more about DIY Fundraising opportunities, contact Tracy Feathers – tfeathers@crittentoncenter.org.                

Online Shopping on Amazon
AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of every qualified purchase. Click here to get started!

Payroll Deduction
If your company participates in payroll deduction for charitable giving, please encourage them to consider Crittenton Center as a recipient of your contribution.

Employer Matching Gift Program
Many companies encourage employee charitable giving through matching gift programs. Consult with your human resources department to determine if your gift can be matched, increasing your impact here at Crittenton Center.

Planned Giving
Leave a legacy by including Crittenton Center in your planned giving. Consider a contribution of stock, invest in the agency's Endowment Fund, or include a bequest to Crittenton Center in your will. Consult your tax advisor for more information or contact is for more information.

Friends of Crittenton Center Endowment Fund
The endowment fund strengthens Crittenton Center by providing funding stability through lean times. The endowment is a protected long-term revenue stream that enables Crittenton Center to continue its 125-year tradition of providing life changing services to children and families in need.

 

Donate

Your donation directly supports local children, individuals, and families in the Siouxland Community.

Monthly Giving

An automatic gift each month makes a huge difference year-round for those we serve who are rebuilding their lives. Monthly giving also makes it easy for you to budget your donation!

Honorary & Memorial Gifts

Celebrate a birthday, an anniversary, or a special occasion through a gift to Crittenton Center in honor of a friend or family member. A memorial or honorary gift is a special way to remember a loved one while making a difference in the life of a child.

Circle of Friends or Steward Society Membership

Donors who give annually are eligible to join our Circle of Friends Annual Giving Program, recognizing the exemplary generosity of individuals whose annual support enables Crittenton Center to meet its strategic goals and enhance programs and services. 

 

Steward Society membership honors those individuals and businesses who have given over $50,000 cumulatively to Crittenton Center. The Steward Society is an integral part of our organization making the lives of children and families better in Siouxland.

How to Make a Gift by Cash or Check

Crittenton Center accepts cash or check gifts made through the mail, online, or in-person. Please make your check out to “Crittenton Center”.

You can make a gift through the mail by writing us at:

Crittenton Center Development Department
814 Pierce Street, Suite 100
Sioux City, Iowa 51102-0295    
 

For more information on making a difference in the life of a child, contact Tracy Feathers 712-255-4321 ext. 112 or tfeathers@crittentoncenter.org.

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