Your financial contribution brings our mission to life!

Img 22While there are many ways to help Catholic Charities, a financial donation is one of the most powerful. It allows our organization to operate in the most efficient manner to help the most people through our programs and services now and into the future. We continually look for the best way we can meet the needs in central and southwest Iowa. Your belief in our mission makes all of the difference!


Sponsor an Event!

By sponsoring one of Catholic Charities events, your contribution also speaks to the community. Your sponsorship is a public ‘thumbs up’ to the work that is happening in our organization.

Contact Catholic Charities Director of Development,  Bobbi Jo Smith at 515-237-5064 to set up a giving plan, sponsor an event, or find the best way to make your contribution have the most impact!

Mail a contribution to:

  • Catholic Charities
  • Attn: Bobbi Jo Smith
  • 601 Grand Avenue
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
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Planned Giving

Planned gifts are promises to support Catholic Charities through mechanisms such as your estate plan. They can be as easy as listing Catholic Charities as a beneficiary of a retirement plan or as complex as giving tangible assets after your lifetime. Planned gifts allow almost any donor to have a significant impact without annual payments or fees today. The Catholic Foundation of Southwest Iowa facilitates all planned gifts on behalf of Catholic Charities. Donors can also support one of our existing endowed or agency funds currently managed by the CFSWIA by visiting