Your tax deductible monetary donation will impact the lives of countless homeless young adults and supports our goal to reduce LGBTQ youth homelessness in our city! 


Donations can also be mailed to:
Thrive Youth Center
P.O. Box 160161
San Antonio, TX. 78280

Do you have in-kind donations? We can always use support for our young adults at the shelter and out in apartments! 


Here are some items we currently need for our Emergency Shelter:

  • *Hand Sanitizer

  • *Vegan Snacks/Food (no-cook or microwavable) 

  • Large plush blankets/throws

  • Full-size body products- shampoo, conditioner, body wash, hair care products for ethnic hair/natural hair.

  • $10 gift cards to Starbucks, McDonald’s, HEB, Walmart, or Whataburger

  • Daily or weekly VIA bus passes

  • Printer paper (white and color)

Here are some items we currently need for our apartment clients:

  • Non-perishable food items

    • *Especially rice, rice-a-roni, beans, soups, pasta, pasta sauce, hamburger helper, granola bars, cereal/oatmeal, boxed milk, coffee, peanut butter, jelly, and fruit (packs of fruit bowls, applesauce, etc.) 

    • *Microwaveable food

  • Food Basics: Cooking oil, salt, pepper, and other commons spices

  • Laundry Supplies: Detergent, bleach, softener, and dryer sheets

  • $10 Visa gift cards (for clients to use at laundering facilities)

  • Kleenex, toilet paper, and paper towels

  • Handsoap

  • Disinfecting wipes/spray

  • Reusable shopping bags

  • Unused Pots & Pans

  • Wifi Hot Spot Devices and Data Cards

  • Prepaid Phones or Phone Cards (Cricket or Simple Mobile)

  • 2021 Calendars


Items that we no longer need at this time:

We currently have an abundance of these items due to your kind donations.

  • Period Products

  • Socks

  • Twin-size sheet sets

  • Shaving Cream

  • Masculine and Gender Neutral Deodorant

*Items with a star are high need at this time!

Please email with questions or to arrange a time to drop off donations!