Together We Can Make a Difference

Here's how to help

Give money

Give gifts

See current needs

Give a meal

See meal schedule

Give time

Become a volunteer

Current Needs

Please donate only age-appropriate (13-24) clothing or shoes that are in good condition.

  • Individually packaged snacks
  • Bus tickets
  • Blankets
  • Travel/hiking can openers
  • Makeup
  • Nail clippers
  • Ace wraps
  • Large bandages
  • 1-2 person waterproof tents
  • Thick and waterproof sleeping bags
  • Unused tarps
  • Hiking/travel backpacks
  • Individual size and jugs or juice that do not need to be refrigerated
  • Individual snacks (trail mix, jerky, nuts, fruit snacks, corn nuts)
  • Peanut butter
  • Rice Krispy Treats
  • Canned tuna or chicken
  • Ravioli
  • Pop-top canned meals
  • Deodorant
  • Mouthwash
  • Body wash
  • Full-size bottles of shampoo and conditioner
  • Hairbrushes, bobby pins
  • Sunblock
  • Lip balm
  • Tampons
  • Hygiene wipes
  • Shaving cream
  • Men's shoes
  • Boxers and boxer briefs (no "speedo" briefs)
  • White undershirts, tank tops
  • Waterproof jackets
  • Belts (all sizes)
  • Ankle socks
  • Women’s shoes
  • Bikini-style underwear, especially size small
  • Bras and sports bras (all sizes)
  • Leggings
  • Waterproof jackets
  • Ankle socks
  • Latex gloves
  • Toilet paper
  • Plastic forks
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Grocery bags
  • Gallon-sized freezer bags
  • Dishwasher soap
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Meal partners

Our meal partners are individuals, businesses, churches, and friend groups who graciously take the time to prepare or buy a meal for our youth. This is a heavy lift, as on average we see 35-40 youth a day! With our Summer Hours, we ask that the meal be brought by 1:00p. Some ideas for types of food to bring include, but are not limited to:

  • Casseroles
  • Lasagna
  • Mexican food
  • Chicken dishes
  • Pizza
  • Soup
  • Chili
  • Sloppy Joes
  • Sandwiches

Call or email with any questions or to sign up!

(509) 895-2665

jv@rodshouse.org

The following dates need help

December

16th - Monday

30th - Monday

January

2nd - Thursday

3rd - Friday

6th - Monday

8th - Wednesday

15th - Wednesday

20th - Monday

21st - Tuesday

22nd - Wednesday

27th - Monday

29th - Wednesday

30th - Thursday

31st - Friday

November

20th - Wednesday

29th - Friday

Become a Volunteer

Whether it is helping us with projects around the house, serving a meal, or just talking to a young person about their day, volunteers are an essential part of our mission at Rod’s House. We are always looking for new volunteers who are eager to help empower youth to reach their full potential!

We also need volunteers to help us with facility maintenance, fundraising, housekeeping, organizing, sorting donations, and other projects that keep Rod’s House running smoothly. Whatever your skills are, we want to help find a way to use them to make a difference!

We Need Volunteers to Help with the Following:

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Facility maintenance

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Fundraising

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Serving meals

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Cleaning

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Organizing and sorting donations

How to Become a Volunteer at Rod's House:

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Download our volunteer application and submit it to us in person or email office@rodshouse.org.

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We will review your application and contact you to schedule a volunteer orientation where we’ll talk more about Rod’s House and volunteering opportunities.

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We will set up a schedule with you and get started!

Want to volunteer at Rod's House?
Fill out this form, and we'll be in touch!

Want to volunteer for our Young Adult Shelter shifts?
Click here to find the Shelter shift calendar!