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

Summer Wish List:

  • tents
  • tarps
  • sleeping bags and mats
  • lanterns / flashlights / headlamps (with batteries)
  • sunblock
  • bug spray
  • backpacks
  • first aid supplies
  • thermoses
  • small coolers
  • hydration packs
  • water bottles (reusable)
  • sun hats
  • shampoo and conditioner (big bottles)
  • razors/shaving cream (men’s & women’s)
  • deodarant
  • baby wipes/cleaning wipes
  • grocery store gift cards
  • gas cards
  • laundromat vouchers/gift cards

To donate any of these items, please email Nicole 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!