Interested in Donating?

SHOP is kept stocked via purchases made using donated funds and items donated by community members.


Nonperishable Food Donations

Click here for a list of food and toiletry items that the SHOP accepts.

You can drop food and toiletry items off at SHOP, located at 1306 Beyer Hall, during SHOP open hours. We would also be happy to pick up donations in the Ames community. Please reach out to our inventory managers to schedule your pick-up.

For larger donations, please reach out to our inventory managers ahead of time so that we can have the appropriate number of volunteers available to assist.

Samuel Schroeder:

Reese Johnston:


Monetary Donations

Click here to make a monetary donation through the ISU Foundation.


SHOP also accepts cash or checks that can be sent to:

Breanna Wetzler


513 Farm House Ln

Ames, IA 50011-1054

Checks can be made payable to SHOP at Iowa State.


SHOP thanks you for your generosity and interest in donating! We could not operate without support from the community!