Home Sweet Home Initiative

Loisann’s Hope House invites you to participate in the our Home Sweet Home Initiative. This program is designed to magnify the impact we can have on families by providing them with an organized assortment of commonplace household items as they transition from homelessness to housing.

Many families move into permanent housing without everyday items necessary to sustain a household. The Home Sweet Home initiative connects families with people or organizations that “adopt a family” and gathers the selection of items to be donated to the family for their new home. Items needed by families are varied and encompass all facets of daily living, including:

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Kitchen Tools

  • Toaster
  • Can opener
  • Pot holders
  • Cooking utensils (spatula, slotted spoon, etc.)
  • Pots and pans
  • Silverware / flatware
  • Cups/glasses
  • Mixing bowls
  • Colander
  • Baking/cooking sheets
  • Cutting board
  • Kitchen trash can and trash bags
  • Dish drainer / dish detergent
  • Measuring cups / spoons
  • Microwave
  • Crockpot
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Linens

  • Bedding – please contact us about sizes
  • Bath rug
  • Kitchen rug
  • Dishcloth
  • Towels and washcloths
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Cleaning Supplies

  • Broom
  • Dustpan
  • Mop
  • Bucket
  • Sponges
  • Dish detergent
  • Laundry detergent
  • Bleach
  • All purpose Clorox spray
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
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Basic Furnishings

  • Bathroom trash can
  • Toothbrush holder
  • Toilet brush and plunger
  • Laundry basket / hamper
  • Hangars
  • Iron
  • Ironing board

Do you need Shelter?

If you are in any of the following situations, contact our Homelessness Helpline:

Sleeping outside (including in a car, tent, or abandoned building), In need of emergency shelter, At risk of sleeping outside or needing emergency shelter within 14 days