DONATE

There are many ways you can make a difference.
The Salvation Army has several ways you can help.

On behalf of all those served by The Salvation Army, we thank you.

Where and how you can drop off food donations

food-barrel

A food barrel all filled up at the Compton & Olive BP

We are thrilled with the response we have received from our friends in this community! I had an opportunity to be at our O’Fallon food pantry this morning and the number of grateful people I saw at the pantry for assistance alongside the donors stopping by with this priceless food was extremely moving.

But we have a great distance to go before we can ensure that all those who need food can get it. Here’s where you can go to drop off dry goods and canned items for O’Fallon and our other pantries in need:

The O’Fallon Corps Community Center: Accepting donations 8 a.m. -7 p.m. every day. If there are donations you would like to deliver after-hours, please contact the corps directly at 636-240-4969 and the staff will do their best to accommodate.
Any of our other food pantries in the region. Call ahead to ensure that they will be open to accept your donation.
Mobil Gas Station 1051 Hampton Ave: This is located just south of I-64/40 on Hampton Avenue on the west side of the street. Collections at all gas stations listed will continue through Labor Day weekend.
BP Amoco Gas Station 1104 Hampton Ave: This is located just south of 1-64/40 on Hampton Avenue on the east side of the street.
BPAmoco Gas Station 3140 Olive Street: Located on the corner of Compton Avenue and Olive Street in Midtown.
Museum of Transportation: TODAY AND FRIDAY ONLY–bring in non-perishable food items, and receive one free admission per group/family to the museum. They are located at 3015 Barrett Station Rd. Hours are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Can’t drop off food but still want to help? Make a monetary donation to support our pantries.

We are hearing of more places and companies that are accepting food on our behalf, so if you or your business would like to be added to this list, please email me at dana_biermann@usc.salvationarmy.org and we would be delighted to add you here.

Acts 24:3 “In every way and everywhere we accept this with all gratitude.” Thank you, friends.

2 Comments on “Where and how you can drop off food donations”

  • lylah September 12th, 2013 3:07 pm

    I am a supporter of your organization and have volunteered and donated as well as shopped your thrift stores. Having said that I must say, I was distressed when you stopped taking personal checks for payment of goods, do you accept personal checks for donations? Then when I watched our local thrift store go from a friendly and clean store, to what it is today, well it is depressing.
    I live on a fixed income and shop the resale industry, but I wouldn’t want to take anything home from the store in Granite City right now, the store is dirty and the merchandise is a total mess.
    Yes, if I sound upset it is because I am

  • Dana Ellison September 12th, 2013 3:36 pm

    Hi Lylah,

    Thank you so much for your feedback. I have forwarded your concerns to Major Kendall Mathews (Major KK) of our ARC & Thrift Stores with your email address so they can address this matter. Also, please feel free to call our ARC anytime at (314) 678-5500.

    Dana Biermann
    Digital Marketing & Communications Manager

Leave a Reply

Social Stream