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High Fives


About Qualifying and Applying

As a charitable organization founded in 2007, we provide assistance to the people who need it the most in the Greater Salem area.

Eligibility for Assistance

You may be eligible for assistance if you meet any of the following:

  • Live in Salem Community High School district; assistance is restricted to residents living in this geographic area.

  • Live at the residence you are requesting support for (you may not request assistance for rent or utility assistance for a home you do not live in)

  • Have background check approved

Common Types of Assistance

  • Gas

  • Electric

  • Rent

  • Moving Expenses

  • Medications

  • Transportation

  • Dental

  • Other

When are Applications Reviewed and Approved? 

The Board meets and reviews completed applications weekly. 

How Do I Submit an Application?

You can submit completed applications and supporting documents (if applicable) via email or mail: 

Have questions about eligibility or need assistance?

Please contact us at

Or call 618-813-3432

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