Give Miami Day is a community-wide online giving event hosted by the Miami Foundation, taking place on Thursday, November 17th. The 24-hour event begins at 12 a.m. on November 17 and ends at 12 a.m. on November 18. Lotus House Women’s Shelter is a participating nonprofit organization.


Here’s how your Give Miami Day Donations make a difference:

  • $25 provides 10 meals
  • $50 provides a diaper bag with all essential baby supplies for a newborn
  • $100 provides a bassinet to cradle one of our infants
  • $150 provides an important stroller and car seat needed to bring a baby home from the hospital
  • $250 provides a toddler bed, mattress and cuddly linens
  • $500 helps cover the cost of school uniforms, shoes, transportation assistance, books, school supplies and related costs for a young women striving to complete her educational or vocational goals while at Lotus House
  • $1,000 helps cover the cost of shelter, meals, counseling, job readiness training, social services support, and educational and enrichment activities for one individual for one month
  • $2,500 helps fund our job training programs, including costs for books, computers, licenses and certifications, and a full time employment coach to provide individual assistance to our guests on the work path
  • $5,000 provides 100 counseling sessions to assist women who need to heal from childhood abuse, domestic violence and other traumas and build the foundation for safe, secure lives
  • $10,000 provides nurturing parenting education, parent/child therapy, child therapy and infant mental health screenings for all of our mothers, mothers-to-be and their infants and toddlers on a monthly basis
  • $25,000 funds one of our family shelter beds (mom together with cribs/beds for accompanying children), meals, access to medical and mental health care, counseling, parent/child therapy, job training, social services and comprehensive support services for one year