Donation Drive: Saturday, August 18

Posted on: August 6th, 2012

Zebra Coalition® partner Rollins College will be on hand to assist with a donation drive on Saturday, August 18. How can you help? Please send the below list of needed items to your friends, co-workers and community partners and bring any listed items to our new property on North Mills Avenue on August 18.

Due to limited storage space, please consider only donating items that are on the needs list.

Zebra Coalition® Donation Drive
Saturday, August 18
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
911 N Mills Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803 (parking is available along Mills Avenue)

Current client needs
  • Gift cards from Publix or Winn-Dixie ($25 value for each card only)
  • 7-day or 30-day Lynx bus passes
  • Quarters for client laundry
  • Laundry detergent
  • New or gently used towels/towel sets
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Tall kitchen trash bags
  • Large outdoor trash bags
  • Cleaning supplies:
    • Multi-purpose surface cleaner
    • Toilet bowl cleaner
    • Window cleaner
    • Kitchen cleaner
    • Bathroom cleaner
  • Sponges for dishes and general cleaning
  • Liquid dish soap
  • Plastic storage bins with lids (15 gallon bins or larger)
  • Clothing needs:
    • Professional work attire (dress slacks, ties, belts, dress shoes, dress shirts, etc)
    • Breast binders for transgender clients
    • New/unused female & male undergarments
    • New/unused socks
 Hygiene/survival bag items
Volunteers will be on site building these bags for youth in our community
  • Basic hygiene products (small/travel size)
    • Soap
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Toothpaste
    • Toothbrush
    • Deodorant
    • Sunscreen
    • Razors
    • Shaving cream
    • Hairbrush
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Water bottle
  • Basic first-aid supplies
  • Non-perishable foods that can be opened without can opener
    • Granola/fruit bars
    • Canned fruit
    • Packs of crackers
    • Canned/packaged meat
  • Gallon zip lock bags
 Gift cards
For organization purchases/needs
  • Office Depot, Staples
  • Wal-Mart, Target
  • Home Depot
Financial contribution

$500 is the average direct cost to manage one Zebra Coalition® client each month. Any size monetary gift is appreciated.

For additional details please contact us at

The mission of the Zebra Coalition® is to foster hope, dignity and self-respect in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) youth and to provide them an opportunity to grow up in a safe, healthy and supportive environment.