Care Package Collections

You can help!

We are still continuing to pass out back packs with much needed winter items for the homeless in Zanesville. As the weather turns cold, the homeless have it even more difficult than we could imagine. Sleeping on the cold dark streets on freezing nights is unbearable. Let's all come together and help them make it through this winter a little more comfortable!

THE DETAILS
The winter can be very challenging. If you would like to put together a care package, or you're cleaning out closets, or would prefer to simply donate a single item... Every bit helps! Contact us by phone, email or even on our Facebook page and let us know how you would like to help. 

 

Phone: (740)607.7800

Email: help @ hopeforhomeless.info

Facebook: www.facebook.com/need4homeless

BACKPACKS
We have been gathering up items throughout the year from many generous donors, but the need continues! Here are suggested items:

  • Socks-Black or Brown
  • Soap
  • Toothbrush/paste
  • Hot-Hand Warmers
  • Sanitizer
  • Comb
  • Razor
  • Shaving Cream
  • Wet Wipes
  • Tissues
  • Shampoo
  • Deodorant
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Hats - Scarves
  • Blankets
  • Coats
  • Chapstick
  • Sterno
  • Lighters
  • Baggies
  • Poncho
  • Umbrella
  • Bug Spray
  • Sun Screen
  • Antibiotic Cream
  • Band-aids
  • Bibles & Messages of Care

THE FUNDRAISER
All of the collections & proceeds from this event will directly benefit the homeless in Zanesville. By stuffing these bags full of hygiene, food, personal care, and other items we will make a difference in everyone's lives!

TO PARTICIPATE
If you would like to join in and help make a difference in a homeless person's life - Let them know they are cared for and they matter too! >>Read More

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Hope For Homeless!

We are here to help fill the needs of the homeless community in Muskingum County.

With Your Help:

We can't do it alone! With the countless volunteers, donors, and sponsors we are able to make a difference for the families, men and women who are living on the streets right in our small town.

Fundraiser Event Photos

If you would like to help make a difference in someones' life here are some of the ways to get involved!

  • Make a homeless care package
  • Help the homeless apply for aid
  • Feed the homeless' pets
  • Comfort homeless kids with stuffed animals and toys
  • Support Veteran's programs
  • Buy store gift cards to give
  • Donate gently used clothing
  • Donate new or used blankets/sleeping bags/pillows
  • Donate new toiletries and personal hygiene items
  • Volunteer your time at one of the many fundraiser activities listed
  • Volunteer to cook hot meals that get delivered
  • Donate food or water

Of course, the main goal is to get the homeless into a shelter, temporary housing, or other residence in the area. Let us know if you have the means to help in this way too!

Contact us with the form provided, or connect with us on Facebook if you are ready to help.