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Help Us Do the Most Good in Greater Chicagoland, Northern Illinois, and Northwest Indiana

Help Us Do the Most Good In Greater Chicagoland, Northern Illinois, and Northwest Indiana

The Salvation Army 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 to every meal served, every coat given, and every prayer offered.

Online gift options below include credit card, ACH, PayPal, Google Pay, and Apple Pay.

Donate Money

Your donations stay local in the community in which they are received to help those facing poverty afford basic necessities such as food, utilities, and rent.

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$25 Difference
Army of Hope

The assurance of ongoing revenue from recurring gifts empowers The Salvation Army to expand our services further and faster.

Donate Monthly
Virtual Red Kettle

Now through January 31st, you can help brighten the holidays by raising money as a virtual bell ringer or donating through our Virtual Red Kettle.

Become a Virtual Bell Ringer Donate to our Virtual Kettle
Become a Fundraiser

Create your own fundraiser to support a cause that's important to you, and provide hope to those in need in your community.

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Donate Goods

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

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Registry for Good

Make a positive impact on your community by purchasing items for our neighbors in need at Walmart.

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While Bitcoin is the original cryptocurrency and most widely followed, there are several cryptocurrency options
currently available to help us do the most good.

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Corporate Partnerships

Corporate partners are essential in caring for our most vulnerable neighbors. In addition to supporting a highly respected social services organization, partnerships provide meaningful volunteer opportunities for employees and chances to make a difference in the communities you work. Corporations can join the fight for good through a financial gift or event sponsorship, or by volunteering.

Create a Partnership
Bonds, Funds, Stocks and IRA Rollover

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

Give Today
Planned Giving, Wills and Gift Annuities

Provide hope for the future with the gift to sustain our life-changing mission.

Leave a Legacy
Airline Miles

Donate airline miles to help The Salvation Army meet need all over the US.

Give Miles

Donate Your Vehicle

Help put someone on the road to recovery
with the gift of your vehicle donation.

Volunteers are the life blood of The Salvation Army’s work. You can create change and provide hope throughout your community by volunteering – in a program, for a special event, as a bellringer, on an advisory board, or at a community center. There’s no limit to what you can do to help!

Volunteer

Serve on an Advisory Board

Donate your time and experience to a local Salvation Army Community Center or Divisional Headquarters to help
The Salvation Army pave the way to a brighter future.

Find a local advisory board

Echelon is a community of diverse young adults collectively rising up to serve The Salvation Army through fellowship and networking, donations, and fundraising, and service and volunteering.

Join Echelon

Sponsor a Child Overseas

Give hope and love to a child in need

Sponsor a Child

How We Use Your Gifts

We want you to feel confident that we are making the best use of the resources you've given to The Salvation Army.
We pride ourselves on minimizing costs to maintain a high-percentage of donations that directly flow into programs - 83 cents per dollar.

When you designate your donation to a disaster through The Salvation Army, 100% of your gift will be used in support of those disaster relief efforts.
Our annual report shows how we've been good stewards of the resources given to us by members of the public.
We hope that our actions speak even louder than these words: every gift is precious to us.

Annual Report