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Donate to LTHC, and watch Lafayette lives change.

When you donate to LTHC Homeless Services, you’re helping us make sure our community’s most vulnerable have life-changing services—and access to their most basic needs.

Thank you to all individuals, organizations, churches, and businesses who donate throughout the year! Your kindness allows us to continue our mission to serve others.


Every Dollar Helps

  • $7

    Will give a guest soap, toilet paper, and trash bags for a week.

  • $20

    Will get a guest job training so he or she can secure a job.

  • $26

    Will feed a guest for one week.

  • $30

    Will house a homeless child for two nights.

  • $41

    Will provide baby diapers, wipes, and formula for one month.

  • $50

    Can provide direct financial assistance to a homeless mother.

  • $100

    Provides a homeless family with heat for one month.

  • $150

    Can provide direct financial assistance to a homeless family.

  • $175

    Will divert 20 people out of homelessness for one week.

  • $250

    Will help provide life skills education.

  • $500

    Will help a homeless family move into their home.

  • $1000

    Will house a homeless mother with two children for six months while she works toward self-sufficiency.

Donation Drop-Off

Effective June 2019: LTHC is not accepting furniture donations due to lack of space. Other items can be dropped off:

  • Monday-Sunday: 8:00-5:00 pm

For more information about Project Birthday, please contact us through email.

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Home for Keeps Club

The Home for Keeps Club and its amazing members help us continue to provide homeless families and individuals with long-term housing solutions and support.

  • Bronze Level: $260 -$499
  • Silver Level: $500-$999
  • Gold Level: $1,000 -$1,999
  • Platinum Level: $2,000+
  • Legacy Level: Anyone who has pledged a gift
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Item Donations

Below, you’ll find a list of items we need to best serve our guests.

Baby Items

Baby wipes
Diapers (size 4 and larger)


Cooling bandanas
Flip flops
Men’s socks and underwear
Steel-toed boots
Women’s socks and underwear

Please note that we cannot accept general clothing donations. But, you can take these to any Greater Lafayette Goodwill for their Collect to Connect program. With this program, Goodwill gives us vouchers that our guests can use.


Baking sheets
Bottled water
Bowls and dishes
Can openers
Cereal (large boxes)
Coffee and hot chocolate
Cooking utensils
Gatorade and lemonade powdered mix (for gallon jugs, as well as single packets)
Dish towels
Paper Towels
Plastic cups
Pots and pans
Sippy cups for kids
Styrofoam plates, cups, and bowls
Ziploc bags (all sizes)


All-purpose cleaner
Bed linens and sheets (complete sets)
Bus tokens/passes
Carabiner Clips
Dish soap
Grocery gift cards
Laundry detergent
Lysol spray
Paper towel
Rain ponchos
Reusable water bottles
Toilet brushes/plungers
Toilet paper
Trash bags
Zip ties

Toiletries/Personal Hygiene

Aloe vera
Barrettes and hair ties
Bath towels
Bug spray
First aid cream (single packets)
Foot powder
Hair brushes and combs
Nail clippers
Shampoo and conditioner
Shaving cream
Sting-away wipes
Travel-sized toiletries
Wet wipes

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Ready to make a difference?

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