Donate Food, Clothes, or Other Items

Most Urgently Needed Items at the Shelter (as of September 18, 2020):

Now down to the nitty gritty needs of the shelter for this week…
• Pillows
• New blankets/sheets
• Adult coloring books
• Colored pens and pencils
• Any crafts that can be done by one person
• Deodorant
• Hand sanitizer
• Poligrip and Polident
• Body soap
• Shampoo and conditioner, regular sizes
• Bleach
• Bottled water
• Guitar picks
• Diabetes test kits (Glucose meter & test strips)

Please drop off urgent items at Utah’s Place, located at 1262 Sutton Way between 9:00 a.m. and 12 p.m., Monday through Friday, and after 2:30 p.m. on weekends. 


To slow the spread of COVID-19, we are also collecting related preventive supplies. See the full list.

Thank you for your help.

Food Items

Call the Hospitality House Kitchen Manager, Chris Fagen at 530.271.7144 or drop off unopened food at Utah’s Place at 1262 Sutton Way, Grass Valley. Because of health codes, we cannot accept expired canned goods, home-baked items or food items from an event that have been opened.


More Ways to Help:


1. Adopt a night for $395 and provide the most basic food and shelter for 54 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. Note: all programs are temporarily suspended during the course of the pandemic.
4. Run a unique class or offering (can be a one-time offering or on-going). Call the Volunteer Manager at 615.0805 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 69 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 69 people.


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1262 Sutton Way
Grass Valley, CA 95945

Shelter Line: (530) 271-7144

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