Make a Difference in Your Community

There are many ways you can help raise both awareness of American Indian/Alaska Native child welfare issues and funds for our work.

To assist you in brainstorming, we have compiled some ideas to inspire you. Plus, NICWA can further support you by either providing materials or staff. To learn more, contact Brenda at or (503) 222-4044 ext. 117.

NICWA’s Favorite Community Fundraiser Ideas and Resources:

House Party

Ask us how we can support you—we would love to be involved and help out!

Community-Based Event

Garage sale, raffle, car wash, bake sale, bike-a-thon, create your own fundraising page:

In Lieu

Remember NICWA on your special day:

Amazon Smile

Make a gift while you are shopping:

Workplace Event

Jeans on Monday raffle, auction prime parking spot or extra vacation day, percent of profits, donation jar, match your donations in the workplace

In-Kind Donations

Donate goods or services, rather than monetary gifts, as a gift-in-kind.

eBay Giving Works

Help give with eBay Giving Works:


Leave a Legacy:

If you would like to explore planned giving options with NICWA or have already included us in your estate planning, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Kim Christensen, development director, at or (503) 222-4044, ext. 123.