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Give Items

Due to COVID-19, all community drives are currently being held virtually. Please contact the Volunteer department for more information. Thank you!

“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 Directly or Online

Provide a gift today to help uplift the needs of the hurting and homeless in Western New York. We welcome you to donate online, or if you prefer to send a donation to us directly, please address it to:

Buffalo City Mission, Attn: Donations Department, 100 E. Tupper St., Buffalo, NY 14203

Amazon Wish List

Help to provide the current practical needs for the Men, Women and Children at the Buffalo City Mission. Click here for the current Amazon Wish List.

AmazonSmile & United Way Giving

Did you know that you can also help the Buffalo City Mission if you are an active United Way supporter and/or use

If your company supports the United Way, talk to your Human Resources Department today and let them know that you would like to support the Buffalo City Mission. Simply mention designation code 1428.

If you are an active user of, make sure to login to your Amazon account via AmazonSmile first. AmazonSmile allows every shopper to dedicate a registered AmazonSmile charity to their account in which Amazon will then donate a percentage of your purchase to your charity! Make sure to look for City Mission Society, Inc. and your Amazon purchases can help provide a meal to the hurting and homeless in your community!

Collection Drives and Donation Drop-Offs

Collection Drives are unavailable due to COVID-19

Individuals and groups wishing to make donations and or hold collection drive(s) are always welcome!

Click here if you are interested in registering for a collection drive.

If you are in need of a collection drive pick-up, please contact Sue today at (716) 854-8181 x408 or via email at [email protected].

If you are not holding a collection drive, but have a large donation and would like to schedule a pick-up, please contact us at (716) 348-3150.

Invest in Others, Change Lives, This is YOUR Mission!

Non-Monetary Donation Drop Offs for our Facilities: Cornerstone Manor and The Alfiero Family Center

  • Donations will also begin to be accepted at both facility sites on Monday June 29th.
  • Drop off donations for the Alfiero Family Center will be accepted at our North Oak Street Entrance.
  • After hour donations can be directed to the white donation bins that are placed at both facilities.

Donation Drop Off Primary Location – Resuming as of June 29th

100 East Tupper Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

Due to construction, please pull up to the Mission on N. Oak St. to drop off donations. Someone will be out to receive your donation. If you would like a tax form, please ask the attendant.

To schedule a free pickup for your donations, please call 716-348-3150

The Thrift Store Opens: Monday June 29th with limited hours.

  • NY Forward Business Safety Plan has been implemented per the Department of Health and NY State.
  • Face masks are required by all employees and shoppers prior to entering the store.
  • Hand sanitizer is available
  • 6 foot Social distancing will be required while shopping in the store.
  • New Store hours are from Monday through Saturday from 9am-4pm (closed on July 4th) and we will continue to assess the situation as we move forward and make adjustments to hours as capable.
  • Non-Monetary donations can be dropped off at the back door from 10am- 2pm at the Thrift Store location.

Donation Drop Off Secondary Locations – Resuming as of June 29th

Buffalo City Mission Thrift Store, 510 Dick Rd. (Dick-Urban Plaza), Depew, NY 14043 – Resuming as of June 29th
Please pull up to the back door and someone will be out to receive your donation. If you would like a tax form, please ask the attendant.

Donation Center Hours

100 E. Tupper St. Location

Monday-Friday:  9am-3pm
Saturday-Sunday:  Closed

510 Dick Rd. (Dick-Urban Plaza) Location

Monday-Saturday 10am-2pm
Sunday: Closed

150 E North St Location

Monday-Saturday 9am-3pm

Interested in collecting or donating needed items for the Mission? Questions?
Please contact Sue Cervi at (716)854-8181×408 or [email protected]

Your donations are the beginning of change for our residents.
The men, women and children receive value from the donation gifts from the
community that continue to say: We Care!!!

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