You can raise awareness of the needs of teens and adults experiencing homelessness and help get others involved by organizing a food, clothing, or toiletry drive (PDF) to help us stock our shelves. Our basic needs include:
Coffee, tea, cereal, juice, cooking oil, rice, pasta, salad dressing, beans, soup, tuna, canned tomatoes, and spaghetti sauce
Year round: Socks, new underwear (for men, women, and teens), jeans, boots, sneakers, and hooded sweatshirts
Winter: Jackets, hats, gloves (large and durable), and thermal underwear
Towels, backpacks, duffle bags, laundry detergent
Personal Hygiene Products
Deodorant, razors, shaving cream, soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, combs, sunscreen
School supplies, art supplies, movie tickets, bus tickets
Playing cards, art and craft supplies, board games, books, date books, ESL books
Through the v-Dac Vehicle Donation Program, any car, truck, boat, or RV can benefit Preble Street.
WHEN AND WHERE TO DONATE
Donate adult-sized clothing and toiletries by appointment only.
We are currently only accepting certain in-kind donations. Please do not drop off any items without first confirming the need with Volunteer Manager Haley Foydel: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resource Center Soup Kitchen
252 Oxford Street
Volunteer Entrance (Ring the bell)
7 days a week: 7:00am-5:00pm