DONATION CENTER INFORMATION

All donations can be brought to our donation center located behind our Lotus House Thrift Chic Boutique:

2040 NW 7th Ave
Miami, FL 33127
Tuesday-Saturday from 10am-7pm

For large furniture pick ups, please call 305-576-4112

Want to host a drive? Contact mimi@lotushouse.org

HOLIDAYS

  • TOYS: We are accepting NEW toys and gifts for children 0-17 years old. Please note, we cannot accept used toys, small toys that present a choking hazard, toys that are broken or missing parts, Barbie dolls, military/action/superhero figures or anything with simulated weapons. We also ask that the toys are unwrapped. Please see our Amazon wish list: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/ZH67N6TK9BUR/ref=nav_wishlist_lists_1?_encoding=UTF8&type=wishlist
  • WOMEN'S ITEMS: For our women, we are accepting items in 300. This can be lotions, body spray, makeup, polish, etc. There must be enough of the same item for EVERYONE.

Please keep in mind that all toy donations are due by Friday, December 21st. Please reach out to arrange a drop-off date. We are accepting all toys at the shelter at 217 NW 15th Street Miami, FL 33126.

OUR MOST URGENT NEEDS

  • Diapers in size 4, 5, and 6
  • NEW Children's Underwear: all sizes
  • NEW Children's Socks: all sizes
  • NEW Women's Bras: Small, Medium & Large
  • Baby Wash & Lotion
  • NEW Car Seats
  • NEW Strollers

KIDS

  • NEW Birthday Toys
    • Educational, we cannot accept any Barbie Dolls or Toys that suggest violence ( no guns, swords, knives, army figures, etc)
  • Pijamas
  • NEW Lunch Boxes
  • Tablets
  • Headphones

FOR WOMEN

  • Sanitary Napkins : Regular or Super in original packaging
  • Underwear (all sizes panties and bras)
  • Socks (all sizes)
  • Flat, walking shoes (all sizes, no flip flops please)
  • Bathrobes, nightwear (all sizes)
  • Pill boxes

YOUTH

  • NEW School uniforms
  • NEW Socks (all sizes)
  • Laptops
  • NEW Underwear (all sizes panties and bras)
  • Gym shoes (all sizes)
  • Mens deodorant

 BABY

  • Diapers 4, 5 & 6
  • Hypoallergenic baby toiletries for Supply Bags
    • Full Size Bottles of Baby Wash
    • Full Size Bottles of Baby Lotion
    • Bottles, teething rings
    • Stroller/car seat combinations; double strollers
    • NEW Car seats 

    **Please NO Baby Powder and Baby Wipes

SUPPLIES

  • Twin size sheet and comforter sets
  • Alarm clocks, watches
  • 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
  • Full Size Tooth Brushes & Tooth Paste
  • Small and Regular sized Crib Sheets
  • Garbage Bags: 5, 15, 35, and 55 Gallons

 FOOD

  • DRIED GOODS: rice, sugar, flour, grits, oatmeal, polenta, pasta, tea, coffee, cereals, peanut and almond butter, cookies, granola bars, lentils, couscous, quinoa, barley
  • LARGE CANNED GOODS: black beans, red beans, garbanzo beans, black eyed peas, peaches, tropical fruits, fruit cocktails
  • SPICES: onion powder, garlic powder, curry powder, salt, bay leaves, all spices, cumins and complete seasonings

 

 

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.