compound needs

help keep the compound stocked!

At our day shelter downtown, we meet our homeless friends’ physical, mental, and spiritual needs while consistently offering opportunities for growth. About 85% of our clients are men, and 15% are women. 

To arrange drop off or pick up of any of these items, please contact Jim McFarland at jim@urbanpurpose.org or 205-296-2796.

  • Underwear (bottoms): M - XXL
  • Short Sleeve T-Shirts: M - XXL
  • Wind/Sweatpants: M - XXL
  • Jeans: M - XXL
  • Athletic/Khaki Shorts: M - XXL
  • Socks: (Mens 9-13/Womens 7-10)
  • Sneakers: (Mens 9-13/Womens 7-10)
  • Work Boots: (Mens 9-13/Womens 7-10)
  • Flat Sandals: (Mens 9-13/Womens 7-10)

  • Coats: M - XXL
  • Long Sleeved T-Shirts: M - XXL
  • Sweatshirts/Hoodies: M - XXL
  •  Jeans: M - XXL
  • Wool Socks: M - XXL
  • Gloves: M - XXL
  • Thermals Tops: M - XXL
  • Thermal Bottoms: M- XXL
  • Beanie Hats
**We cannot accept dress clothing or dress shoes.**

Providing the essentials is an impactful way we care for our homeless friends. We can only use smaller sized items, such as those at Dollar Tree, in these kits.
  • Deodorant (Small)
  • Lotion (Small)
  • Bar Soap (Small)
  • Hand Sanitizer (2 oz.)
  • Toothpaste (Small)
  • Toothbrush (Soft)
  • Hand/Body Sanitizer Wipes
  • Gallon-Size Freezer Ziploc Bags
  • Quart-Size Freezer Ziploc Bags

Please contact us if you can donate or purchase the following appliances we desperately need at the Compound:
  • Clothes Washer or Dryer
  • Deep Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Iron
  • Ironing Board

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