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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

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.


Needed 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


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


  • 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


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


  • Pack ‘n Plays
  • Diapers and wipes


  • 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
  • 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 7-22-17

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