Fortress YDC is proud to offer our programs free-of-charge to the children we serve. We rely entirely on the generosity of our greater community to keep our programs operating. There are several ways you can help! Fortress is a registered 501(c)(3); all gifts are 100% tax-deductible.

Become a Friend of Fortress

Individual donors are critical to the not-so-glamorous needs, such as keeping the lights on and the staff paid. No amount is too small; even a $15/month gift helps us budget and thrive. Please consider becoming a Friend of Fortress by including us in your monthly giving. Our kids count on Fortress; Fortress counts on you!

Matching Donations from your Employer

Does your company offer a matching gift for charitable donations that you make? Stretch your dollar further by enrolling in that program.

Foundations and Business Leads

Are you familiar with or have heard about a source of possible revenue for our programs? Please pass that info along to us. Last year, we received a $10,000 grant from NBA great Kevin Durant simply because a follower of our Facebook page saw the opportunity and thought it might be a good fit for us. Otherwise, we wouldn't have even known to apply!

Invite Us to Speak to Your Group

Small Groups, Neighborhood Associations, Bible classes, moms groups, networking events, office luncheons.... do you have a group of people who might be interested in learning more about what we're doing in our great city? Ask us to come share our story and invite your group to get involved.

Talk Us Up

Share our story with your friends and colleagues. You never know when you'll touch the heart of someone who's been looking for a place to make a difference. 

Fulfill our Wishlist

From the Reward Store to office supplies to gift cards to special needs for our families, there are always ways you can donate actual goods to Fortress. Please check out our Wish List for details.