Read some of Lance Smith's story in our most recent appeal letter







$0.89 of every $1 you contribute provides direct services to our men!

Your contribution provides food, prescription medication, transportation, and shelter services to our consumers. Thank you for your support!

Are you planning to make a donation of clothing, furniture, or other items to Mariners Inn? Save time by downloading our donation form.

There's a new way to give to Mariners Inn!

GivingExpress Online allows you to make a donation using your American Express Card or, if you are enrolled in the Membership Rewards program, you can redeem your points for a donation.


Creative Gifts That Make a Difference

Artful Vision’s digital gallery of American made products donate 20% of every sale to Mariners Inn. The site offers everything from jewelry, pottery, photography, paintings and prints to children’s items, greeting cards, music, books and gift certificates.

Please support Mariners Inn when shopping for gifts …….. and make a difference, one purchase at a time.

Pennies can really add up over time with GoodSearch!

Make your homepage and select Mariners Inn as your charity of choice. Every time you search, Mariners Inn will get about 1 cent.

Volunteers can help with a wide range of activities, from serving food to tutoring our clients to doing yard work and sorting the clothing closet. Contact Mrs. Yanish at 313.962.9446 or if you have questions or want to help out.

Donations - Wish List Items

Below are some items that we can always use. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

  • Men's clothing, including clothing and shoes for interviews
  • Food items
  • Bedding (pillows, sheets, blankets, towels)
  • Hygiene kits (toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, shaving equipment)
  • Eating utensils (knives, forks, spoons) household refrigerators
  • Bookcases, lamps, dressers, nightstands, twin beds and other furniture
  • Gardening equipment, snow blowers
  • Volunteers for computer training, computer equipment repair, building and grounds maintenance
  • Paper, envelopes, printing services
  • Financial support

Program-specific wish lists can be found in each program description.