Donate Items

Peoria Rescue Ministries greatly appreciates your donation of items to help further the work of rescue in our area.  Did you know that along with gently-used clothing, furniture, and food, you can also donate other non-cash gifts such as vehicles, real estate, and stock?

Donation Contact information

Tangible gifts listed at left: 309-676-6416.

All other donations/pickup scheduling can call 309-673-3688.

Tangible Gifts May Include:

  • Stocks

  • Bonds

  • Real Estate

  • Automobiles

  • Boats

  • Trailers

  • RVs

thrift store donations

We welcome your gently-used or new donations at our Thrift Store, located at 1114 SW Jefferson, Peoria, IL 61605.  Items that are donated are first offered to our clients and then made available to the public at a greatly reduced cost.

Donation Drop Off Hours:

Monday - Saturday, 8 am - 4 pm
(Please ring the bell at the building's back garage door to drop off donations)
Questions?  Call 309-673-3688.

Donations of clothing and household items are accepted as long as they are clean and in working condition.

example of items accepted:

  • Clothing - men's, women's, children's, accessories

  • Footwear

  • Outerwear - coats, jackets, hats, gloves, scarves

  • Books, records, tapes, CDs, DVDs

  • House wares - kitchen utensils, dishware, glassware, linens, etc.

  • Home decor items

  • Bicycles

  • Sporting equipment

  • Games and toys

  • Electronics in good working condition

Large items are also greatly needed & appreciated, such as appliances & furniture.  To schedule a pick-up of these items, call 309-673-3688.


items not accepted:

  • Mattresses

  • Tires

  • Old, drop-side cribs

  • Paint or hazardous chemicals

donate to our ministries

Many of our ministries have specific needs that you can help fulfill with your donations.  We greatly appreciate your gifts of support.


packaged and/or prepared food

Do you have food that you would like to donate?  The Peoria Rescue Mission accepts food donations 24/7.  Donations can be dropped off at the Mission's side door located on Walnut Street.  Questions?  Call 309-676-6416.