Donations & Drives

Donation PhotoLooking for an easy way to help? Donate something from our Wish List!

Please call 502-587-5080 to arrange a drop-off between the hours of 9am and 4pm Monday-Thursday.  Items can also be purchased via our Amazon wish list and shipped directly to our office at 607 E. St. Catherine Street, Louisville, KY 40203.

Is your company or organization looking to give back to the community?  Host a Food/Toiletry Drive!  For additional information, please check out our Product Drive Information.

If you would like to collect items to earn service hours, please use this Wish List Drive Form to track your hours.

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  • Hours for donations M – Th 9am – 4pm, 607 E. St. Catherine Street, Louisville, KY 40203
  • We only provide our clients with new, unopened products
  • Monetary donations are also accepted (online, in person, or by mail – 607 E. St. Catherine Street, Louisville, KY 40203)
  • Smaller and sample sizes are needed, especially for homeless clients
  • Alcohol-free mouthwash is preferred
  • Please do not leave items at the door overnight

Our most needed items at this time are:

  • Non-Perishable Food
    • Canned Meat
    • Canned Fruit
    • Peanut Butter
    • Pasta/Rice
    • Pasta Sauce
  • Ethnic Shampoo
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Laundry Detergent Pods
  • Travel Size Toiletries

We are always in need of the following items:

  • non-perishable food
    • canned vegetables
    • canned soup
    • cereal
  • shaving cream
  • toilet paper
  • deodorant
  • shampoo
  • all-purpose cleaning spray
  • dishwasher detergent
  • bleach
  • liquid hand soap
  • small bottles of liquid dish soap