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All Peoples International Ministries Community Clothes Closet 
219 McBaine, Columbia, MO 65203

Free gently used clothing for adults & children. SHOP BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Call to inquire or set up appointment. MUST be referred by a social service entity, community organization or church by voucher or letter. We also accept donations of gently used clothing.

Assistance League of Mid-Missouri
1729 W. Broadway, Suite 1A, Columbia, MO 65203

Hours: Upscale Resale: 10 am- 4 pm (W-F) 10am-6pm (Thursday) 9 am-1 pm (Saturday)
  • Upscale Resale: gently used shoes, clothing, books, house wares, and
  • furnishing; cook connection. 
  • Philanthropic projects: Links learning( awards for schools to
  • enhance classroom learning), 
  • Kaboodle ( hygiene) Kits ASK( Kits for victims of violent assault
  • crimes),
  • Literacy Book bags( reading program for preschoolers), Parent Packs( information
  • expectant mothers), 
  • Operation School Bell ( new clothing for disadvantaged students).
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Blue Acres 
3901 S Ponderosa St, Columbia, MO 65203 
Contact: Beth Cairns 573-825-4192 
Hours: Tue – Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM, Sun: 2 PM - 5 PM

Always open on the 1st and 2nd of the month. All donations welcome; accepts cash and credit, no checks. 

City of Hope Chest 
573-447-4049 or 573-529-4923
Contact: Wes & Kris Kaster 

Focus is on refugees, but anyone can “shop” here (free store). MUST call to schedule an appointment. 

Love Columbia 
1209 E. Walnut St, Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 256-7662  Furniture donation line: 573-447-0020
Information Library:

Hours: Administrative Office: 8:30-4:30 (M-F); Client request telephone line open Monday-Wednesday 8:30am - 9:30am, and Wednesday 3:30pm - 4:30pm.
The Love Seat Resale Store: 10:00-5:00 (M-F), 9:00-4:00 (Sat) 
Services: An intake interview is offered for the purpose of assessment and goal setting. Subsequently information and referral may be provided and/or enrollment in one of our programs. Love Columbia Information Library lists Love INC's most frequently requested documents. Programs include: Side by Side - individual coaching in the areas of life purpose, basic budgeting, job search, housing search, and credit score building. Extra Mile - 16 week, high accountability money management coaching with rewards/incentives. Extra Mile Homes – Four to six month transitional housing with money management and person coaching. The Love Seat – Free basic needs furniture for those in crisis or transition with church/agency verified need; resale store for those desiring to purchase low-cost items. Bike 2 to the Future – Free bicycle, helmet and lock for adults needing transportation to work or school.  
Fee: None 
Eligibility: City of Columbia residents 
Intake Procedures: Agencies or church staff may email a referral to or or leave a message on line 2. Clients may leave a message on line 1 on 
Monday-Wednesday 8:30am - 9:30am, and Wednesday 3:30pm - 4:30pm. 
Staff is not available for walk-in appointments. 
Required Documentation for Services: Permission for verification following intake interview as needed 
Geographic Area Served: City of Columbia 
Foreign Languages Spoken: Spanish

Love Seat Resale Store
19 Business Loop 70 E, Columbia, MO 65201 

Gently used clothing at reduced prices; job seekers and others involved in Love INC programs may obtain vouchers for free clothing through the Love INC office.

New Life Evangelistic Center
901 Wilkes Boulevard, Columbia, MO 65201
(573)875-0603   Fax: (573)875-0603

Hours: Shelter: 6:45p.m.-8:00a.m.; Free Store (clothing): 12-4:00 (M-Sat)
Services: Temporary emergency shelter for men; clothing; referrals, food pantry
Fee: None
Eligibility: Police check for shelter and photo ID

Operation School Bell

Operation School Bell® provides new winter clothing and coats to children in pre-school through fifth grade in the Columbia Public Schools.The goal is to increase the self-esteem of the child and encourage regular school attendance. School personnel identify and refer children to this program. 
Each child receives: two pairs of jeans, leggings, or pants, a winter coat, mittens, a sweatshirt, three shirts, six pairs of underwear, six pairs of socks, a care kit containing personal hygiene items.

Salvation Army
1108 W. Ash, Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 442-3229   Fax: (573) 449-6185

Hours: 9:00a.m.-4:30p.m. (M-F)
Services: Food pantry; clothing vouchers; disaster assistance; Christmas assistance; casework
services and referrals for transients and resident: youth activities for ages 6-18
Fee: None for most services, program service fee of 10% is asked for Harbor House residents
Eligibility: Must have need

Sleep In Heavenly Peace
844-432-BEDS (2337)

We fully believe that a bed is a basic need for the proper physical, emotional, and mental support that a child needs.  All children deserve a safe, comfortable place to lay their heads. In Idaho and across the U.S., too many boys and girls go without a bed - or even a pillow - to sleep on. These children end up sleeping on couches, blankets, and even floors. This can affect their happiness and health.
That's where Sleep in Heavenly Peace comes in. We're a group of volunteers dedicated to building, assembling and delivering top-notch bunk beds to children and families in need. Our organization has grown steadily over time, and we're working on opening more chapters in different states to serve more people.
How to Request a Bed
You can request a bed in one of two ways:
1.) As a Bed Recipient: To qualify as a bed recipient, you must be the legal guardian of the child or children receiving the bed. Please submit the online SHP Application Form mentioned above.
2.) As a Referral: Referring a family for a bed is a big responsibility. Generally, it is through referrals that we find the families who need our beds the most. If you’re a referral, please submit the online SHP Application Form.  
Also, if you’ve referred a family to us, you’ll need to be present for the bed delivery if they’re selected. We also need the ability to reach people who refer a family via phone or text.
Sleep in Heavenly Peace is always eager to help families in need, particularly ones whose kids have uncomfortable sleeping arrangements. Unfortunately, we can only help families who are close to our active chapters.
Therefore, you must fit the following criteria to receive one of our bunk beds:
1.) Location: You must live near one of our active chapters. To find your local chapter, view our locations here.
2.) Living Environment: You must have an accessible house or apartment with a room large enough to fit one of our beds.
3.) Contact: We must be able to contact you via phone, text or email.
4.) Necessary Documents: You’ll need to fill out our online SHP Application Form. 
      If your application is accepted, you’ll need to sign an Indemnification Release Form (you can do this when your bed arrives).

Upscale Resale
1729 W. Broadway, Suite 1A, Columbia, MO 65203

An upscale resale outlet featuring: Quality clothing, Accessories, Housewares, Books & CDs, Collectibles, Furniture
Hours of Operation
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Voluntary Action Center (VAC)
403A Vandiver Drive, Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 874-2273   Fax: (573) 874-9172

Services Provided: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - noon & 1 - 4 p.m. (by appointment only, please call for intake and to schedule appointment for no contact services)
Phones: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
SERVICES: Financial Assistance with: Missouri Birth Certificates, Photo IDs, Prescriptions, Medical and Dental Copayments, Food Handler Cards required by employer, Baby Formula for WIC clients, Gas for work and medical appointments, Work Uniforms required for new employment, Car Repair for employed individuals, Rent and Motel Assistance (based on availability and grant guidelines)
In-Kind Assistance: Emergency Food, Hygiene Products, Feminine Hygiene Products, Household Cleaning Products, Diapers and Wipes, Go COMO Bus Tickets, Clothing Vouchers, Safe Kids Car Seat Vouchers
Seasonal Programs: Homes for Computers (school-age children), Window Air Conditioner Exchange, Summer Fans, Lunch in the Park (summer lunch for school-age children), Back to School Health Fair (school supplies for school-age children), Warm Up Columbia (winter clothing), Holiday Program (holiday gifts and meals)
ELIGIBILITY: Client must be a current Boone County resident and gross income for everyone living at the Address must be at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

The Wardrobe
715 Park Avenue, Columbia, MO 65205
(573) 442-3260

Hours: 11:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. (Tu-F); 9:00a.m. -12:00p.m. (Sat), referral day is Tuesday
Services: Provide central location for receipt, storage, display, sale, and distribution of clothing
to interested buyers and referrals for free clothing.
Fee: Free for referrals, full cost for others
Eligibility: Must have referral for free clothing on Tuesdays