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Local Homeless Shelters

Wondering what you can do during the holiday season to support your local homeless shelter? This post features a list of more than 100 items you can donate to make a real difference in someone's life.


Put together a few bags of supplies to carry in your car and hand out to the homeless. Here are some suggestions of items to include... or include them all!

from Gizmodo

The Teeny, Tiny Microhouse Revolution That's Giving the Homeless Homes

And in Provo, Utah, a local builder named Gary Pickering makes wheeled cabins, which he calls Dignity Roller Pods, for local homeless people. On his website, Pickering—who himself was once homeless—argues that "all homeless people should be able to stay on public lands that are clean and safe."


ADG: Great website of service ideas for kids. I love the idea to collect travel size toiletries to have the girls put into baggies for a homeless shelter, or have them write letters and draw pictures for children at a children's hospital. Service activities Activity Day Girls can actually do in an hour!


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Create Birthday in a Bag kits for a local children's shelter to offset the cost of birthday parties for their kids.

from HubPages

Using Coupons to Donate to Charity

Body wash, dental floss and feminine products, all bought free with coupons, can be donated to a homeless shelter, Womens Center or any non-profit agency that has a use for toiletries.


Share your food with the hungry, and give shelter to the homeless. Give clothes to those who need them, and do not hide from your relatives who need your help. - Isaiah 58:7 NLT A few thoughts on ways you can help those in need according to Isaiah 58:7: - Make a monthly donation to a local food ministry in your area and/or volunteer your time to help -Volunteer at a soup kitchen - Donate clothes to ministries who provide for those in need - Start a homeless shelter in your area

from Platter Talk

Give the Gift of Food for Those in Need: Simple Meals to Donate to Your Local Homeless Shelters

These Simple Meals to Donate to Your Local Homeless Shelters are easy and inexpensive, yet full of warmth and goodness for those less fortunate.


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