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Help us do the most good

Our programs are made possible because of generous donors that give back to their communities in a variety of ways.

Donate Now

The Salvation Army in Central Ohio is on the frontline of the war against poverty every day.  It is donors, volunteers, board members and partners, who make the work possible.  You are the people who bring hope.

Donate Money

Your donations stay local to help us serve our neighbors most in need.  We keep the overhead low with .89 cents of every dollar supporting programs and services.

  • Donate Securely Online:  Click here to donate.

  • Mail a Check:  The Salvation Army, 966 East Main Street, Columbus, OH 43205.

  • Donate Over the Phone:  Call 614.358.2627 to speak with a development staff member.

For more information please contact Shelley Brown-Kujkowsi at 614.437.2145 or Shelley.Brown@use.SalvationArmy.org.

Partnership & sponsorship opportunities

Corporate partners, churches, service clubs and individuals are essential in caring for our most vulnerable neighbors.

Click here to view the event sponsorship overview information.

To learn more about event sponsorships or partnerships, please contact Shelley Brown-Kujkowski at 614.437.2145 or Shelley.Brown@use.SalvationArmy.org.

Bonds, Stocks & IRA Rollovers

Make a gift of your securities to help those who need it most.

To donate stock shares or bonds to The Salvation Army, please contact Vicky Hall at 513.762.5691. 

Please be sure to share the name of the community you want your gift to benefit.

Planned Giving, Gills & Gift Annuities

Leave a lasting legacy to benefit those in the greatest need.

Please contact our Planned Giving Office for proper will or trust language consistent with your legacy goals so we can ensure your generosity stays local.  We are happy to provide information to you or your financial advisor or attorney to complete your gift.

For more information contact Melanie Parscal at 513.762.5635 or Melanie.Parscal@use.SalvationArmy.org.

LemonAiD

This summer program teaches kids the priceless lesson that they can make a positive difference in their community!  Caring kids set up a lemonade stand and donate the proceeds to The Salvation Army.  100% of their proceeds supports programs and services provided by The Salvation Army for local children in poverty.

For more information visit www.SalvationArmyLemonAiD.org.

Give Items/Our Wish List

Little things mean a lot to those in need.  Please consider donating one or more of the following items to The Salvation Army Center nearest you.

Foods:  peanut butter, canned meats, and canned fruits

Personal Care Items: soap, shampoo, shaving cream, toothpaste, toothbrushes, and deodorant

Youth Program Supplies: pencils, crayons, colored pencils, glue, scissors, construction paper, and notebooks

Donate Goods/Shop Our Stores

Your donations to Salvation Army family stores help fund rehabilitation programs that heal addictions, change lives and restore families.

Click here to learn more about donating Goods, Furniture, Clothing or a Vehicle.

Volunteer

 When you join our team of volunteers, you’re helping us build communities where lives are changed and hope is found.

Greatest Volunteer Needs:

  • Packing food boxes at our food pantries 1PM-3PM Monday-Friday.

  • Box Truck driver to pick up donations of food and Christmas toys.

  • Ring the bell at a Red Kettle for a 4-hour or 8-hour shift (with friends, family or co-workers)

  • Host a Food Drive to collect peanut butter, canned meats, and canned fruits.

  • Host a Personal Care Product Drive to collect soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, and deodorant.

Click here to view our Labors of Love Volunteer Brochure.

All volunteers adhere to COVID-19 State of Ohio standards.

For more information, contact Lori Banfield at 614.437.2132 or Lori.Banfield@use.salvationarmy.org.