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

Financial Gifts

Donate Money
Your donations stay in the community in which they are received to help us serve those most in need. 

Donate Goods / Shop Our Store
The goods you donate and the money you spend in Salvation Army Stores fund programs that heal broken lives. Find a store. 

The Salvation Army of Wausau does not have a local thrift store. Please click link to find nearest one. 
 
Bonds, Funds, Stocks and IRA Rollover
Make a gift of your securities to help those who need it most.

Planned Giving, Wills and Gift Annuities
Provide hope for the future with a planned donation.

Transfer Airline Miles
Donate airline miles to help The Salvation Army meet need all over the U.S.
 
Sponsor a Child Overseas
Give hope to a child in need. *link to Overseas Child info page

 

 

Non-Financial Gifts

Host a Food Drive
Food drives are an excellent way to help contribute to our food pantry. Your donation of non-perishable food items helps us to provide meals to many families and individuals throughout our community.
Some items that often run low are: mac n' cheese, chili, boxed dinners, peanut butter, and canned meat. To see a complete list, download our Preferred Food Flyer.

Host a Toy Drive
New toys and clothing during the holiday season are always needed. If you are interested in making a donation, please bring it to the Corps.

Donate Personal Hygiene Items
There are many individuals in Marathon County that cannot afford simple things such as personal hygiene items. Your donation of these items gives them a boost in their self-confidence. Some want nothing more than to feel clean and presentable. View our Preferred Personal Care Items Flyer

Donate Haircut Gift Cards
Sometimes a haircut is the difference between getting hired and not getting hired. Your gift of a gift card for haircuts could be the answer to someone's prayer for getting a job.

Donate School Supplies
School supplies for high school students are collected throughout the summer and distributed to children in need of basic school supplies in August. Your donation can help at-risk children start the school year off right.

Where can I Drop off donations?

The Salvation Army Family Services Building Transitional Living Center
113 S 2nd Ave., Wausau, WI 54401

Items that are not accepted on a regular basis:

These items are only accepted when we have a family in need.

To find out if we have a family in need please contact our office at 715-845-4272 or 715-845-6583 before dropping off.
 

Empties4Cash Fundraiser
The Salvation Army Wausau Corps has launched a recycling and fundraising program with the help of an inkjet recycling company called Empties4Cash.

How the program works:

Bring in your used or full small ink cartridges (not toner) that you usually throw away. Brands can be HP, Dell, Lexmark, Canon, Collins Inkjet, Sharp.

The Salvation Army will box up and send to empties4cash once the box is filled.

After Empties4Cash receives the cartridges they recycle them and will credit The Salvation Army from the ones they can refurbish and reuse.

Empties4Cash guidelines are for small personal inkjets cartridges No toner cartridges will be accepted.

Remember: Put the cartridge in the original box that you would have thrown away after it has been replaced to keep is safe from damages and spills, or a Ziploc bag.

The Salvation Army
202 Callon St
Wausau, WI 54401

Want to Save Money on Cartridges and Help Us Raise More Funds? Inksmile.com sells replacement cartridges that can save consumers up to 80% over brand name cartridges. Their 5% Rebate Program allows consumers to have 5% of their purchases donated to The Salvation Army Wausau Corps. Thank you in advance for helping us raise funds and keeping millions of pounds of cartridges out of our landfills.