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The pandemic caused an alarming increase in need in our community. And while the number of families visiting the Center for food and diapers each month is down from the peak reached in 2020, the number of families seeking assistance is rising again. Rising prices and inflation are wreaking havoc on family budgets—a dollar doesn't go as far now as it did a few months ago. And families once secure in their finances are suddenly finding themselves in need of assistance.

Your monetary donation to the Center will help us feed families, diaper children and educate those seeking to better their employment and income.

Donate online by clicking below. If you'd prefer to make an offline donation, you can mail a check to: Center for People in Need, 3901 N. 27th Street #1, Lincoln, NE 68521.

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Donate Items

We accept the following donations:

  • nonperishable, unopened food
  • gently used or new household goods, including dishes, cribs, pots and pans, etc.
  • gently used or new clothing in all sizes (does not need to be in-season), especially baby and toddler clothing and adult clothing suitable for job interviews
  • unopened baby supplies, including diapers (especially sizes 5 and 6), baby wipes and diaper cream

We do not accept: large furniture, large appliances, electronics, or any items that are dirty, broken or unusable.

Donations can be dropped off at the Center on weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. OR have an online retailer ship your donation directly the the Center at 3901 N. 27th Street, Lincoln, NE 68521. Please do not leave donations outside the building during non-business hours.

Whether donating money or items, you are making an impact on low-incomes families in Lincoln.

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