Giving Back to T-town

We’re dreaming of a white Christmas, but we’ll settle for some local love in Turlock!

This is the perfect time of year to give back to your community and donate to a local charity or nonprofit. If you need help finding a charity to donate to, look no further! We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite non-profits with their contact information and links to their donation pages. Scroll down to take a look, and happy donating!


Westside Ministries

(209) 667-8593

950 Columbia St., Turlock, CA

Westside Ministries is a ministry dedicated to teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ to the families of the Westside. They provide social and education services to enable the hearing of the gospel and to equip young people to become leaders in a renewed community of hope and fulfillment. Click here to donate.


Turlock Gospel Mission

(209) 656-1033

437 S. Broadway, Turlock, CA

Turlock Gospel Mission exists to work towards the end of homelessness through the restoration of relationships with God, family and the community. Those in need can find hot meals, an encouraging word, and a caring staff who are eager to love and care for them. Click here to donate.


United Samaritans Foundation

(209) 668-4853

220 S. Broadway St., Turlock, CA

United Samaritans Foundation’s mission is to deliver food to people in need in Stanislaus County, and to facilitate the provision of services to assist them in a transition to a better quality of life. Click here to donate.


The Salvation Army

(209) 667-6091

893 Lander Ave., Turlock, CA

The Salvation Army in Turlock, California provides programs that include food for the hungry, emergency services, summer camps, educational and athletic programs for at-risk youth, referrals, and much more. Click here to donate.


Advancing Children of Turlock

(209) 410-9416

P.O. Box 3213

Turlock, CA 95380

Advancing Children of Turlock’s mission is to strengthen the community of Turlock by providing opportunities to underprivileged children by forming partnerships in the community. Click here to donate.


Prodigal Sons & Daughters

(209) 634-3538

352 E. Olive Ave., Turlock, CA

Prodigal Sons and Daughters is a faith-based, nonprofit, outpatient recovery program for those struggling with addiction as well as the loved ones who are seeking to walk alongside them. They offer one-on-one counseling, multiple group meetings, an activity center for teens and more to help clients get back on their feet. Click here to donate.


Check out our other Holiday Guides: For the Family; For the Grown-ups; Giving Back to T-Town; Treats, Sweets, & More; and the Holiday Shopping and Gift Giving Guide.


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