Community Support



Since Elmer Hensler hung out his shingle in 1965, Queen City Sausage has participated in worthy causes throughout Elmer’s beloved West End and beyond. As a member of the community that helped make real his dream it is deeply important to and immeasurably gratifying for Elmer and his Queen City Sausage family to support the charitable efforts making better the region. Quietly and respectfully, they have done so, one sausage link at a time.

Queen City Sausage Donation Policy and How to Submit a Donation Request

Requests must be submitted by email only.

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Queen City Sausage supports our neighbors, Our Daily Bread Kitchen in OTR and City Gospel Mission as often as possible.  Additionally, we help other local charities.  Please understand that we receive many requests and do our very best to help.

Queen City Sausage donations are in the form of product (Brats, Metts, Cincinnati Hot Dogs, or Goetta.  We also offer Grill Master Gift Certificates for product to be redeemed at QCS.

How to Submit a Donation Request:

1.       Send an email to Mark Balasa, Director of Marketing at


2.       In the Subject Line: Enter “Donation Request (And the name of the charity/event)”


3.       In the body of the email describe briefly the charity and what the request is about and who benefits from the donation.  Tell us what you are seeking from us.  How many people are you trying to serve?


Include who to contact: Name—Email---Phone.


Include the event date and pick up date. (If we can help, product will need to be picked up at Queen City Sausage, 1136 Straight Street, Cincinnati, OH 45214.  Will Call hours are M—F, 7 AM to 1:30 PM.  Once at QCS, follow the sign marked “Office.”


4.       If approved:

1.       We will contact you by email.


2.       Please do not call.











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elmer.jpgThe principles set forth by Elmer Hensler in 1965 are the same ones we honor in every batch of craft-sausage today.

They are simple and real and they are the framework around which the Queen City Sausage brand is built:

1.pngFor our customers, our families, and ourselves, Queen City Sausage creates highest-quality German sausages.

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3.pngCustomers are entitled to and will always be offered Queen City Sausage at a fair and honest price.

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