Donate to Lakes Center

LC4YF serves residents of the Forest Lake Area School District (portions of Washington & Anoka Counties) and all of Chisago County. Your donations help every family affected by our many programs and services.

Lakes Center is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

Donate Online – Click Here

Make an online donation with a card.
One-time, Monthly, or Annually

Set up a Recurring or One-Time Donation

Did you know that we keep our services affordable to ensure access to all local youth and families? We also offer financial assistance to those who need it.

Click here to make an online donation today.

Recurring gifts allow us to better prepare for our future and the future of those we serve. Sign up to make a monthly or annual gift by Clicking here.

l Mail a Donation

Talk to your bank about mailing automatic, recurring donations on your behalf!
Or you can mail a check directly to Lakes Center, PO Box 970, Forest Lake, MN 55025.

Event Sponsorships

Join us and become a sponsor to Lakes Center for Youth & Families’ events throughout the year. You can benefit NOW with continued exposure provided by our multi-sourced marketing campaigns delivering recognition in surrounding communities.

Check out our Wishlist

Everyone has a different way of how they like to give back to the community. With that in mind, we have created a wish list! You can choose to purchase the item directly and have it delivered directly to Lakes Center or make a monetary donation in the amount of the item you select.

Special Donation Opportunities

From local events such as pancake breakfasts to nation-wide movements, check out our event page to see what is coming up!

By transferring assets, your gifts of stock and securities are valuable ways to contribute to the mission. 

Did you know many companies match the charitable giving of their employees, spouses, and retirees? Talk to your employer to learn more!

Let’s have coffee

If you’re interested in more than a one-time donation, giving time, or setting up a custom donation plan, contact our Outreach Coordinator, Linda Madsen, at 651-464-3685.

Contact LC4YF!

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102 - Christa Lachell
103 - Rebecca Bowers
104 - Carrie Niles
105 - Jessie Szmanda
106 - Jenny Birkholz          109 - Linda Madsen
110 - Sara Stromberg
112 - Linda Pasicznyk
114 - Jamie Prettner
116 - Emily Tatum


200 4th St SW
PO Box 970
Forest Lake, MN 55025


LC4YF staff are mostly working remotely.

We are open by appointment only.