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Help Support Your Community

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

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When you make a gift of money, time, or energy to The Salvation Army Modesto Red Shield Community Center, your gift becomes grounded in the reputation, trust and credibility of The Salvation Army—which is well known for its continuing efforts of providing relief to those in need.

Ways to Give

Thank you for your interest in The Salvation Army Modesto Red Shield Community Center. Here are a few ways you can partner with The Salvation Army to shape, impact, and save lives in Modesto.

Donate Online

A secure, quick, and easy way to support your local community where the needs are the greatest.

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Donate by Mail

To donate by mail, please send a check with your contact information to:
The Salvation Army
Attn: Development Dept.
1649 Las Vegas St
Modesto, CA 95358

Make a Donation: Gifts in Kind (New Goods)

The Salvation Army accepts the following in-kind donations. Please donate new & unused items only. Click here to learn more about how to donate used goods. »

  • Crackers
  • Applesauce
  • Granola bars
  • Canned soup
  • Fruit snacks
  • Peanut butter/Jam
  • Any kind of pasta
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Canned vegetables and fruit
  • Boxed Macaroni and cheese
  • Individual packets of oatmeal
  • Canned Tuna
  • Bags of rice or bean
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Soap & Deodorant
  • Body Lotion
  • Socks (white athletic)
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Dental Floss
  • Towels & Washcloths
  • Shower Sandals
  • Underwear (men, women and children)
  • Women’s Hygiene Needs
  • Disposable Diapers & Wipe
  • Backpacks (girls and boys/Kindergarten to Highschool)
  • Pens and Pencils
  • College rule paper
  • Rulers
  • Crayons
  • Binders
  • Notebooks

Please make sure all items are new and unwrapped:

  • Baby learning toys
  • Playsets
  • Teen gifts (13-17) – purses, make-up, headphones, sports equipment, etc
  • Dolls and action figures

Other Ways to Give

From immediate relief, to short-term help, to long-term, sustainable change, we are dedicated to serving the physical, mental and spiritual needs of the poor, the lonely, and the lost. Learn more about how you can help below.

Donate Goods and Clothing

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

Schedule a Pickup

Serve on our Advisory Board

Donate your time and experience to help The Salvation Army pave the way to a brighter future.

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Donate Your Time

Help The Salvation Army create change and provide hope throughout your community.

Become a Volunteer

Other Ways to Give

Other types of donations that help The Salvation Army serve those in need include:

  • Donor Advised Funds
  • Bonds, Funds, Stocks, and IRA Rollover
  • Planned Giving, Wills and Gift Annuities
  • Sponsor a Child Overseas
  • Donate Your Vehicle
  • Corporate Partnerships

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