By the Numbers

In 2016 Ark kept 1,395 children safe & provided more than 35,500 hours of care. We can’t keep children safe from abuse or neglect without your help.

There are many ways you can support Ark Crisis Child Care Center’s work to keep children safe from abuse or neglect.

Ark is an independent, not-for-profit agency. You are the key to providing Ark’s free services to families in need. Your tax-deductible contributions are always appreciated.

Here are just a few ideas:

  • Donate online using our secure donation site (click on the hand on the right side of the web page)
  • Send a donation in the mail
  • Consider making a planned gift
  • Donate items on our wish list
  • Volunteer your time
  • Sponsor an event or fundraising activity

Ark Crisis Child Care Center is proud to be a United Way agency. A portion of the donations you make to United Way supports Ark Crisis Child Care Center. You may also designate Ark as the beneficiary of your United Way pledge.

Send a donation in the mail to:

Ark Crisis Child Care Center
415 Lincoln Avenue
Evansville, Indiana 47713

Planned Giving

Planned giving is a wonderful way for donors to make a significant contribution to the work of Ark Crisis Child Care Center while minimizing after-tax costs. There are several types of planned gifts, so just about anyone can find a type of gift that meets their financial giving preferences. Some examples of planned gifts are:


  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Charitable Lead Trusts
  • Gift Annuities
  • Estate Gifts
  • Real Estate Gifts

Benefits of Planned Giving

Here are a few benefits a donor can generally expect, depending on the type of planned gift they select:

  • Fulfill philanthropic goals
  • Retain a stream of income for life for the donor or other beneficiaries
  • Reduce income tax through a deduction for the gift
  • Avoid capital-gain tax on gifts of long-term appreciated property
  • Increase spendable income
  • Eliminate potential federal estate tax on property passing to charity upon the donor’s death
  • Reduce costs and time in estate settlement