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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 & unexpired products only.

 

Catholic Charities of Denver

Overnight shelter, meals for men, women and families.

2301 Lawrence St. | 720-799-9297

  • Volunteer your time
  • Small items: pots & pans, dish ware, air mattresses, tools, blankets, prepaid phone & gift cards, bus passes
  • Toiletries: brushes, razors, deodorant, denture care, lotion, personal hygiene products
  • Baby products
  • Clothing, shoes & boots (new & 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. | 303-294-0157

  • Canned foods
  • Fresh foods
  • Dry or prepackaged goods

MINISTRY OUTREACH CENTER

5725 E. 39th Ave. | 303-297-1815

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

THE CROSSING:

6090 Smith Road | 303-953-3955

  • Fresh produce for the kitchen

 

St. Francis Center

Day shelter, supportive services for men and women

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

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

 

Salvation Army

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

Go online for location | 800-728-7825 for pick up

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

 

Urban Peak

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

Donations accepted at the Peak Thrift Store

4890 Pecos St. | 720-300-3634

  • Volunteer your time
  • Small items: pots & pans, dish ware, air mattresses, tools, blankets, prepaid phone & gift cards, bus passes
  • Toiletries: brushes, razors, deodorant, denture care, lotion, personal hygiene products (Unopened & unexpired products only)
  • Baby products (Unopened & unexpired products only)
  • Clothing, shoes & boots (new & 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. | 303-297-0408

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

 

Father Woody’s Haven of Hope

Day shelter, supportive services for men and women.

1101 W. 7th Ave. | 303-607-0855

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

 

The Gathering Place

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

1535 High St. | 303-321-4198

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

 

GIVE Center

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

  • 1200 Federal Blvd. | 720-944-GIVE (4483)
  • Toiletries: brushes, razors, deodorant, denture care, lotion, personal hygiene products  (Unopened & unexpired products only)
  • Baby products  (Unopened & 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