Ways to Give

With your help, we will find a cure!

JDRF is an accredited 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency; all donations are tax deductible. Donations of $100 or more will receive a letter of acknowledgment; for donations less than $100 contact the JDRF office for a receipt.

Supporters can help us fund research that will find the cure for diabetes and its complications by financially contributing in a variety of ways:

Become a Member
Cost is only $25 a year and includes a one-year subscription to Countdown Magazine and its accompanying Countdown For Kids. Sign up today!

Cash & Stock Gifts
Gifts to the JDRF may be made through check, money order, stock, or credit card. We accept VISA, MC, AMEX, DISC. Checks and money orders may be sent to:

JDRF Greater Iowa Chapter

3580 EP True Parkway, Suite 101

West Des Moines, IA 50265


Online donations are accepted through the JDRF national Web site.

Sponsor an Event
Corporate sponsorship is a terrific way for your company to meet their marketing goals. It helps generate exposure and is a great way to support the community. If you think your employer may be interested in sponsorship, we can work to help get them involved. Contact the Greater Iowa Chapter today!

Donate Through Your Business
Make a gift of your printing or design services. Contribute your photography or public relations skills for our events. Donate a company product for our office or an item for our live and silent auctions (new items please!) Make your restaurant, golf course, or other facility available at no charge for JDRF events. You will receive an in-kind tax donation letter from our office. We’d love to hear your ideas!

Memorials and Tributes
Memorials and Tributes are a meaningful way for individuals or groups to honor the memory of loved ones or to acknowledge special occasions. You can also use this program to raise money by asking others to give to JDRF in lieu of gifts for birthdays, graduations, weddings, anniversaries, etc. Be sure to include your name and address, as well as the name of the individual you are remembering or honoring. Once we process your information you will receive an acknowledgement letter, and your honoree will also receive a letter notifying them that you have made a gift in their name (we do not disclose the amount of the gift).

Support JDRF Through Workplace Giving
JDRF welcomes gifts through workplace giving campaigns, including the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), United Way (as a write-in charity), Community Health Charities of Iowa, employee matching gift programs and other special fundraising drives. You may be able to designate a small amount of each paycheck, or arrange a single payroll deduction, to support diabetes research. Your employer’s human resources manager can provide more information about available programs.

Matching Gift Program
One of the best ways to make your donation dollars stretch is to use your employer’s matching gifts program. Most large corporations have them and all have their own requirements for matching dollars.

Donate your Vehicle
Sixty percent of all proceeds from Car Program LLC go directly to JDRF. This program is offered at no cost to you. Car Program LLC will supply you with the necessary paperwork so you can claim your tax-deductible charitable vehicle donation. Complete the online form or call toll-free: (800) 578-0408.

Shop for A Cure
Check out our Shop for A Cure Merchandise including JDRF bracelets, and JDRF Holiday Cards and more!

Planned Giving
JDRF has a wide variety of Planned Giving opportunities to help you meet your personal financial goals while making a significant contribution to diabetes research including bequests in a will or living trust, life income gifts, charitable lead trusts, retirement plans, life insurance, and gifts of real estate. We invite you to join the BETA Society, which recognizes and honors those who have established a planned gift to benefit JDRF and notified us of their intent.

Research Partnership Program
Closing in on a Cure – with a contribution of $10,000 or more, organizations and individuals share the opportunity to fund research projects throughout the world. For further information, please contact Mary Hunter at greateriowa@jdrf.org or 515-802-3220.

Thank you for your support!