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Donation Needs for November!

The onset of fall and winter introduce a host of new challenges for our guests. The number of guests that we serve every day is growing fast, all in need of warm weather gear, personal items and food to sustain them. Today, with your help, we can fulfill the most urgent of these each and every day, on the fly. Click below for our most-needed items for the month.


  • Women’s Deodorant
  • Men’s Shaving Cream
  • Men’s Disposable Razors
  • Sleeping Bags
  • 8 oz. Disposable Coffee Cups
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Non-Dairy Powdered Creamer
  • 33 Gallon Garbage Bags
  • Sugar


Amazon is a popular and effective way for us to receive in-kind donations. If you shop on Amazon, we have a couple tips for the next time you buy.

SHIP TO: Carpenter’s Place
Attn: Donations
1149 Railroad Ave.
Rockford, IL 61104


If you plan to drop off donation items in-person, we ask that you please coordinate in advance with Mandy. She can be reached by phone or email; 779-210-2975;

Donation items may be dropped off at Carpenter’s Place:
Monday – Thursday: 8:30am to 4:00pm
Friday: 8:30am to 2:00pm

Thank you for supporting our mission provide the tools necessary to rebuild the lives of homeless women, men and families in Rockford.

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