The Helpline relies on individual donations for more than 80% of our operating budget. We do not receive any state or federal funding. Please consider making a donation today – no amount is too small.
Monthly donations: Set up a regular monthly donation. Simply select that option from the PayPal page.
AmazonSmile: You can also support us each time you shop at Amazon. Simply bookmark this link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/91-1187354 and each time you make a purchase Amazon will donate .5% of the purchase price to us.
Stock or legacy gifts: For information about gifts of stock or legacy gifts, please contact us:
Interested in volunteering? Visit our Volunteer page for more information about volunteer roles or to fill out an application.
We provide emergency food assistance, filling the gap for many who are unable to shop at local food banks due to schedule, transportation or mobility issues. We also maintain a hygiene bar and an adult clothing bank – we rely on community donations to keep all these services well-stocked. One easy way to shop Wishlist is our Amazon wishlist, where you can find general recommendations of food items needed and ship them directly to our office!
We are happy to accept the following items – Flip tops are appreciated!
- Cans of Chili and Beans
- Cans of Vegetables
- Cans of Soup
- Pasta and Sauce
- Grains and Oatmeal
- Peanut butter (jars or snack sized packets)
- Canned tuna or other meat
- Canned fruit (applesauce, fruit cups)
- Granola bars
- Individually wrapped cracker and trail mix packets
- Individual juice box or shelf stable milk in boxes (no condensed or evaporated milk please!)
Hygiene Bar (unused items only please)
We accept all types of hygiene items, the following items are most in demand.
- Toothpaste and toothbrushes
- Razors and Shaving Cream
- Soap & Shower Gel
- Shampoo & Conditioner
- Toilet Paper
- Lotion and Sunscreen
We accept any and all gently used, clean adult clothing, but are especially in need of the following:
- Blankets, sheets and towels
- Larger size clothing for men and women
- New packages of socks or underwear for men
- Warm coats and waterproof jackets
- Shoes, especially for men
Donations can be dropped off at our office 9 – 4 Monday – Thursday. Overall, please call to make sure we are in the office, and also if you would like to drop off items on Fridays.