Help make it a merry Christmas for individuals and families in need by providing new and unwrapped gifts!

Below are items on our Christmas Wish List ($15-20 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.)

Thanks to many generous friends, we have a great deal of baby & newborn toys but are very low on gifts for ages 6-teen.
We will gladly accept items for any age, but are asking friends to please consider focusing on the older ages at this time. Thank you so much!

Gift ideas for men, women and children:

  • Men’s winter items — we are very low on these! 
    • Winter scarves — something like this would be perfect!
    • Insulated winter gloves (sizes L-XL) — something like this or that would be great!
  • New toys for children and teens (see below)
  • Wallets, watches
  • Bath & body gift sets (men’s and women’s)
  • Makeup, nail polish
  • Perfumes/cologne
  • Women’s robes & slippers
  • Authentic sports team attire (Packers, Brewers, Bucks, etc.) — hats, sweatshirts, warm gear
  • Gift cards — we are specifically asking for $25 gift cards from Amazon. Thank you!

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 8am to 8pm. 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 this Christmas, but will still be used throughout the year for tutoring programs, reading incentives, Joy House birthdays, City Camp prizes and other MRM/CTA programming.

Thank you for your generosity!