Drives and Donations

The Center is incredibly grateful for our supportive community! If you'd like to give back by hosting a drive or making a donation, please reach out to us to learn what we need. ​

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is There Anything You Don't Accept? 
  • Mouthwash with alcohol

  • Durable medical equipment

  • Medication (unless it's unopened ibuprofen)

  • Mattresses

  • Hospital beds

  • Used underwear

  • Furniture

  • Large household appliances

  • Exercise equipment

  • Opened non-perishable food items

  • Clothes that are permanently stained, ripped or torn

  • Wheelchairs, crutches or walkers

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I drop off donations? Do you pick up from my house? 

You can drop off donations to our front desk at 813 South Michigan Street in South Bend, IN. All donations are tax deductible. 

Don't live in our area? We have an Amazon Wish List! 

Unfortunately do to staffing limitations, we do not pick up donations.

Frequently Asked Questions

I would like to host a donation drive. Do you have boxes? 

Yes we do! Thanks to our friends at Welch Packaging, we have large donation bins for you to use.

ABOUT US

The Center opened December 18, 1988 and has served more than 65,000 individuals experiencing homelessness. The Center strives to break the cycle of homelessness for men, women, children and Veterans. 

ADDRESS

574-282-8700

813 S. Michigan St.

South Bend, IN 46601

info@cfh.net

Veteran's Center

574-968-5349

747 S. Michigan St.

South Bend, IN 46601

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