Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery relies on donations from members of the community like you to serve thousands of children and families each year. Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery is fortunate to receive funding from a broad cross section of the community. Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery fiscal year (July-June) 2017 Budget is $3,387,748.  Sources of Crisis Nursery income are, approximately: Individuals (25%), Corporations (9%), Government (20%), Foundations—including United Way (18%), Community (2%), Special Events (13%), and Other (12%). 

Thank you for your support. Our goal is to make it easy for you to make a gift in whatever way is most convenient. There are many ways to donate to the Crisis Nursery:

Donate Online: 

If you’d like to make your gift immediately, look no further. It’s simple, safe and convenient to donate online. Simply click the “Donate Now” button at the top of the page. Thank you!

Give By Mail:

Donations may be mailed to

Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery
NW 6189
P.O. Box 1450
Minneapolis, MN  55485-6189

Give By Phone:

To make a gift by phone, please call Ashley Gilleland (612) 767-8468.

Honor and memorial gifts:

To make a gift online, please click the “Donate Now” button at the top of the page. In the “Tribute or Memorial Dedication” field, you may enter the honoree’s name and occasion. If you would like an honor/memorial card sent to the honoree or to a family member, please enter the recipient’s name and mailing address in that field, as well. 

For further information, please contact Ashley Gilleland (612) 767-8468.

In-Kind Wish List: 

Whether you have individual items to donate or are planning a baby shower or in-kind donation drive to benefit the Crisis Nursery, your gift of new clothing, children’s supplies, and other items will help the Crisis Nursery. We strive to ensure that all children in our care can use the supplies that have been donated, meaning that only new, unused items can be accepted. This guarantees our kiddos aren’t exposed to any odors, pet dander or hair, or other allergens.

  • Download our current Wish List: click on the orange “Wish List” button at the top of the page
  • Purchase items from our Amazon Wish List – donations can be mailed directly to the Nursery: 4544 4th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55419

Please note that we cannot accept the following items: used items, stuffed animals, items with latex, items that promote violence, religious themed donations, pre-assembled or pre-wrapped donations

Donations are accepted Monday-Friday between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.. If you have questions or are planning a larger donation, please call us at (763) 591-0400.

Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery is located at: 4544 4th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55419.

Make a Gift of Stock:

Many donors choose to make their gifts in the form of appreciated stock. If you are interested in making a gift of stock, please call Al Willig at (612) 767-8464.

Make a Planned Gift:

Explore strategies that allow you to plan for your future as well as benefit Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery. For information about gift planning options, please contact Jennifer Harrison at (612) 767-8461.

Monthly Giving:

With even a small commitment each month, you will make a difference in the life of a family. Please call Jennifer Harrison at (612) 767-8461 for more information.


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