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Volunteers of America- Shelter Program

Volunteers of America provides shelter, meals and support to 150 homeless men and women at Hope for Home shelter in Pomona. They also offer a multitude of services to help individuals transition into housing.
OLA has established the third Sunday of every month to support this mission. If you are interested in providing food for a Sunday dinner, contact Tony Soto at tonysotosales@gmail.com .

Donate household goods - furniture

Rolando Lumbsden, life skills specialist, has eloquently articulated what his clients at Hope for Home in Pomona need to support their graduation from transitional housing into a real home. “Your generous material donations can markedly impact the lives of those we aid as they transition into their own homes after months, years and, yes, decades of physical and psychosocial displacement, hopelessness and abandonment,” he states. 

Needed are new or lightly-used items to help set up an apartment:

  • Full-size bed, mattress, box-spring and frame
  • Mattress liner or bedbug liner
  • Mid-size trash can
  • Full-size bedding: sheets, pillows, pillow cases
  • Curtains and curtain rods
  • Mid-size sofa
  • Small dinette set with two chairs
  • Bathroom accessories: rug, shower curtain
  • Towels
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Small toaster or microwave
  • Pots and pans
  • Paper/plastic dinnerware
  • Small TV


To donate, contact Deacon Jim Allgaier at (909) 626-3596, ext. 4216 or email jallgaier@olaclaremont.org .