HOMELESS PREVENTION SERVICES
The Salvation Army is a partner with Harvest Hope Food Bank.
The Salvation Army of the Midlands food pantry has served the surrounding community for the past 110 years. The food pantry serves an average of 120 families monthly. Through the generous giving of donors of The Salvation Army and occasional gifts from individuals, local school food drives, and the dedicated volunteers of the The Salvation Army food pantry, we are able to help meet the needs of many families in our community and spread the love of Jesus Christ.
If you are interested in getting support from or volunteering at the food pantry please contact the office at 803-765-0260 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. The food pantry operates on Monday - Friday 10:00am - 12:00pm at 3024 Farrow Road, Columbia, SC 29203. For a PDF, please click here. We gladly accept donations!
In 2018, overall, 2,652 people received emergency basic needs assistance in the social services department. 819 clothing vouchers were issued to the needy. 1,895 hygiene kits were distributed. The Salvation Army provides additional assistance based on individual client needs.
We provide the following services on these days and times:
1.) Food Pantry 10am - 12:00pm, Monday - Friday (Please bring Photo ID)
2.) Clothing Vouchers: 10am - 12:00pm, Monday - Friday, limit of 5 clients per day.
3.) Furniture Vouchers: 10am - 12:00pm, Monday - Friday, for families moving out of shelter or victims of home fires. Other times can be arranged by appointment.
4.) Rent Assistance: Available during certain times of the year. Please call the office for more information. 803-765-0260.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)877-8339. Additionally, program information may be available in languages other than English.