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Donate to the Loaves & Fishes Community

Wish List


Ongoing needs

  • Coffee and sugar

  • Butter and margarine

  • Healthy breakfast cereal and milk

  • Cheese and eggs

  • Ground beef

  • Tuna (large cans preferred)

  • Toilet paper (household or jumbo 9” rolls)

  • Shampoo and conditioner

  • Tampons and pads

  • New socks (cotton, adult sizes)

  • Ibuprofen, bandages and antibiotic cream

  • Postage stamps (letter/postcard-rate)

  • Sleeping bags and tarps (camo tarps preferred, for our many friends sleeping on the street or in the woods)

  • Gift cards for area gas stations ($20 preferred, to aid people sleeping in their cars or needing transportation to work)
    Special requests

  • Winter coats, hats, snow pants and mittens/gloves for all ages

  • Backpacks
    Volunteer needs (please call for more information)

  • People with trucks or large vans to be on call to occasionally help someone move into a new apartment

  • House duty volunteers at Olive Branch or Dorothy Day House (this requires training, as well as a willingness to answer phones and make referrals, do light housework and some food prep, and treat people who come to the house with dignity and a spirit of welcome)


Loaves and Fishes Community offers hospitality and advocacy to people experiencing homelessness. We are all volunteers and we depend almost entirely on small gifts of cash and goods to continue our work. Donations are accepted daily from 9am-9pm at 1614 or 1712 Jefferson St, Duluth. If you have questions, call 218-724-2054.  Loaves and Fishes is a people-powered movement for change, we are not a tax-deductible charity.

Monetary donations are needed to support the day to day needs of providing hospitality. Please make checks payable to Loaves & Fishes. 


Donations can be mailed to 
1705 Jefferson Street
Duluth, MN 55812

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