At this time we are in greatest need of the following items (NEW or LIKE NEW only):

Children’s Clothing:

  • Boys’ and girls’ pants — sizes 6-8, 8-10, 10-12, 14-16, 18-20

Women’s Clothing:

  • Women’s sweatshirts — 3XL and larger (no hoodies, please!)

Men’s Clothing:

  • Men’s boxer briefs — all sizes (3X especially needed!)
  • Men’s jeans — sizes 30-34, 42-52 (all lengths 30-36)
  • Men’s shower shoes — sizes 8-15
  • Men’s winter gloves
  • Men’s T-shirts—size 3X and up
  • Men’s hoodies—sizes Large-5X
  • Men’s sweatpants—all sizes

Toiletry/Miscellaneous Items (NEW only):

  • Men’s shaving razors (single blade or double)
  • Men’s lotion and body wash
    • (We have plenty of bar soap right now, but we’ll gladly take body wash!)
  • Women’s lotion and body wash
  • Ethnic/textured hair products — shampoo, conditioner, combs, brushes, hair oil, hair grease
  • Children’s/babies’ lotion and body wash
  • Baby formula — Similac, Advance and Pro-Sensitive
  • Baby wipes
  • Diapers — sizes 4, 5, 6
  • Pull-ups — sizes 2T-3T, 3T-4T, 4T-5T
  • Powder-free vinyl gloves, size Large
  • Twin bed sheet sets (used sheets are acceptable)


If you’re able to help in providing any of the above items, you may drop them off at our Central Campus Distribution Center (Kilbourn Avenue and 18th Street) anytime between 10am-6pm, Monday through Friday.

Upon entering the parking lot off of Kilbourn Ave., veer left, drive down the ramp and make a left turn at the end of the ramp. There you will find a door on your right to the Distribution Center, where staff can assist with your donation and provide a receipt.


Donations may also be sent by mail, whether sent from your home or purchased and shipped from a store (like Target, Amazon, etc.). Please address mailed donations to:

Milwaukee Rescue Mission
Attn: Distribution Center
830 N 19th St
Milwaukee, WI 53233

If it’s easier, you may also make a financial gift towards our urgent needs by visiting and giving a donation. You can even indicate in the comments section which need you are supporting, if you like. Please know that we will greatly appreciate any help you are able to provide!