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Food Donation

Ways to donate food

Donating non-perishable foods enables our Drop-in Center to consistently provide breakfast, lunch, and snacks every day of the week, ensuring sustained support for those in need. 

1. Granola bars
2. Canned beans
3. Dry beans
4. Peanut butter and jelly
5. Oatmeal packets
6. Capri Suns or similar juice boxes
7. Canned fruit in juice (not in light or heavy syrup)
8. Canned vegetables
9. Soups
10. Canned tuna in water
11. Canned chicken
12. White rice
13. Pasta 

14. Pasta sauce
15. Ranch dressing
 

16. Shelf-stable milk and milk substitutes

17. Cookies

18. Individual chip bags

19. Popcorn

20. Top Ramen or similar instant noodles

21. Cheese crackers

22. Applesauce

23. Individual cereal boxes

24. Olive or canola oil

25. Canned tomatoes

26. Honey

27. Chicken, beef, and vegetable broths and stocks

28. Cooking spices

We welcome non-perishable food donations 7 days a week from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. at our Drop-in Center 815 S Street, Sacramento, CA 95811. Kindly contact us at (916) 504-3313 in advance to arrange parking and scheduling with our receptionist. If the receptionist is unavailable, please leave a voice mail.

Ways to donate

Charity Volunteers

Ways to donate Personal items

Your donation of new or gently used items is crucial in supporting transitional-age youth, aiding their survival both outdoors and within our shelter, and facilitating their progression towards stable housing.

1. Sleeping bags
2. Tents
3. Tarps
4. Blankets
5. Backpacks
6. Suitcases
7. Duffle bags
8. Bicycle locks
9. Bicycle lights
10. Tire repair kits and patch kits
11. Men's pants
12. Men's and women's underwear
13. Socks
14. New shoes
15. Towels

16. Nail clippers

17. New toothbrushes & toothpaste

18. Hand warmers

19. Dog and cat food

20. Dog collars and leashes

21. Portable chargers 

We do not accept used undergarments

or baby/ children's items.

We welcome donations 7 days a week from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm at our Drop-in Center 815 S Street, Sacramento, CA 95811. Kindly contact us at (916) 504-3313 in advance to arrange parking and scheduling with our receptionist. If the receptionist is unavailable, please leave a voice mail.

Ways to donate financial contributions

Financial contributions and donations significantly enhance program services, directly benefiting homeless youth in need. Such support underscores the vital role of community involvement in fostering positive change.

• $25 Provides breakfast for 8 youth

• $50 Provides 40 loads of laundry to youth experiencing literal homelessness

• $100 Provides a youth one night of emergency shelter and food

• $150 Provides housing move-in kit

• $200 Provides lunch for 57 youth

• $500 Provides 5 youth with monthly transportation

Please utilize the Donorbox form to make a charitable impact for homeless youth in the Sacramento Community. Your support can make a meaningful difference in the lives of those in need.

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