Oasis for Youth is dependent on donations to provide practical assistance to the teens who drop in. We offer free: clothes closet, personal care and hygiene products, snacks and food items to take home.

Current Needs

We currently have pressing need for these items.  You can drop them off at Oasis, Monday to Friday, 2 pm to 5 pm.   If those hours don't work for you, please call to make an appointment:  952-512-2061.  


Non-perishable snack foods (microwaveable meals, granola bars, etc.)


Winter jackets (new or used)

Winter boots (new or used)

Women's hipster underwear, sizes 5-12

Men's boxer briefs, sizes S-XXL

Women's warm clothing (teen/young adult styles only), particularly L and XL

Men's warm clothing (teen/young adult styles only), sizes S-XL

Wool socks (men's and women's)

Hygiene items:



Foot powder

Toilet paper

Diapers (all sizes, but especially sizes 3 and 4)

Cough drops


Oasis has a constant need for the following:

Body wash & lotion

Shampoo & conditioner including ethnic hair products (available at Target, Walmart, etc.)

$20 grocery cards

$20 gift cards for Target, Walmart, or the Dollar Tree for those basic items we do not stock

Go-To Cards for light rail and bus use (can be purchased at Cub Foods store service counter)

$15 gas cards for any gas station

Gift cards to Saver's, ARC, or consignment stores are welcome, too.

If your school, church, civic group or other organization would like to arrange a collection drive, please let us know and we will share with you our most pressing needs.

For information on volunteering, please visit the Get Involved page.