DONATIONS - WHAT WE NEED NOW
GIFT CARDS and/or CASH DONATIONS
If you can help in any way please send checks (made out to Consider The Homeless) or gift cards directly to:
CONSIDER THE HOMELESS
PO Box #2771
Berkeley, CA 94702 Attention: Barbara Brust
All cash donations will go towards gasoline, ingredients for soup and thrift shop purchases. The ingredients for every night’s portion is now up to over $70.00 a night. The cost of providing this service, twice a week, continues to grow. Aside from the food we serve and the supplies we hand out, we also cover the cost of paper cups, spoons, napkins, fruit, etc... and we now serve over 100 a night.
You can also make donations via PayPal by clicking the button below (you do not need a PayPal account to use this service)
To make a donation without a PayPal account, click on button above. When you come to the PayPal page, about half way down, above this graphic …
… and look for "Don't have a PayPal account? Use … " Click on "Continue" and fill in your information.
OUR “WISH LIST” of supplies on Amazon.com
We have registered a “wish list” you can use to purchase some of the things we almost always need, or supplies we are very low on. Please tak a look and see if you can help us with an Amazon delivery
You can go to Amazon.com and search for:
CONSIDER THE HOMELESS
or click here to be magically transported.
THANK YOU in advance for supporting our work.
El Diablo Blanco
Thank you Dorothy Day House of Berkeley
If you have any spare quantities of the following items – mostly men – please send an email to Barbara@ConsiderTheHomeless.org and we will arrange for a pick-up or let you know how/where you can deliver. (Updated 11-22-16)
|WHAT YOUR DONATION COULD BRING|
|$100 contribution =
||13 pairs of pants
1 warm bulky 3X jacket
2 pairs of long johns
4 T shirts
6 warm long sleeve shirts
3 pairs of sweat pants
|[These figures come from an actual purchase.]|
(We can use any size - our shortages noted below)
- Jeans & other casual pants
(Waist 30, 32, 34, 36 - any length)
- Thermal underwear & tights
- Sweat pants & sweat shirts
(XL, 2X 3X or larger)
- T-shirts, long + short sleeve, & button down shirts (XL, 2X 3X or larger)
- Sneakers & boots - preferably water resistant
(Mens sizes 8½ up to 13)
(Women's sizes 7 and up )
- Socks, matching or not bring ‘em on
- Rain Gear
- Jackets (XL, 2X 3X or larger)
- Water-proof/resistant backpacks
- NEW cotton underwear briefs for women. Multi-packs are GREAT! All sizes
Please put the briefs in zip-lock bags with the size written with marker on the outside.
- CLEAN Men’s Boxers (M, L)
- Blankets, comforters, sleeping bags, camp pads, yoga mats, tarps...
- Knit hats, scarves and gloves
- SOCKS! Have I mentioned we need socks?
Anything packed in zip lock bags with sizes written in marker on the outside is a FANTASTIC HELP!
Above is only a partial list of the type of supplies that we have distributed to date. If you think you have something we could use, just ask!
We are always grateful for the products we need to continue serving soup
• 12oz paper cups for hot soup
• Plastic soup spoons
• Napkins or paper towels
• Bottled water
• Bags of hard candy
• Fresh fruit – Please only if you can get us enough to at least feed 50,
we serve over 100 a night (only Wed, Sat, or daytime Thurs and Sun.)
• Sandwich-sized zip-lock baggies
• Grocery gift cards
And, anything else you think we could use.
Please do not bring any soaps, toothpaste, or over-the-counter drugs. We have very limited space to store the supplies and have chosen to not distribute this type of personal product. Toothbrushes are ok.
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