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HELPING THE HOMELESS: DONATIONS

 

Use this list to help determine how and where you'd like to donate your time or other resources to help others in our community with food, shelter, clothing, and other supports.

*Due to health and safety concerns, programs are not allowed to accept donations of prepared food. Unopened and unexpired products only.


Catholic Charities of Denver

Overnight shelter, meals for men, women, and families.

2301 Lawrence St.
Denver, CO
720-799-9297

  • Volunteer your time
  • Small items: pots and pans, dishware, air mattresses, tools, blankets, prepaid phone and gift cards, bus passes
  • Toiletries: brushes, razors, deodorant, denture care, lotion, personal hygiene products
  • Baby products
  • Clothing, shoes, and boots (new and used)
  • New socks, new underwear

 

Denver Rescue Mission

Overnight shelter, meals, housing, support services for men, women, and families.

Lawrence Street Shelter
2222 Lawrence St.
Denver, CO
303-294-0157

  • Canned foods
  • Fresh foods
  • Dry or prepackaged goods
     

Ministry Outreach Center
5725 E. 39th Ave.
Denver, CO
303-297-1815

  • Volunteer your time
  • Small items: pots and pans, dishware, air mattresses, tools, blankets, prepaid phone and gift cards, bus passes
  • Large items: furniture, TVs, appliances
  • Toiletries: brushes, razors, deodorant, denture care, lotion, personal hygiene products (unopened and unexpired products only)
  • Baby products (unopened and unexpired products only)
  • Clothing, shoes, and boots (new and used)
  • New socks, new underwear
     

The Crossing
6090 Smith Rd.
303-953-3955

  • Fresh produce for the kitchen

 

St. Francis Center

Day shelter, supportive services for men and women.

2323 Curtis St.
Denver, CO
303-297-1576
Call first for larger items: 303-244-0745

  • Volunteer your time
  • Small items: pots and pans, dishware, air mattresses, tools, blankets, prepaid phone and gift cards, bus passes
  • Toiletries: brushes, razors, deodorant, denture care, lotion, personal hygiene products (unopened and unexpired products only)
  • Clothing, shoes, and boots (new and used)
  • New socks, new underwear

 

Salvation Army

Overnight shelter, meals, supportive services for men, women, and families.

Go online for location. Call 800-728-7825 for pick up.

  • Volunteer your time
  • Small items: pots and pans, dishware, air mattresses, tools, blankets, prepaid phone and gift cards, bus passes
  • Large items: furniture, TVs, appliances
  • Toiletries: brushes, razors, deodorant, denture care, lotion, personal hygiene products
  • Baby products
  • Clothing, shoes, and boots (new and used)
  • New socks, new underwear

 

Urban Peak

Shelter, meals, housing, and drop-in center for youth ages 15-24.

Donations accepted at the Peak Thrift Store

4890 Pecos St.
Denver, CO
720-300-3634

  • Volunteer your time
  • Small items: pots and pans, dishware, air mattresses, tools, blankets, prepaid phone and gift cards, bus passes
  • Toiletries: brushes, razors, deodorant, denture care, lotion, personal hygiene products (unopened and unexpired products only)
  • Baby products (unopened and unexpired products only)
  • Clothing, shoes, and boots (new and used)
  • New socks, new underwear

 

Volunteers of America

Safe haven shelter, meals, housing, supportive services for men, women, and families.

Donations accepted at the City Harvest Food Bank

2620 Larimer St.
Denver, CO
303-297-0408

  • Volunteer your time
  • Canned foods 
  • Clothing, shoes, and boots (new and used)

 

Father Woody’s Haven of Hope

Day shelter, supportive services for men and women.

1101 W. 7th Ave.
Denver, CO
303-607-0855

  • Volunteer your time
  • Small items: pots and pans, dishware, air mattresses, tools, blankets, prepaid phone and gift cards, bus passes
  • Toiletries: brushes, razors, deodorant, denture care, lotion, personal hygiene products (unopened and unexpired products only)
  • Baby products  (unopened and unexpired products only)
  • Clothing, shoes, and boots (new and used)
  • New socks, new underwear

 

The Gathering Place

Day shelter, supportive services for women, transgender individuals and families.

1535 High St.
Denver, CO
303-321-4198

  • Volunteer your time
  • Small items: pots and pans, dishware, air mattresses, tools, blankets, prepaid phone and gift cards, bus passes
  • Toiletries: brushes, razors, deodorant, denture care, lotion, personal hygiene products (unopened and unexpired products only)
  • Baby products  (unopened and unexpired products only)
  • Clothing, shoes, and boots (new and used)
  • New socks, new underwear
  • Canned foods
  • Dry or prepackaged goods (unopened and unexpired products only)

 

GIVE Center

Connects resources and community services to underserved men, women, and families.

1200 Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO
720-944-GIVE (4483)

  • Toiletries: brushes, razors, deodorant, denture care, lotion, personal hygiene products  (unopened and unexpired products only)
  • Baby products (unopened and unexpired products only)
  • New socks, new underwear

 

Mile High United Way

Connecting passionate people with the greatest needs in our community.

303-433-8383
volunteer.unitedwaydenver.org

  • Volunteer your time 
 

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CONTACT US
 

Office Hours (All Locations)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
 
Wednesday - by appointment only
 
Customer Service
720-944-3666
If you need Colorado Relay/TTY services in Denver, please call 711.
If you need Spanish-language relay services, please call 800-337-3242.
 

 

NEED CITY ASSISTANCE?
 

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Call 311
Outside Denver Call 720-913-1311
Emergencies: 911 
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