NOTE: Thanks to the kindness of friends like you, we have met our goal of providing Christmas toys and gifts for those turning to MRM for help this season!

As a result, we no longer need contributions of toys for Christmas presents; but we are grateful for your consideration.

Thank you for your support!

Help make it a merry Christmas for hundreds of men, women and children seeking care at MRM by providing new and unwrapped gifts!

Below are items on our Christmas Wish List ($10 minimum value, please). Can you help? Thank you for your consideration and generosity! (Don’t have time to shop? Feel free to make a monetary donation towards Christmas toys and gifts here and indicate “Christmas gifts” in the comments section.)

Gift ideas for men, women and children:

  • Men’s scarves
  • New toys for children and teens (see below)
  • Wallets, watches
  • Lotions, soaps & loofahs
  • Makeup, nail polish
  • Perfumes/cologne
  • Women’s robes & slippers
  • Authentic sports team attire (Packers, Brewers, Bucks, etc.) — hats, sweatshirts, warm gear
  • Gift cards (Amazon, Doordash, Nintendo, Barnes & Noble, etc.)

Gift ideas for teenagers:

Technology items

  • iPhone (12 or later) accessories — charger, phone case
  • ear buds, headphones
  • bluetooth speakers
  • remote control cars
  • watches


  • nerf guns
  • mini drone
  • basketball, football
  • Lego Friends sets
  • Pokemon cards
  • Razor scooters
  • Teddy bear

Clothing items

  • Fuzzy socks
  • Pajama sets
  • Decorative socks
  • Authentic sports team attire (Packers, Brewers, Bucks, etc.) — hats, sweatshirts, winter gear

Personal care items

  • bracelet making kits, jewelry
  • lotions, soaps and loofahs
  • perfumes and colognes
  • nail polish + nail polish kits
  • makeup, lip gloss

Christmas toys and gifts are accepted at our Central Campus Visitors’ lobby, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Donations may also be mailed to our Central Campus at:

Milwaukee Rescue Mission
Attn: Christmas Store
830 N 19th St
Milwaukee WI 53233


Please deliver your toys by December 8th.  Toys accepted after this point may not necessarily be distributed at this year’s Christmas Store, but will still be used throughout the year for tutoring programs, reading incentives, Joy House birthdays, City Camp prizes, and other MRM / Equip programming.


Thank you for your generosity!


Want to volunteer?

We could use extra volunteers to help wrap Christmas presents as we prepare to distribute them to 300 families (!). If interested, please email Thank you!


Consider making an even bigger impact while shopping in convenience by using AmazonSmile! Simply go to, selecting Milwaukee Rescue Mission as your charity of choice and delivering to 830 N 19th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233. From that point, shop as usual — Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to MRM!