Gifts in Kind

Donation Receiving Locations and Hours of Operation

Attendants will help you unload your donation(s) and provide a material gift receipt for tax purposes.

  • The City Mission's Downtown Campus, 5310 Carnegie Avenue (just west of the E. 55 and Carnegie intersection)

Monday - Friday from 9 am to 4 pm only.
No donation receiving on Saturday or Sunday.

  • Laura's Home Women's Crisis Center, 18120 Puritas Avenue (just west of Rocky River Drive)

Monday - Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 9 am - 2 pm.
No donation receiving on Sunday.

Shoes, new linens, and other items: Accepted by appointment only . Please call (216) 472-5500 ext. 336 for a specifc day and time to make your delivery.

We are no longer receiving clothing items at Laura's Home.

Personal Care Items

Most needed item is deodorant. Have modest quantities of: soap, toothbrush and toothpaste, shampoo, disposable razors, shaving cream, and women's hygiene products. See also Infant Needs below.

See our Operation Hope Tote page for more ideas. (This project can be done at any time of the year.)



Infant Needs

Diapers (especially size 4 and larger), baby wipes (unscented/hypoallergenic is best), formula, baby food, and strollers.

Formula: Similac Advance (Gold Shield), Isomil Sensitive Soy and Isomil (plain)


Want to get others involved? See our Diaper Drive page



Bus Tickets and Store Gift Cards

Bus tickets and gift cards are always a blessing. We are is special need of gift cards to purchase shoes and boots for men, women and children who cannot be fit from the donations of new or gently used shoes and boots we receive.

Please send them to the attention of:

Development Department, The City Mission, 5310 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44103




Our space is extremely limited. Items must be clean, high quality, good condition and on hangers.  Adult sizes especially needed are plus, XL, and XXL.

We are no longer receiving clothing donations at Laura's Home.


Items We Are Unable to Accept:

We are grateful for the generosity of so many in our community. However due to the needs of the population we serve and our limited warehousing space, we are unable to accept some items including:

  • Furniture
  • Household items
  • Electronics
  • Appliances
  • Wheelchairs, walkers, etc.
  • Computer equipment
  • Books, tapes, music, movies, etc.
  • Used toys and games (including recreational equipment)
  • Used strollers, car seats, and high chairs
  • Exercise equipment
  • Pictures, artwork, and decorating items.