Looking for Ways To Help the Homeless?

Donations are needed at the Welcome Inn.

Folks looking to lend a hand or drop off much-needed items have a list supplies needed at the Welcome Inn day center in Royal Oak.

The day center for the homeless during the winter months is a place where guests, mostly men aged 21 to 68, find warmth—both physical and spiritual. 

Roy Watson, of Clawson, the executive director, released a list of items the center desparately needs.

"It is really a community effort," he said.

Wish list

  • Milk
  • Paper & styrofoam bowls (small and large)
  • Small paper & styrofoam plates
  • Salad dressing (Ranch preferred)
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • 55-gallon trash can liners
  • Tall (drawstring) kitchen bags
  • Fabreze
  • Thermal underwear (all sizes)
  • Boxer briefs
  • White socks

Donations may be dropped off weekdays between 9 a.m - 5 p.m. at Starr Presbyterian, located at 1717 W. 13 Mile Rd.


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