New Years weekend – To drop off contracts, pledges or donations after 5:00 p.m. on Friday December 29  or anytime  this Saturday or Sunday, they can drop off the contract or check at the utility payment box located right outside the main entrance to Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street.


Your investment in the Yakima Central Plaza is essential to making this community asset a reality. The City has committed to a $3 million total investment, and the community must raise nearly $9 million by December 31, 2017.

We are well on our way, and every gift counts: For an updated total on the donations and budget see this page

There are three ways to give:

  1. Make a one-time donation via the City of Yakima (an allowable charitable contribution deduction under section 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code) by completing the form below or fill out the printed pledge form and email it to Sean Hawkins or fax to (509) 576-6335.
  2. Make a multi-year pledge, or give via stocks, bonds or mutual funds
  3. Make a donation via our 501(c)3 non-profit (often preferred by companies, foundations, organizations) by contacting John Cooper at (509) 575-3010 or  This is also a way to make anonymous donations to the plaza.

I’d like to make a one-time gift to the Yakima Central Plaza

The City has committed to a $3 million total investment, and the community must raise nearly $9 million in donations and pledges by December 31, 2017.

You will be redirected to a secure US Bank site to complete the transaction where you will enter your information again to meet online banking requirements. Once your donation has been received a letter from the City will be mailed to you that can be used for IRS purposes. Donations to the City are eligible for tax deduction under Internal Revenue Code section 170(c)(1). All Donation/Pledge documents received are considered public records and are subject to the Public Records Act, RCW Chapter 42.56. Questions? Email or call (509) 575-6274

For one time donations via check – please send check made payable to the "Yakima City Treasurer" to:

City of Yakima
c/o PLAZA/Sean Hawkins
129 N. 2nd Street
Yakima, WA 98901