Donating is one of the most powerful ways you can help a community in crisis and help people build better futures today!


There are so many ways to donate to help families in need. You can donate here, or use the  multiple options below to give back to the HACC family!

For information on any of the below options, please contact:

Our development department at

HACC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All contributions are tax-deductible.

Please download and complete the Donation Form to make designations to specific programs, or to request a memorial gift, an honorary or tribute gift or a celebration gift, such as a birthday, retirement, wedding or wedding anniversary.

Checks should be made payable to Howard Area Community Center.

Howard Area Community Center
ATTN: Development Office
7648 N. Paulina Street
Chicago, Illinois 60626

You can make monthly or quarterly gifts to HACC through electronic funds transfer.

To do so, complete the Authorization Agreement for Direct Gift Payments.

You can make gifts of appreciated stock, bonds or mutual funds that can result in substantial tax benefits in the form of charitable deductions and avoidance of capital gains taxes.

Your broker can assist you in making a gift of securities via a direct transfer to HACC’s account.

Stock certificates can also be donated.

You can donate through your will, charitable gift annuities, charitable trusts, gifts of life insurance, gifts from bank or investments accounts, and gifts of retirement plans.

Foundations and corporate partners provide a substantial and irreplaceable source of funding for HACC participants to get the services they desperately need.

Many corporations support their employees’ community involvement by matching their contributions. Support your dedicated employees today!

Many of the children, families, and individuals we serve are in need of life’s basic necessities and supplemental items from winter coats to toiletries to snacks for parent and child bonding classes.  

Wish-list coming soon! You can fill out the Gifts In Kind Donation Form here!