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

Holiday Needs

Welcome and thank you for helping to make this holiday season even more wonderful and joyous for the residents of our Emergency Shelter, our Transitional Housing Program, and our Permanent Supportive Housing Program.

We have a number of holiday needs, and you can view them all by visiting our sign up form: http://bit.ly/OSH-Holiday-Needs.

Holiday Baskets and other holiday donations can be delivered to the shelter as early as October 28th at 2219 Chicago Avenue in South Minneapolis. To schedule a delivery date and time, or if you have questions, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@oshousing.org or 612-872-4193 x2.

Immediate Needs
  • Adult gloves and mittens
  • Scarves
  • Snack Bags
  • Hand warmers
  • 2 irons
  • Finger nail clippers
  • Foot or baby powder
  • Men’s undershirts (all sizes)
  • Combs
  • Dish towels
  • Ibuprofen, OTC and cold medicine
  • Blankets
  • Peanut butter, jelly or jam and non-dairy creamer
  • Twin size sheets and pillow cases
  • Pillows
  • Razors
  • Shaving cream
  • Tissue packets
Ongoing Needs
Items may be new or gently used.

  • Air mattresses (full size or larger)
  • Vacuums
  • Durable brooms and stand up dust pans
  • Swiffer wet jet mops and refill materials
  • Clock radios
  • Fans or heaters (depending on the time of year)
  • Floor lamps
  • Flat screen TVs (32 inch or smaller)
  • Toasters
  • Microwaves
  • Queen and full-size sheet sets
  • Folding personal shopping carts
  • Plastic shower curtains and rings
  • Wastebaskets and garbage bags (8 or 13 gallons)
  • Bathroom rugs
  • Bus passes or tokens
  • Target gift cards

See our Kit Assembly opportunities for additional giving opportunities.

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 612.872.4193×2 about donations for Our Saviour’s Housing.
  • Email volunteer@englishlc.org or call 612.874.9963×2 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