MORE empowers the members of its community to improve their lives by connecting them with the basic goods and services needed to enrich their new lives and reach the community’s common goals. To provide these goods and services MORE relies on the donations from people like you.

Monetary Donations

In order to meet their goal of attending to the whole person MORE accepts donations of all kinds. Please click here to make a financial donation.

Examples of what your donations might buy

$20 – One student book and workbook
$20 – One meal for Elder’s group
$25- One guided imagery CD for mental health clients
$35 – Four games of “Junior Scrabble” for classroom learning
$50 – One week cleaning of building
$55 – One set of math-related manipulatives to enhance understanding
$100 – Professional Development workshop for one staff member
$130 – MORE’s house supplies for one month
$350 – One family’s emergency cash assistance
$425 – Utilities at MORE for one month
$800 – One month’s expense for “Garage ministry” distribution of food, clothing and household goods
$1,500 – Replacement of one computer lacking necessary capacity for staff work
$5,000 – Rosetta Stone license for all student computers

Donating Supplies

In addition, the donated goods needed most are listed below. All donations should be in good condition, please call before donating computers or TV’s.


  • New copy machine paper (any color)
  • Notebooks, folders, 3-ring binders, plastic sheet protectors
  • Water colors, colored pencils
  • Dry erase markers
  • General office supplies, white-out, post-it notes, etc.
  • 5 – 28” filing cabinets

Household: Please note that MORE no longer excepts beds of any size, baby furniture, strollers, car seats and many furniture items. Call Shoua Xiong at 651-487-2728 to find out more.

  • Indoor house paint and painters
  • Vacuum cleaners (in working order)
  • Sewing machines and sewing supplies
  • Lamps
  • Dishes, Pots & Pans
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Napkins
  • Toilet Paper


  • Clothing
  • Linens
  • Bikes