Wish List

Make a Gift In Kind

Your material donation helps us meet the day to day needs of our students and residents. Thank you!

Our Saviour’s Housing

Immediate Needs
  • 4 twin size mattresses
  • Men’s white undershirts (all sizes, must be new)
  • 2 pleather couches or 2 pleather lounge chairs and a couch
  • Dish soap (liquid or pods for dishwasher and liquid for washing by hand)
  • Fresh fruit
  • Flashlights and batteries
  • Foot powder
  • Toothpaste
  • Padlocks with keys and a 1.5-2 inch shackle height
  • Combs
  • Razors
  • Deodorant
  • Shaving cream
  • Cotton swabs and cotton balls
  • Ponchos and/or umbrellas
  • Door mats
  • Microwaves
  • Cell phones (still in working condition)
  • Plastic storage bags (all sizes), plastic wrap, and aluminium foil
Personal Items/Hygiene
Items should be new.

  • Deodorant
  • Foot powder
  • Shower flip-flops
  • Women’s hygiene products (pads and tampons)
  • Ibuprofen, OTC cold medicine, first-aid materials, tissue
Cleaning Supplies
  • Durable brooms and sponge mops 
  • Multi-purpose cleaner
  • Sponges and paper towels
Household Needs
Items may be new or gently used.

  • Air mattresses (full size or larger)
  • Vacuums, fans, irons, lamps, flat screen TVs
  • Toasters
  • Queen and full-size sheets
  • Folding personal shopping carts
  • Shower curtains, liners, rings
  • Wastebaskets
  • Bathroom rugs
Resident and Program Use
  • Coffee, non-dairy creamer, sugar
  • Creamy peanut butter, jam
  • Breakfast cereal
  • Disposable plates, bowls, utensils, napkins
  • Plastic storage bags (all sizes)
  • Tin foil and plastic wrap
  • Bus passes or tokens
  • Target gift cards
  • Decks of cards, Board games

While we are grateful for your generosity, please note that we are unable to accept clothing, household items, or food – except what’s listed above. If you would like to help with food, please see information on our volunteer page. We do not accept children’s items.

English Learning Center

  • Pre-Sharpened Pencils
  • Electric Pencil Sharpener
  • Plain white copy paper
  • Refurbished or pre-owned desktop computers in working order
  • Coffee
  • Powdered Coffee Creamer
  • Sugar

If you would like to make a material donation of any kind, please contact our Volunteer Coordinators in advance.

  • Email volunteer@oshousing.org or call 612.872.4193x2 about donations for Our Saviour’s Housing.
  • Email volunteer@englishlc.org or call 612.874.9963x2 about donations for the English Learning Center.
  • Financial donations are also greatly appreciated and may be made online or mailed to 2315 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404.


Make a donation today to change lives

2315 Chicago Ave. So.
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Phone | 612.871.5900
Fax | 612.871.0017


Our Saviour's Housing

2219 Chicago Ave. So.
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Phone | 612.872.4193
Fax | 612.872.4442

English Learning Center

2315 Chicago Ave. So.
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Phone | 612.874.9963
Fax | 612.871.0017