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How to Get Involved

None of our work is possible without the support of our generous donors. Learn more about the many ways you can make a difference at Westminster Neighborhood Services.

Monetary Donations

Every gift makes a difference in the work we do on the Near Eastside. Our generous friends provide the support needed to continue our programming and make a difference in our community. If you’re interested in making an investment in our mission, please go to our secure donation form. Read about the impact your one time donation can have:

Become a monthly donor today and join a group of people dedicated to empowering our neighbors on the Near Eastside. Your monthly investment in our mission ensures that we have a steady, dependable source of revenue and that you can help even more children, families, and neighbors. Go to our secure form at and click “Show my support by making this a recurring donation” to get started today.


Consider leaving a gift to Westminster Neighborhood Services as a part of your legacy. By making a planned gift, you can make a significant investment in the life changing work that we do. There are many different types of planned gifts. Giving through your will is the simplest form. For any questions, please contact Chrissy Petersen at or 317-449-2532.

In-kind Donations

The services that we provide are only possible thanks to the generosity of others. In-Kind gifts of goods or services are an important source of help for our neighbors. We accept donations of food, hygiene items, diapers, and many other items. You can call us at 317-632-9785 to schedule a drop off time, or simply stop by any week day from 9:00am – 4:00pm.


We run on volunteers with 512 people donating over 8,000 hours in the last year. Westminster Neighborhood Services has volunteer opportunities for both groups and individuals. Volunteers for all positions are required to participate in our general orientation and job-specific trainings.​​

  • Food Pantry: Join us in distributing food and basic hygiene items, assist with the intake process for WNS’s clients, or assist with  guided shopping. Mondays, Thursdays from 9:00AM - 12:00PM, and Tuesdays from 6:00PM - 7:00PM

  • Soup Kitchen: Assist with the serving of breakfast and lunch for our neighbors in need. Mondays and Thursdays from 9:00AM - 12:00PM.

  • Youth Services Tutor: Assist Afterschool students with homework help or focused academic activities to help where they are struggling.

  • Food Delivery Assistant: Help to stock our shelves with food, toiletries, and clothing from food banks, businesses, organizations, and individuals.

  • Christmas Baskets: Join us in assembling baskets and wrapping gifts and distributing them to families in need.

To volunteer, please visit our volunteer calendar and sign up for a date that fits your schedule here. Volunteer groups can register here.

​For more information, contact Westminster at 317-632-9785 about next steps.

Donate your used car

We've partnered with to make car donations a breeze. By donating your car, you'll support our cause and create a positive impact in the community.


Easy Process: Donating is simple with Visit and follow the steps to get started.

Meaningful Impact: Your car donation helps us continue our mission to provide education support, access to basic needs, and community connections to empower neighbors and strengthen youth and families on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis.

Together, we can make a difference!


Tax Deductible: Donate your car and receive a tax deduction for its fair market value. It's a win-win!


Join us in creating change today. Donate your car through! 🌎

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