Places To Donate

Put those couponing skills to work helping others!  Here’s a list of Colorado Springs-area organizations that accept donations of food and other items to help our community.

Care and Share Food Bank
Crossfire Ministries
Christian House of Prayer
Ecumenical Social Ministries
High Plains Helping Hands
Life Network

Mission Medical Clinic
Northern Churches Care
Overcomers International Ministry
Restore Innocence
Ronald McDonald House
Silver Key Senior Services
SKSF/ Adult Services
SKSF/ Zach’s Place (youth 5-21)
Springs Rescue Mission
Tessa House
TREC – Therapeutic Riding & Education Center
God’s Pantry Ministry
Family Life Services 

Care and Share Food Bank of Southern Colorado

Website: CareAndShare.org
Donation Dropoff Location: 2605 Preamble Point Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Contact information: 719-528-1247

Items Accepted / Needed
High priority items are marked with an asterisk (*)

Canned meat and tuna*
Canned tomato products*
Boxed pasta*
Canned meals (chili, etc.)*
Canned fruit and vegetables*
Canned and bagged beans*
Canned soup*
Peanut butter*
Canned milk*

Christian House of Prayer

Website: CHOPCOS.org
Donation Dropoff Location: 1980 Delta Drive, Suite C. Colorado Springs, CO
Contact information: 719-596-7469

Items Accepted / Needed

Freezers
Refrigerators
Stove

Crossfire Ministries

Website: Crossfireministries.com
Donation Dropoff Location: 2120 East LaSalle Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Contact information: 719-447-1806

Items Accepted / Needed

Toilet Paper
Dish and Laundry Soap
Diapers
Toothpaste & Toothbrushes
Dental Floss
Feminine products
Shampoo and conditioner
Bar Soap
Lotion
Deodorant
Razors and shaving cream
Mouthwash
Cleaning supplies
Combs & brushes
Blankets
Towels
Linens
Frozen meats
Milk
Cheese and eggs
Pasta
Juice
Canned vegetables and fruit
Other Non-perishable foods
Frying pans and saucepans
Stock pots and crock pots
Electric skillets
Dish sets
Cutlery
Spatulas
Cooking spoons
Mixing bowls, etc.

Ecumenical Social Ministries

Websites: ecusocmin.org
Donation Drop Off Locations : 201 N. Weber Street Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Contact Information: (719) 228-6781

Items Needed
Peanut butter, jelly, canned tuna, canned chicken, canned soup, canned fruits, canned vegetables (corn, peas, beans), dry beans, dry milk, pasta, ramen noodles, macaroni & cheese, Hamburger Helper, Tuna Helper, evaporated milk, instant or canned potatoes

Travel-sized soap, travel-sized toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, shaving cream, disposable razors, baby wipes, diapers (all sizes), sanitary napkins and other feminine products, toilet paper.
Large bath towels are also appreciated for our shower facilities

Clean socks, new underwear (men’s and ladies’), clean t-shirts, blue jeans (especially sizes 32, 34, 36), sweatshirts, winter coats or jackets, mittens, gloves, hats, scarves, work boots, sneakers, shoes.

Life Network / Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center

Websites: CSPregnancyCenter.comeLifeNetwork.com
Donation Dropoff Location: 3700 Galley Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Contact Information: 719.591.2724

Items Needed
High priority items are marked with an asterisk (*)

Desitin*
Pacifiers*
Children’s Clothing (sizes newborn to 2T)
Baby shampoo*
Baby wash*
Nail clippers
Combs and Brushes
Thermometers
Burp cloths
Toys (appropriate for ages 2 and under)
Diapers sizes 3-5, especially 4s and 5s*
Wipes
Bottles (newborn)
Diaper bags
Snugglies
Crib sheets
Formula (milk based)
Sippie cups
Baby food/cereal
Washcloths
Children’s Bibles, Books, DVDs, and CDs
Strollers
New or gently used maternity clothes (all sizes)*

Mission Medical Clinic

Website: MissionMedicalClinic.org
Donation Dropoff Location: 2125 E. LaSalle Street; Colorado Springs, CO
Contact Information: (719) 526-7349

Items Needed:

Durable medical equipment
Postage
post it notes
pocket folders with clips
paper plates
plastic utensils
plastic cups
toilet paper
paper towels
facial tissue
copier paper
business envelopes
file folders
Elevator*
New Phone System*
Paint Locker
Printing Services*
Commercial Grade Fax Machine
New Desktop Computers/Laptop Computers
Digital Camera

High Plains Helping Hands

Website: HighPlainsHelpingHands.com
Donation Dropoff Location: 14755 E. Hwy 24; Peyton, Co. 80831
Contact Information: 719.749.2146

You can shop at Colorado Springs-area Albertson’s stores and donate 1% of your purchases to High Plains Helping Hands!  Get more info here.

Items Needed
High priority items are marked with an asterisk (*)
Canned/ Dried Beans*
Rice*
Soup*
Canned Tomatoes*
Any food, paper or cleaning items, diapers, school supplies, new toys, and gift cards

Northern Churches Care

Website: NorthernChurchesCare.org
Contact Information: 719.277.7470
Donation Dropoff Location: 4210 Austin Bluffs, Colorado Springs

Items Needed:
Each November, you can sign up to provide an uncooked Thanksgiving meal to a family in need. See the website for more information.

Cereal
canned tomato products
coffee
tea bags
pasta
ramen
soup
peanut butter
canned fruit
canned veggies (especially corn)
crackers

Overcomers International Ministry

Website: Overcomers International Ministry
Contact Information: 719.646.5354
Donation Dropoff Location: 2210 La Salle #205, Colorado Springs

Items Needed:
Canned and Frozen Food, including meat for our Food Pantry
Honey Baby Program Needs:
Plush Baby’s First Year Wall Hanging Growth Chart
Baby’s First Teddy Bear Ultra Plush
Baby’s First Tooth Keepsake Box
Baby’s First Haircut Keepsake Box
Baby Lullaby CD
Baby’s First Handprint Kit
5X7 Ceramic Baby Picture Frame
5 pc Terry Cloth Wash Cloth Set
2 100 Percent Cotton Tee Shirts
2 Baby Beanies
2 Hooded Baby Bath Towels
Baby Manicure Set
Baby Wipes
Johnson and Johnson Baby Lotion 9 oz
Johnson and Johnson Baby Wash 9 oz
Johnson and Johnson Tearless Baby Shampoo 7 oz
My First Cookies Baby Shortbread Cookies
2 Baby Burp Cloths
2 Sets Baby Booties
Large Laundry Basket with Handles – 24 inches long X 16 inches deep

Restore Innocence

Website: Cinderella House
Contact Information: 719.330.2072
Donation Dropoff Location: please call (719) 330-2072

Items Needed
High priority items are marked with an asterisk (*)

Shampoo/Conditioner*
Soap*
Toothpaste*
Toothbrushes*
Deodorant
Razors
Feminine hygiene products*
Lotion
Towels/washcloths
Sweatshirts/hoodies/sweatpants*
Flip flops*
Bedding
Sheets
Pillows

Ronald McDonald House

Website: rmhcs.org
Contact Information: 719-471-1814
Donation Dropoff Location: 311 North Logan Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Items Needed

Pot pies (single serve)
Pizzas (single serve)
Burritos (single serve)
Boxed Raisins (single serve)
Drink Boxes (single serve)
Cereals (single serve)
Sandwiches (single serve)
Trail Mix (single serve)
Styrofoam coffee cups
Cookie Mixes
Cake Mixes
Muffin Mixes
English Muffins
Creamer packets
Sugar packets
Cup-o-Noodles
Fruit Cups
Bagels
Muffins
Bread
Fruit Snacks
Baby carrots
Fresh fruit
Easy Mac
Toothpaste
Hair brushes/combs
Tooth brushes
Shaving cream
Razors
Deodorants
Paper towels
Powered laundry detergent
Pledge dusting cloths
Clorox wipes
Powered bleach
Air-Fresheners – not electric
hand sanitizer
Dishwasher tablets
Bath & hand towels, wash cloths (Beige)
Standard Pillow cases (Beige)
Queen sheet sets (Beige)
Rubber backed bath mats (Beige)
Fitted Mattress pads (Beige)
Copy paper – 8 1/2 x 11
Postage Stamps
Gift Cards: Phone cards, Safeway, Costco, Office Depot, King Soopers, Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Sam’s Target, and Lowes

Silver Key Senior Services

Website: SilverKey.org
Contact Information: 719-884-2300
Donation Dropoff Location: 2250 Bott Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Items Needed
High priority items are marked with an asterisk (*)

Food
Environmentally-friendly cleaning supplies
Toiletries
Linens

They also accept donations to their thrift shop, Silver ‘n Such, which supports the service.

SKSF/ Adult Services

Website: www.sksfcolorado.org
Contact Information: (719) 634-4675
Donation Dropoff Location: 1646 South Murray Blvd, Colorado Springs, Co 80916
Program Director: Kim Sommer

Items Needed
Vinyl or leather chairs/sofa
Craft items
Exercise balls
Puzzles/board games
Musical instruments
Sporting equipment

SKSF/ Zach’s Place (youth 5-21)

Website: www.sksfcolorado.org
Contact Information: (719) 329-1717
Donation Dropoff Location: 741 Cache La Poudre, Colorado Springs, Co 80903
Program Director: Renae Isakson

Items Needed
Middle School educational games
CD Rom/DVDs/Brain Quest games
Sensory toys
Outdoor glider chairs
Vinyl or leather couch
Gift cards (gas, recreational sites, WalMart,etc..)
Coupons/gift cards for fast food restaurants
Markers, colored pens/pencils, paint
Musical instruments (percussions)
Camcorder
Fishing poles, youth and adult sizes
Bike helmets
Sport equipment (balls, tennis rackets, ball bags)
SPF 30 sunscreen, both spray & lotion
Small push lawn mower

Tessa House

Website: TessaCS.org
Contact Information: (719) 633-1462
Donation Dropoff Location
: 435 Gold Pass Heights Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Items Accepted / Needed

They need the following full-sized (not trial-sized) items:

Deodorant
Shampoo & Conditioner
Toothpaste & Mouthwash
Other Personal Care Items

Diapers
Baby Wipes
Baby Care Items

Gift cards from local retailers (Target, Safeway, etc.)
City bus passes
Your old cell phone

TESSA is always in need of linens, bedding, pillows, towels, and other items that must be replaced regularly to keep the Safehouse clean and comfortable for residents.

Spring Rescue Mission

Website: MySRM.org
Contact Information: 719-632-1822
Donation Dropoff Location: 1 W. Las Vegas St; Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Items Needed
High priority items are marked with an asterisk (*)

They have a huge need for HAMS for Easter!*
Diapers (of all sizes)*
Baby Wipes
Toothpaste
Toothbrushes
Shampoo
Conditioner
Socks (men, women, children’s)
New Underwear (men, women, children’s)
Towels, washcloths
Sheets (all sizes)

TREC – Therapeutic Riding & Education Center

Website: trectracks.org
Donation Dropoff Location: 508 East Idledale Drive, Pueblo West
Contact information: (719)574-8315

Items Accepted / Needed

Boots – child and adult sizes
Bottled water
Paper towels
Office Supplies
Horse Tack
Barn Items
GIft Cards  (used for needed items and volunteer appreciation)

God’s Pantry Ministry

WebsiteGodspantryco.org
Donation Dropoff Location: 102 N. Main Street, Fountain
Contact information: (719) 382-0643

Items Accepted / Needed

Food
Clothing
Household Items
Furniture
Books
Vehicles

Family Life Services

Website: http://flscs.org
Donation Dropoff Location: 1880 S. Cascade Blvd.
Contact information: (719) 632-4661

Items Accepted / Needed

Paper Towels
Paper Napkins
Dish Soap
Dishwasher Detergent
Foil
Plastic Wrap
Ziploc Bags (all sizes)
Paper plates
Toilet Paper
Personal Products: Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap, Toothpaste, feminine products

Suggest An Organization

Know of an organization in Colorado Springs where you can donate to help the less fortunate? Please complete this form to suggest that they be added to this page.
  • You may indicate high priority items with an asterisk (*).