There are families in our community that have to decide whether to pay their rent or buy food for their family. Help stock the shelves of HomeFront’s food pantry so families don’t have to go hungry to pay their rent. Read more to find out what is most needed.
Kids are constantly growing, which means they’re growing out of clothes every year. Help a homeless or needy child feel good about their first day of school and every day after that by helping provide a school uniform, or even something as simple as new socks and underwear. Read more to find out what’s most needed.
PERSONAL CARE ITEMS
Collect regular sized toiletries for children and their parents. Assemble personal care kits for men, women and children if you’d like, or you can simply donate all of your items in one big batch. Read more to find out what’s most needed.
FIRST AID/MEDICINE KITS
Don’t let a scraped knee go without a band-aid, or a dry lip go without lip balm. Collect health care basics that no one should go without. Read more to find out what’s most needed.
Help cultivate the budding artist that lies inside of all children and allows them to express themselves in ways words sometimes cannot. Read more to find out what’s most needed.
Assemble at least 25 bagged lunches, and please feel free to decorate the bags, too! Read more to find out what to include in the bagged lunches.
Create a bag filled with activities to keep kids busy while they’re waiting with their parents in HomeFront’s waiting room or sitting with a case manager to receive services. There can be a lot of waiting and it’s more fun when there’s something to do. Read more to see what to include in the activity bags.
DIAPER BAGS FOR NEW MOMS
Stock a diaper bag with the things a mom needs to care for her newborn baby. Read more to see what to include.
- Prom Dress Drive
- Seek a Corporate Sponsor
- Dedicate your Birthday Party
- Attend an Awareness Event
- Organize a Canned Food Drive
- Collect Seasonal Clothing (i.e., Bathing Suits in Summer and Warm Coats in Winter)
- Holiday Gift Drive for Children in Need
- Parents, Coaches, Scout or Troup Leaders, visit http://www.homefrontnj.org/
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