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

  • Halloween: Non Scary Costumes in all sizes (newborn-adult)
  • Thanksgiving
    • DRIED GOODS: rice, sugar, flour, grits, oatmeal, polenta, pasta, tea, coffee, cereals, peanut and almond butter, cookies, granola bars, lentils, couscous, quinoa, barley, corn bread mix, stuffing, instant mashed potatoes, instant gravy 
    • LARGE CANNED GOODS black beans, red beans, garbanzo beans, black eyed peas, sweet potatoes, peaches, tropical fruits, fruit cocktails, cranberry sauce
    • SPICES: onion powder, garlic powder, curry powder, salt, bay leaves, all spices, cumins and complete seasonings
  • Toy Drive:  NEW ONLY: 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
  • Women's Items: NEW ONLY: Bath robes, slippers, body sprays, perfumes, nail polish, fun-scented lotions. We must complete 300 identical bags so please contact isabella@lotushouse.org with what you wish to collect. 

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

 

 

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.