Indoor: Collections

  • Collect and donate diapers to food bank, homeless shelter or abuse network.
  • Collect and recycle prescription eyeglasses by collecting door-to-door or at collection boxes in churches; donating to optometrist for reconditioning and sending to organizations in undeveloped countries for free distribution to needy persons.
  • Collect and refurbish old bicycles to donate to a homeless shelter or inner-city youth group.
  • Collect and sort clothing and sports equipment for juvenile detention center or homeless shelter.
  • Collect books for county jail.
  • Collect eyeglasses from mortuaries and donate to needy.
  • Collect items for overseas troops.
  • Collect school supplies for distribution through food bank for children in families where people unemployed or otherwise in need.
  • Collect supplies for natural disaster relief.
  • Collect worn-out American flags from civic and school groups throughout the community, then organize and conduct a flag retirement ceremony.
  • Conduct a blanket or coat drive.
  • Conduct a coat drive.
  • Conduct a food drive for the needy and arrange distribution.
  • Conduct a food drive for families of military personnel stationed abroad.
  • Create a library at care center; collect books and periodicals to fill it.
  • Plan and conduct a canned food drive for homeless shelter.
  • Collect books for center for a child and adult literacy among underserved city/county residents.
  • Collect books for children’s library.
  • Collect luggage for foster children.
  • Collect, obtain and provide camping equipment and camping training for youth with disabilities.
  • Collect, repair, paint and deliver toys to toy lending library, Salvation Army or similar organization for distribution to needy children.
  • Build a computerized inventory for a nonprofit.
  • Create computer inventory of cemetery data.
  • Build clothes racks or shelving for food bank or clothing bank to hold donated items until distribution.
  • Conduct a book fare for a church bookstore.
  • Assist a public library by sorting and cataloging books.