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Donate Items

Types of Items to Donate

Denver Rescue Mission accepts donations of all kinds, including:

  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Shoes
  • Blankets
  • Hygiene items
  • Furniture
  • Household items

Conduct a Drive

If you or your organization is interested in conducting a drive to collect items, please contact Lisette for more information at 303.313.2414 or e-mail her at Lisette@DenRescue.org.

Current Greatest Needs

Donate items online via our Amazon Giving Page.

Lawrence Street Shelter:

Canned vegetables (corn, green beans and mixed veggies), fresh produce, ground beef, potatoes, coffee, Styrofoam cups, and coffee mugs. For more information, please email Jeremy at JStubbs@DenRescue.org.

The Crossing:

Fresh produce for the kitchen, socks (men’s size 9–11), underwear (men’s M, L, XL, XXL), sweat pants (men and women M, L, XL, XXL), and tops and bottoms for Respite participants. For more information, please call Lisa at 303.953.3900.

Champa House:

2015 day-planners (5x7 or larger), size 3 diapers, 8 oz bottles, Clorox wipes, dish and hand soap. For more information, please call Amy at 303.294.9961.

Client Services:

Mattresses (twin, full and queen), furniture, blankets, diapers of all sizes, basic hygiene items, underwear and socks, canned tomatoes, tomato sauce, fruit, coffee, oatmeal (bulk), tuna and canned meat, and sugar. For more information, please call Zac at 303.331.2931.


Urgent need for volunteer optometrists and medical doctors. Volunteer dentists with dental assistants. Over-the-counter medications (Advil, Tylenol, cough drops, etc.), new reading glasses, new eyeglass frames, and eyeglass cases. For more information, please call Melanie at 303.294.0157 x2103.

Family Rescue Ministry:

Eleven mentor teams to meet with homeless families over 6 months in Lakewood, Littleton, Thornton, and Commerce City. To mentor, please call Andrew at 303.331.2902.

Family Services:

Mentors for homeless men, women, youth, families, and refugees. For more information, please call Tom at 303.953.3939.

Harvest Farm:

Work clothing for participants: coats, pants, heavy clothing, boots (size 10–12), and gloves. Also hay, livestock feed, books, and sturdy dressers for the dorms. For more information, please call Duncan at 970.568.9803.

LifeSkills, Education and Career Center:

Note pads (college rule), 3-ring binders (1 to 2 inches), pencils, pens, disposable head phones, and 2015 pocket calendars. For more information, please call Mark at 303.953.3918.

Vehicle Donations:

Vehicles, running or not. For more information, please call Pierce at 303.331.2938.

Drop Off Locations

You may donate goods at any of our drop off locations below. Please note that gently-used mattresses can only be dropped off at our warehouse location (Ministry Outreach Center).

The Crossing

Lawrence Street Shelter

Ministry Outreach Center

Harvest Farm



Denver Rescue Mission

Donate by Phone

To donate with your credit card by telephone or for any other questions, please call 303.297.1815

Donate by Mail

To donate by mail, print this form, fill it out and mail it with your gift. Please make your check payable to the Denver Rescue Mission and mail your gift to:

P.O. Box 5206
Denver, CO 80217

Matching Gift

Most employers with a Matching Gift Program provide a matching gift form to their employees. Please mail us the form with your donation and we will provide the information necessary to your employer in order to receive the match. Contact your HR Department for more information about how your company matches gifts.


Enterprise Zone

To make an Enterprise Zone contribution, click here

For more information about the Colorado Enterprise Zone tax credit, click here

Denver Rescue Mission

6100 Smith Road
Denver, CO 80216
Telephone: 303.297.1815
Fax: 303.295.1566
e-Mail: info@denrescue.org