Project Hope for the Homeless located at 25 Freedom Road in Painesville Township, Ohio, relies on help from the community for needed supplies to help our shelter guests. See our full list below.
You may shop for some of our most critical needs through our AMAZON WISH LIST and have items delivered directly to the shelter at:
You may also support us by purchasing items from our registry with Walmart.
For our Kitchen item registry: https://www.walmart.com/registry/RR/66ee149c-78a3-4fc8-af3e-b28861223c55
For our Cleaning item registry: https://www.walmart.com/registry/RR/c7650739-f9e2-4ea7-985c-149ba0c2c6be
Please note: WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING USED CLOTHING, TOYS, BOOKS, OR BEDDING
We do accept in-person donations Monday through Fridays from 9 am to noon It’s always good to give us a call at 440.354.6417 ext. 100 before heading over to make sure our office is open. When arriving at the shelter at 25 Freedom Road in Painesville Township, please come to Door No. 2 and ring the buzzer and a staff member will assist you with receiving your donation.
Items marked with an ** are our most needed items.
Adventure Subaru at 1991 Mentor Avenue in Painesville Township, Ohio, also is an official donation drop-off site for Project Hope for the Homeless, just visit them when they are open for business.
** Lunch chips
** Decaf coffee
** Bottled water
** Children’s drink boxes (i.e., Capri Sun)
** Sugary cereal
** Sugar, bags not packets
** Artificial sweeteners (Splenda, Equal, Sweet-n-Low) packets, not bags
** Drink mixes (no iced tea and no red flavors please due to possible staining issues)
** Lunch snacks (granola bars, etc)
** Sandwich crackers with cheese filling
** Pudding and fruit cups for lunches
K-cups coffee pods
** 8 oz disposable coffee cups
** 12 oz disposable paper cups
**12 oz disposable bowls
Gallon-size freezer/storage bags
16 oz cereal bowls
** Toilet paper
** Body wash – men’s
** Men’s deodorant
No-tears shampoo, conditioner, body washes (for little kids)
Large bottles of shampoo/conditioners/body washes
Foot powder/Gold Bond powder
**33-gallon (not 30-gallon) sturdy trash bags
**Latex gloves – large
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes
Air freshener (the automatic kind)
CLOTHING- NEW ONLY
** Men’s short sleeve T-shirts (L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
** Summer sandals/slides (all sizes – babies to youth 0-6, men’s and women’s 5-13)
Men’s boxers (L, XL, 2XL+)
Long sleeve thermal undershirts (large and XL)
Long sleeve thermal underwear (large and XL)
Sweatpants and Sweatshirts (all sizes, men, and women)
Women’s T-shirts & long-sleeves L/XL/XXL
Women’s Clothing 3X
Women’s & Men’s Underwear L/XL/XXL
**Meijer’s Store gift cards
**Home Depot (for critical shelter needs that pop up from time to time)
Gas cards ($25 or less)
Office Supply Stores
Fast Food Places ($10-no McDonald’s needed)
Laketran Bus Tokens
** Children’s Tylenol liquid
Adult and children’s cough syrup
NEW ONLY – Pillowcases
NEW ONLY – twin-size fitted sheets
Washcloths and bath towels
Copy Paper (Boise Laser Paper)
Can I donate used clothing?
No. We are not accepting donations of used clothing at this time. We recommend donating used clothing to the Hope Chest of Lake County located at 1 Victoria Place, Suite 321, in downtown Painesville, where our guests are able to shop for clothing there for free. Visit the Hope Chest of Lake County’s website at http://hopechest.yolasite.com to learn more about what they accept and when they accept donations.
Is my donation of goods tax-deductible?
Yes, it is! We provide a receipt for any items donated to the shelter.
Where and when can I drop off item donations?
Donations can be dropped off at our shelter, located at 25 Freedom Road in Painesville Township, Ohio, between 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday. We ask that you come to Door 2, and then ring the buzzer to alert a staff member, who will assist you in receiving your donation.
How can I help Project Hope for the Homeless in other ways?
We appreciate any help that you can provide. A great way is to spread the word about Project Hope for the Homeless – tell your friends, neighbors, and your church! Also – spreading the word through social media and visiting our Facebook page is a great way to reach many people, and also keep you informed on our current needs.