In-kind donations are used in all areas of our agency.

  • We are located at 1321 S. 11th Street, St. Louis, MO 63104.
  • Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday, from 6:30 am — 6:30 pm.
  • Donation receipts are available at our front desk.
  • For large donations, please pull into our gated parking lot and ring the bell at our back door.

In-kind donations can be deducted from your taxes at fair market value. For guidelines on determining fair market value, please read Publication 561 (Rev. April 2007) from the Internal Revenue Service. Please note that LifeWise StL will not assign a cash value to donated items as that is the responsibility of the donor.

Current Needs

Our Bodega is currently accepting gently used clothing and household items.

  • Please only donate items that are IN SEASON, without holes or stains.
  • Our most needed clothing items are men’s items, especially coats in any size.

We have a critically low stock of the following sizes of NEW socks and underwear:

  • Boys’ socks size small
  • Girls’ socks sizes medium and large
  • Men’s underwear sizes medium and large
  • Women’s underwear sizes 7 and 9
  • Boys’ underwear sizes small, medium, large and X-Large

Want to donate to a specific program at LifeWise StL? Check out our program-specific Wish Lists!

Amazon & Target Wish Lists

Want to purchase specific items and send them directly to LifeWise StL? Shop from one of our Wish Lists below!

Amazon Wish List

Target Community Registry

Donation Drives

Organizing an in-kind donation drive is one of the quickest ways to help LifeWise StL meet specific needs, especially during times when supply shortages are common. Prior to organizing a drive, please contact Jennifer Weston at or (314) 627-1225.