Ways To Give

“I don’t even know what to say except that my gratitude to everyone who has helped me is beyond my words; it [is] beyond my expectations.”  – Catherine, Client

Donate Online

Give one time or monthly through our safe, secure donation form.

United Way

Have your United Way donations go directly to the Buffalo City Mission.  Use designation code 1428.

Donate Day-to-Day Needs

As men, women and children walk the doors of the Buffalo City Mission, they come tired, broken and in desperate need of care, bringing little to nothing with them. You can provide for the practical needs and impact lives!

Individual and groups wishing to make donations and or hold collection drive(s) to meet the practical needs are greatly appreciated! Your donation of day-to-day items are gifts of hope, support, provision and contributes to each man and woman’s dream to believe for a successful and stable future!

If you are interested as an individual or group to make a donation or as an individual or group in holding a collection drive and have any questions, please contact Christina Morad in the Volunteer Department at (716)854-8181 x438 or cmorad@buffalocitymission.org.

We are grateful to the community that help to meet the day-to-day needs of every man, woman and child. The Buffalo City Mission would not be able to serve so many precious individuals and families without the generosity and dedication of friends like you. Together we; Invest in Others and Change Lives!

Buffalo City Mission – Donation Drop Off

100 East Tupper Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

Please pull up to the overhang and someone will be out to receive your donation. If you would like a tax form, please ask the attendant.

Donation Center Hours

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
Saturday 8am-Noon
Sunday: Closed
*If you need to schedule a pick up please contact Brad at 716-348-3150

Current Needs for Fall

Personal Care 

  • Travel Size Soap
  • Deodorant / Antiperspirant (for men and women)
  • Disposable Razors (for men and women)
  • Towels and wash clothes
  • African American Hair Products
  • Welcome Kits of toiletry items


  • Peanut Butter and Jelly (plastic containers please)


  • Gently Used Clothing (men, women, and children)

        Men’s Items

  • New Socks (men crew socks, women, and children)
  • New Men’s Underwear (boxers, briefs)
  • Men’s sweat suit sets

        Women’s Items

  • New Women’s Underwear
  • New Women’s Bras

        Children’s Items

  • New Boy’s and Girls Underwear (all sizes)
  • Diapers sizes 3, 4, 5, 6

Education Related Items

  • Folders
  • Highlighters
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • College Ruled Paper
  • White Out
  • Pens

Christmas Needs

If you would like to help provide Christmas gifts for the men, women and children please reach out to Christina in the Volunteer Department at 716-854-8181 x438 or email at cmorad@buffalocitymission.org.

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