holiday wish lists

Help bring smiles and cheer to families this season by ordering off of our holiday wish list for delivery to the shelter.

order holiday wish list items

order and send wish list items

Order items from our wish list for delivery to our shelter, or browse the list for ideas.

order wish list items

top 10

See what’s most needed by children and families sheltering at People Serving People.

top 10 wish list


Toiletries must be NEW & UNOPENED, full or travel sized.

toiletries wish list

children & youth

All items must be NEW, except we do accept gently used books and dress-up costumes (for ages 12 months to 13 years). We do not have storage space for clothes; please donate only clothes listed.

children & youth wish list


All items must be NEW.

babies wish list

career closet

We accept new or very gently used career clothes. We particularly need women’s petite and larger sized items.

career closet wish list

donation drives

Please consider doing a donation drive for families sheltering at People Serving People.

host a donation drive


Deliver donations to 614 3rd Street South, Minneapolis MN, Monday-Friday 7am-5:30pm
and Saturday 1-3:30pm.

Please donate only those items on our wish list; it costs us time and money to dispose of items we cannot use. Thank you!

Click Where can I donate items? to identify other organizations that may accept the following items.

  • Breast pumps
  • Car seats
  • Clothing, unless otherwise specified on our Wish Lists
  • Cribs & bassinets
  • ELECTRONICS–Best Buy stores accept electronics purchased anywhere for recycling
  • FOOD ITEMS–unless pre-approved by staff–call 612.277.0203
  • Furniture, including bed frames & mattresses
  • Similac: powder within 2 months of expiration date; ready made (liquid); soy formula
  • Strollers
  • Stuffed animals
  • Toys that are used–only new toys accepted

Questions? Contact Michele Whitney, or call her at 612.277.0258.