Duluth Harbor Rescue Mission is currently active on the front lines of homelessness and addiction each day meeting immediate needs for people who are in great need, downtrodden, struggling and abused.
Your donation is so very important to the work continuing here at DHRM as we are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that receives no government, state or city funding. This allows God to remain our authority as we press on for Kingdom purposes only. We are 100% privately funded by donors like you.
For information about Duluth Harbor Rescue Mission's needs and how to donate, please refer to the information and lists here, our How to Donate section, and our Facebook page for notices.
We greatly appreciate the gift-in-kind items given to us by our donors throughout the Twin Ports.
Food, winter gear, winter blankets, hygiene items, baby diapers and baby needs products are all items that we provide daily to those in need as well as other items are that are ongoing perpetual needs of the Mission. Duluth Harbor Rescue Mission is always in need of these items:
- Non-Perishable food items
- Frozen food items for our Hot Meal Program, daily operating
- Small bags of chips
- Produce items such as: bananas, potatoes
- Cereals and Oatmeal
- Jars or cans of gravy
- Canned fruit and vegetables
- Canned stews and canned soups
- Jars or cans of spaghetti sauce
- Coffee(ground) and tea(bags), sugar packs and creamer
- Bottled water
- New or gently used winter gear such as: coats, mitts, hats, boots
- New socks
- Other shoes
- New underwear (men, women, children, all sizes)
- New or very gently used bras
- Baby diapers, wipes, baby needs items
- Sleeping bags
- Small two-person tents
- Toiletries/Hygiene items: shampoo, body soap, men and women's deodorant, razors, shave cream, women's feminine products, toothpaste, etc. [*Travel size and Large household size are received as well]
- Bath towels
- Toilet paper
- Votive candles
- Gift cards
- Coffee filters (Bunn) and stir sticks
- Paper towels
- Paper plates
- Paper cups
- Plastic ware
- Office printing paper, white 8x10
We cannot accept any goods left at the door during closed hours. Items left can be stolen and are not useable while we don't know where they came from.
We DO NOT accept household items, mattresses, paints, furniture or appliances.
We cannot accept clothing not mentioned other than items intended to keep a homeless individual warm (such as sweatshirts, pants, hoodies, gloves, jackets).
How To Donate Goods
We encourage individuals, businesses, churches or organizations to offer collection boxes for items on the lists.
Donations can be dropped off at Duluth Harbor Rescue Mission main location:
2910 West 3rd Street
Duluth, MN 55806
Mon - Fri 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturdays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Receipts of the value of all gifts-in-kind donations are available.
At Duluth Harbor Rescue Mission we offer help and hope for the homeless, men, women and children of Duluth.
We believe that one meal served at our Day Shelter with Christ–centered care can be the first step toward restoring a life. This mission can only be accomplished through your partnership.
God uses your gifts to answer prayers, heal relationships and save lives.
90% OF YOUR DONATION GOES TO THE BASIC NEEDS OF THE HOMELESS IN DULUTH. THERE IS NO PAYROLL, WE ARE ALL VOLUNTEERS.
Checks or money order can be sent to:
Duluth Harbor Rescue Mission
2910 West 3rd Street
Duluth, MN 55806
Receipts are mailed in return for your tax purposes.
You can easily make a one-time or recurring donation through PayPal. This option allows you to use your own credit or debit card or just Paypal. Use the button below to make a payment now.
Organize a fundraiser at your place of employment, church or organization. Director Veronica Ciurleo would be excited to visit and to talk about "A day at Duluth Harbor Rescue Mission.”
Employer Matching Gifts
Check with your employer to see if your company has a matching-gift program through which your generosity to Duluth Harbor Rescue Mission can be multiplied. As a non-profit human services organization, Duluth Harbor Rescue Mission is eligible for many matching gift programs from corporations, foundations and other organizations.
When you shop on AmazonSmile, just like you would normally shop on Amazon, Amazon will donate a portion of your qualifying purchase to Duluth Harbor Rescue Mission at no extra cost to you. Simply shop at AmazonSmile by going to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. Make sure to select Duluth Harbor Rescue Mission as your charitable organization on your Amazon account.