Giving Options

One Gift Could Be the Difference

It can be difficult to know how to help when you see people in need.
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Your generosity is appreciated

The Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa makes it easy to contribute to programs and initiatives so that your generosity can start restoring hope, building futures and changing lives right now.

Monetary gifts may be delivered through any of the following channels

  • Hand delivered or mailed to the Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa office located at 1111 University Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50314.
  • Donation made by credit card are available over the telephone by calling 515-697-7986.
  • Online credit or debit card donations can be made here.

Tax ID: 42-1216316 (Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa)

Tax ID: 42-0680416 (Children & Families of Iowa)

In-kind donations:

In-Kind donations reduce expenses for many of our programs. We accept in-kind donations by appointment only, in order to limit traffic in our facilities and due to limitations with storage space. Please contact the Foundation to learn more about needed items at 515-697-7986.


Provides safe childcare, opportunities for children to succeed, and resources for families to create happy and healthy homes.


Transitions youth out of foster care and into adulthood through resources and guidance.


Funds eight counseling sessions to provide much-needed support and guidance.


Gives someone battling addiction a chance to start over and take the first steps toward a healthier future.


Give a family in need essentials to provide a safe home for their children and referrals to community resources.


Provides one month of counseling to work through emotions and develop a sense of self-worth.


Helps maintain equipment and provide necessary resources for clients, staff, and volunteers


Provides safe shelter, counseling, safety planning, food, clothing, and transportation.


Covers five group support sessions in a safe and supportive environment.