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All of our nonprofit charity partners do incredible and generous work. From providing emergency relief and medical treatment to animal rescue and wildlife conservation, their mission is to help those in need.

You can help change lives by donating directly at the kiosk, making every coin count.

Any amount is gratefully accepted and donations are tax deductible, so keep the receipt for your records.

Not all charities are available on every kiosk. Click on the logo below to search for a kiosk in your area.

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The American Red Cross is where people mobilize to help their neighbors—across the street, across the country, and across the world—in emergencies.

Each year, in communities large and small, victims of some 70,000 disasters turn to neighbors familiar and new—the more than half a million volunteers and 35,000 employees of the Red Cross.

Here's what your donation provides:

  • $3 provides 1 comfort kit containing hygiene items for a disaster client.
  • $6 provides 1 blanket for a client.
  • $10 provides 1 hot meal to a disaster client.
  • $18 provides 3 blankets to clients.
  • $20 provides 2 hot meals (lunch and dinner) to a disaster client.

Want more info? Visit The American Red Cross.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® was founded with two simple goals: To help as many kids as possible by raising funds for children’s hospitals and to keep funds in the community in which they were raised.

Donations provide treatment for every imaginable disease and injury, from asthma and broken bones to cancer and heart defects.

Did you know?

  • 62 children enter a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital for treatment every minute.
  • 1 in 10 kids in North America is treated by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals each year.
  • In 2012, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals raised more than $300 million for local children’s hospitals.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, CMN Hospitals has raised more than $4.7 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity's Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit's mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible.

Find out why children's hospitals need community support, and learn about your member hospital, at and

Feeding America is the nationwide network of 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. Together, we provide food to more than 46 million people through 60,000 food pantries and meal programs in communities across America. Feeding America also supports programs that improve food security among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all have a role in ending hunger. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate. Together we can solve hunger.

Here’s how your donation helps:

  • $1 helps provide 11 meals
  • $5 helps provide 55 meals
  • $10 helps provide 110 meals

Want more info? Visit Feeding America.

The Humane Society of the United States rescues and cares for tens of thousands of animals each year, but its primary mission is to prevent cruelty before it happens.

It fights for the protection of all animals, across America and around the world, through advocacy, education, and hands-on programs.

  • The HSUS is a leading disaster relief agency for animals, and provides direct care for thousands of animals at sanctuaries and rescue facilities, wildlife rehabilitation centers, and mobile veterinary clinics.
  • The HSUS promotes scientific innovation by driving the development of humane alternatives to replace harmful animal experiments.

Want more info? Visit The Humane Society of the United States.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is dedicated to finding more effective treatments and cures for blood cancers so patients can live better and longer lives. It also provides free information, support services, and advocacy for patients and their families.

Every year, kids across the country collect small change and donate it to the Pennies for Patients program, which directly helps cancer patients and their families.

Want more info? Visit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to save and improve children’s lives, providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF supports UNICEF’s work through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States. Together, we are working toward the day when ZERO children die from preventable causes and every child has a safe and healthy childhood.

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF does more than just provide a way for children to help their peers. For parents, teachers and group leaders, it's a time-tested tool that motivates kids to learn the value of helping others.

Here's what your donation provides:

  • $1 Protein biscuits for a hungry child
  • $6 a soccer ball for children in refugee camps
  • $35 vaccines to protect over 50 kids from killer diseases
  • $100 a bicycle to deliver important medicines
  • $500 a pump that provides clean water to a village or school

Want more info? Visit UNICEF.

Your donation helps United Way fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community.

Give | Advocate | Volunteer

The mission of the World Wildlife Fund is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

It focuses on conserving critical places and species that are particularly important for the conservation of the earth’s rich biodiversity and on reducing humanity’s ecological footprint.

By 2020, WWF will conserve 15 of the world’s most ecologically important regions by working in partnership with others to:

  • Protect and restore species and their habitats
  • Strengthen local communities' ability to conserve the natural resources they depend upon
  • Transform markets and policies to reduce the impact of the production and consumption of commodities
  • Ensure that the value of nature is reflected in decisions made by individuals, communities, governments and businesses
  • Mobilize hundreds of millions of people to support conservation

Want more info? Visit World Wildlife Fund

Unsure how to donate to a charity at the Coinstar kiosk?
Step 1.

At the kiosk, pick the charity you want. The selection of charities varies depending on location of the kiosk.

Step 2.

Remove dirt, debris and other objects from coins. Add coins to the tray. Lift the handle and guide coins into the slot.

Step 3.

When the kiosk is done counting, you’ll receive a receipt. Donations are tax deductible, so keep the receipt for your records.