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Give New/Used Items

City on a Hill is grateful for the many donations of new and used items that help us to accomplish our mission in serving families in Milwaukee. Below are a few guidelines that will help us to use your donations and our time and resources most effectively.


  • To schedule a drop-off (at least 24 hours in advance): please contact Jeannie at (414) 931-6670 or
  • Please drop donations off at 2224 W. Kilbourn Ave.
  • Please separate items by category in bags or boxes. (Ex. Books in one box, food in another)
  • Furniture and appliance donations must be viewed by City on a Hill staff member prior to drop off. 
  • All donations must be new or gently used, clean, and work properly.  

City on a Hill does not accept or have the current need for the following items:

  • Used socks or undergarments

  • Stuffed animals

  • Used toys

  • Cassette and VHS tapes

  • Old televisions and VHS players

  • Adult & children’s clothing

  • Used DVD's

  • Hand Knit winter wear

If you’d like to donate something that we currently do not accept, please contact one of our partner organizations:

1.  Milwaukee Rescue Mission: 414-344-2211

  • Milwaukee Rescue Mission; 830 N. 19th St.; Milwaukee, WI 53233. 
  • Donations are accepted at their Kilbourn Ave. entrance (Kilbourn and 19th Street) Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
  • There is also a drop-off bin to receive clothing donations located at the True Value Hardware located at 8010 N. 76th Street.

2.  Salvation Army: 1-800-SA-TRUCK (1-800-728-7825)

  • Schedule a pickup at
  • For Drop Off Locations Visit