The Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that relies on donations, grants and fundraisers to further its purpose to protect, preserve, promote and provide education about all aspects of the rich Italian-American Culture in the Des Moines metropolitan area and the state of Iowa.
When you wish to honor a departed loved one or to commemorate a special occasion such as an anniversary or birthday, a Memorial Gift to the Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa becomes a living memorial – a thoughtful gift. Memorial gifts are a dignified and meaningful way to express sympathy or to add meaning to a happy occasion.
Families of those you have honored will be promptly notified with an appropriate letter. Of course, the amount of your gift is never mentioned.
Those who would like, may choose to support the Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa through their donations to the Foundation program. All monies for the foundation are held in a separate Foundation Account from which only the interest is used. This allows the principal to remain a permanent source of revenue and a constant reminder of our care and concern for the Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa.
To Request Memorial Gifts or Donations to the Foundation…
…instruct the funeral director to insert the following in the obituary notice:
“The family suggests contributions be sent to the Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa, 1961 Indianola Ave., Des Moines, IA 50315.”
Telephone Your Gift
To provide a more convenient service for you, the Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa will be glad to accept gifts to the Memorial and/or FOundation programs by phone.
The day you call the director at 515-280-3719 or 515-244-4672, a letter will be sent to the bereaved family so the message of your thoughtfulness arrives without delay.
Click here for a donation form that may be used to send in your gift to the Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa.
Thank you for your kind and generous support!