Bay Village donation locations

Please support these Bay Village churches and organizations. They have kicked off their holiday campaigns to assist children, families and pets in Bay Village and Northeast Ohio. Some collect all year long.

  • Bethesda on the Bay Lutheran Church, 28807 Wolf Road, is collecting for Fill This House, a non-profit that helps young adults aging out of the foster care system. The organization provides the young adults with the household needs to live in an apartment on their own for the first time. Visit or call 440-871-2276 with inquiries.
  • Bay United Methodist Church, 29937 Lake Road, is collecting NEW children’s boots for Child & Family Advocates of Cuyahoga County. They currently have 65 fosters that have a need. They need a variety of sizes from toddler to older teen, both boys and girls. Collections are Nov. 21-Dec. 12. Drop off at the office Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to noon. Bay UMC also works year-round with The Haven House which is an emergency overflow shelter for women and their children. They collect toiletries, laundry detergent and whatever their greatest need is. Visit or call 440-871-2082 with questions.
  • St Raphael Catholic Church, 525 Dover Center Road, is collecting non-perishable pantry items and also has a gift tree with specific requests for local families and the multiple organizations they interface with. Call 440-871-1100 with questions.
  • Bay Presbyterian Church, 25415 Lake Road, serves as the designated Bay Village community food bank year-round. They have a weekly shopping list posted of current pantry needs and a donation bin for non-perishable items located at the main entrance off Columbia Road.
  • Bay Village Community Services located at the Dwyer Center, 300 Bryson Lane, is always in need of gift cards to grocery stores, drugstores, gas stations and cash donations to help with utility bills for Bay Village residents. Contact Leslie Selig at 440-871-2200.
  • The Village Project, 27378 W.Oviatt, provides support and nourishing meals for cancer patients and their family members. Visit or call 440-348-9401 for specific current needs and visit their gift shop. Volunteers are also needed. This organization is in need all year long.
  • Friends of The Bay Village Kennel request that tax-deductible monetary donations be given online at or by mail to Renee Mahoney, City of Bay Village, 350 Dover Center Road, Bay Village, OH 44140 with a notation that the donation is for the use of the Kennel. Also donated pet items for the kennel and pet partners are accepted year-round and are greatly appreciated. Please leave at the police department.
  • Bay Village Police request you follow them on Facebook or contact them at 440-871-1234 for updates on all of the causes they support throughout the year. Watch for the return of "Food for Fines," when BVPD-issued parking tickets can be paid with non-perishable food donation for the Bay Village Food Bank. Residents can leave donations in the lobby too. "Shop with Cops" will be selling raffle tickets to help youth with shopping and meals.
  • Bay Village Fire Department requests you follow their Facebook page or contact them at 440-871-1214 for updates. Congratulations to BVFD for collecting $3,325 for The Muscular Dystrophy Association.
  • Howard Hanna, 27115 Dover Center Road (next to CVS), is collecting brand new and softly used coats through Dec. 17.
  • Tide Dry Cleaners Bay Village collects bedding and clothing all year long to donate to multiple shelters and agencies. Please consider this alternative as the bins behind Dairy Queen are always full and bags are left exposed to weather.There's also a yellow bin in the parking lot of Tire Auto Choice, 609 Dover Center Road.
  • New toy collections: Westside Catholic Charities collecting until Dec. 14; call 216-631-4741. Toys For Tots collecting until Nov. 28; call 216-233-1464.

Nancy Brown

Nancy Brown

Owner, Hot Diggity Dog, Inc.

Blog writer for Ohio Pet Expert

Advocate for lost, stolen and injured pets

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Volume 13, Issue 22, Posted 10:16 AM, 11.16.2021