ECHO accepts donations of non-perishable food, housewares, baby essentials, toiletries, and clothing. Please note that we only accept professional clothing that can be worn for work and job interviews.

Donations are accepted Monday through Thursday from 9am until 5pm and Friday from 9am until noon at 548 East Bradford Road.



Basic items needed for 3-day box of food:

  • Boxed cereals
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned fruit
  • Peanut butter
  • Bags of rice
  • Canned soup
  • Ramen noodles
  • Boxed macaroni and cheese
  • Canned tuna/meat
  • Dried milk

Snack Pack Items: Given to clients so they have something to eat on the go between meals.

  • Vienna sausages (pop top cans)
  • Fruit cup (single serving, pop top or pull tab)
  • Peanut butter crackers (single serving, 6 crackers) or Granola Bar
  • Juice box or Capri Sun drink



  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Disposable razors
  • Hygiene products
  • Incontinence products



  • Diapers
  • Wipes
  • Non-expired powdered or ready-to-drink infant formula



  • Box fans, table fans
  • Dinnerware
  • Cookware (saucepans, frying pans, pots)
  • Tableware (dinner plates, bowls, flatware)
  • Coffee makers
  • Irons & Ironing boards
  • Microwaves
  • Toasters
  • Bed linens
  • Towels
  • Alarm clocks
  • Electric space heaters



The ECHO clothing closet is managed in partnership with Notable Impressions professional development agency to provide professional attire for our clients. Please only donate items suitable to wear to work job interviews.

We do not accept casual, children’s, or baby clothing.



Most requested items needed to help those coming out of homelessness or natural disaster.

  • Beds (including twin, full, or queen mattresses and box springs)
  • Sofas (no sleepers)
  • Chairs
  • Dining table and chairs
  • Dressers/chest of drawers
  • Coffee and side tables

Please email or call Daniel Spitler at (850) 224-3246 ext 205 to arrange a pickup or for directions to drop off. We are currently utilizing a centrally-located warehouse to store our furniture until it is given to those in need.

*Please note: ECHO cannot accept large appliances, computer or electronic equipment, baby furniture, children’s toys, or any soiled or damaged items.



Cash donations and checks made payable to ECHO may be mailed or delivered to 548 E. Bradford Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32303. Online gifts may be made here.

We also accept donations of stock or property, legacy gifts, and estate planning activities. Call us at (850) 224-3246 extension 204 to discuss your philanthropic objectives for planned giving.

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