Donating Money


Donations are a critical part of what we do and we are very grateful for your generosity. We accept donations in many different forms including donations of goods and monetary gifts. Both are greatly needed and we encourage you to consider the impact you can make with your resources and gifts. Monetary gifts can be sent to the "Columbia Interfaith Resource Center" with a note/memo for "Room At The Inn Columbia" at the following address: 

Columbia Interfaith Resource Center

ATTN: RATI Donations

P.O. Box 272

Columbia, MO 65205

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Printable Supply Donations List

RATI Donations List (pdf)


Donate Supplies

The following is a list of donations that we will always gladly accept. Donations can be dropped off at the host site after 5:30pm, or at Broadway Christian Church with Debby Graham during business hours, or with Megan Corbin at Central Missouri Community Action, or at the Voluntary Action Center.

Walmart Gift Cards​  

Shelter Operational Supplies 

Latex sterile gloves Non-Latex sterile gloves   

Sandwich-size plastic bags   

Plastic storage bags—gallon   

Plastic storage bags—quart   

Trash bags-30 gallon Trash bags-55 to 60 gallon   

Lysol spray Glade Plug-in refills Paper plates Paper bowls (no Styrofoam)   

Plastic forks Plastic spoons Napkins Coffee/regular cups Paper towels Toilet paper Kleenexes Cleaning supplies First aid supplies (band-aids, etc)   

Ear plugs  

Shelter Food Supplies 

Coffee, ground/regular   

Coffee, ground/decaf   

Coffee creamer Sugar Non-sugar sweeteners Lemonade mix (or other powdered mix)   

Peanut Butter Jelly (grape or strawberry)   

Dry breakfast cereal   

Oatmeal packs Ramen noodles packs (no bowls)   

Bread (we use 10 loaves per day)   

Granola bars Chips Cookies  

Perishables Eggs Lunch Meat Milk Orange juice Cheese slices Fruit  

Guest Needs 

Warm gloves Jersey-knit style gloves Crew length socks Foot powder   

Hand warmers  Nicotine patches Warm winter hats Thermal tops and bottoms (large sizes, L and up) Sweat pants and shirts (large sizes) T shirts (white—size L and up)   

Over-the-counter medications: Tylenol, ibuprofen, aspirin, Imodium, pepto, Alka­Seltzer, etc. Travel-size toiletries  

Sleeping bags, gently used or new Tarps (8 x 10) Large backpack or rolling duffel bags (new or gently used)

Pledge Your Support in Other ways

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