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Want to Help?

Join us this Christmas by assisting The Salvation Army in any of the following ways: 

Adopt a Family

Sponsor applications for our 2021 Adopt a Family program have closed.

Thank you for your support, your generosity will help provide much-needed items and a little Christmas magic to families and seniors in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky!

Group Volunteer

The Salvation Army needs volunteers to help sort toys, prepackage gift boxes, accept and hand out presents during our Toy Shop and Adopt a Family drive-thru gift collection and  distribution days. 

Corporate and community volunteer groups and service groups; church groups and retired senior volunteer programs often aid The Salvation Army during the holidays and throughout the year. Register your group today!

Please contact Alison Benz, Development Coordinator of Special Events & Community Relations, at
513-762-5618 or
Alison.Benz@use.salvationarmy.org to sign up your group this Christmas season. 

Ring the Bell at a Red Kettle

These iconic red kettles signal the start of the holiday season. Donations collected support the services in your neighborhood ALL YEAR LONG! 

Volunteer to Ring

Need Help?

Christmas sign-up dates for The Salvation Army's Annual Toy Shop are listed by your neighborhood Corps below. 


All in-person registrations require you to bring: 
Photo ID
Proof of address of all adult household members (as supported by a current bill or mail) 
Proof of date of birth for all children under age 18 (as supported by birth certificate or medical card)
Proof of custody (if not birth parents) 

*Applications will NOT be accepted without ALL of the above documentation

Please call (513) 762-5660 with any questions 

Serving Batavia and Clermont County

Zip Codes Served: 45102, 45103, 45106, 45112, 45120, 45122, 45140, 45145, 45147, 45150, 45153, 45156,
45157, 45158, 45160, 45176, 45245

87 N. Market Street
Batavia, OH 45103
(513) 732-6241

Accepting online applications only!  It will follow the same two-step process as 2020.

Christmas Food and Toy Applications 2021

STEP 1: ONLINE PRE REGISTRATION
Pre-Registration is now open!
Click button below to register and use angel code "BATAVIAOH"

Pre Register Now

STEP 2: ID VERIFICATION APPOINTMENT

In order for your application to be completed you must be available for your phone appointment that you selected at pre-registration.

A member of our team will call you at your selected time to complete your registration.

If you are having trouble completing the pre-registration process, please call the Batavia office at (513) 732-6241 and we will complete it with you over the phone.

Serving Northern Kentucky 

Zip codes served: 41001, 41007, 41011, 41012, 41014, 41015, 41016, 41017, 41018, 41051, 41053, 41059,
41063, 41071, 41072, 41073, 41074, 41075, 41076, 41085

1806 Scott Blvd
Covington, KY 41014
(859) 261-0835

Come to our location on October 27, 28, and 29 to register
We are open during the hours listed below:
Wednesday 9:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 3:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Serving Downtown and Cincinnati East

Zip Codes Served: 45140, 45174, 45201, 45202, 45203, 45206, 45207, 45208, 45209, 45210, 45212, 45213, 45219, 45220, 45225, 45226, 45227, 45229, 45230, 45236, 45237, 45242, 45243, 45244, 45245, 45249, 45255

114 E Central Pkwy
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 762-5660

Come to our location the week of October 18 - 22 to register
We are open during the hours listed below:
Monday through Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Serving the West Side of Cincinnati

Zip codes served: 45204, 45205, 45211, 45214, 45233, 45238, 45247, 45248, 45252, 45001, 45002, 45030, 45052

3503 Warsaw Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45205
(513) 251-1424

Come to our location on October 25, 27, 28, or 29 to register
We are open during the hours listed below
Monday 9:00am - 12:00pm

Wednesday - 9:00am - 4:00pm & 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm

Serving North Cincinnati

Zip codes served: 45215, 45216, 45217, 45218, 45223, 45224, 45231, 45232, 45239, 45240, 45241, 45246, 45251

6381 Center Hill Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45224
(513) 242-9100

Come to our location the week of October 25 - 29 to register
We are open during the hours listed below:
Monday, Thursday, & Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm

Tuesday & Wednesday 1:00pm - 7:00pm

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