Ruth's House

Ruth's House


Needs List

Current and Ongoing Needs List

Did you know you can round up everytime you make a purchase. At checkout select to round up and have Ruth’s House selected as your charity of choice.

You can also shop off our Walmart Wislist or Target Wishlist. You can shop in-store or online and ship directly to us.

Items on the NEEDS LIST may be dropped off at our shelter in Faribault (call 507-332-2236 for directions)

Donation Drop off Days are Monday 1:00 – 3:00 and Thursday 4:00 – 6:00 Questions? Contact Donations Coordinator, Sherri, at 507-323-8151 or

Current Needs Lists

  • Amazon Giftcards
  • Extension Cords
  • Gallon Freezer Bags
  • Lysol Wipes
  • Night Lights
  • Packing Tape
  • Womens Razors & Shaving Cream

Ruth’s House thanks the Rice County community for their generous donations, which go to provide basic needs to local families.

If you would like to offer other items please check our our Donation Policy, which lists items we accept as well as those we cannot accept. Then contact our Donations Coordinator, Sherri, at 507-323-8151 or to have your donation items approved before dropping them off.

Ongoing Needs List

  • Paper products:  13-gallon trash bags, paper plates, paper towels
  • Cleaning products: dish soap, disinfectant wipes & spray, Fabuloso floor cleaner
  • Baby items: Swim Diapers
  • Household: AA, AAA, 9V batteries, plastic silverware
  • Hygiene: Over-the-counter pain and allergy medicine, hand soap, toilet cleaner, sponges & steel wool, shaving cream,

Thank you and please stay posted each week for ways you can offer support! It costs over $1000 per day for Ruth’s House to operate.

Help make our house a home with an online contribution or serving as a volunteer.