The Mission understands that for many of us, the family budget is stretched pretty tight, which makes monetary giving sometimes difficult. But nearly everyone has things around the house that are still in good shape and could be used by others.
You can donate your gently used articles, items and canned goods to the Mission to help stock and fund our emergency shelters and recovery programs, and other services we provide to the less fortunate in our community.
Please click on a link below to find out the different ways you can donate to the Mission.
Mobile Rescue Mission provides not only meals and shelters but also clothing, hygiene supplies and much-needed items such as blankets, sleeping bags, backpacks and shoes.
Below is a list of items the Mission needs most. Please call 888-853-8655 to learn where you can deliver your donations.
Donating food and organizing food drives are great ways to help the Mission serve over 87,000 meals to the hungry and homeless every year!
- Milk, cheese and eggs
- Deli meat, pork, chicken and beef
- Canned goods
- Grits and oatmeal
- Healthy Snacks (individual cracker packs, granola bars, assorted fruit, protein bars)
- Peanut butter/Jelly
When homeless men and women come to us from the streets, they are often in need of more than a hot meal and a safe place to stay. Having a clean set of clothes is often the first step toward restoring their sense of dignity.
- New socks
- Denim jeans
(Waterfront Thrift Stores also accept gently used clothing.)
Hygiene and Medical Supplies
Men and women who visit the Mission are in constant need of hygiene supplies. These items can also be easily collected through an Item Drive through your church, group or business.
- Shampoo and conditioner
- Toothpaste and toothbrushes
- Dental floss
- Shaving cream
- Feminine hygiene products
- Lip balm
- Facial tissue
- Lice shampoo
- Cough or cold medicine
- Allergy medication
- Cough drops
Gift card donations are an excellent way to provide for more specific needs of Mobile Rescue Mission and the homeless people that are served and supported every day.
- Grocery stores
- Department stores (Wal-Mart, Target, etc.)
- Gas stations
- Phone cards
- Linens (twin size sheets and pillow cases)
- Towels and washcloths
- Dishtowels and sponges
- Cleaning supplies
- Steno pads/Writing tablets
- Reading glasses
- Laundry detergent
Do you have clothes you no longer wear? Would you like to get rid of that microwave collecting dust in the garage? Donate your items to the Mission!
By donating your gently used goods to one of the Mission’s thrift stores, you are directly helping the Mission serve the homeless and hungry in your community. At our thrift stores, we sell donated items to the public, and all of the proceeds are used in the Mission’s rescue services and recovery programs.
The Mission’s Thrift Store in Foley, AL accept a wide variety of household items in good condition:
- Men’s clothing
- Women’s clothing
- Children’s clothing
- Furniture (couches, beds, chairs, etc.)
- Appliances (refrigerators, washers and dryers, microwaves, etc.)
- Lawn furniture
- Musical instruments
- Lawn mowers, etc.
- Collectibles and antiques
- and much more
Visit the Waterfront Thrift Store website to find your nearest location or schedule a pick up.
Donating your used vehicle can help the help the Mission drive out hunger and homelessness in the Mobile/Baldwin Counties area. A portion of the proceeds from your donated motor vehicle goes directly to the Mission, providing lifesaving services to those who need it most. Your vehicle donation is tax deductible and helps change lives. Please call 1-800-GIVE-CAR or visit CharityCar.us