ways to support zcenter


It takes a special kind of courage to support ZCenter, but the difference you will make in so many lives will be endlessly rewarding.

Please find the strength to make a one time or recurring monetary donation to help provide life-changing client services in English and Spanish. All direct client services are free of charge to survivors and we look to you to continue this critical work.



Formerly Aunts & Uncles Program

Become a Survivor Superhero Today

Support the Healing Tomorrow

Our Promise to You

For nearly 40 years, ZCenter has supported survivors in Lake and Northern Cook County. Your donations allow our work to remain free to all clients in need of counseling & advocacy, reach thousands of children through prevention education, and mobilize the community toward action and ending sexual violence. Your gift to ZCenter, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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Employer Matching Gift Program
Increase the impact of your generous gift by applying to your employer’s Matching Gift Program (some companies match up to three times your gift!).

Annual Giving Program
Contribute an annual recurring donation of over $1,000 to become a member of our Annual Superheroes Program (historically called ‘Aunts and Uncles’ Club).

Major Gifts & Endowments
Make a large impact on sexual assault and abuse support services with a donation of $10,000 or more.

Planned Gifts, Pledges, Stocks & Investments
Leave a legacy of hope and healing by leaving a bequest, preparing for the future, and/or including ZCenter in your estate planning. Contact info@zcenter.org for more information.

For donation questions, please reach out to development@zcenter.org or 847.244.1187

For in-kind item donations, please call our office at 847.244.1187.

*We only accept new items.

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