Donations are always welcome at the Carrie Lynn Children's Center.

Tax-deductible cash donations to the Carrie Lynn Children's Center provide funding to support and expand the center's existing programs and services. Our programs use a strengths-based, comprehensive family support approach that builds on the assets and positive characteristics of a family and their environment. We help families address the problem of sexual abuse by facilitating access to much needed social, mental health and other support services.

To make a donation by mail, please send your check to:

Carrie Lynn Children's Center
826 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61103

Goods and In-Kind Gifts
The Carrie Lynn Center is always accepting donations to give our families in need or those who are being taken to emergency shelters.

We accept the following items:

  • Individually packaged snacks and small bottles of water

  • Forever Postage Stamps

  • Subscriptions to current Magazines (Girls Life, Teen People, Nickelodeon, etc.)

  • NewStuffed Animals – must be new and we ask that they not be holiday specific or have a date/year on them

  • Wal-Mart gift cards- used in emergency’s for displaced families to assist with food & necessities, as well as items needed by the center for building upkeep and supplies (i.e. Coffee, light bulbs, air filters)

  • Individually packaged toys- cars, trucks, trains, planes, Super Heroes, Nerf sport balls, Polly pockets, babies, lip gloss, journals, fun pens/pencils, Barbie


Thank you for donations you are able to make. For information, please contact Kathy Pomahac, Executive Director at (815) 319-4150 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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