In-kind Donations

 

Urgent needs

We have an immediate URGENT need for:

New white t-shirts (all sizes)

Men's boxers (all sizes)

Bath towels (new or gently used)

Deodorant

Razors

 

Please note: Due to lack of space, we are unable to accept donations of: used winter coats, clothing
(other than new socks, t-shirts, underwear and bras), or used stuffed animals, due to health concerns.

 

Items we are always in need of:

 

Personal Hygiene Items

  • Baby Powder (no talc)
  • Baby Wipes
  • Baby Oil
  • Petroleum Jelly
  • Diapers & Pull-ups (sizes 1-5)
  • Maxi Pads & Tampons
  • Toothpaste
  • Dental Floss
  • Adult Toothbrushes
  • Razors
  • Shaving Cream
  • Deodorant & Antiperspirant
  • Foot Powder
  • Disinfectant Spray for Shoes & Feet
  • Nail Clippers
  • Shampoo and conditioner - traved size
  • Lotion
  • Q-Tips
  • Facial Tissue
  • Combs & Brushes
  • African American Hair & Skin Care products
  • Toilet paper
  • Bar soap

 

Food

  • Coffee, including decaf
  • Hot Cocoa Packets
  • Milk
  • Cereal
  • Tea Bags
  • Non-refrigerated Juice
  • Instant Breakfast Cereal
  • Infant Formula

 

Cleaning Products

  • Laundry Detergent
  • New Brooms & Mops
  • Multi-Purpose Cleaners
  • Dish Soap
  • Paper towels

 

Clothing

  • New Adult & Child Underwear
  • New Adult T-shirts (all sizes)
  • New Adult & Child socks
  • New bras

 

Household Items

  • Small Microwaves (10 years old or newer)
  • TVs & VCR/DVD Players, no console TVs
  • Bath Towels (new or used)
  • Wash Cloths
  • Sheet sets & Pillow Cases
  • Twin size flat sheets
  • Blankets & Pillows
  • Dishes & Silverware
  • Pots & Pans
  • New Rugs
  • Vacuums in good working condition
  • Telephones and Answering Machines
  • Clock Radios
  • Welcome Home Baskets more info
  • New Shower Curtains
  • Air Mattresses
  • Foam Sleeping Pads

 

Miscellaneous

  • Bus Tokens & Passes
  • New Baby Strollers
  • New Car Seats and Booster Seats
  • Backpacks & Duffle Bags
  • Culturally Diverse Children's Books
  • Current calendars and appointment books
  • Phone cards

 

Items we do not accept

  • Clothing (except as listed above)
  • Shoes
  • Used Car Seats
  • Cribs
  • Household knick-knacks
  • Used Toys
  • Mouthwash
  • Medicine

 

Overnight Shelter Donations and Sandwiches

Donation hours
Monday-Friday, 3pm-5pm
Simpson Overnight Shelter
2740 First Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55408
Please use the intercom on the 28th Street side of the building to enter.
Directions

 

Family Housing and Household Donations

Donation hours
Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm, or by appointment
Simpson Administrative offices
Bell House

2100 Pillsbury Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Directions

 

Contact: Pat Botten 612.455.0842

 

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Simpson Housing Services has met all standards
and is qualified to display the Charities Review Council Seal,
which demonstrates accountability to donors and funders.