Make a gift to Mutual Ground

You can also send your check to: Mutual Ground 418 Oak Ave. Aurora, IL 60506 Every dollar helps us provide services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in our local service areas. Mutual Ground is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization that relies on contributions from individuals, organizations and corporations to fulfill its mission. Donations are 100% tax deductible. Your gift will make a positive difference for many women and children and help the healing begin for victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse.


Become a Mutual Ground G. E. M.-Giving Every Month

We get a call for help almost 2,000 times a month… This is what your monthly donation helps accomplish over the course of just one year:

    • Provides options and referrals for almost 1,500 victims of domestic violence
    • Provides over 7,500 nights of emergency transitional shelter
    • Provides help with over 350 orders of protection
    • Presents over 1,000 prevention programs in area classrooms
    • Provides domestic violence clients with almost 20,000 hours of services at no charge
    • Provides services for over 300 victims of sexual assault
    • Provides sexual assault clients with almost 4,000 hours of therapy at no charge

How your monthly donation helps the healing begin:
$18 – One child domestic counseling session
$21 – One child sexual abuse counseling session
$23 – One adult domestic violence counseling session
$26 – One adult sexual abuse counseling session
$85 – One day of summer camp for one child
$108 – One night of shelter for a single woman
$170 – One night of shelter for a mother and two children
$268 – One month of domestic violence group counseling sessions for the five women
$312 – One month of sexual abuse group sessions for five teens
$410 – Operating the domestic violence hotline for 24 hours
$678 – Three-day middle school sexual abuse prevention program for 150 children


Hold a fundraising party for Mutual Ground.

Plan your own fundraising party for Mutual Ground with our help. What kinds of fundraising parties can you host? How about a Superbowl party? A Kentucky Derby party? A car wash? A bake sale? The ideas are endless.  For more information on third party fundraisers, click  on the link: Third-Party Guidelines


Host a Drive for us.

Throughout the course of the year, we have various different needs at Mutual Ground, might be paper products, school supplies, household linens etc.  Please download our Drives list to host a drive for Mutual Ground Types of Drives


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Mutual Ground Wish List

Mutual Ground takes donations on Tuesdays 12-5 and the last Saturday of the month from 10:00am – 2:00pm. For more information please contact Tammy Watkins, Director of Volunteer Services, at or 630-897-0084 ext. 104.