Contact Information

1450 Court St., Suite 108
Redding, CA 96001-1661

Phone: (530) 225-5160
Fax: (530) 225-5178
Hours: 8AM to 4PM Monday-Friday
Email: CoC

How Can I Help?

The following list was developed by our local network of homeless service providers and is intended to serve as a "one-stop" location for individuals and others within the community seeking opportunities to assist in the donation of their time, goods, products or miscellaneous materials to help organizations in their fight to eliminate homelessness Feel free to review this comprehensive list, choose an organization, and offer a "helping hand."

Bridges to Community - (241-8377)

  • Fiscal underwriting and support for direct services/furnishings/supplies
  • Willing persons to serve on an advisory board for fundraising & asset mapping
  • Towels and hygiene products
  • Two refrigerators and a sofa

FaithWORKS/Francis Court - (242-1492)

  • Furnishings for transitional housing
  • Sponsors for transitional housing families
  • Mentors
  • Grocery gift cards
  • Volunteers to conduct Bible study

Good News Rescue Mission - (242-5920)

  • Christian videos and DVD’s
  • Bus passes for our Work Search/Housing program
  • Pens
  • Interview clothes
  • Nightgowns
  • Socks
  • Under garments
  • Towels and Wash cloths
  • Sheets
  • Blankets
  • Razors
  • Long Johns

Legal Services of Northern California - (241-3565)

  • Volunteers willing to participate in the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) providing free tax preparation service for low-income people
  • Translation services for clients
  • Videos (VHS tapes) and toys for children to entertain them during parent appointments
  • Volunteers with legal experience
  • Laptop
  • Display racks for brochures
  • Video storage racks or shelves

Living Hope Compassion Ministries - (243-8066)

  • Blankets, sleeping bags, jackets & backpacks
  • Can openers
  • Socks
  • Undergarments
  • Men’s clothes
  • Toiletries
  • Laundry soap
  • Coffee, sugar, and all varieties of dry food & canned tuna
  • Diapers
  • Cleaning supplies and dish soap
  • Large and small garbage bags
  • Paper products; cups, utensils, plates, bowls, napkins, foil, saran wrap & zip locks
  • Pens
  • First aid supplies
  • Remodel of Living Hope (enclose office, provide ceiling above clothing room, expand bathroom and shower room, expand kitchen & laundry room)
  • Washer & dryer
  • New roof
  • Lockers with pad locks
  • Industrial kitchen ware (slicing machine, food guards, food processor, rice cooker, electric steamer, automatic ice machine)
  • Space heaters
  • Cash donations

Northern Valley Catholic Social Service - (241-0552)

  • Donated land for affordable housing production
  • Household items for start-up families (i.e., cleaning supplies, kitchen goods, sheets, etc.)
  • Baby items for the Teen Parenting Program (i.e., car seats, diapers, clothing, toys, etc.)
  • Donated art supplies for the Second Home Drop-In Center such as recycled calendars, paints, and fabrics
  • Gift cards (i.e., grocery, Wal-Mart, Target, etc.)
  • Children’s software
  • Computers/printers for senior & family community rooms (housing complexes)
  • Canned foods for “food cabinet”
  • Basketballs, fuze balls, basketball net, ping pong table set, volleyball set
  • Bingo game
  • Clue, Monopoly
  • TV/DVD Player for community room
  • Garden supplies for senior community garden
  • If people are interested in donating time and volunteering for the agency, they can Volunteer Services at 241-0552

People of Progress - (243-3811)

  • Items for Care Packages (i.e., socks, toothpaste, gloves)
  • Donated food and funds (Note: food should be shelf-stable or produce)
  • Invite POP to speak to your organization
  • Host a Human Bean Soup dinner at your home, office, church or school
  • Conduct an umbrella, sock and/or penny drive at your office, school or church
  • Conduct a peanut butter and jelly or canned tuna drive
  • Conduct a “Small Change for Big Change” drive (pennies and nickels really add up!)
  • Donate to and/or shop at our Super Thrift Store
  • Donate a care or boat in good running order and get a tax write-off
  • Volunteers needed with office skills for special projects
  • Volunteers needed to help bag rice, beans and noodles
  • Volunteers needed to help with events
  • Volunteers needed to distribute information packets to community

Restoration Enterprises, Inc. - (245-0500)

  • Automotive Program
    • Donated Vehicles or bicycles
    • Bicycle stands (for repairs)
    • Job Referrals
  • Warehouse
    • Pallet scale
    • Shop vac
    • E-waste (TV’s, computers, computer screens, printers, etc.)
    • Heavy-duty pick-up truck for haul trailer
  • Office
    • Two color printers
    • Computer projector (for PowerPoint presentation)
    • Office vac
    • Volunteers for either marketing/fundraising or warehouse manager

Shasta Community Health Center - (246-5710)

  • HOPE Wish List
    • Socks
    • Sleeping Bags (new or used) & blankets
    • Gloves
    • Stocking Hats
    • Rain Slickers
    • Another Van for Medical Outreach
    • Sewing Kits
    • Nail Clippers
    • Thermal underwear or long-johns
    • Free rental of storage unit for large donated items

Independent Living Center of Northern California - (242-8550)

  • Financial assistance to help emancipated foster youth with college books
  • Meal cards at the college
  • Child care items for single parents
  • Work clothes and interview clothes
  • Bus passes to get to work and to school

Shasta County Women’s Refuge - (244-0117)

  • Goods
    • Gift cards (Grocery Stores, Wal-Mart, Target, Kmart, etc.) for shelter
    • Gas Cards
    • Sweats (all sizes)
    • T-shirts (all sizes)
    • Socks
    • Toiletries
    • Writing journal for clients
    • Canned foods
  • Services
    • Repair and maintenance services for shelter facility
    • Translation services for printed materials from English to Spanish

Temple Builders - (223-2970)

  • Volunteers for service, particularly mentors
  • Housing opportunities for single men or women

Veterans Recovery Project - (524-2788)

  • Volunteer as an active board member (preferably a veteran)
  • Bedding for single beds (sheets, pillow cases, blankets)
  • Financial support to help returning veterans get established

Visions of the Cross - (722-1114)

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