Donate to Riverside!

The majority of the funding we receive from government entitled programs such as Medicaid and Social Security cover room and board costs. Through donations, enhancements are possible and provide for innovative and updated technology equipment and environmental upgrades. These improvements make a tremendous difference in our residents’ lives.

To discuss planned giving or estate planning, please call us at (847) 634-3973.


Double your Donation

Don’t forget about corporate matching programs that can double the value of your donation to Riverside Foundation. See your employer’s HR department for details.

Riverside Foundation is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)3 charitable organization.

How to Donate

You can donate to Riverside by cash, check or credit card. Once we receive your donation, we will send you a letter acknowledging your donation for tax-purposes.

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Our Wish List

Clean and gently used clothing
Clean and gently used seasonal items such as coats, gloves and hats

Gently used furniture

Household Items
Small kitchen appliances

Games and Books
Board games, puzzles and cards
Volleyball net and volleyball

Craft Items
Arts and crafts supplies

Garden Supplies
Birdhouse, bird seed and suet

Movies (VHS and DVD)
Wii Games
Computer games
Televisions, including small TVs with VHS/DVD
DVD players
MP3 players
Flat screen monitors

To donate new or gently-used items,
call 847-634-3973 or contact us.


"I have been volunteering at Riverside Foundation for over 20 years – running the Scouting program. I have worked with the residents on a monthly basis throughout the years. The men and women in the Scout program participate in various activities providing diversion from regular routines. They sing, dance, play games and interact with peers. I have made close relationships with those residents who are involved in the Scout program. As a volunteer, I have had a wonderful feeling of satisfaction working with these great people. They show “appreciation” for what we do, and we love the response we get from being with them."

− Ralph Rehbock, Volunteer

Thank you for helping to build rich and fulfilling lives for our residents and for your support of the Riverside mission.