|Donate to YSS|
There are many ways you can help us meet the needs of youth and families in your community. You can target your gift to a particular program, and YSS will provide documentation for tax purposes. YSS is a 501 (c) (3) not for profit entity. The Youth and Shelter Services Inc. Tax ID is 42-1051609. For Federal Government Employees who are interested in giving, the YSS Combined Federal Campaign Number is 15105.
Your gift will help:
A young mother and baby move into a Lighthouse host home
An at-risk youth receive counseling and stay in school
Place a young child with a loving foster family
Change a life by helping YSS serve youth and families...
Make a gift today!
There are several ways you can make a difference:
Please mail donations of cash, checks, and money orders payable to YSS Foundation to:
Youth and Shelter Services
420 Kellogg Ave
Ames, IA 50010
You may also:
If you or your organization would like to hold a fundraising event to benefit YSS, please complete this form
YSS has partnered with Blackbaud Merchant Services to provide secure credit card transactions through GeoTrust.
If you have any questions, please contact Margaret Epplin at firstname.lastname@example.org or (515) 233-3141.
Accountability & Transparency
As a charity, Youth & Shelter Services, Inc. holds itself accountable to its donors, the public, and all who have a stake in helping. the next generation soar to a brighter future. Each year, audited financial statements have been examined and reported, without qualification, by independent auditors. The YSS Audit, as prepared by Houston & Seeman, PC of Boone, Iowa, is available upon request from our Fiscal Office. Youth & Shelter Services, Inc. is listed in the Iowa Register of Accountability and is committed to the Iowa Principles and Practices for Charitable Non-profit Excellence.