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

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Drop-Off Locations

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

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.

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

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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