​Each year, Four Oaks and its affiliates serve more than 27,000 children and families throughout Iowa. Because of our faithful supporters, we are able to fulfill more of our mission to ensure that kids become successful adults.

Thank you for generously considering a gift to help our area's youth heal, hope, and grow.

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Donate by Mail

Donations by check can be mailed to:
Four Oaks
Development Office
5400 Kirkwood Blvd. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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Donor Advised Funds

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In Kind Gifts

Many of the children and families we serve come to us with very little. Whether it is a donation of clothing that your children have outgrown or an interview suit that helps a parent working toward financial stability, in-kind gifts have a big impact on those we serve.

We are grateful to all of our donors who give items to Four Oaks in hopes that we can find a child or family that can use them. Please keep the following in mind when making in-kind donations to Four Oaks.

In-Kind Gift Form

Four Oaks will accept the following items:

  • Select furniture in good condition (dressers and other non-upholstered furniture)
  • Select appliances in good, working condition
  • Beds frames in good condition
  • New mattresses. We can not accept used mattresses.
  • New baby items that meet current safety standards (strollers, highchairs, car seats, etc.). We can not accept used car seats.
  • Kitchen items (tables and chairs, dishes, pot and pans, glasses, silverware, etc.) in good condition
  • Tickets to special events: Roughrider hockey games, Kernels baseball games, U.S. Cellular Center events/shows, etc.
  • Computers (with a minimum Pentium 4 processor)

Four Oaks cannot accept the following items:

  • Any item needing repair (non-working appliances, computers, broken furniture, etc.)
  • Tube televisions of any size
  • Any furniture, including baby furniture, in poor condition
  • Upholstered furniture
  • Used mattresses
  • Hide-a-beds (regardless of condition)
  • Waterbeds (regardless of condition)
  • Clothing that is torn and/or damaged or in need of mending
  • Toys and/or games in poor condition or with pieces missing
  • Stuffed animals
  • Bicycles
  • Computers (with less than a Pentium 4 processor)

Small items (clothing, toys, etc.) can be dropped off Monday – Friday during regular business hours at our Cedar Rapids Smith Center Campus located at 5400 Kirkwood Boulevard SW. If you have larger, gently used items that you would like to donate or would like to drop off your donation at another location, please call 319-784-2021 to make arrangements.

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Four Oaks is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt nonprofit organization as defined in the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to Four Oaks are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.