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Donations are always welcome and appreciated.
Our biggest needs currently include:
* Personal garments: new underwear(please do not launder)
* Laundry supplies: liquid detergent, bleach
* Food stuff: ramen noodles, pop-top canned meats and meals, coffee,
individually packages snacks and crackers, individually wrapped candy
* Personal supplies: deodorant, individual-sized baby powder,
fixodent, pregnancy tests
* Cleaning supplies: rubbing alcohol (70% & 91%)
ADDITIONAL ITEMS, including clothing, shoes, linens, small appliances, kitchen wares, small furniture items, and books may be donated to our sister organization The Franciscan Peddler. Proceeds come directly to Franciscan Ministries to help support our core work.
Donations may be brought to Franciscan Ministries' main offices at the Centennial Barn (110 Compton Road) during regular business hours. For Peddler donations, we will direct you to their drop box nearby on campus.
On average, the number of individual clients we see is currently over 100.
Over the past 18 months there has been a 256% increase in the number of client visits.
We rely on a small staff and dedicated volunteers to run the center each day. Volunteers, particularly those with a social work or medical background, are always needed.
2142 Hatmaker Street
Monday - Friday
9am - 2pm
For more information, contact:
Tamar’s Center is a day center that provides shelter and care for women who suffer from addiction and are being exploited through human sex trafficking. Many of these women are homeless.
We act as a first responder, helping the women with their most urgent needs, ranging from food to security and from housing to medical care.