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How to Donate

DVIP believes that everyone has the right to live free from fear and harm. Thank you for showing victim-survivors that you believe and support them! DVIP is a 501©3 Tax Exempt Organization and our Tax ID Number is 42-1124902. DVIP serves Johnson, Iowa, Cedar, Washington, Henry, Van Buren, Lee, and Des Moines Counties. When you give, you have the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping those most vulnerable and saving lives! Call 319-359-9353 to set up an in-kind donation appointment.

Did you know you can make a recurring automatic donation to sustain DVIP services?

You can make a weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly, or annual donation. Pick the amount and how often you would like to donate and provide a credit/debit card number for automatic withdrawals.

You can designate your donation for our general fund or in a specific way:

  • “Highest Priority Needs”- goes toward our general fund
  • “New Shelter Capital Campaign-” goes toward are new emergency shelter project
  • “Cooper’s House”- goes toward our in-shelter dog kennels and “Cat Haven” (we are the only domestic violence shelter in Iowa that provides shelter for pets within our facility)
  • You can make a donation “In Memory or Honor” of someone.
  • Or you can choose “Other” and state a specific use for your funds (youth programming, a specific county, housing, etc)

If you have any questions about monetary donations please call 319-333-4099

To make a one-time or recurring credit/debit card donation click DONATE NOW.

You may also make a one-time or recurring donation through PayPal.

Check Donations should be sent to:

Domestic Violence Intervention Program
1105 S. Gilbert Court, Suite 300
Iowa City, IA 52240

Click here to learn why Megan supports DVIP.

Visit our YouTube Channel to hear more information from donors, staff and experts.

Goods Donations:

To make an appointment for In-kind/Goods donations please call 319-359-9353.

Domestic Violence Intervention Program
1105 S. Gilbert Court, Suite 300
Iowa City, IA 52240

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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church Drop off Location:

123 East Market St. Iowa City, IA 52245

Donations are accepted Monday through Thursday between 9 am and 4 pm.

Please use the front entrance on Market Street, and place all donations in the provided closet on your left as you come into the building. Please do not leave items outside the doors of the church when we are closed. Certain items cannot be donated at Gloria Dei: money, televisions, furniture, large infant items, or an overwhelming quantity of clothing/household items.

Please call 319-359-9353 if you have questions.

Consignment for DVIP:

You may drop off items for consignment and DVIP will receive a percentage of the sales for your consigned items. We have consignment accounts throughout our service region.

Artifacts in Iowa City. Just let staff know its for the DVIP account. Consignments are accepted Monday-Friday from 10-6pm. No appointment is necessary unless bringing high volume or large furniture/objects.
Artifacts is always looking for VINTAGE or ANTIQUE items.

Houseworks in Iowa City- Please use consignor number 4024 and make an appointment to drop off by calling 319-338-4357,

Stuff Etc. in Iowa City and Coralville. Please be prepared to give our consignor number when you drop off. The Iowa City consignor number is 22214 and the Coralville consignor number is 13287. Check the Stuff Etc. website for current consignment drop off times and accepted items:

Stage 2 in Ft. Madison- drop off anytime during business hours Monday through Saturday. Stage 2 has very specific requirements for donation consignments please be sure to visit Rules and Guidelines HERE. Please use consignor number D677.

Valuing items:

We receive lots of questions about how to value donated gifts like clothing and household supplies. DVIP, as a non-profit, we cannot give you a value for items donated, but we’ve attached some general guidelines and suggestions we have gathered from the Internal Revenue Service and other non-profit organizations.

Here is additional information available from the Internal Revenue Service:

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