Donation Hours: Mon - Fri, 9am-12pm,  1pm-3pm

No Donations Received at Lunch: 12-1pm, or after 3pm

Donations are typically bagged or boxed for ease of transport and offloading.

The Good Samaritan Network is a nonprofit charity that relies on the support of volunteers, members and donors to in order to provide community programming, assistance, education, training and resources. 

 

Strongly Recommended In-Kind Donation Ideas

If donations are gently used they should be undamaged/unsoiled items.

  • NEW and Gently Used Clothing, Coats, Shoes and Boots (children/youth/adult)

  • NEED: NEW and Gently Used Toys (infants/children/youth)

  • NEED: Baby Supplies (diapers, wipes, clothing, crib, etc.)

  • NEW and Gently Used Bicycles (children/youth/adult)

  • School Supplies (shoes, pens, pencils, folders, binders, etc.)

  • NEED: Household Paper Supplies (facial/toilet tissue, toweling, napkins, utensils, paper plates, etc.)

  • Hygiene Supplies - unused/unopened – (deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, soap, etc.) 

  • Emergency Supplies (batteries, flashlights, can opener, plastic utensils, plates, napkins, wet wipes, etc )

  • Gift Cards (Shoe stores, Meijer, Walmart, Marsh, gas cards, etc.)

  • NEW and Gently Used Household Items (towels, washcloths, bedding, dishes, glassware, kitchen utensils, lamps and small appliances etc.)

  • Rehab Equipment – NEW or GENTLY USED ONLY

Primary Items We Accept

If donations are gently used they should be undamaged/unsoiled items.

  • Books, records, compact disks, video tapes and DVDs

  • CD Players – GOOD WORKING ORDER ONLY

  • Clothing, shoes, and boots – undamaged/unsoiled (men, women,  teens, and children)

  • Collectibles, antiques, knickknacks and other gift-ware

  • Cribs

  • Domestics: linens, curtains, blankets, etc.

  • DVD Players  – GOOD WORKING ORDER ONLY

  • Flat Screen Monitors (no CRTs) – GOOD WORKING ORDER ONLY

  • Furniture – undamaged/unsoiled: dressers, tables, sofas, bed frames, (no waterbeds/waterbed frames) etc.

  • Games, toys and sports equipment

  • Hand tools and small power tools

  • Hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves

  • Housewares: dishes, glassware, kitchen utensils, lamps, and small appliances

  • IPads – – GOOD WORKING ORDER ONLY

  • Jewelry

  • Laptops – GOOD WORKING ORDER ONLY

  • Large “useable/good working order” appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, stoves/ovens, washers/dryers, window air conditioners.

  • Mattresses/box springs – undamaged/unsoiled (NO waterbed mattresses and waterbed frames)

  • Rehab Equipment – NEW or GENTLY USED ONLY

  • Seasonal Décor – undamaged/unsoiled

  • Unused/Unopened personal care items such as shampoo, conditioner, nail polish remover, shaving cream, hairsprays, or shavers

  • Vehicles— in fair/good running condition. Learn more by contacting GSN today (317-842-2603, x200). 

 

 

Needed Immediately *

Urgent Equipment Donations

 

If you would like to contribute specifically for any of our "critical donations" listed here, please be sure to click on "DonateNOW" and mark your donation specifically to be used for any of the items listed. As items are sponsored they will be removed from the critical donations list.  

STANDARD PALLET JACKS*

48"x27" / 5,500 lb load capacity

$299 each

(2 needed)

Convertible

HAND TRUCKS*

500-800 lb load capacity

$199 each

(10 needed)

Semi-Automatic Stretch WRAP MACHINE

GSN is in need of a palette stretch wrap machine. Please contact the Executive Director for more information. $5995 each (1 needed) 

CARGO VAN

GSN is in need of an additional cargo van for transportation work/ teams. Contact the Executive Director for more information. 

 

Besides your financial contribution we also welcome donations of stocks, bonds, land, houses, condos and real estate of any kind. Your contribution will produce life change for countless families and help to make our community a stronger and more vibrate one.

Stocks, Bonds,

Land, Real Estate

InKind Donations
 
InKind Donations are critical in providing gently used and new clothing and toys to be re-purposed to the under-served residents of Hamilton County. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law and are acknowledged with a donation receipt. 
 
RECEIPTS require an email or an address for acknowledgement. 
Financial Donations

 

Financial assistance and support of GSN programming and events are provided based on the generous financial donations, including gift cards, and grants secured. Every financial donation directly impacts GSN’s ability to serve the Hamilton County community. All donations are quickly dispensed through a client application, accountability, and assistance process

 

Receipts

 

Donors making donations with a VALID EMAIL will receive an immediate receipt for each individual donation - based on the date the receipt is posted.


If no email is provided for instant receipting, a printed receipt will be sent monthly – in arrears  - based on a provided address.


If no address or email is provided – receipts cannot be sent.


IF you unsubscribe and remove your email, future donations will not be instantly receipted. 


We appreciate your notification of any discrepancy in the contact information or donation details.


A complete Year-End Statement will be provided within thirty days after the current year's end – and will provide a total donation history for the taxable year. Ideally, these will be sent by email, IF we have a valid email account on file. Otherwise, they will be sent via USPS. Please retain this receipt for your records.

 

365 Days of Donations

All year long we are pleased to accept in-kind donations: gently used and new toys and clothing, as well as nonperishable food. Visit our "Donations" page for details.

In-Kind Donations

 

In-kind donations/contributions are non-cash transactions in the form of goods or services. Including any contribution that is labor, product, or service related for which the organization would normally have to pay.

 

Typically, for GSN, these include, but are not limited to: food, clothing, toys and household goods.

Baby Items Donations

Baby Bathtubs
Baby Lotion
Baby Powder
Baby Shampoo
Baby Soap
Baby Wipes
Crib Sheets
Diaper Bags
Diaper Rash Ointment
Diapers – size 1
Disposable Changing Pads
Gently Used Baby Clothing/Items

Hooded Towels
Onesies – boys and girls newborn to 12 months
New Baby Clothing/Items

Pacifiers
Sleepers – newborn to 12 months
Soft Toys, rattles, keys, etc.

 

Maternity Clothes (All sizes):

Summer tops, dresses, skirts, and shorts

 

Especially Appreciated:
Financial Donations (cash/check) 

Wal-Mart Gift Cards – that can be used to purchase cribs and mattresses, etc. 

In-Kind
Donation General Ideas

 

NEW and Gently Used Clothing, Coats and Shoes
(children/youth/adult)

NEW and Gently Used Toys 
(infants/children/youth)

Baby Supplies
(diapers, wipes, clothing, etc.)

NEW and Gently Used Bicycles

(children/youth/adult)

School Supplies
(shoes, pens, pencils, folders, binders, etc.)

Paper Supplies
(facial/toilet tissue, toweling, napkins, utensils, paper plates, etc.) 

Hygiene Supplies
(deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, soap, etc.)  

Emergency Supplies
(batteries, flashlights, can opener, plastic utensils, plates, napkins, wet wipes, etc ) 

Gift Cards
(Shoe stores, Meijer, Walmart, Marsh, gas cards, etc.)

NEW and Gently Used Household Items

(towels, wash cloths, bedding, etc.) 

 

Basic Items We DO NOT Accept:

It's hard to say "no thank you" to a donation when those donations help Hamilton County families. However, we do need to refuse some items for being non-recyclable or containing hazardous materials. Other times, the item must be refused because it would require re-handling and disposing of elsewhere. Our warehouse staff is trained to know what we can and cannot accept, and will help guide you to other possibilities for donations we cannot use.

  • Answering machines

  • Automotive hazardous waste such as tires, lead-acid batteries, additives, gasoline, oils, antifreeze, etc.

  • Camcorders

  • Carpet or carpet padding

  • Copiers

  • CPUs

  • CRT Computer Monitors

  • CRT TVs

  • Duplicators

  • Electric typewriters

  • Electronic games

  • Fax Machines

  • Handsets

  • Hard Drives

  • Hazardous materials

  • Household chemical or hazardous materials/products such as pesticides, paint, paint thinner, drain cleaner, oven cleaner, aerosols, and other environmentally-unfriendly waste products.

  • Keyboards

  • Mainframe computers

  • Mice

  • Modems

  • Network switches

  • Pagers

  • PDAs

  • Plumbing fixtures or building materials

  • Printed circuit board

  • Printers

  • Radios

  • Recyclables such as newsprint, office paper, cardboard, plastics, magazines, junk mail, etc.

  • Remote controls

  • Scanners

  • Servers

  • Soiled or damaged furniture

  • Stereos

  • Tape players

  • Telephone systems

  • Toner cartridges (laser/ink)

  • Two-way radios

  • Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS)

  • VCRs

  • Weapons such as guns, bows and arrows, ammunition, hunting knives, etc.

  • Word Processors

 

If in doubt about your donation acceptability, please contact our office: 317-842-2603, x200.

 
TESTIMONIALS

“Hello!...I used to work at Carmel Financial Corporation, Inc., and I know how important the work of Good Samaritan Network is to the community and wanted to give a donation."

Individual Donor

Because of your work in the community...

“You make such a difference in our lives. Thank you!”

Financial Assistance Client

Office Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9am - 4:30pm

Closed all holidays.

Good Samaritan Network

12933 Parkside Drive

Fishers, IN 46038

Tel: 317.842.2603

Fax: 317.842.4766

 

If you call after hours please leave a message with details. Speak clearly and leave a contact phone. 

Good Samaritan Network is a 501(c)(3) organization

(TIN 20-4371453)

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