** As of March 17th, St. Stephen's is temporarily narrowing its wishlist to the most critical items we need at this time. Please schedule an appointment to drop off these items with Amanda ( or 612-481-9501)**
The only items we are currently accepting are:
- Respiratory masks
- Hand sanitizer (60%+ alcohol, travel sized preferred)
- Tissues (regular boxes and personal size)
- Underwear for all bodies
- Thermal underwear for all bodies
- Wet Wipes (individual packs)
- Travel-sized toiletries: shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, soap & lotion
- Plastic spray bottles (32oz or 16oz preferred)
- Gift cards for fast food or gas
- Cell phones
- Traditional thermometers with disposable covers
- Breakfast Bars (Individually packaged)
- Healthy Snacks (Individually packaged
- Ramen Packets (Chicken Flavored)
St. Stephen's accepts donations Monday through Friday from 8:30AM-2PM -- at 2309 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Contact Amanda at 612-481-9501 or with questions about donating items. We do not have the capacity to pick up donations from your location.
If browsing on a mobile phone, please click here to purchase items from our Amazon Wish List.
Due to storage capacity, we can ONLY accept the items listed below. St. Stephen's no longer accepts general clothing or hand-knit/crocheted items. Please consider taking clothing donations to the Central Lutheran Free Store.
For Clients Moving Into Housing Clean Linens: Blankets (Twin, Full, Queen), Sheets (Twin, Full, Queen), NEW Pillows, Towels, Washcloths Kitchenware: Pots, Pans, Cooking Utensils, Silverware, Plates, Drinking Glasses, Mugs Cleaning Products: Lysol Wipes, All Purpose Cleaning Spray, New Mops, Brooms, Laundry Detergent, Dish Soap, Sponges, Paper Towels, Dish Cloths NEW Bathroom Supplies: Shower Curtains, Shower Curtain Rings, Toilet Paper For Clients with Children: NEW Car Seats, NEW Disposable Baby Diapers and Pull-Ups, Baby Wipes, Unopened Powdered Formula, New or Gently-Used High Chairs, New or Gently Used Strollers Small Household Electronics: Flat Screen TV’s with Converter, Microwaves, Toasters, Vacuums, Coffee Makers, Power Strips, Extension Cords, 9V Batteries
For Shelter Guests and Clients Sleeping Outdoors Outdoor Gear: Winter Gloves, Winter Hats, NEW Long Underwear Tops and Bottoms, Warm Adult Sleeping Bags, Emergency Blankets, Tents, Backpacks, Belts, Tarps, Bungee Cords NEW Undergarments: Underwear, Boxers, White T-Shirts, Sweatpants, Wool Socks NEW Hygiene Products (travel-sized): Shampoo, Body Wash, Deodorant, Razors, Shaving Cream, Feminine Hygiene Products, Conditioner, Lip Balm, Lotion, Nail Clippers, Combs/Picks, Tweezers, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Dental Floss, Facial Wipes, Hand Sanitizer, Q-Tips, Kleenex, Sunscreen NEW First Aid Supplies: Bandages, Ointment, Gauze, Bottles of Water Other: Cell Phones and Minutes; Bus Tokens/Passes If you are planning to purchase and donate new items, please know that quality is more valuable to our clients than quantity. Five $20 pairs of gloves that will keep people warm for several winters are more useful than 20 pairs of $5 gloves that may not serve their purpose. Please feel free to contact us and ask what items would help our clients the most at this time.