Donate Items

Stephen Center collects in-kind donations to support operational needs, as well as provide gently-used items to individuals and families exiting the Stephen Center to their new homes.

Items listed (other than furniture) can be brought to the Donation Center located on the south side of the 2723 Q Street building. The Donation Center is open daily from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Furniture is accepted by appointment only. Please call 402-715-5478 to arrange a pick-up.

Client and operational needs

The following items may be donated to the emergency shelter to assist with client needs and daily operational needs. You can also shop our Amazon wish list and ship direct from this LINK.
Client Needs
  • MAT Bus Tickets – Single Ride
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes
  • Shampoo
  • Deodorant
  • Disposable razors
  • Shaving cream
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Hand and body lotion
  • Combs and brushes
  • Men’s and women’s socks
  • AA Big Books
  • Aspirin/Tylenol/Ibuprofen
  • Cold, flu, allergy and sinus meds
  • Cough drops
  • Antacid tablets
  • Infant Tylenol
  • Baby supplies (diapers, wipes, bottles, pacifiers)
Operational Needs
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and creamer
  • Canned goods
  • Clorox Wipes
  • Laundry detergent
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Blankets (new or used)
  • Towels (new or used)
  • Twin Size Bedding
  • Pens
  • Washcloths
  • Paper towels and napkins
  • Toilet paper
  • Aluminum foil and plastic wrap
  • Mops and brooms

Household items

  • Coffee Pots
  • Toasters
  • Pots and Pans
  • Dishes
  • Silverware
  • Glassware
  • Can Openers
  • Microwaves
  • Trash Cans
  • Mixers
  • Spatula, Mixing Spoons
  • Bakeware
  • Bath Towels
  • Washcloths
  • Laundry Soap
  • Dish Soap
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hygiene Items
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Vacuums
  • Brooms
  • Shower Curtains
  • Lamps
  • Bedding
  • Hangers


Sit back and let us make donating easy! Please contact the Donation Center at 402-715-5478 or to arrange pick-up of furniture items.  

The Stephen Center is happy to accept the following gently-used items, by appointment:

  • Twin/Full/Queen Beds
  • Bed Frames – all sizes
  • Night Stands
  • Dressers
  • Mirrors
  • Couches
  • Chairs
  • Coffee/End Tables
  • Kitchen Tables/Chairs
  • Entertainment Stands

How To Find US

 2723 Q. Street Omaha, NE 68107

Alley behind our main building can be accessed from 28th or 27th streets, look for donation signs pictured below.

From 28th St. south of Q

From 27th St. south of Q

AT STEPHEN CENTER, we hope that program participants never stop dreaming. Our job is to help the homeless achieve housing, the addicted achieve sobriety, the sick achieve wellness, and the fearful achieve strength . . .

Michael Wehling, Stephen Center Executive Director

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