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!


Ongoing Needs

Personal Care
  • Shampoo and conditioner (travel or full size)
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Disposable razors
  • Foot or baby powder
  • Lotion
  • Deodorant
  • Non-alcoholic mouthwash (travel size)
  • Pads and tampons
  • Depends
  • Cotton balls
  • Q-tips
Health and Safety
  • Masks (N95, surgical, or cloth)
  • Sanitizing wipes (Clorox, Lysol)**
  • Disinfectant spray
  • Flu Free Kits (Includes 60%+ alcohol hand sanitizer, personal size tissue packs, antibacterial wipes, vitamin-C packs, and travel-size ibuprofen or acetaminophen)
  • Board games
  • Decks of cards
  • Crossword puzzles
  • Puzzles
  • Activity/coloring books
  • Markers and crayons
  • Pencils
  • Sketch books
  • Non-dairy creamer
  • Popcorn
  • Snacks (granola bars, beef jerky, cereal bars, etc.)
  • Socks
  • T-shirts (all sizes and genders)
  • Underwear (all sizes and genders, NEW)
  • Winter wear (mittens, gloves, handwarmers)
Distance Learning
  • White copy paper
  • Stylus pens for touch screens
  • iPad case
  • iPad or Chromebook (if purchasing new)
  • Any tablet or laptop in good condition (if donating used)
Kitchen Items
  • Paper plates and bowls
  • Plates/cereal bowls/folks/spoons/knives
  • Mixing spoon/spatula/whisk/measuring spoons and cups
  • 10 piece aluminum nonstick cookware set
  • Medium-sized nonstick skillet
  • Medium-sized nonstick sauce pot
  • 8×8 in. baking dish
  • Kitchen towels and rags
  • Dish soap
  • Toasters
  • Microwaves
Household Items
  • Bathroom towels (full-sized and hand/face)
  • Bathroom rugs
  • Shower curtain, liner, and rings
  • Queen and full-size sheet sets
  • Pillows
  • Air mattresses (full-size or larger)
  • Wastebaskets and garbage bags (8 or 13 gallons)
  • Durable brooms and stand up dust pans
  • Swiffer jet mops and refill materials
  • Laundry basket
  • Vacuums
  • Clock radios
  • Floor lamps
  • Flat screen TVs (32 inch or smaller)
  • Fans or heaters (depending on time of year)
  • Folding personal shopping carts
  • Bus passes or tokens
  • Stamps
  • Target gift cards

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 also do not accept children’s items.

How To Donate

Any of the items above (and only the items above) may be dropped off at Our Saviour’s Shelter.

Items may be dropped off Monday – Friday between 9 am – 5 pm. Please sign up in advance for a time slot to drop off your donation. Contact our volunteer coordinator at volunteer@oshousing.org or 612.872.4193×2 with any questions.

The shelter is located at 2219 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, 55404, with a parking lot outside the building.

Note: Distance learning items may also be delivered at the shelter and will be transported to the English Learning Center.

Amazon Wish List

You may also order items to be delivered directly to the shelter through our Amazon Wish List. Distance learning items may be addressed to the “English Learning Center.” Otherwise, please address packages to “Our Saviour’s Shelter.”


Please email our volunteer coordinator with any questions or call 612-843-3602 x3. Thank you!

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