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Want to join us in making a difference? I'm raising money to benefit Purpose for Life Outreach Center, and any donation will help make an impact. The numbers of homelessness have heightened all around the country, it's not just California, Seattle, Mexico, and the border, it's in your city, your neighborhood, your back yard, or it could be one of your family members. Let's be CHANGEMAKERS in 2024, how can you help? By giving and donating to Purpose for Life Outreach Center or any agency that helps those experiencing homelessness. You know, it's funny how something as simple as giving and donating to the homeless can make you feel like you're being the hands and feet of GOD. When you selflessly offer a warm meal, a fresh pair of socks, or even just a friendly conversation to someone who is struggling on the streets, it's like you're embodying the compassion and love that GOD gives to us. In those moments, you're not just providing physical assistance; you're offering hope, dignity, and reminding them that they matter. It's one of those beautiful ways to live out your faith in an unpretentious manner. It doesn't require grand gestures or huge donations; all it takes is a willingness to see another person's humanity and extend a helping hand. And in those moments when you connect with someone who is homeless, you can't help but feel like GOD's presence is there, working through us to uplift one another. Thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to me.

Community donations play a vital role in creating a strong and thriving society. They are the lifeblood that ensures our organization can continue to provide essential services and support to those in need. Whether it's donating money, goods, or time, each contribution makes a significant impact. When community members come together and generously share their resources, they fuel grassroots initiatives like Purpose for Life Outreach Center. These donations not only address immediate needs but also promote long-term sustainability by fostering a sense of shared responsibility and empowerment within the community. Moreover, they encourage altruism and reinforce the importance of giving back. By supporting through donations, we not only help those less fortunate but also create an inclusive environment where everyone feels supported and valued – truly embodying the spirit of community. These are the donations we are in need of now:

 


 

  • Mammoth XXL Full Body Wipes

  • Sanitary Items (tampons and sanitary towels)

  • Socks 

  • Underwear 

  • Bus Pass, travel card or similar 

  • Sewing Kit with Scissors 

  • Shoe Inners 

  • Ziplock freezer bags 

  • Hair Ties & Head Bands 

  • Unused Gift Cards 

  •  Dry shampoo 

  • Sweets and snacks

  • A hiker's backpack or good quality backpack 

  • Water bottle

  • Beef jerky

  • Tuna salad and cracker packs

  • Peanut butter cracker packs

  • Breakfast/protein bars (watch out for melty chocolate)

  • Raisins, craisins, other dried fruit

  • Mints and Other non-perishable food items

  • Pet food

  • Laundry detergent

  • Baby supplies

  • Reusable containers

  • Blankets

  • Pillows

  • First aid kits

  • Sunscreen

  • Hats

  • Gloves 

  • Scarves

  • Nail clippers

  • Bandages (large ones, especially useful for blisters)

  • Comb and/or brush

  • Hand lotion

  • Lip balm

  • Face towels

  • Toothbrush and toothpaste

  • Incontinence underwear

  • Chewable multivitamins

  • Tissues

  • Headlamp flashlight

  • Rain ponchos

  • Flashlight

  • Hand warmers

  • Can opener

  • Quarters for laundry

  • Cough drops

  • Tarp

  • Utensils

  • Clothes

  • Boots

  • Shoes

 

These are statistics of the 2023 State Housing Profile in MN and homeless rankings across the country.

https://mhponline.org/wp-content/uploads/2023_StateProfile.pdf

Luke 6:38

38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”

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