The Get Together currently partners with 22 Houston-based ministries. Each month, our Featured and Elite Partner Ministries submit their most pressing needs to us to share with our network. If you can help with any of the needs then please respond with form at the bottom of the page. Here are the needs shared for this month:

  • Printing event materials (qty: 250): “Printed materials for April luncheon – postcard size, front and back.”
  • Laundry detergent (qty: 10): “Recovery is messy work. We need laundry detergent to help us look our best.”
  • Large black trash bag (qty: 50): “Large trash bags. “
  • Bookkeeping: “Our volunteer bookkeeper is retiring so we are looking for someone who can help us keep our books tidy.”
  • Winter gloves (qty: 36): “Warm winter gloves for our clients.”
  • Journals (qty: 40): “Journals with 40+ pages for our clients.”
  • Forever stamps (qty: 100): “Stamps to be used for sending out end of year thank you letters.”
  • Quickbooks online help: “We need help with our product/service and chart of account management. “
  • Traffic cones (qty: 8): “We need more traffic cones to help direct traffic at our weekly food distributions. These cones help us keep clients and volunteers safe, enable us to direct cars, and help block hazards. We need 4 large and 4 small cones.”
  • Metal shelves for food pantry (qty: 5): “We need to replace several rusted and unstable shelving units in our Food Pantry that were donated years ago. These shelves are where we store non-perishable foods, packed bags of food, diapers and more. They are our primary source of storage.”
  • Megaphone (qty: 1): “We need a megaphone for our weekly food distributions. We typically have 200 cars, plus 50 clients on foot waiting in line each Tuesday. We will also use the megaphone to communicate with large volunteer groups helping in the Food Pantry lines.”
  • Handyman: “When our roof leaked this past fall, we had to remove rubber baseboards in two rooms. We need someone to cut, fit, and glue down the new baseboards. ECHOS will purchase at Home Depot, we just need someone to install.”
  • Retreat location: “We need a retreat location for our team retreat April 1-2nd (10 – 15 people).”
  • Committee members (qty: 2): “We are looking for 2 additional committee members to help plan the 10 year gala.”
  • Personal introductions: “We need personal introductions to business owners who share our passion for mental health services so that we can build a network of community partners and supporters. Would you be willing to connect us over coffee or a lunch with someone you know who would be a possible partner or supporter of our ministry?”
  • Partnership: “We are interested in contacts who may be interested in our Therapy Assistance Partnership Program where we serve as the mental health provider of choice for staff, clients, or volunteers of organizations and churches.”
  • Customized t-shirts (qty: 25): “Shirts for volunteers and staff are needed for many events we have in the community throughout the year. They help to identify us in crowds and as point people.”
  • Bluetooth speakers (qty: 3): “For music and dance therapy interventions, we use a bluetooth speaker to project sound, music, and assist with the therapy.”
  • Gently used laptop w/ Windows 2020: “We need a gently used laptop for training presentations, client interactions, and community workshops.”
  • Professional writer, poet, journalist, or storyteller: “Our Expressive Arts program would like to consult with a writer about creative writing interventions to help clients overcome challenges.”
  • 2-step folding step stool (qty: 2): “Our volunteers need step stool to help reach items high on shelves to better serve our homeless friends.”
  • White bath towels (qty: 60): “We offer hot, refreshing showers for our homeless friends five days a week. We need a week’s worth of white towels for the use of our guests.”
  • Shower chair bath bench with back (qty: 4): “Shower chair bath benches for use in our four showers to provide additional safety for our homeless friends.”
  • Press release guidance: “Guidance and best practices for creating a professional press release to help us better promote Hope Center Houston.”
  • MacBook Air (qty: 1): “This laptop will be used by our primary admin staff member who is responsible for communication, social media, donation tracking, and partnerships. This employee is currently using a MacBook Air which is their personal computer and the memory, functions, and files are nearly full because of it’s multi-use.”
  • Table for client and staff meetings (qty: 1): “Currently our organization is using 2 old fold up tables. We would like to have something that looks more professional and matches our current tables that were recently purchased on Amazon.”
  • Printer/Copier (qty: 1): “We would like to have a quality multi-purpose copier/printer that can be used by our legal staff. An example can be provided upon request.”
  • Event planner: “Houston Legal Aid would like to provide a few events throughout the year to increase engagement with donors and volunteers while also providing something meaningful to our clients (ex: celebrate a client who has completed their legal journey).”
  • Canon CR-series check scanner: “HWR has moved to a new software platform and to better use some of the functionality, we could use a check scanner. This will help our development staff and accounting team process donations more efficiently.”
  • Laptops (qty: 2): “We will be hiring two new staff members in the upcoming months and could use two laptops (HP, Dell, Lenovo) but the end of February!”
  • Team building consultant: “HWR will be doubling the size of the team over the next few months and I would love a consultant to help with maintaining culture and a healthy team during this time of growth!”
  • Warehouse/Office space consultant: “HWR is quickly growing and we could use some help determining our warehouse and office needs over the next few years. Additionally, this individual could help make sure we are making the best use of our current space.”
  • Cardstock (qty: 3): “White, blue, or green yardstick used for children’s ministry crafts and games.”
  • Outdoor lighting: “Lights for playground to be used during evening Bible studies and mentoring program.”
  • Boardgames or craft supplies: “Update the mentoring program games and craft supplies.”
  • Resume teacher/editor: “To help high school students write and edit their resumes.”
  • Red bags (qty: 50): “Red bags to distribute for heart health month in February.”
  • Red tissue paper (qty: 50): “To fill red bags for heart health month in February.”
  • Shredder (qty: 1): “To shred sensitive documents.”
  • Story branding expert: “Someone to help us tell our story and expand awareness.”
  • Gluesticks (qty: 30): “Glue Sticks used by clients for projects for our various Life Empowerment classes.”
  • Spiral notebooks (qty: 30): “One Subject spiral notebooks (any color) used by participants in our Getting Ahead classes.”
  • Sticky notes (qty: 25): “3×3 Sticky Notes to be used by participants in our Getting Ahead and various Life Empowerment classes.”
  •  Copy paper (qty: 3 boxes): For general office use
  • Reusable plates and cups (qty: 100): “We are looking for plastic-free, eco-friendly reusable plates and cups for our new community center, preferably unbreakable and dishwasher safe.”
  • Coffee mugs (qty: 100): “We are looking for coffee mugs for our new community center.”
  • Stainless steel cutlery (qty: 100): “We are in need of a set of 100 forks, knives, and spoons.”
  • Part time Director of Development and Strategic Planning: “We need help in finding a part-time Director of Development and Strategic Planning. Paid position – needs to have an insight knowledge of Houston’s foundations, as well as being skilled in grant writing, donor management; developing measurement tools for programs; update strategic and DEI plans, and more. “
  • Rodeo cookoff tickets (qty: 4): “We will give to clients and caregivers who cannot afford tickets.”
  • Disinfecting wipes (qty: 6): “15 wipes are used per day for clients to clean up work areas.”
  • New flip chart for training (qty: 5): “Large post-it easel pad that sticks to the wall for in person staff training for future disease control.”
  • Social media expert: “An expert who can assist with web campaigns through social media.”
  • Powder laundry soap (qty: 20): “Any brand powder laundry soap, we wash 100 – 200 loads of laundry week in and week out.”
  • Bed pillows (qty: 50): “We will accept any bed pillows – hopefully new or gently used Serta Gel Memory Foam Cluster Pillows (2-pack available at Sam’s Club).”
  • Tubes of toothpaste (qty: 300): “Any and all brands accepted.”
  • Landscaping Consult: “A professional landscape consult to guide us in beautifying our property.”
  • Upright carpet cleaner (qty: 1): “We would like an upright carpet cleaner to use on our rugs in the office.”
  • Microphones, mic stands, audio cables, and connectors (qty: 2): “We need two of each of these times. This will be very helpful to us when we are doing events and trainings for volunteers.”
  • Reams of paper (qty: 30): “We are in need of reams of paper for our office. We need three boxes of ten reams of paper for our printers and copiers.”
  • Graphic designer: “Graphic designer to give feedback, input, and possibly design certain items for our communication team.”
  • Copy machine (qty: 1): “We are in need of a copy machine to help make copies for our program documents on a daily/weekly/monthly basis.”
  • Desktop computer (qty:1): “Our computer has a virus and is no longer operable. We need a desktop for our front desk.”
  • Mini or 15 passenger van: “We are in need of a mini-van or a 15 passenger van that runs well, with A/C in order to transport our children to and fro the monthly programs we are offering this summer.”
  • Leadership training: “Looking to have a professional to come out and train our staff on leadership development.”
  • Water hose caddy (qty: 2): “Organization is looking for 2 heavy duty gently use water hose caddies.”
  • Portable battery jumper (qty: 2): “We are looking for 2 new or gently use battery jumpers.”
  • Popcorn (qty: 150): “We would like 150 individually wrapped popcorn bags for snacks for our program’s participants.”
  • iPad (qty: 2): “We would like 2 gently used iPad for our programs.”
  • Twin sheets (qty: 50): “Twin size bedding for children and adult women. Need ASAP!”
  • Bath towels (qty: 60): “Oversized bath towels. As new residents arrive, there is nothing more special than being able to take a hot bath.”
  • Deodorant (qty: 60): “Basic toiletries make every person feel clean and groomed.”
  • Lysol spray (qty: 25): “As Delta Variant increases, we’ve stepped up again our internal sanitizing procedures.”
  • Wristbands (qty: 1,000): “Silicone wristbands to be given to middle and high school students to promote CampusLife mentoring program.”
  • New or used gaming systems and games (qty: 2): “Gaming system and games will provide recreation for youth in Juvenile Justice Program.”
  • Coloring book and inspirational journals (qty: 50): “Coloring books and journal will provide tools for relaxation and reflection for youth in Juvenile Justice Program.”
  • Video and photography editing: “Help with best practices when putting together engaging content for marketing purposes.”

Use this form to meet a need:

Please tell us which need you can help with so that we can connect you to the appropriate person.
Name(Required)
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.