Hawthorn Hill Donation Drop Off Information

At Hawthorn Hill, new or gently-used items are needed for the families we serve. Items need to be clean, in good condition, in working order, and include all pieces.  Damaged or broken items may be turned away.  Donations should not be left outside.


Our address is:  3001 Grand Avenue, Des Moines Iowa 50312

Donations are accepted at the front door of the shelter.  

We accept up to 2 bags of seasonally-appropriate clothing at a time. 

Children's clothing is always appreciated.  

Scheduling Donation Drop Offs:  To schedule your donation drop off, please contact New Directions Shelter at 515-243-7456.  You can also reach us by email or by text at 515-346-8895.  

For information about needed donations, see our Shelter - Needed Items page.