Create Your Own Project

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:
  • Toiletries
  • Clean underwear
  • Socks
  • T-shirts
  • Gift or discount coupons
For babies/toddlers – a diaper bag (or toddler bag) filled with:
  • Diapers
  • Baby toys
  • Toiletries
  • Clothes
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.
 
 
Leadership Palm Beach Donated Toiletry Kits
 
Abby W. Created Hope with Soap

Spotlights

Help Feed the Homeless

Just The Facts

Rental Prices are up 10% Across Palm Beach County
 
 
The School District of Palm Beach County Reports
3,702 students are homeless.
 
 

Current Needs

  • Diapers all sizes
  • Baby wipes
  • Toilette Paper
  • Toiletries (Full size items for Children & Adults)
  • Non-Perishable Food items
  • Men's Shoes
  • Men's Shirts (Dress)
  • Men's Pants (Dress & Casual)
  • Men's Belts
  • Household cleaning products (Brooms, mops, dust pans, dusters, multi-purpose cleaner, dish soap, laundry soap, fabric softener, dryer sheets, trash bags, paper towels
  • Dishes
  • Pots & Pans
  • Silverware
  • Kitchen Utensils (can openers, etc.)
  • Small appliances (Coffee makers, toasters, microwaves, etc.)
  • Wallets

Donation Center: Donations & Resources at the Lewis Center