Personal Care Bags for Unsheltered Individuals

Open Opportunity


Community Alliance for the Homeless (CAFTH) is collecting assembled care bags containing new or unopened (sample size) hygiene items to give to those experiencing homelessness. The care bags will be put into backpacks along with survival items such as socks, hats, and blankets; depending on the season. Backpacks are given to housing insecure individuals at shelters and during outreach visits. Some ideas of items to include in the bags are listed below. Thank you for your efforts to end homelessness in our community and we look forward to working with you! Please email for additional information. 

  • Quart size resealable storage bags
  • Soap/body wash
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Face wash
  • Lotion/moisturizer
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Unisex deodorant
  • Face masks
  • Toothbrush/paste



  • Any used, expired, or opened items.

Drop Off (please call to arrange a time):
Community Alliance for the Homeless (CAFTH)
44 N 2nd St, 3rd Floor, Memphis, TN, 38103

Parking Instructions:

In front of the building or Best Park - off of North 2nd Street and Court Street.

Please visit the CAFTH website for other opportunities to donate or to assist with supporting specific needs
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Requirement Details
Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:
  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.
Parking Details
Parking Instructions:
In front of the building, or
Best Park - off of North 2nd Street and Court Street.
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