How to Help
In-kind donations enable the business community and individuals to directly support our work and services.
Prefer to drop-off items directly to us?
We warmly welcome items, including clothing, furniture, medical equipment and pet supplies for our Pet Kennel. For example, as we serve the street homeless through our Clothing Room and Shower program, clothing, especially men’s size 32 and 34 pants and shorts, is appreciated.
Donated items may be brought to your choice of three locations.
Donation bins are located at our main campus:
1603 NW 7th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
Items for Camillus House are also accepted at:
St. Louis Catholic Church
7270 SW 120th Street
Miami, FL 33156
Larger donations may be taken to our warehouse:
Camillus House Warehouse
2020 NW 23rd Street
Miami, FL 33142
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Frequently Asked Questions
Learn more about in-kind giving.
Non-monetary donations to a nonprofit are called in-kind contributions. A donor can give goods like food, services, time and labor, or use of facilities or equipment at no cost.
In-kind donations help nonprofits access goods and services that would otherwise be unaffordable, or free up resources to be spent on something else.
For individuals making in-kind contributions, donors can take a tax deduction for the fair market value of the donation. However, donors cannot deduct for any time or services contributed to a 501(c)(3) organization.
Any donations worth $250 or more must be recognized with a receipt. The charity receiving this donation must automatically provide the donor with a receipt. As a general rule a nonprofit organization should NOT place a value on what is donated (that is the responsibility of the donor
How to calculate the value of an in-kind donation. This is calculated by subtracting what it would have cost to buy or produce the item new from its fair market price. If you donate clothing or household items which are not in good condition, the IRS may reduce their value to what you could sell them for.