At this time we are in greatest need of the following items:

Men’s Toiletries (NEW only):

  • Men’s deodorant sticks
  • Men’s lotion
  • Mouthwash (alcohol-free)

Men’s Clothing (NEW or LIKE NEW):

  • Men’s flip flops (for shower shoes) — sizes Medium, Large, XX-Large and XXX-Large
  • Men’s boxer briefs — NEW only, all sizes (especially Medium, XL-XXXL)
  • Men’s jeans — sizes 32-34 (all lengths 32″-36″, NOT 30″)
  • Men’s athletic shoes — sizes 7-14
  • Men’s T-shirts — size 3X and up
  • Men’s hoodies — sizes Large-5X
  • Men’s sweatpants — all sizes (especially Medium, Large and Extra-Large)

General Items (NEW only):

  • Full-size bath towels
  • Small wash cloths
  • Immodium Tablets; Pepto Bismol (liquid or chewables)
  • Adult cough & cold medicine (alcohol-free) (!)
  • Cough drops (please check expiration date!)
  • Foot care items:
    • Athlete’s foot cream
  • Alarm clocks (used acceptable — with battery, if applicable)

Women’s Clothing (NEW or LIKE NEW):

  • Women’s underwear — NEW only, all sizes
  • Women’s sweatpants – all sizes
  • Women’s leggings – all sizes

Children and Infant Items (NEW only):

  • Children’s diapers — size 5
  • Pull Ups — larger sizes 
  • Children’s cough & cold medicine (alcohol-free)
  • Children’s cough drops (please check expiration date!)
  • New Underwear – sizes 18-20

DONATION DROP-OFF INSTRUCTIONS

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 milmission.org/urgentgift 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!