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Posted on: February 23, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Keeping You Informed - Salvation Army Thefts

Keeping You Informed


The Salvation Army Family Store located at 505 West 42nd St in Odessa is open for shopping to help those in need weekly Monday – Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM.  Closed on Sundays.

Donation times are preferred during these hours. Please enter our yard, honk your horn and an employee will receive your donations.

We highly encourage to not donate after hours or overnight since items left outside unattended are vulnerable to theft.

Whether you are Spring cleaning or looking for a certain thrifty item we do have daily sales.  

Your donations to our Family Store helps the Salvation Army give back to the community and help fund our programs.

For pick-up of large items such as appliances or furniture please call our Main Office at (432) 332-0738.



The Salvation Army Store, located at 505 West 42nd Street has reported to the Odessa Police Department that several thefts and damage to property has occurred in the past two weeks.  

Even though items are donated, damaging property or entering private property to retrieve donated items is THEFT under the Texas Penal Code Section 31.03, and it is ENHANCED to the next HIGHER category if the property is stolen from a NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION.

If you have any questions or concerns, you are encouraged to contact the Salvation Army main office line at 432-332-0738.

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