Items Acceptable To Donate

Open Hands FREELY receives your donations and FREELY gives them away

  • Backpacks

  • Bedding/Linen (without stains)

  • Bikes

  • Blankets

  • Books

  • Clothing

  • Cookware

  • Diapers

  • Dishes

  • Gloves, hats, mittens

  • Jackets/Coats

  • Lamps

  • Quilts

  • Pet Food: Bags or Cans

  • Pictures

  • Pillows (without stains)

  • Shoes/Boots

  • Sleeping Bags

  • Small Appliances (must be CLEAN and in working condition)

  • Suitcases

  • Toys, Games & Puzzles

  • Travel size soap, shampoo, lotion, conditioner and toothpaste

  • Women's Hygiene Items: Pads & Tampons

Please note when donating items that you observe the following requests: Make sure clothing is in good condition without stains, holes or tears. Shirts should not contain graphic language or pictures. Do not donate toy guns, used underwear, knives of any kind or other sharp objects which could be used as weapons.

We do not accept large furniture, car seats, cribs, hide-a-beds or televisions. We do not offer pick up or delivery service. Always make sure someone physically accepts your donation, do not leave any donations at our doors. Donations left at our doors will be disposed of as we will not know where they came from. You may call 651-646-6549 ext. 4 to make sure someone is available to receive your donations and bring them into the facility, or with any questions you may have about donations.


Thank you for observing these requests.

Freely we Receive, Freely we Give

You may reach us at the following:


436 Roy Street North

Saint Paul, MN 55104

​Office: ​651-646-6549 ext. 4


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