24 HR HELP LINE  (941) 755-6805 (V/TTY)

Create Welcome Baskets for Incoming Residents:

Make a basket at home by putting together a personal hygiene basket. (To give you an idea as to what should be in the baskets – include all new items you would need when you are traveling to make you feel more at home.)

Give A Bag Of Groceries:

Load up a bag full of nonperishable groceries that would be able to feed a family of four. All bags can be dropped off at HOPE’s Outreach Office by calling 941-747-8499.

Sponsor a Family or an Activity:

Share the spirit of giving…

$300 – Sponsor 1 family for 1 week in Shelter
$500 – Sponsor some Shelter Cheer (fresh fruit, milk, a birthday party, cook out, trip to the beach)

Please contact HOPE's volunteer coordinator by phone (941) 747-8499 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Donate Gift Certificates:

Gift certificates from any grocery store, gas station, shoe store, bookstore or department store, let our families choose exactly what they need for everyday living including job readiness. Teens appreciate movie passes, bus passes, certificates from music stores or fast food certificates.



We are always in need of donations for our shelter residents. Don't want to shop at the store? Shop and donate from the comfort of your home by shopping through our Amazon Shelter Wish List Here

 Shelter Wish List July 2020



Click here to be redirected to the HOPE Family Service Volunteer Application Form page.

When you have completed the form, please click the 'Submit' button and your details will be automatically emailed.