San Antonio Community Resource Directory

Your tax deductible monetary donation will impact the lives of countless homeless young adults and supports our goal to reduce LGBTQ youth homelessness in our city!

Do you have in-kind donations? We can always use support for our young adults at the shelter and out in apartments!

Here are some items we currently need for our Emergency Shelter:

  • *Hand Sanitizer
  • *Vegan Snacks/Food (no-cook or microwavable)
  • Large plush blankets/throws
  • Full-size body products- shampoo, conditioner, body wash, hair care products for ethnic hair/natural hair.
  • $10 gift cards to Starbucks, McDonald’s, HEB, Walmart, or Whataburger
  • Daily or weekly VIA bus passes
  • Printer paper (white and color)

Here are some items we currently need for our apartment clients:

  • Non-perishable food items-*Especially rice, rice-a-roni, beans, soups, pasta, pasta sauce, hamburger helper, granola bars, cereal/oatmeal, boxed milk, coffee, peanut butter, jelly, and fruit (packs of fruit bowls, applesauce, etc.)
  • *Microwaveable food
  • Food Basics: Cooking oil, salt, pepper, and other commons spices
  • Laundry Supplies: Detergent, bleach, softener, and dryer sheets
  • $10 Visa gift cards (for clients to use at laundering facilities)
  • Kleenex, toilet paper, and paper towels
  • Handsoap
  • Disinfecting wipes/spray
  • Reusable shopping bags
  • Unused Pots & Pans
  • Wifi Hot Spot Devices and Data Cards
  • Prepaid Phones or Phone Cards (Cricket or Simple Mobile)
  • Calendars

*Items with a star are high need at this time!

Monetary donations can be made here or by mail at Thrive Youth Center, P.O. Box 160161, San Antonio, TX. 78280.

If you would like to donate some items, please email [email protected] with questions or to arrange a time to drop off donations!

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