Where to Donate

LOOKING TO DONATE CLOTHES, HOUSEHOLD ITEMS, ETC.? 

Browse through the agencies and organizations with needs in our area:

BI-CAP YouthBuild

Needs

Household items for youth moving into their first apartment. (dressers, beds, bedding, tables, chairs, kitchen items, etc.)

About

We serve youth ages 16-24 who are in a credit recovery/pre-appreticeship program. Students work 29 hours per week in the class room earning credits towards their diploma or GED and work and-on building a single family home. Many work on life skills of getting their first apartment and are in need of household items to get started. Please considering donating new or clean gently used items to our nonprofit program.

Location

3023 Mill St NE 
Bemidji, MN 56601  
218-333-9892
www.bicap.org/projects/youth-build

Contact

Valerie McCroy (Val)
valerie.mccroy@bicap.org

Beltrami County Health & Human Services - Reset Program

Needs
  • Women: all sizes leggings, sweatpants, t-shirts, sweatshirts
  • Men: L - 4x sweatpants, t-shirts, sweatshirts
  • Adult shoes - all sizes
  • Smaller sized throws/blankets
About

The Reset Program is a volunteer program in the jail that assists inmates with resources and services within the community. This program is for anyone willing to commit to a positive RESET in their life. The RESET social worker will make referrals, create case plans and work to see that services are set up prior to your release date. RESET has regular communication with you after release for a short period of time to help keep you on a successful track.

Contact

Amanda Sachau
For more information about where to drop off donations email Amanda.Sachau@co.beltrami.mn.us

Churches United

Needs
  • Travel Size Toiletries
  • Tooth Brushes and Tooth Paste
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Dish Detergent
  • Deodorant
  • Diapers (size 5 is most requested)
  • Shaving Razors and Shaving Cream [Men & Women]
  • Toilet Paper
  • Fruit Cups, Granola Bars, Snack Crackers, Etc. for Sack Lunches for the Homeless
  • Bibles for our lobby for those who want one
About

Churches United is a non-profit organization of Bemidji area churches, working together to meet the emergency needs of homeless and low-income people in a prayerful way.

Location

414 Lincoln Ave. SE 
Bemidji, MN 56601  
218-444-1380  
bemidjicu.org

Contact

218-444-1380           
cunited@paulbunyan.net

Evergreen Youth & Family Services

Needs

Evergreen is currently in need of the items below to help furnish empty apartments for our youth and families. 

  • Beds
  • Couches
  • Bed Frames
  • Bedding
  • Dressers
  • End Tables
  • Table & Chairs
  • Any other furniture and/or items that would be helpful when transitioning into a home
About

Evergreen Youth & Family Services is a private, non-profit youth and family service provider. In the past 40 years, Evergreen has developed a safety net of services to strengthen youth, preserve families, and help support successful transitions to adulthood. Every year, 2500 children, youth, and young families come to us for emergency food and shelter, mentoring, independent living skills training, counseling, pregnancy prevention, transitional housing and community suicide prevention.

Contact

Please call to donate: 218-751-8223

Hope House

Needs
  • Craft kits and/or craft supplies
  • Variety of individual paint canvases (12" - 16" or less)
  • Leather working kits/tools
  • Self-care items
  • Canned or boxed food
  • Stamps
  • Gift cards for food and/or supplies (for clients to take)
  • Bus passes
  • Decaf coffee
About

Their mission is to provide community support services to people with serious and persistent mental illness so they can live in the community in the least restrictive setting, function at their best level, and reduce the need for involuntary hospitalization.

Location

2014 7th St SE
Bemidji, MN 56601
218-444-6748
www.hopehousebemidji.org

Contact

Please call or email before bringing donations. Thank you!
hopehous@paulbunyan.net
218-444-6748

New Day Center

Needs

All clothing must be clean and in good condition.

  • Warm gloves
  • Hats
  • Socks
  • Hand and Feet warmers
  • Winter jackets/coats
  • L/XL/XXL Sweatshirts
  • XL/XXL T-shirts
  • Hygiene products (small toothpaste tubes, 3-in-1 body wash, band-aids, dixie cups)
  • Shelf-stable snacks (no prep needed)
  • Please note: we cannot accept non shelf stable food, food that requires prep, blankets, children's items
About

Day shelter for homeless community members. Open 8AM - 8PM

Location/Contact

722 15th Street NW
Bemidji, MN 56601
Learn More
218-444-8124

Ridgeway Neighborhood Initiative (RNI)

Needs

Please consider donating items to our Ridgeway neighbors and families:

  • Diapers
  • Baby Wipes
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Laundry Supplies
  • Hygiene Items
  • New Children's Toys
  • New Children's Art Supplies
About

Ridgeway is a community initiative coordinated by Rotary, Sanford Health, Village of Hope and the Boys & Girls Club to bring support to the families living in the Ridgeway area of Bemidji.

Contact

Please contact Sandy to coordinate:

Sandy Hennum, Executive Director of Village of Hope
hennum@villageofhopebemidji.org 
218-751-0722 Ext. 2

Village of Hope

Needs
  • Postage Stamps
  • Reams of Paper
  • Bleach
  • Trash Bags 33 gallon
  • Walmart, Target, Gas Cards, Hair Cut gift cards
  • Pillows
  • New or Used board games
  • New or Used DVDs (G and PG and PG13)
  • Diapers (all sizes)
  • Baby wipes
  • Bus Tokens –Paul Bunyan Transit 751-8765
  • Coloring Books
  • Queen Size New or Used Blankets
  • Furniture (please call ahead to make sure we have room)
About

We promote self worth and independence through the provision of temporary shelter and supportive services for families experiencing homelessness.

Location

525 Mississippi Ave NW
Bemidji, MN 56601
218-751-0722
villageofhopebemidji.org

Contact

Please contact to coordinate:

Sandy Hennum, Executive Director of Village of Hope
info@villageofhopebemidji.org 
218-751-0722 Ext. 2