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Free Clothing & Necessities In The Minnesota Region

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Volunteer Services


Contact
300 S 6th St
Minneapolis, MN 55487
(612) 348-9900


Description
Volunteer and donation programs that assist Hennepin County staff in addressing special needs of Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department clients. Services include: - - - Matching volunteer and donation programs serving children, youth, adults, low-income families, seniors, and people with disabilities based on a specific area of interest or expertise - - - Accepts financial or material donations towards targeted needs of the less fortunate in the community such as school supplies, hats and mittens, gift cards, etc.

Eligibility
- Adults age 18 and over for volunteer opportunities - Clients must have an open social service or financial case to receive a volunteer - Residents of Hennepin County

Area Served
Hennepin County

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Birthright of Minneapolis


Contact
825 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 338-2353


Description
- Offers supportive help including information about pregnancy and abortion (no referral for abortion) and a one-to-one relationship throughout pregnancy, if desired - - - Provides maternity clothing and layettes - - - Provides diapers (up to size 4). Call ahead to verify the availability of the size of diaper that is needed. - - - Assists with finding and utilizing appropriate community resources - - - Accepts donations of diapers, new and used maternity and infant clothing - - Note: Does not have baby furniture

Hours
Program Hours:- 10 am - 2 pm Monday - Thursday; closed Fridays - When a caller contacts Birthright after hours, they receive an answering machine message stating the office is closed and are given another number to call which is answered 24 hours/7 days a week

Eligibility
Anyone concerned about pregnancy or in need of newborn items or maternity clothes; no geographic restrictions

Area Served
Hennepin County

Not Yet Validated

Central Lutheran Church


Contact
333 S 12th St
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 870-4416


Description
Provides clothes and small household items. Limited number of coats for adults on a first come, first served basis. Accepts donations of new and used clothing, winter clothing and small household items in good condition.

Hours
Program Hours:- 9:30 am - 2 pm Monday (closed from 11 am - 12:30 pm for community meal) - 10 am - 12 pm Noon Tuesday and Wednesday - 10 am - 2 pm Thursday

Eligibility
Anyone; no geographic restrictions

Area Served
Hennepin County

Not Yet Validated

YouthLink


Contact
41 N 12th St
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 252-1200


Description
Drop-in center for homeless youth, youth in crisis or sexually exploited youth offering family reunification, case management, referral to a network of services which are designed to achieve self-sufficiency, connectedness and self-empowerment. Services include: - - - Basic needs services: Clothing closet, showers, laundry, connections to emergency shelters - - - Mental health support, referrals to AIDS/HIV and other health concerns programs - - - Support for teenage parents - - - Meals provided include a hot meal at 10 am, 11:30 am 5 pm; bag lunches as needed; food shelf available - - - Support groups for LGBTQ youth - - - Support group for young people involved in sex work or at risk for being exploited - - - Men's Group - - - Referrals for chemical dependency treatment programs - - - Employment assistance including counseling and training - - - Education assistance and resources - - - Street Outreach Program: Caseworkers go out into the community, locate homeless youth and inform them of services that are available to them. May provide the youth with clothing, safe sex information and resources, bus cards etc. - - - Referrals to shelter and housing - - - Youthlink houses the Youth Opportunity Center, a collaboration of agencies providing services to young people in one location. Partner agencies provide services that include: housing stability, health and wellness, crisis/basic needs/drop-in, education and employment.

Hours
Program Hours:- 9 am - 7 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 9 am - 1 pm and 4:30 pm - 7 pm Wednesday (closed on Wednesday 1 pm - 4:30 pm) appointments taken by phone - AM Drop-In designated for youth age 18 - 23 who are experiencing homelessness, 9 am - 2 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 9 am - 12:30 pm Wednesday - PM Drop-In designated for youth age 16 - 21 who are experiencing homelessness, 3 pm - 7 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 4:30 pm - 6 pm Wednesday for meals only

Eligibility
Homeless, precariously housed young people ages 16 - 23; youth in crisis; primarily serves residents of Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Isanti, Ramsey, Scott and Washington counties

Area Served
Hennepin County

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Sharing & Caring Hands


Contact
525 N 7th St
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 338-4640


Description
- Clothing available for men, women and children - - - Household goods including bedding and towels - - - Toys - - - Donations of clothing, household items, bedding, towels, washcloths and toys accepted. - - - Donations of cars that are in working order accepted. Cars are ONLY given to families who are staying at Mary's Place shelter.

Hours
Program Hours:- Service hours: 10 am - 11:30 am and 1:30 pm - 3 pm Monday - Thursday; 9:30 am - 12 noon Saturday, Sunday; closed Friday. - Donations accepted: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Thursday; 8:30 am - 12 noon Saturday and Sunday

Eligibility
Anyone in need. No geographic restrictions apply.

Area Served
Hennepin County

Not Yet Validated

CES Food Shelf


Contact
1900 11th S Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 870-1125


Description
- Food shelf for community residents. Use is limited to once a month. Follows a client choice model where clients get to choose their groceries from the food shelf. - - - Diapers and formula - - - East African food distribution on Thursday - - - Free Friday Food Give Away on Friday - - - Home delivery for south Minneapolis residents who are disabled and unable to visit food shelf. Food is delivered free of charge once a month. Food is hand selected from the on-site food shelf and includes canned and boxed non-perishables; fresh produce, meat, eggs and milk when available. - - NOTE: Regular food shelf is closed on Fridays. CES conducts free Friday Food Give Away only on Fridays.

Hours
Program Hours:1 pm - 4 pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 1 pm - 6:30 pm Wednesday Food Give Away: 1 pm - 3 pm Friday; no mail or picture ID required Somali Food Distribution: 9:30 am - 12 noon Thursday For delivery services, call and schedule a home visit: 9 am - 4 pm Monday - Thursday

Eligibility
- Residents of area bounded by south of I94, east of 35W, north of Lake Street and west of the Mississippi River - Home delivery in the Phillips neighborhood for individuals with disabilities who are unable to visit the food shelf.

Area Served
Hennepin County

Not Yet Validated

Ready For Success


Contact
815 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 872-1509


Description
Provides low income men and women in the metro area with new and gently used business casual and business professional clothing and accessories for job interviews and the workplace. A volunteer personal shopper will assist individuals during appointments. Donations of women's and men's business casual and business professional clothing of all sizes, along with accessories are accepted. Spring and Summer items are accepted April - August. Fall and Winter items are accepted September - March. All donations are tax deductible.

Hours
Program Hours:- By appointment only; scheduled on-line - Call with questions and leave a voicemail - 10 am - 1 pm Mondays (except on holidays) donation hours, or by appointment

Eligibility
Low-income men and women; serves residents of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington counties who have been referred by case workers or job placement counselors.

Area Served
Hennepin County

Not Yet Validated

Marie Sandvik Center


Contact
1112 E Franklin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 870-9617


Description
- Women's clothing given Tuesday and Thursday after the service. Sign-up at noon for layettes and quilts on Thursday. Tuesday doors close at 7 pm; Thursday doors close at 1 pm. - - - Sign up for quilts and layettes (small bundle of clothes, etc. for newborns) on Thursday from 12 pm - 12:30 pm. Distribution is at 2:15 pm. Thursday doors close at 1 pm. - - - Men's' clothing given Friday and Sunday after the service. Friday doors close at 7 pm; Sunday doors close at 6 pm. - - - Children's clothes and toys given away on Thursday at 1 pm following the service. Thursday doors close at 1 pm. - - - Accepts donations of new and used clothing, household items (clean kitchen items, bed linens, towels), functioning small home appliances (tvs, vcrs, dvd players, radios, cd/tape players, blenders, toasters, etc.) and toys that are clean and in good condition.

Hours
Program Hours:See service description for complete information

Eligibility
Residents of the Twin Cities metro area in need; primarily serves Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington counties

Area Served
Hennepin County

Not Yet Validated

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Basilica of Saint Mary


Contact
88 N 17th St
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 333-1381


Description
Provides shoe vouchers to persons in need who are living in the following zip codes: 55401, 55402, 55403, 55405, 55411. Voucher is redeemed at KMart store on Lake Street in Minneapolis. - NOTE: Shoe vouchers only.

Eligibility
- Persons in need who live in the following Minneapolis zip codes: 55401, 55402, 55403, 55405, 55411; - Also serves Minneapolis residents who reside in shelters or treatment centers within the city of Minneapolis and have a letter written on letterhead stating that they are residents or participants

Area Served
Hennepin County

Not Yet Validated

City Life Center


Contact
2520 Park Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 874-1808


Description
- Prenatal information - - - Baby items, hygiene items - - - Life skills classes - - - Community referrals

Hours
Program Hours:Hours vary

Eligibility
Pregnant women and new parents living in Minnesota

Area Served
Hennepin County

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