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Make a Donation

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 Older Adults, the Homeless and the disabled. You can help in many ways. If you have any questions about a gift to the Center call Greg at 224-585-4378, or email him at [email protected] The Center of Concern is a 501(C)3 not for profit and gifts are tax deductible as allowed by law. See below for a few ways you can help.

Give in Memory, Honor, Celebration, or Birthday
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.

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Shop AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support the Center of Concern every time you shop, at no cost to you.

By using our AmazonSmile link, you’ll find the exact same low prices, convenient shopping experience, and tens of millions of products that are eligible to contribute 0.5% of the purchase directly to the Center of Concern as a charitable donation.

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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.

Donate Your Change
Automatically donate the change from your credit or debit card transactions to the Center of Concern. This provides a critical source of consistent support that allows us to do our work. This is true philanthropy! The average donor ends up contributing $20-$30/month and you can set a cap for the maximum amount you will donate in a month, makes giving effortless, and Naturally fluctuates up and down with your spending. Click here for details.
Double your gift with a Workplace Matching Donation
Increase the value of your donation with a matching gift from your employer.
Donate your car

Call 888-205-3420 and tell them your Charity is the Center of Concern or click here to donate online.

The sale of even a single car can provide significant, real-world difference to the Center of Concern. How much of a difference? You may be surprised! Your car donation will help seniors live with dignity and independence; provide housing options and homeless prevention services. Donate your car and make a big difference. It takes virtually no time, effort or expense. You’ll feel good about helping the community, and you’ll donate a car you’re not using. Sounds easy? It is.

  • Call 888-205-3420 and tell them your Charity is the Center of Concern.
  • Car will be picked up and towed for free.
  • Car is auctioned.
  • You’ll get a sales receipt/ letter of donation.
  • Center of Concern will receive the proceeds.
  • That’s it! Then tell your family and friends how easy it is for them to make a difference by donating a car, too!


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

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20th Century Club of Park Ridge present a donation to John McNabola, Executive Director, and Kathy Rolsing, Board President