Your Donation Means Everything to Local Families

Every day, Tanager Place gives hope to children and teens struggling with tough mental health challenges, and support to the families, friends and communities who love them. Each family that walks through our doors has a different story, and a different set of challenges, but they all share one thing in common—they need your support too.

Build a brighter future for children in your community and help thousands of families with a donation to Tanager Place.

Women's Wisdom Giving Circle WWGC

You're invited to the Circle

The Women’s Wisdom Giving Circle is a group of diverse, dynamic and generous women who strive to improve the lives of children and families. They understand that by working together they can accomplish more than working alone.


  • To engage women of all generations in the power of philanthropy for children.


  • Make a difference by sharing a contribution of time, talents and financial resources to children and families.
  • Learn and build awareness of mental and behavioral health challenges for children.
  • Engage in social opportunities and educational events.

The Circle welcomes any woman who desires to further the mission and goals of the organization through volunteer and/or financial support. Opportunities for participation abound. You can take part in the philanthropic decisions and have a direct role in deciding which programs to fund. Do as little or as much as your schedule allows.

Email for additional information.

We are now accepting Cards With a Cause orders
for the 2020 holiday season!

2020 Cards With A Cause Logo

The Difference You Make

$30,000: Adopts a cottage for our Home-Away-From-Home Campaign, providing new furnishings and carpet

$30,000: Sponsors a full week of camp for 72 at-risk children at Camp Tanager

$10,000: Provides year-long scholarships for half of the children in the Tanager Place inpatient program for Expressive Arts

$3,000: Shares money for eight weeks of intensive Autism treatment for a child in need

$1,500: Provides funds to establish a social skills group for children with Autism

$500: Provides the nursing department with necessary medical supplies for one month

$250: Supplies therapy materials and supplies for one child who resides in our cottage for a year

$125: Provides toiletries and personal items for one child for a year

In-Kind Donations

Your in-kind gifts provide many basic necessities for children ages 5-17 at Tanager Place. Throughout the year, we rely on your tax-deductible contributions of:

  • New or gently used toys
  • Books
  • Craft materials
  • Community gift certificates
  • Activity items
  • Recreational gifts
In-Kind Donations Drop-off

Monday through Friday:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

2309 C Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

For questions or to schedule a drop-off:
Call (319) 365-9164

View our Wish List and choose items to donate.

Honor & Memorial Giving

Honor or remember a loved one with a gift to Tanager Place. Memorials and honorary gifts receive recognition in our Annual Report Honor Roll of Donors.

For information, contact Norah Hammond, director of advancement, at (319) 365-9164, ext. 357.

Planned Giving

Create a long-lasting impact on our community’s children and families with a planned gift.

Stock and Mutual Fund Gifts: Professional Information.

For information, contact Melissa Walker, director of philanthropy, at (319) 365-9164, ext. 310.

Learn more about Planned Giving.

Payroll Deduction

If your company participates in payroll deduction for charitable giving, please encourage them to consider Tanager Place as a recipient of your contribution.

Donor Bill of Rights