Drop Inn Ministries International was founded in 1994 by Ronnie and Carolyn Dawson as an outreach to local young people in Northern Ireland. Today DIMI provides humanitarian aid in over 20 countries, through the support of its 35+ resale store.

Drop Inn Iowa City opened April 1, 2016 with the mission of bring hope, help, and healing to a hurting world both in the Iowa City community and internationally. Drop Inn Iowa City partners with humanitarian projects that Drop Inn Ministries international has already established. These humanitarian include building schools, feeding individuals, supplying medical care – and more – in over 20 countries around the world. Drop Inn Iowa City invests 60% of its profits into our local community through providing support to local organizations as well as supporting humanitarian efforts that DIIC directs. Organizations we support include – Safe Families for Children www.safe-families.org – Iowa City Compassion www.iccompassion.org – Retrograde Ministries www.retrogradeministries.com. 

Your donations of new and used items enable DIIC to help people in the Iowa City community and around the world.

Your donations of clothes, furniture, household items, sporting equipment, electronics (less than 5 years old) play stations games, and other quality items will be greatly appreciated.

DIIC is a non-profit and all donations are tax deductible.

Bring your donations to:

                Drop Inn Iowa City


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same vision | new location

New Hours:

Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 11am-6pm
Wednesday - 11am-7pm
Thursday - 11am-6pm
Friday - 11am-6pm
Saturday - 10am-5pm



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Reselling things – Restoring Lives 



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