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Giving Options

Donating to Crittenton

Crittenton Centers offers many different opportunities for individuals and organizations to donate.  Whether one donates their money or time, please know that every gift is much needed and always appreciated.  All donations go to further our mission of protecting and nurturing children and families – something Crittenton Centers has been dedicated to doing since 1892.  For more information about our programs and services, please click here.

 Ways to Give

Monetary Donations

Donors who give a monetary donation of $1,000 or more are eligible to join Crittenton Centers' Circle of Hands Giving Society, recognizing the exemplary generosity of individuals whose annual support enables Crittenton Centers to meet its strategic goals and enhance programs and services. 

Special Event Sponsorships
Crittenton Centers has many special events throughout the year that require the help of individuals and organizations. For more information about our Special Events, please click here

3rd Party Fundraisers 

A 3rd Party fundraiser is an individual, organization or company that wishes to hold a promotion, event, or sale to benefit Crittenton Centers. We are grateful for dollars raised through events – they help to provide programs and services to more than 5,800 each year to children and families in our community.

We cannot personally participate in each event that is proposed but will provide materials about Crittenton Centers’ services and mention your event on our Facebook page.

If you are interested in organizing an event that supports Crittenton Centers, please contact Sandy Garza at 309-674-0105x202 or via e-mail  You may also download your third-party proposal form and can review the third party fundraiser rules and regulations on our website. We thank you for your interest and support.

In-Kind Donations

Crittenton Centers gladly accepts diapers, wipes, formula, new clothes, new educational toys, and other infant and child-related items.  

We are registered at:

Walmart: Crisis Nursery Crittenton Centers

Amazon: Crisis Nursery Baby Registry

Volunteers are critical.  For those who are willing to donate their time, Crittenton Centers offers many volunteer opportunities.  For more information about becoming a volunteer, please click here.

To give by mail, please make checks payable to Crittenton Centers and mail to Crittenton Centers, 442 W. John Gwynn Jr. Ave., Peoria, IL 61605.

If more information regarding monetary donations, the Circle of Hands Giving Society and/or Special Event Sponsorships, please contact Sandy Garza, Development and Marketing Director at 309-674-0105 x 202 or 

If more information regarding in-kind donations and/or volunteering, please contact us by calling 309-674-0105.

Crittenton Centers is a not-for-profit Illinois corporation with 501(c)(3) status.  All gifts are tax-exempt to the fullest extent of the law. 

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