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Resource Center Donations 

The His House Resource Center provides individuals and families with free food, clothing, personal items, household goods, toys, books and more. In addition to our drop-in shoppers, we use these items to assist our clients moving from homelessness into their new homes! These items are 99% donated by individuals and organizations. 

Open Hours:

Monday & Friday:


Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday: 11am-2pm

Due to primary staffing by volunteers, hours may change based on availability.


Look for the His House Foundation sign!


Find us at:

 115 East 2nd Street

in Chaska!

Food and Kitchen supplies

  • For Food: Fresh, shelf stable, frozen and refrigerated

  • For supplies: manual can openers, dishes, pans, utensils, storage containers, etc.

Household Items

  • Blankets, sheets, handmade quilts, etc.

  • Household decor - pictures, lamps, pillows, etc.

  • Cleaning supplies: dish soap, dishwasher soap,  all-purpose cleaners, sponges, anti-bacterial wipes, paper towels, swiffers, swiffer supplies, etc.

  • Laundry supplies: detergent, laundry baskets, etc.

Personal Care Items

  • Shampoo, soap, toothpaste, hand soap, lotion, etc.

  • First aid supplies

  • Women's Sanitary products

Clothing, Shoes & Accessories

  • We take all sizes and types of clothing and shoes!

  • Baby and adult diapers

  • Purses, bags, and backpacks

  • Outerwear and active wear are welcome!

  • Winter coats, winter boots, hats/gloves (September - February only)

Items for Play!

  • Toys, children’s books

  • Art/craft supplies - children & adults

  • Baby toys and supplies


  • Plastic storage boxes

  • Air Mattresses

  • Tents (March - November only)

Donations we accept

Unaccepted Donations

  • Furniture (Please donate to our partner: Furniture Depot | Freshwater )

  • Anything broken, stained, torn or otherwise damaged

  • Anything with missing parts (except toys, which may still be usable)

  • Expired Food

  • Anything you would not donate to a relative, friend or neighbor

Please Note: Thank you for respecting our accepted vs unaccepted donation list. Unfortunately any items donated that fall under our “don’t take” list require volunteer and staff time to manage those items.

Please do not donate these items. Thank you for partnering with us!!


How to Donate:

  1. Use one of our registries (larger count items will be divided before distribution): Amazon  & Target

  2. Drop off at our location during open hours

  3. Arrange with staff for a special drop-off or pick up time by calling 612-325-4693  and using Option 3 

  4. OR Arrange for pick-up by completing the adjacent form

For Pick-ups:
Due to volunteer and staff limitations, we are very limited in our ability to pick-up items.
If you need items picked-up, a time may be arranged with our staff depending on availability and distance. Pictures are required before pick-up and a donation of gas cards are greatly appreciated ($40 or more is recommended per trip). Please note, if the contact deems your items do not follow our guidelines, they will not be able to take them.


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