Make a Difference and Donate

Project Hope recognizes that our continued success depends on a caring, sensitive community where we can exceed expectations by going beyond the obvious need for services by delivering these services in a confidential and safe environment, but we cannot do it without YOUR HELP!!

Your donations allow us to help survivors meet basic needs, ensure safety, and gain independence and self-sufficiency.  We need financial contributions, as well as donations of items like food, clothing, hygiene items and cell phones.

Food Drive

We have seen an uptick in the number of clients who are experiencing food insecurity, and as a result have nearly depleted our personal stock of emergency food supplies. Though the Gunnison Food Pantry has been tremendously helpful in helping us fill the gap, we would love to have more on hand to provide our clients with immediate food assistance. We are looking specifically for non-perishable items that do not need much cooking equipment or other ingredients. Useful items include:

  • Canned fruits, vegetables, beans
  • Canned soup and ramen
  • Easy mac
  • Instant oatmeal
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Ready to eat meals (not frozen)
  • Peanut butter
  • Jelly

Annual Appeal

To learn more about why you should donate to Project Hope, please click below to view our annual report.

2021 State of Project Hope

Financial Donations

You are welcome to call us anytime at (970) 641-2712 to discuss monetary contributions or in-kind gifts. Gifts can be mailed to Project Hope PO BOX 1812 Gunnison, CO 81230.  For a fast and easy way to donate, click on the yellow "Donate Now" buttons located on our pages to be taken to an online donation page.  We also accept donations through Amazon Smile (click here to learn more about Amazon Smile) and City Market (click here to learn more about City Market Community Rewards).

Donations of Goods

We often have thoughtful members of the community who want to make donations of clothing, food, personal hygiene items furniture, appliances and other household items. Unfortunately, we have limited storage space and are not always in need of these items.  Please call us at (970) 641-2712 to make sure we are able to take your items before you bring them by our office.  If we are unable to accept your items at the office, you can still use them to help us, just take them to:

Boom-A-Rang will accept your clothing items.  Use our account number when you drop off your donations so that our account will be credited the money (call the office for our account number).  If you have never used them for consignment before, speak to one of the employees and they will explain what you need to do.  This allows us to take clients in need over to the store and allow them to choose the clothing that works for them!

Six Points Thrift Store accepts clothing and household items.  Please call and check to make sure that they will take your items and for donation days/times.  You don’t need to do anything special, just drop your items off in the designated area.  When Project Hope has clients in need of household goods/clothing Six Points issues us a voucher so the client can choose the items that they need.

Cell Phones – Ever wonder what to do with your old cell phone?

We have the answer for you! We collect used cell phones, that are either turned over to a program that refurbishes them and sends us a check; or some functioning, wiped phones can be used directly by clients.  

Items that are donated to Project Hope may be eligible for a tax deduction, please speak with a staff member when you make your donation for more information.  If you have any questions, feel free to call us at any time!

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