Father with boyYour gift is the power that brings our services to those who need them, when and where they need them.

Your support strengthens individuals and families with improved mental health. It helps seniors and caregivers meet the challenges of aging. It inspires Latino students to achieve the dream of a college education.

Gifts of all sizes add up to make a big difference. Please help sustain our existing work and make responsive initiatives possible. See our Annual Report for information on the impact we are making with the help of our generous donors.

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The Need Is Great

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Other Ways to Give

We are grateful for gifts of stock and other gifts. For more information, please contact Gail Hodges, Director of Development, at 847-432-4981, x115, or email

To donate stock, please ask your brokerage firm to send shares electronically via DTC using the following instructions:

  • Account Number: 66J-268459 at BMO Harris Financial Advisors
  • Account Title: Family Service of Lake County
  • DTC Number: 0443

To donate from an IRA, know that amounts distributed to Family Service of Lake County as a Qualified Charitable Donation can be counted toward satisfying your Required Minimum Distribution for the year, up to $100,000.

Gifts from a donor-advised fund are widely used by donors to our agency.

Donors who want to support through an estate plan often consider a Beneficiary Designation through life insurance, an IRA, or a will.

To make a credit card donation by phone, call our office at 847-432-4981 and we will be happy to help you.

Donations by check should be mailed to:
Family Service of Lake County
777 Central Avenue, Suite 17
Highland Park, IL 60035

Donations to Family Service of Lake County are tax-deductible to the full extent permitted by law. Please consult your tax professional for details. Our EIN is 36-2167063.