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The YWCA of Black Hawk County is a local non-profit organization with a mission to provide direct services, education, and advocacy for women and their families. Memberships are required for some programs, but many services and programs are either free or offered at a reduced cost to participants. All YWCA programs and services are provided regardless of an individual’s or family’s ability to pay.

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Why Donate?

Your tax-deductible contribution is vital in supporting our work and making a difference in the lives of those we serve. Funding sources include grants, United Way, and individuals like yourself. By making a donation, you can directly impact your community and help us continue providing essential programs and services.

Ways to Donate

There are several convenient ways you can make a donation:

  • Online Donation: Use the secure online donation form and make a one-time or recurring donation using your credit card. Click here to go to the form.
  • Mail-in Donation: You can also mail your donation to the following address: YWCA of Black Hawk County, 425 Lafayette St., Waterloo, IA 50703.
  • Phone Donation: To make a donation over the phone, please call our office at (319) 234-7589. We'll be happy to assist you.

Other Ways to Provide Support

Your support goes beyond financial contributions. Here are additional ways you can make a difference:

  • Volunteer: Join our team of dedicated volunteers and contribute your time and skills to our programs and events. Contact us at (319) 234-7589 to learn more.
  • In-Kind Donations: We welcome in-kind donations of goods and services that align with our programs. If you have items or services you'd like to donate, please reach out to us at (319) 234-7589. 
  • Corporate Sponsorships: Partner with us through corporate sponsorships to support our initiatives and gain visibility in the community. Contact us at (319) 234-7589 to explore sponsorship opportunities.

YWCA of Black Hawk County Recognition Opportunities

The YWCA extends special recognition to individuals, groups, organizations, or businesses that make cumulative gifts of $500 or more within a fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) through the 1884 Society. This exclusive society offers various giving levels to acknowledge the generosity of our valued supporters.

  • Founder: $10,000 and more – The YWCA honors those who started the organization
  • Leader: $5,000 - $9,999 – The YWCA develops women leaders
  • Mentor: $3,000 - $4,999 – The YWCA acts as a mentor, a caregiver and a friend to those in need
  • Advocate: $2,000 - $2,999 – The YWCA advocates for services, legislation and racial justice
  • Innovator: $1,000 - $1,999 – The YWCA is often first in making the necessary changes needed to meet the evolving needs of those it serves
  • Builder: $500 - $999 – The YWCA builds self-esteem, strong programs and alliances

Please consider becoming part of this recognition group. Your gift will make a real difference in your community. For more information, contact us at (319) 234-7589.