SOC operates through donations and financial support from the community and local businesses. We are a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, so your donations are tax deductible. Please support us through monetary donations, or through gifts of needed items.
You can mail a check, payable to Services for Older Citizens, to:
158 Ridge Road
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
To donate by phone, or if you have questions, contact the Development Department at 313.882.9600, ext. 2104. Online donations will immediately receive a printable email receipt. Mailed or phoned-in donations will receive a printed receipt in the mail within 2 weeks.
Consider Including SOC in Your Estate Planning
Your bequest can ensure our services are here for years to come. Please call us at 313.882.9600 for more information.
Donate by Credit Card
You may donate much needed funds in a few easy clicks by selecting the Donate button below. This will take you to our secure donation page where you may use your credit card or a PayPal account.
Program Items Wish List
Our daily programs benefit from your new and gently used items. Every item on the wish list that you can donate is one less strain on our budget. To view the items on our wish list, please click here. To make arrangements to bring your items in, please call 313.882.9600
Donate Your Car
Your old car can mean new opportunities and benefits for SOC and our clients! When you donate your used car, boat, or RV to Charity Motors and select Services for Older Citizens as the beneficiary, 70% of the sale price of your vehicle goes directly to SOC services. In addition, the records and all the title work are handled by Charity Motors which is a cost savings to SOC.
- Vehicle need not run
- IRS forms provided
- Free, timely pickup
- Appraisal guide values available
- Boats and real estate accepted
- All items are 100% tax deductible
For more info, please call SOC at 313.882.9600.
Donate Lending Closet Items
Medical Equipment Lending Closet Items
SOC maintains a lending closet of medical equipment and supplies that seniors may borrow at no charge. If you have equipment that you no longer use, we would be delighted to add it to our lending closet. Medical items in constant need are:
- Adult male guards
- Adult disposable briefs
- Feminine pads
- Latex disposable gloves
- Large hand held magnifying glasses
- Support hosiery stockings
- Liquid nutritional supplements
To make arrangements to bring your items in, please call 313.882.9600
Donate Cell Phones and Used Printer Cartridges
SOC is seeking donations of inactive phones in good working order to be used in connection with the 911 Phone Redistribution Program. Cell phones are made available to seniors who wish to have a 911 emergency phone for safety reasons. Drop cell phones off at the SOC office, 158 Ridge Road, Grosse Pointe Farms.
Laser/Printer Ink Cartridges
SOC is participating in a recycling program that turns empty ink jet, laser cartridges, and non-working cell phones into new technology. We can get new computers, printers, digital cameras and software for these recycled items. Drop off at the SOC office 158 Ridge Road, Grosse Pointe Farms.