Other Ways to Give

Giving Options

There are so many different ways to give and help support the poor and homeless of Kansas City.


Stock Donations

Donors can receive a distinct tax advantage for donating stocks and other appreciated securities at the time of contribution. To donate stock or any other fixed assets, such as artwork, real property, collections and antiquities, contact Becky Poitras, VP / Executive Director, at 816-285-3149.

Food pantry donations

Food Pantry

We gratefully accept food and hygiene items at all three of our food pantry locations. For questions about pantry donations, contact Kimberlye Bernard, Community Assistance Manager, at 816-285-3122 or make an online donation to the food pantry here.

Download a flyer for your church or organization’s collection drive.

Christmas Store donations

Christmas Store

We gratefully accept gifts and clothing for the Christmas Store all year round at 3031 Holmes, Kansas City, MO. New items only, please. For questions about Christmas Store donations, contact Rebecka Noel at rebeckanoel@mlmkc.org or 816-285-3154.

Vehicle Donations

Vehicle Donations

Donating a vehicle is a great way to support Metro Lutheran Ministry. Cars aren’t the only vehicle that you can donate. Motorcycles, RVs, and even boats can help Metro Lutheran Ministry. All proceeds from your donations go to MLM programs. We make donating easy. Contact Becky Poitras at 816-285-3149 for more information or to schedule a pick up or drop off time.
Thrivent Choice

Thrivent Financial

Thrivent Choice is an opportunity for Thrivent Financial members to allocate their portion of fraternal dollars to the charity of their choice. MLM would be honored to be the recipient of such funds! Sign up with Thrivent Choice in two ways:

  • Go to Thrivent.com to learn more, log in and direct your dollars.
  • Call 800-847-4836 and say “Thrivent Choice” after the prompt.
Gift Donations

In-Kind Donations List

We gratefully accept a variety of in-kind donations, including food and hygiene items, gifts for the Christmas store, and more.
Heritage Society

Heritage Society

Heritage Society members have decided to support MLM’s mission through a deferred gift or bequest. Many planned giving options are available.

Get Assistance

MLM helps families and individuals in need with a variety of emergent needs services to promote housing, food, health, and financial stability.
Rent & Utility Assistance
Emergent Needs
Food Pantry
Eileen's Place
Orchard & Garden
Financial Opportunity Center
Christmas Store
Minor Home Repair