BE CREATIVE AND THINK OUTSIDE OF THE BOX
Organize your service club, church, business or neighborhood group to create a project to help the homeless. Your project will benefit those who are transitioning from homelessness to a place to call home.
Ideas & Examples:
Warm Welcome Kits:
Collect and donate items and/or fill tote bags to give to individuals and families as they enter the Lewis Center.
For both families and individuals tote bag filled with:
- Clean underwear
- Gift or discount coupons
For babies/toddlers – a diaper bag (or toddler bag) filled with:
- Baby toys
Help with Transportation: Collect and donate items that will help increase the mobility of a person who is experiencing homelessness.
- Bikes – In good working condition
- Bike Locks
- Bike Helmets
- Bus passes and tri-rail passes
Hold a collection drive among your co-workers featuring one of the items on our current needs list.