Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness
Homeless, Low-income communities, LGBT(Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,Transgender)

Age Minimum (with Adult): 1+, Minimum Age:18+

Provide For Young Adults Experiencing Homelessness - Care Package Needs


Looking for ways to give back during the holiday season? 
 
Hands On Nashville AmeriCorps Members Ellen and Mary are putting together care packages for the homeless and invite you to support our project by donating needed items!
 
Needed Items
  • Bottled water 
  • Personal care items 
    • Chapstick 
    • Deodorant 
    • Cough drops 
    • Hand sanitizer 
    • Wet wipes 
    • Tissues (packs) 
    • Mints/gum 
  • Electronics 
    • Power blocks 
    • Earbuds  
    • Power/charging banks 
  • Art supplies 
    • Drawing pads 
    • Colored pencils 
    • Coloring books 
    • Journals 
    • Pens 
  • Gift cards ($10) 
    • Kroger, Publix, Target   
    • Mcdonald’s  
    • Movie theatre 
 
Items can be dropped off at Hands On Nashville during normal business hours. Please express interest or contact ellen@hon.org or mary.eaton@hon.org for more information about drop off and free parking. 
 
Interested in helping build these kits? Please sign up here. Volunteers will assemble care packages with donated items on January 20, 2020, in celebration of MLK Day 2020. Care packages will be distributed by Nashville Launch Pad.
 
About our partner:
 
Nashville Launch Pad's mission is to create a network of temporary safer sleeping shelters for homeless youth 18-24 years of age, which are open and affirming to LGBTQ youth.
 
Thanks to our sponsors, Little Seed Farm, Publix, and Kroger.
 
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