The shelter may be closed for the season, but LCH is continuing outreach for folks staying in hotels and outdoors. The summer brings different challenges for those without homes. The following items could greatly help someone this summer.

Summer Wish List:

  • shampoo and conditioner (big bottles)
  • razors/shaving cream (men’s & women’s)
  • body wash
  • sunblock
  • tarps
  • water bottles (reusable)
  • sun hats
  • lanterns / flashlights / headlamps
  • first aid supplies
  • thermoses
  • small coolers
  • shoes
  • summer clothing (shorts, t-shirts) – larger sizes especially needed (1x-5x)
  • underwear
  • swimwear
  • baby diapers
  • pull-up diapers
  • swimming diapers
  • baby wipes
  • depends (adult diapers)
  • grocery store gift cards
  • gas gift cards
  • amazon gift cards (for items guests might need that we don’t have in our donations)

To donate any of these items, please email us at to organize drop off or pick up. Please do not leave any items at the Yellow House shelter in Hyde Park as we are not currently working out of that building. Thank you so much!