Hot Meals: Friends serves hot meals at 5:00 PM Monday through Friday and at 11:30 AM Saturday along with sack lunches on Saturday to provide a Sunday meal, when the kitchen is “dark”. Meals are prepared by volunteers or donor organizations and served to our guests by the volunteers. This is a table service where the guests are seated around tables bringing together as many as 8 visiting friends per table in a family style atmosphere.
Friends in the Desert seeks donations of and purchases preventive health care items such as soap, shampoo, feminine hygiene products, tooth paste, tooth brushes and other related items such as Socks and Clothing… these items are available based on the items donated by private organizations or individuals. Clean socks and underwear and hygiene items are critical for the prevention of health problems.
You can make a difference! There are many opportunities to participate in your own way at Friends in the Desert. Your contributions help our guests in transitioning from homelessness and unemployment to gainful employment. The transition from life on the street to new occupations and more permanent housing is a measure of the difference you can make by participating in your own way at Friends in the Desert.
Friends In The Desert is an IRS approved 501(c)(3) organization. What does this mean? One of the primary benefits of being tax-exempt under IRS Section 501(c)(3) is the ability to accept contributions and donations that are tax-deductible to the donor/sponsor. So please help us with your tax-exempt donations, to find out more about how you can contribute, just click on the check image above.