There are several ways you can make a financial donation to The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division.

Online Donations

Choose a method below to make your online gift to The Salvation Army.

Donate by Phone

To donate by phone, or to ask questions about other ways of donating to The Salvation Army, please call us at: 773-725-1100.

Donate by Mail

To donate by mail, your check made payable to The Salvation Army can be mailed to us at: 

The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division

5040 N. Pulaski Road

Chicago, IL 60630

Donate by Text

Text SHIELD to 41444 to give a mobile donation to The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division. A link to our mobile donation form will be sent to you to complete your gift.

Msg & Data Rates May Apply. All charges are payable to your mobile service provider. Available on Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile. By participating you certify that you are 18 yrs or older or have account holder permission. Terms: Privacy Policy: Text STOP to 41444 to stop; Text HELP to 41444 for help.

Matching Gifts

Helping your donations do the most good through matching gifts.

To those who want to positively affect their community, The Salvation Army is the charity that maximizes contributions. 84 cents of every dollar donated provides direct services to the less fortunate in the Chicagoland area, Northern Illinois, and Northwest Indiana.

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Donate Furniture OR Clothing

All donations of clothing, furniture and other resalable items are handled through The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Centers. To request a pickup or find a drop off location nearest you, please call 1-800-SA-TRUCK (1-800-728-7825).

Drop off locations can also be found online at:

Donate Real estate, Stocks, Bonds, Securities and Other Assets

Families have enjoyed increased income and generous tax savings by spending time discussing their needs with The Salvation Army's gift advisors.

To donate real estate, stocks, bonds, securities or other assets to The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division, click here for more information about our charitable giving and estate planning resource center.

Contact our Planned Giving Department at 773-205-3515 or click here to submit an email.

Effective November 30, 2016 - New Stock Transfer Information. Click here to learn more. 

Donate Motorized Vehicles

The Salvation Army welcomes donations of cars and other motorized vehicles such as trucks, boats with trailers, snow mobiles, etc. 

Your vehicle donation will be used to help rehabilitate men and women in our Adult Rehabilitation Centers and will result in a tax deduction in accordance with IRS rules.

To arrange for a pickup or to find a drop off location near you, please call our toll-free number 1-877-SA3-AUTO (1-877-723-2886), or visit our website.

Donate Air Miles

Through United Airlines Charity Miles and Delta Sky Wish programs, members can donate accrued air miles to The Salvation Army to move personnel quickly to disaster relief sites, provide free travel to clients in need of emergency medical care away from home and reduce the Army’s administrative expenses by providing free air travel to staff when on Army business.

Click here for more information or to donate air miles.

The Salvation Army is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.