Please drop off your donations at Lotus House Thrift, 2040 NW 7th Avenue, Miami Fl 33127 (Directions or call 305-576-4112 for pick up of furnishings), where they will be cleaned, sorted and made available to sheltered women and children as needed and otherwise utilized in support of our job training programs.  Thank you!


If you are interested in hosting a drive, please contact!


  • Pads: Regular or Super in original packaging
  • Toiletries: We use these items for supply bags so prefer regular size, not travel
    + 2 in 1 Shampoo: 8 oz +
    + Bars of Soap
    + Deodorant
  • Disposable Razors
  • Underwear (all sizes panties and bras)
  • Socks (all sizes)
  • Flat, walking shoes (all sizes, no flip flops please)
  • Bathrobes, nightwear (all sizes)
  • Throw blankets; shawls
  • Pocket size calendars/agendas
  • Pill boxes



  • Notebooks, pens, pencils, markers, school supplies
  • School backpacks
  • School uniforms
  • Socks (all sizes)
  • Laptops
  • Toiletries (ex. wash, shampoo, conditioner, lotion and powder)
  • Underwear (all sizes panties and bras)
  • Gym shoes (all sizes)


  • Construction paper – all colors
  • Child safe colored markers; crayons
  • Paint (watercolor, school paint, and finger paint, all colors and sizes); paintbrushes
  • Craft supplies (craft sticks, glue bottles, cookie cutters, stencils, wiggle eyes, colored pipe cleaners, and stickers)
  • Child safe scissors (round edge, plastic)
  • Tape (masking, colored, scotch)
  • Dry erase markers; erasers
  • Sidewalk chalk
  • Poster boards; felt boards and story pieces; magnetic boards and letters
  • Easels; chalk boards
  • Digital cameras



  • Diapers 4, 5 & 6
  • Hypoallergenic baby toiletries for Supply Bags 
    • Full Size Bottles of Baby Wash
    • Full Size Bottles of Baby Lotion
  • Bottles, bottle warmers, teething rings
  • Newborn, infant and toddler clothing (to age 3)
  • Crib sized and floor quilts for babies
  • Baby blankets
  • Bassinets; cribs; mobiles
  • Stroller/car seat combinations; double strollers
  • Car seats (new or less than 2 years old)

**Please NO Baby Powder



  • Infant toys (ex., rattles, soft books, unbreakable mirrors)
  • Stacking blocks, soft keys, letters and numbers
  • Age appropriate musical, sound and rhythm instruments
  • Baby Einstein Play Stations
  • Books new or gently used, age appropriate; multicultural and diverse family types
  • Multicultural dolls and accessories
  • Building blocks
  • Play Doh


  • Bleach, dish soap, cleaning supplies, and sponges
  • Mops, brooms, trash containers
  • Plastic bins with lids, all sizes (ex., container store stacking drawers)
  • Twin size sheet and comforter sets
  • Alarm clocks, watches
  • Fans
  • Irons; ironing boards
  • Dish sets and pot sets
  • Silverware; serve ware; knife sets
  • Reams of white copy paper
  • Pens, pencils, sharpeners, erasers, paper clips, large clips, whiteout
  • USB flash drives
  • Batteries – AA, C, D
  • Plastic storage bins with covers – large
  • Paper/plastic goods and supplies: plates; bowls; plastic ware; cups; tablecloths
  • Bacterial hand soap
  • Basic tools
  • Garden tools



Donations to the Foundation and its subsidiary, Lotus House Thrift, LLC, are deductible to the full extent allowable under IRC sections 501c3. (Foundation tax id # 81-0652266). A copy of the official registration and financial information (Foundation id # 17660) filed with the State of Florida may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll free 800-436-7352 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.