Donating to Dorothy’s House

As a privately funded, not-for-profit 501c3 organization, we rely on a generous community of caring people and organizations to help us serve survivors of human trafficking. Your donations of time, services, funds, or in-kind gifts make our work possible — and help dozens of survivors reclaim their lives each year.

Online donations:

Dorothy's House


Total Amount: $0.00

Mail donations to:

Dorothy’s House
P.O. Box 57672
Des Moines, IA 50317

Other Ways to Donate

Drop off physical donations here:

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
8301 Aurora Ave.
Urbandale, Iowa 50322
(515) 276-1700
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Please see our current needs list.

Your donation can specifically help us rebuild homes, provide residential upkeep and expand our non-residential care to serve more survivors. Click here to donate.
We can accept gifts of stock through Schwab.
Institution Name: Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
DTC: 0164, Code: 40
Account Name: SCKIC, Inc.
Account Number: 8265-6414
Monthly gifts can help us cover important administrative costs. These donations allow us to focus on the individual needs of survivors, without worry. Our needs for this time are listed below.

  • Security systems: $100 monthly
  • Utility bills: $700 monthly
  • Technology/cell phones: $400 monthly
  • Insurance premiums: $583 monthly

Current Needs List

The holidays are upon us! We are looking for:
  • 5 – Donations of $50 to make Christmas special for each participant
  • Holiday meal donations – We celebrate the holidays with staff, participants and alum all together as one big family.  Gift cards in any denomination to local grocery chains to help fund our holiday meals.
We always appreciate:
  • Single serve snacks – leaning healthy (nuts, trail mix, etc.)
  • Small incentive items like face masks, nail polish, hair dye (natural tones), scented hand lotion/body spray, small makeup items (gift size are good), simple jewelry items
  • Method brand cleaning supplies:Bathroom/toilet, all purpose
  • Swifter dusters and wet mop pads
  • Keurig coffee pods (regular)
  • We would like a water cooler (no jugs)
  • Laundry pods and drier sheets
  • Hand towels/wash cloths
  • DVD players (3)
  • Paper Shredder (1)
Please note that, due to limited storage space and inconsistent needs, we are unable to accept clothing donations. Any personal care products must be full sized and unopened. We are unable to accept travel-size products or hotel samples.