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Needs and Donations

In addition to housing adults and veterans, we provide emergency shelter to families, including 100-120 children each night. Your financial support is crucial. Thank you!

Monetary Donations

Checks or money orders payable to:

Credit card donations may be made through Paypal.

Big Bend Homeless Coalition
325 John Knox Road, Building B
Tallahassee, Florida 32303

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Thank You!

Donations of Goods

Your friends and neighbors come to the Big Bend Homeless Coalition when they need help returning to or remaining in stable housing.

Thanks for being a hero to the men, women and children who are experiencing the crisis of homelessness in our community. It’s because of you that we are ending homelessness everyday - one person, one family at a time

All deliveries, except furniture, are accepted at both main locations – HOPE Community, 2729 W. Pensacola St. and Big Bend Homeless Coalition, 325 John Knox Rd., Building B. Furniture must be scheduled for drop off or pick up by calling 850-576-5566.

Category

Needed Items

Food

  • Canned food
  • Non-perishable pantry items
  • Larger sized canned corn, beans, chicken, tuna, and fruit
  • Non-perishable pantry items
  • Fresh fruit
  • Fruit cups
  • Packaged lunch meat

Household appliances

  • Small kitchen countertop and household appliances such as coffee pots, microwaves, toasters, toaster ovens, can openers, and shavers.
  • Small grills
  • DVD players

Hygiene

  • Nail clippers, manicure items.
  • Regular sized hygiene items (soap shampoo, conditioner, lotion, deodorant, razors)
  • Feminine products (tampons, pads)

Furniture

  • Twin bed frames
  • New twin mattresses
  • Dressers, tables, and shelving appropriate for small efficiency apartment use
  • Love seats, sofas, chairs
  • Bed rails for bunk beds
  • Small to medium dorm style armoires
  • Vinyl or leather cushioned (non-upholstered) common area chairs and couches

Household Storage

  • Storage items and small storage furniture
  • Larger sized storage bins

Linens

  • New or gently used linens (twin or double sheets, bed pillows)
  • Zippered mattress covers.
  • New or gently used bath towels and washcloths

Infant

  • Pack ‘n Plays
  • Diapers and wipes

Other

  • Jackets
  • Children’s Coats
  • Backpacks Socks
  • Dishes
  • Floor fans and smaller fans

We do NOT accept the following items; however, we have provided a list of organizations that welcome those donations:
Clothing or Shoes
Large Appliances
Computers
Furniture
  • McKenzie's Clothing Closet at Calvary United Methodist Church
  • Catholic Charities
  • Anderson Chapel
  • Salvation Army
  • Community Action Agency
  • Mt. Moriah Thrift Store
  • Goodwill (Mabry St.)
  • ECHO
  • Lutheran Social Services
  • ECHO
  • ECHO

updated 4-5-17
 

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