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Your donations make it possible for men, women, and children in the Twin Cities to find hope and a second chance.

Homelessness is on the rise in the Twin Cities. You can be part of the solution today.

Your gifts provide over 90% of the resources needed each year to offer meals, shelter, and other care to people facing homelessness. You get people off the streets for good through addiction recovery, onsite mental health care, education and job training, and more.

Give your most generous gift today and be part of a lasting legacy of hope to people facing homelessness in the Twin Cities.

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Give by mail

Send your check or credit card payment to:

Union Gospel Mission
Department of Donor Services
376 Western Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55103

Use our printable Donation Form

Give by phone

Call (651) 789-7558 to make a gift by credit card or to speak to a donor relations officer. We’re available to assist you during regular business hours. If you call at another time, please leave a message and your call will be returned during regular business hours.

Donate goods

New or gently used items can be dropped off at the Donation Center located at the Mission’s Men’s Campus, 435 University Avenue East in St. Paul.

Hours: Donations are accepted Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Urgently needed items right now:

  • New or gently used towels
  • Men’s new underwear, all sizes, but especially small and medium
  • Men’s pants/jeans, all sizes, especially 30-, 32-, and 34-inch waist
  • Razors
  • Men’s winter coats, jackets, and hoodies

Items we usually need:

  • New or gently used seasonal men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing
  • New or gently used outerwear, such as coats, hats, gloves, and scarves
  • New or gently used men’s, women’s, and children’s footwear
  • Personal care items, such as travel-sized shampoo, soap, razors, or shaving cream
  • New and used twin-size bed linens
  • New bed-sized blankets (not used, please, or sofa blankets, knit blankets, fleece tie blankets, or afghans)
  • New/gently used towels
  • New Underwear
  • New bed pillows (not used)

Items we can’t use:

  • Housewares, such as kitchen items, lamps, or furniture
  • Babyseats or strollers
  • Televisions
  • Computers
  • Appliances
  • Used toys
  • Used blankets
  • Used pillows
  • Sofa blankets, knit blankets, fleece tie blankets, or afghans
  • Medical supplies
  • Medical equipment (wheelchairs, walkers, or crutches)

Employer matching gifts

Check with your employer to see if your company has a matching-gift program through which your generosity to Union Gospel Mission can be multiplied. As a non-profit human services organization, Union Gospel Mission is eligible for many matching-gift programs from corporations, foundations, and other organizations.

Federal employee giving

If you are a federal employee, your donation to us is eligible for matching funds through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Our CFC Code is 38892. For more information, please visit the CFC page.

Donate stocks and other property

Gifts of appreciated securities offer tax advantages, including forgiveness of the tax on capital gains and an income tax charitable deduction for the fair market value of the securities. You can also make gifts of property such as real estate, life insurance, and retirement accounts. These gifts provide tax advantages and may require independent appraisals to meet Internal Revenue Service guidelines.

Electronic delivery of stock shares is the most secure and expedient delivery process available and provides efficient internal control as well as cost savings. Please instruct your broker to deliver stock electronically to:

UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Account LO-00832
DTC #0221

Visit Planned Giving to get started.

Estate and will planning

After providing for your family, do you have definite instructions for the disbursement of any of your estate to the charitable causes that matter most to you? To learn about planned giving tools that are available to meet your charitable giving and estate planning needs, visit Planned Giving.

Receipts

To confirm that we receive your gift and for tax purposes, we will send you a letter documenting the gift amount.

Memorial gifts/honorariums

Give in someone’s memory, or in honor of a loved one. Learn more and see the most current list of memorial gifts and honorariums HERE.

Contact us

Let us know how we can help you with your estate planning needs! Contact us any time.

Email: LegacyOfHope@ugmtc
Phone: (651) 789-7552