Contribute Goods

Alexandra House is a secure facility as our participant safety is of the utmost importance. Therefore, we are unable to accept unscheduled donations. You must schedule a donation appointment to ensure staff members are aware and ready for visitors to the shelter. Unscheduled donation drop-offs will not be accepted. For donation inquiries or to schedule an appointment, email communications@alexandrahouse.org or call 763-795-5473. 

COVID-19 and contributed goods update

We are continuing to limit what items we will accept for donations at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause, and we thank you for thinking of Alexandra House. We are focused on maintaining high-quality, essential services at this time, and want to support our staff and volunteers by focusing on only the most critical items.

Current needs:

  • All-purpose cleaner
  • Toothpaste
  • Ibuprophen
  • Deodorant/Anti-perspirant
  • Baby wash and lotion
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Non-Aerosol hairspray
  • Bath Towels and washcloths

Contactless DONATION Drop-off and Hours:

We have modified our process for donation deliveries. Donation deliveries are accepted Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Please follow this process when delivering your donations:

  • Ring the donation doorbell (side garage door entrance)
  • Notify staff you have a scheduled donation to drop off
  • Return to (and remain inside) your vehicle, open the rear of the vehicle and/or doors (as applicable) for staff to access the items being donated
  • A staff member will provide you with a sanitized clipboard with a donation form for you to complete

Want to donate, but short on time?

We have an Amazon Shopping List for easy, no drop-off necessary donation! PLUS, if you shop through www.smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate 0.5% of all eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Alexandra House!

Are there any donations Alexandra House does not accept?
Alexandra House is unable to accept the following items:

  • Used stuffed animals and gently used toys
  • Gently used undergarments (bras, boxers, underwear, socks)
  • Used Car Seats, Strollers, Pack-n-Plays, and Infant Swings
  • Partially used packages of diapers, tampons, or pads
  • Travel-sized personal care items or opened/used full-sized personal care items
  • Women’s business/interview clothing