• Pekin Salvation Army

    Your Generosity + Our Work

  • THANK YOU to the community

    for helping us raise over $192,000 during our 2016 Christmas Campaign

Wish List

We are asking for donations of the following to help with everyday operations.
Bath towels / wash cloths
Dish soap
Kitchen towels / cloths
hand mixer
Kitchen whisk
Crock pot (large)
Laundry soap
New pack-n-play
Ball cart on wheels for gym / youth programs
Piano player for Sunday services
Toilet paper
Paper towels
Plastic silverware for youth programs
Paper plates for youth programs
Dry erase boards and markers for classrooms
Large office desk for shelter
Floor mat for desk
12 passenger van
Food for food pantry
meat, peanut butter, jelly cereal, vegetables, tuna, instant potatoes, rice, macaroni and cheese

Emergency Disaster Services

Accepting Relief Donations

on behalf of the Ottawa/Naplate Recovery Assistance Effort.

LaSalle County, IL – The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services is accepting relief donations on behalf of the Ottawa/Naplate Recovery Assistance Effort at 2901 Columbus Rd. (The OLD Wal-Mart store) in Ottawa, IL. If you wish to donate, you MUST call 1-815-433-0798 and receive an authorization number, before any donation will be accepted. Please call before purchasing any items so that we may coordinate with the relief effort on what items are needed most urgently.

Our News

Harold J. Rust Center

Pekin Salvation Army

Breaks Campaign Record

Christmas Charity

Red Kettle Campaign

In Central Illinois

The "miracle" of Christmas is repeated over and over again through the joy of caring and sharing. The traditional red kettle is an integral part of the Christmas scene, with thousands of dollars donated each year to aid needy families, seniors, and the homeless, in keeping with the spirit of the season.

Donations provide dinners, clothing, and toys for families in need. Financial assistance also helps with basic necessities continuing aid throughout the year.