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How to Support


Here at The Salvation Army in Northwest Ohio, there are many ways to make a contribution.  Whether you donate financially, donate goods, donate your time, or support us through social media; with your help, The Salvation Army can continue to reach out to individuals and families to offer a hand-up, not a hand-out.

When you donate to The Salvation Army you are helping those who are in need in Northwest Ohio.  From providing food for the hungry, shelter when there is nowhere else to go, or toys for children on Christmas who otherwise would go without, these are just some of the ways your gifts are put to work.

At The Salvation Army, 83 cents of every dollar is used to directly support programs and services.  Our supporters have become part of a network of thousands of Northwest Ohio residents who donate their time, money and talents to the work of The Salvation Army.  We thank you for your generosity and your support for our mission.

Ways to Donate


You can make an online donation by clicking here.  All online donations will be given to your local Salvation Army Community Corps Center, unless otherwise stated on the Donation Page. 

Donate by PHONE

You can choose to make a donation over the phone using our secure donation service.  Once you have made a donation, we will mail you a receipt. To make donation over the phone please call: 1-800-Sal-Army (1-800-725-2769).


With text-to-give, Donating to The Salvation Army in Northwest Ohio has never been easier!  Simply text CHANGE TOLEDO to 80888 to make a one-time $10 donation. 

Donate by MAIL

To Donate by mail you can send a check to: The Salvation Army, 620 N Erie Street, Toledo OH 43604.  All Donations will go to your local Salvation Army unless otherwise stated in the Memo Line.

Donate through PLANNED GIVING

Make The Salvation Army part of your legacy by taking part in our Planned Giving Program.  We offer a variety of Planned Giving options including Bequests, Charitable Gift annuities, Outright gifts, and more. 

Donate an IN-KIND GIFT

Gifts In-Kind allow us to build our capacity, keep our costs low, expand our capabilities, and ultimately, serve more people in our community.  In Kind donations can be new school supplies to be used for our after school programs, or lunch for the volunteers for our annual Christmas Distribution. 

Donate to our FAMILY STORES

The Salvation Army has many Family Stores throughout Northwest Ohio.  When you donate to our Family Stores, you are helping those who are enrolled in our Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Program.  To Find your local Salvation Army Family Store call: 1800-SA-Truck or visit to find a drop off site near you.

Sign up to VOLUNTEER

At The Salvation Army in Northwest Ohio, we are proud to have a strong group of loyal supporters who help us "Do the Most Good."  From helping pack back packs for our Tools for Schools program, to helping parents pick out toys for their children during Christmas Distribution, there are many volunteer opportunities to help those who are truly in need. Please click here for more information about volunteering.

All financial contributions are tax-deductible, as provided by law. If you choose to make a financial donation, you will receive a confirmation at the end of your transaction - with an acknowledgement of your gift to follow in the mail. This acknowledgement will serve as your receipt.