Winter Drive

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Donation BoxesHelp make this winter just a little bit warmer for Calcasieu Parish's homeless residents by donating needed items to the annualWinter Drive. Even the smallest donations, like shampoo and cough drops, can make all the difference.

Items needed include: 

  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo (travel size)
  • Conditioner (travel size)
  • Toothpaste (travel size)
  • Toothbrush
  • Mouthwash (travel size)
  • Dental floss 
  • Shaving cream (travel size)
  • Soap
  • Comb/crush
  • Sunblock (at least 30 SPF)
  • Lip balm
  • Athlete's foot products
  • Travel Sized ToiletriesShoe insoles (women & men)
  • Plastic bandages/first-aid kits (travel size)                                       
  • Cough drops
  • Diapers
  • Towels (solid color)
  • Washcloths (solid color)
  • Mosquito repellant
  • Hand sanitizer (travel size)
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Tissues (travel size)
  • Baby wipes (travel size)
  • Disposable razors
  • Backpacks/tote bags

You must have an  original, valid Louisiana license, photo ID

or passport to receive items. No copies will be accepted.

Backpack Table

Each year, the Winter Drive serves an average of 350 residents.

 The drive is held in recognition of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, which is November 11-19.

 For more information, call 337-721-4030 (ext. 5120 or ext. 5045) .