HOMELESS PREVENTION SERVICES

The Salvation Army is a partner with Harvest Hope Food Bank. Click here for emergency food assistance provided by The Salvation Army.

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 midlandssc@uss.salvationarmy.org. The food pantry operates on Monday - Friday 10:00am - 4:00p.m. at 3024 Farrow Road, Columbia, SC 29203. For a PDF, please click here. We gladly accept donations! 

In 2016, overall, 2,526 people received emergency basic needs assistance in the social services department.  872 clothing vouchers were issued to the needy. 1,834 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 10a.m. - 12:00p.m. , Monday - Friday

2.) Clothing Vouchers: 10 a.m. - 12:00p.m., Monday - Friday, limit of 5 clients per day. 

3.) Furniture Vouchers: 10a.m. - 12:00p.m.,  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.