Global Connections wouldn’t be able to serve the international residents of Bowling Green, Ohio without the generosity of its Partners, volunteers, and businesses. Thank you!

Financial Donations

To make a financial contribution, quickly and safely online through PayPal, you may click on the button below:

To make a financial contribution by mail, you may send a check (made out to Global Connections) to the attention of Victor Ten Brink, GC’s attorney, to our address:

Global Connections
519 West Wooster Street
Bowling Green, OH 43402

You may also set up an Electronic Funds Transfer for monthly donations by sending a voided check to the above address along with a completed ACH Authorization Form. Click here: ACH Authorization

*Please note: PayPal keeps a percentage of all donations. In order to further your contribution, we suggest using EFT, cash, or check if possible.

For questions about financial donations, please contact Steve Baney at or Victor Ten Brink at


Furniture / Household Item Donations

We also accept donations of gently-used furniture and household items. Charitable contribution receipts are available for tax purposes. Please contact your GC Partner Representative for information on how to get your donation to our storage units, or you may contact Steve Baney at See the list of items we can and cannot accept below.

 Donations we can accept:

Donations we cannot accept:


Thank you for donating to Global Connections. After reading about the kinds of donations we can and cannot accept (above), please complete this form and click the Send button below.

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Phone number (required)

Please select which partner you are personally connected with

Please list the item(s) you would like to donate (in one line)

Your address in Bowling Green for pickup

Please list 5 or more days and times when you will be available for a volunteer to pickup your donation

Our volunteers will try to pickup your donation. If someone can pick it up, they will contact you. If we cannot pickup your donation, please accept our apology and consider taking your donation to Good Will or giving it to a friend.

After completing the form above, please click the Send button below.


Raffle Donations

Global Connections has two events in which we raffle new/gently used small appliances (e.g., DVD players, stereos, TVs, microwaves, etc), gift cards to area stores and restaurants, and computer-related items (headphones, jump drives, etc)—Free Food and Furniture in August and the International Thanksgiving Dinner in November. If you are interested in donating prizes for our raffles, please contact Steve Baney at


Additional Donations

Additional donations may be made in the following areas: paper products (computer paper), paper and plastic-ware for events (heavy duty plates, cups, napkins, plastic knives, forks and spoons), $10.00 gas cards, $5.00 International calling cards, sponsoring a month’s rent for our storage unit, and gift cards to Staples office supply store.



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These needful donations help to offset GC’s expenses in very practical ways!  Please email us at for more information.