Donate Food, Clothes, or Other Items

Update 9/20/22: Due to limited storage, we can only accept items that are urgently needed. The following items are currently being accepted at our admin office. This page will be updated when the list of needs changes. The list typically updates monthly.

  • Winter Clothing – Long-sleeve shirts for men and women; sweaters for men and women; weather-resistant coats/jackets only for men and women (sizes L, XL most needed); beanies for men and women; and men’s pants sizes 30-36 only. NO scarves; NO socks. 
  • Twin-size blankets and towels
  • Hand/Feet warmers

NEW DONATION HOURS: To streamline our donation process, donations are no longer being accepted at our shelter (unless it’s unexpired food). Please drop off items from our needs list on Tuesday OR Thursday, 830am – 5pm at our admin office, located at 488 Crown Point Circle, Suite 100, Grass Valley, Ca 95945 (admin is closed weekends and all major holidays). We greatly appreciate the community’s help at such times of uncertainty. In the words of Utah Phillips, “If we all stick together, we’ll get what we need.”  Thank you!

Please consider gifting other treasures to Hospice of the Thrift, the Salvation Army or Sammie’s Friends, all of whom support of efforts to help people back into housing. 


More Ways to Help:



1. Adopt a night for $395 and provide the most basic food and shelter for 65 people.
2. Buy gift cards to local fast food or coffee cards for sustenance and a place out of the rain. Drop them off to Utah’s Place at 1262 Sutton Way.
3. Volunteer to further the efforts of Hospitality House.
4. Run a unique class or offering. Call 530-615-0852 with questions or to sign up.
5. Bring a pound of ground coffee or box of protein bars. Drop them off to Utah’s Place at 1262 Sutton Way.


1. Purchase and deliver a hot breakfast for 65 people. (Please call ahead so we know you’re coming!) or consider joining our cooking club and cook once a month with a group of friends or organization. Meals needs to be prepared in a commercial kitchen so we can comply with the Environmental Health Code. It can be purchased at a deli, restaurant or catering company (i.e. breakfast burritos from Safeway Deli)
3. Adopt a night for $395 and provide the most basic food and shelter for 65 people.

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1262 Sutton Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945

Shelter Line: (530) 271-7144


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