Timberlake Outreach Center, Council Bluffs Outreach, and Elkhorn Donation Drop Off will be closed Tuesday, May 30th. This includes consumer shopping at Council Bluffs and all donation drop offs.

Donate Items

Open Door Mission’s Three Drop Off Locations:

 Timberlake, Elkhorn, and Council Bluffs – are open and accepting donations. We are grateful for your generous donations of new and gently-used items! 

We’ve recently updated our hours for each location below. At our Drop Off locations, a staff member will help unload your donations and provide a tax-deductible receipt, if desired.

Urgent Needs

Open Door Mission has a variety of ways you can make a difference today. Find the right way to help out now.

Drop-Off Locations

 Our Drop Off Location hours have changed – please carefully view per location below.

Closed Tuesday, May 30th, 2023

Timberlake Outreach Center Drop Off Location

2107 E. Locust St. Omaha, NE 68110

Tuesday - Thursday from 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

We are closed on Sundays & Mondays.

Closed Tuesday, May 30th, 2023 for donation drop off & shopping

Council Bluffs Family Outreach/Donation Center

1612 Avenue D
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Tuesdays only (for donation drop off) from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Closed Tuesday, May 30th, 2023

Elkhorn Family Outreach/Donation Center

1620 N 203rd St
Elkhorn, NE 68022

Tuesday - Thursday from 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM Fridays and Saturdays from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM.
We are closed on Sundays & Mondays.

Ongoing Needs


  • Canned fruit, soup and meat
  • Spaghetti and sauce
  • Boxed meals (Hamburger Helper)

Furniture – Timberlake Outreach Center ONLY

  • Bed frames and dressers
  • Tables and chairs
  • Sofas and loveseats

Personal Care Items

  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Razors and shaving cream

Household Items

  • Dishes, pots and pans
  • Small appliances
  • Lamps

Baby Items

  • Cribs and Bedding
  • Carseats
  • Strollers


  • Bedding
  • Blankets
  • Towels


  • Men's
  • Women's
  • Children's


  • Washers and dryers
  • Refrigerators
  • Stoves

Due to the rising costs in fuel, transportation barriers, lack of storage costs, Open Door Mission can no longer accept mattresses and will no longer schedule pick-ups of furniture in the community.

Donations We Do NOT Accept

Certain types of appliances

  • Built-in appliances
  • Sinks
  • Dishwashers (Unless portable)

Certain types of electronics

  • Tube TVs
  • Large projection TVs
  • CRT Computer Monitors (non flat screens)
  • Typewriters
  • Nonworking electronics, radios, or televisions

Certain types of furniture

  • Mattresses/Wooden headboards
  • Broken furniture
  • Sleeper sofas/Hide-a-beds
  • Organs or pianos
  • Waterbeds/Waterbed frames/Waterbed headboards

Miscellaneous items

  • Tires of any kind
  • Wet clothing
  • Expired infant car seats

Certain types of construction supplies

  • Concrete blocks or bricks
  • Doors/Windows/Glass
  • Used carpet
  • Used paint, solvents, or grease
  • Fertilizer/Pesticides

Wheels 4 Hope

Did you know that Open Door Mission accepts donated vehicles?

When you donate a vehicle you are providing a huge blessing for an Open Door Mission program graduate and their family!

Will you prayerfully consider donating a running vehicle to Open Door Mission?

Vehicles can be donated at the Timberlake Outreach Center or any of our three Family Outreach/Donation Centers (Council Bluffs, Elkhorn, South Omaha). For more information about vehicle donation, contact Amy Harvey at
(402) 829-1511 or wheels4hope@opendoormission.org.

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