Manager of Volunteers and Communications
Help us provide the many basic needs items that we use in shelter every day. Collect the items below and drop them off at the shelter any time, we're open 24/7.
New Men's Tshirts, sizes Small - 3XL
New Men's Underwear, sizes Small - 3XL
Body Wash, full size bottles
Garbage Bags, 55 gallon size
New tennis shoes, sizes 12 and 13
Pots and pans, new or gently used
See our Amazon.com wishlist for the most up-to-date listing of items that we need!
$10 provides hygiene products for one shelter guest
$25 provides 10 bus tickets for guests to travel to work and appointments
$50 provides a guest with 1 hour of case management
$100 provides 1 hour of group therapy in our Guest House Counseling Clinic
$250 provides a month of watering for our Cream City Gardens urban farm
$500 provides a day's worth of food for our 86 shelter guests
$1000 helps to sustain the supportive services for our permanent housing
Frequently Asked Questions
We gladly accept donations of small furniture and appliances at any time, such as microwaves, side tables, and small bookcases.
If you have larger furniture or mattresses to donate, please call or email Roxy Helmeid.
The Guest House does not have a donation truck to pick up items from homes or businesses.
If you are unable to drop off your donation, please call or email Roxy Helmeid.
The Guest House is always open, so you can drop your donation off at any time.
If you have food or furniture to donate, please call us first at 414-345-3240.
Yes, if you need help carrying donations into the building from your car just ring our doorbell and ask staff for assistance carrying in a donation.
Our guests and staff are happy to help you bring in your donation.
The following items are NOT accepted: (click links for alternative outlets)
Can I donate furniture, mattresses, or appliances?
Can you pick up donations from my home or business?
When can I drop off donations?
Can I get help carrying my donations from my car?
Is there anything you don't accept?
- Men's tshirts, size XL, new
- Men's tshirts, size 2XL, new
- Men's t shirts, size Medium, new
- Men's underwear, sizes S - XL, new
"I asked myself, 'Tyrone, do you love yourself?' and the people here helped me change the things about my life that were all wrong. But it all started when I began to love myself."
- Tyrone P. commenting on his graduation
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