Support Serving Our Neighbors (SON) Ministries


Mail a Check:
SON Ministires
2300 Lytham Road
Columbus, OH 43220

By investing in SON Ministries you will be helping provide
programs and resources that help children and their families take steps out of poverty!

Partner with us and make a difference in the lives of children and families facing the unique challenges of suburban poverty.

Striving TOGETHER for the BEST for our community!

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This is where your money goes:

$20,000 Cost to run one Hilliard Free Lunch Summer Camp for Kids site for the summer (last year we ran 7 sites)
$10,000 Cost for two busses including drivers to bus children (from 11 stops) to the Hilliard Free Lunch Summer Camp for Kids site for the summer
$2,500 Cost to run one Hilliard Free Lunch Summer Camp for Kids site for one week
$2,000 Cost to run Family ESL Program for one week including homework help and supervised recreation
$500 Monthly cost to connect families to life-improving resources
$175 Cost to send one child to the Hilliard Free Lunch Summer Camp for Kids for the summer
$300 Cost to send one child to Family ESL Program for the entire school year
$90 Monthly technology costs for communication with families/participants and volunteers

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Thrivent Financial

If you’re an eligible Thrivent Financial for Lutherans member and have Choice Dollars® to direct, please keep Serving Our Neighbors (SON) Ministries in mind. For more info or to direct Choice Dollars, call 1-800-847-4836 and state “Thrivent Choice,” or click here:

Donate Specific Items

FoodThe following Specific Items are needed for supplies to use for our seasonal and ongoing work and programs:

Click here for our wish list of seasonal needs.

Healthy snacks of fresh fruits for our Kids Club within our Family ESL Program. Please contact: us at –

  • Gift Cards for Meijer or Walmart to purchase supplies
  • Children’s books
  • Reams of copy paper
  • Office supplies

Drop off items at the ministry exchange center at UALC The Church at Mill Run, 3500 Mill Run Drive, Hilliard – Please clearly label: SON Ministries. The church is open 8am – 9 pm Sunday through Thursday.

Link your Kroger and Meijer Cards to SON Ministries

Krogers-PlusSupport SON Ministries
by Shopping at Kroger

Just link your Kroger Plus Card to SON Ministries and Kroger will donate money to SON Ministries every time you every time you shop! NOTE: Each year, April 1st, Kroger asks that you ‘re-link’ your card to SON Ministries.

It’s easy to join the community rewards program! Just do the following steps:

  1. Create an online Kroger account. You will need your Kroger Plus Card to accomplish this. (You can get one at the Customer Service Desk at any Kroger’s if you don’t have a card yet.)
  2. Click here to go to the Community Rewards page to begin helping today.
  3. Click on “Create an Account”.
  4. Click on “Enroll Now”.
  5. Type in Serving Our Neighbors Ministries. Click Search.
  6. You should see ” Serving Our Neighbors Ministries 84299”. Click on this and click “Save Changes” at the bottom of the page.

You are now signed up to support SON Ministries. SON Ministries thanks you for your continued support every time you purchase items at Kroger’s.
Note: Each year, April 1st, Kroger asks that you ‘re-link’ your card to SON Ministries. So, if you have not re-enrolled since April, please re-enroll!

Support SON Ministries
by linking your
Meijer credit card OR your Meijer 1 Card (free shopping card/no fee – you must swipe it at time of purchase then make your purchase with either Cash or a your Debit card (using a PIN #).To order a Meijer 1 Card OR link your existing card to SON Ministries, go online to: The 6-digit code number for SON Ministries is 198057. Call 1-800-962-7011 with any questions or problems during the process.

Use GoodSearch and GoodShop

compressearchGoodSearch is a Yahoo powered search engine which donates a donates a penny to Serving Our Neighbors – SON Ministries (Hilliard, OH) each time you do a search at no additional cost to you. Click here to go to GoodSearch. GoodShop has teamed up with many stores and every time you purchase something, a percentage is donated to SON Ministries! GoodShop also offers our supporters exclusive coupons so you can save money at the same time. It’s win-win. Click here to go to Goodshop. Some Goodshop stores where you may like to search and purchase items:

Join the rest of our community in using these sites to help us easily raise money support SON Ministries’ mission of bringing HOPE to children and families in need.