Duluth Harbor Rescue Mission is 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% community supported by people just 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, as well as the following perpetual needs:
- 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 socks
- New underwear (men, women, children, all sizes)
- New or very gently used bras
- Hoodies, sweatshirts, jeans sizes: men's 32, 34, 36; women's 12, 14, 16
- 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 will not use any items 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.
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
Donation drop off hours are:
Tues - Sat 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Office hours are:
Tues - Sat 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Receipts of the value of all gifts-in-kind donations are available.
Checks or money order can be sent to:
Duluth Harbor Rescue Mission
P.O. Box 16282
Duluth, MN 55816
Receipts are mailed in return for your tax purposes.
More Options to Help
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.