Your Gift Will Make a World of Difference

"People served by North Star have the same dreams, hopes, and desires we all have. They want participate in meaningful activities, live in a home where they can make their own life choices, contribute to society, and make their own impact on the world. It is the goal of North Star to help individuals with disabilities reach for their very own life goals or “North Star”.

Your help is needed and truly appreciated. In fact, every dollar you invest in North Star returns dividends of encouragement, achievement, and personal triumphs. Please join us in our mission to provide life-changing opportunities to help individuals with disabilities live empowered lives in our community. Your generosity can mean the difference between "bare-bones basic services" and the kind of enhanced, meaningful opportunities we want to provide the important people we serve!

Ways to Give:

Donate On-Line

We can accept your online donations safely and securely through PayPal.

By clicking a “PayPal” button below, you are able to give a one-time gift, or set-up a recurring payment: either through your PayPal account, or you may also use your major credit card (no PayPal account is required to checkout as a guest).

Your tax-deductible gift supports individuals with disabilities served by North Star.

You may indicate if you wish to support a particular program, or if your gift is in honor or memory of someone.

One time donation Recurring Donation Amount

Or, feel free to send your check to:

North Star Community Services
3420 University Avenue, Ste. C
Waterloo, IA 50701

Endowment Gifts

You can make a gift that can go on giving forever. North Star has an endowment fund held at the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa. This fund ensures a sustainable and long-term source of funding to continue services into the future.  A gift to North Star through the Endowment can offer tax savings for you, including the Endow Iowa Tax Credit.

There are a variety of options to consider (bequests, life insurance, IRA rollover, and more). A planned gift to the North Star's Endowment Fund is a "win-win" for everyone. It not only provides essential long-term funding to North Star, it also offers donors and/or their heirs important tax benefits and control of their assets.

For more information on ways to give and potential benefits, or to make a gift to North Star's Endowment Fund, visit Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa.

Tribute & Memorial Gifts

Special people deserve special recognition. Gifts can be made in someone’s memory or as a great way to honor someone. What a perfect way to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or other important personal milestone!

Anyone can make a tax-deductible gift at any time, in any amount to North Star Community Services in honor or memory of someone special. Simply make a note, or contact North Star directly at (319)226-8304.

* North Star Community Services is a 501(c) (3) non-profit Iowa corporation. Your charitable contribution is fully deductible as provided by law. Please consult a tax professional if you are contemplating a gift with tax consequences. North Star Community Services Privacy Policy