The Center of Concern has a daily impact on the lives of a great many men, women and children in our community. Through generous donations from individuals, local businesses and organizations, we are able to provide services at little or no cost to Seniors, the Homeless and the disabled. You can help in many ways. If you have a questions about a gift to the Center call Greg at 224-585-4378.
See below for a few ways you can help.
Give a gift today
We appreciate gifts of all sizes, which support a variety of services and help defray expenses. Know that 100% of your donation is used to provide services in the communities that we serve.
Give in Honor, Celebration, or as a Memorial
Consider a gift in honor of someone special in your life, to celebrate a special event such as an anniversary or birthday, or in memory of a loved one who has passed away. An acknowledgment will be sent to the honoree or surviving family members.
Support an Agency program or Event with a Sponsorship
Double your gift with a Workplace Matching Donation
Increase the value of your donation with a matching gift from your employer. If your company does not have a matching gift program, ask them to start one.
Give a Legacy Gift
Planned gifts can be made by means of a bequest, trust agreement or life insurance. Your attorney, financial planner or tax consultant can assist you in determining the best way to make a planned gift while still allowing you to reach your financial goals. If you see an attorney you will need to bring complete personal and financial information for them to properly draft documents. Click here for a convenient form that you can fill out and bring with you. For more details on some giving options click here
Individual Retirement Account Charitable Rollover
If you are 70½ or older you can make a tax-free rollover from your IRA to a charitable organization. See your tax consultant for details.
The Center of Concern is a 501(C)3 not for profit and gifts are tax deductible as allowed by law.
Special thanks to our foundation and government partners: George M. Eisenberg Foundation for Charities, Webb Foundation, Illinois Tool Works Foundation, Daniel F. & Ada L. Rice Foundation, Edmond and Alice Opler Foundation, Blowitz-Ridgeway Foundation, The Park Ridge Community Fund, Dr. Scholl Foundation, Russell and Josephine Kott Memorial Charitable Trust, Abra Prentice Foundation, Inc., The Retirement Research Foundation, Union Pacific, City of Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois Department of Human Services, Maine Township, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Age Options.
Make a Gift online today!
Click the "Donate" button below. You will be redirected to the PayPal web site. Fill in the amount you wish to donate. You can pay with a credit or debit card or use your PayPal account.
DONATE BY CHECK
Please make checks payable to "The Center of Concern"
Center of Concern
1665 Elk Boulevard
Des Plaines, IL 60016