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 beatrice@lotushouse.org

OUR MOST URGENT NEEDS

  • Diapers, especially sizes Newborn, 4, 5, 6
  • Pillows, pillow covers, and pillow cases (standard size; white only)
  • Both towels and wash cloths (standard size; white only)
  • Twin size blankets (white only)
  • NEW Children's Underwear: all sizes
  • NEW Women's Plain Underwear and bras: Small, Medium & large
  • Children's school uniforms: white & hunter green polos, khaki bottoms, all sizes
  • Gift cards to Walmart in $20 increments
  • Car seats and strollers (see Baby section for links to preferred styles)

YOUTH & CHILDREN

  • Notebooks, pens, pencils, markers, school supplies
  • NEW School backpacks
  • NEW school uniforms
  • NEW socks (all sizes)
  • Laptops & tablets
  • NEW Underwear (all sizes)
  • Gym shoes (all sizes)
  • Men's deodorant (full size)
  • Full size toothbrushes & toothpaste
  • 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
  • Headphones

 BABY

**Please NO Baby Powder and Baby Wipes

 

FOR WOMEN

  • Sanitary Napkins: Regular or Super in original packaging
  • Deodorant (full size)
  • Razors
  • Full size toothbrushes & toothpaste
  • Plain underwear (all sizes: panties and bras)
  • Flat, walking shoes (all sizes, no flip flops please)
  • Bathrobes, nightwear (all sizes)
  • Pill boxes

SUPPLIES

  • Pillows, pillow covers, and pillow cases (standard size: white only)
  • Bath towels and washcloths (standard size: white only)
  • Twin size blankets (white only)
  • Alarm clocks & watches
  • Dish sets and pot sets
  • Silverware, serve wear, knife sets
  • Reams of white copy paper
  • Office supplies: pens, pencils, sharpeners, erasers, paper clips, large binder clips, whiteout, sharpies, post-it notes, day planners
  • USB Flash drives
  • Batteries: AA, AAA

ARTS & CRAFTS

  • 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 board; felt boards and story pieces; magnetic boards and letters

 FOOD

  • DRIED GOODS: ground coffee, tea, rice, sugar, flour, grits, oatmeal, polenta, pasta, 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.