How To Get Involved

Physical Donations

NOTE: For all donations, please call ahead to schedule a drop off time with Marlene at 831-883-8387 x238 or mbaker@vtcmonterey.org.   When possible, please try to send a picture(s) of your items.

We need:

  • Non perishable food items
  • New Personal Hygiene Products (Toothbrushes, combs, brushes, etc.)
  • Winter clothing (jackets, sweaters, knit caps, thermal underwear, socks)
  • Clothing (Clean, serviceable men’s, women’s, and children’s)
  • Linens for smaller beds-twins, doubles (bed linen, towels, pillows etc.)
  • Pillows
  • Blankets
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Furniture (Lamps, Night stands, Coffee Tables, Small dining tables with chairs, Stand up dressers, small bed frames – please no mattresses unless new/unwrapped)
  • Small Kitchen Appliances (toasters, hand-mixers, blenders, coffee makers, microwaves, toaster ovens, juicers, crock pots, electric skillets, woks)
  • Cleaning supplies (dish soap, sponges/bottle brushes, SOS pads, handi-wipes, disinfectant, paper towels, dish rack for sink, toilet paper, light bulbs, energy-efficient laundry detergent, mops, brooms, vacuum cleaners)

Thank you, but we do NOT need:

  • Queen and larger beds/bedding
  • Mattresses (unless new-not previously used, and wrapped)
  • Large sofas – 6’+
  • Knick-knacks and shelf decor
  • Office supplies
  • File cabinets
  • Newspapers, books, magazines
  • Appliances or electronics that do not work or are missing cables/remotes, etc.

Alternatives to Donating Items VTC isn’t able to Use:

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Please consider a financial donation. Your contribution goes directly to the Veterans in our Coming Home Program and is tax deductible.

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Reach out to the following agencies:

  • St. Vincent DePaul
  • Salvation Army
  • Goodwill Industries
  • Habitat for Humanities “ReStore”
  • Last Chance Store

Upcoming Events

Oct
19
Sat
2019
all-day Honor Our Fallen 5K and 10K even...
Honor Our Fallen 5K and 10K even...
Oct 19 all-day
Honor Our Fallen 5K and 10K event - 7th Annual Event ... @ fort ord dunes state park | Marina | California | United States
The Honor Our Fallen 5K/10K Walk & Run is a tribute to our Nation’s fallen heroes established by a Monterey County Gold Star Mother in 2013 who was passionate about bringing awareness of our members[...]
Nov
11
Mon
2019
5:00 pm 2nd Annual 11-11 Gala
2nd Annual 11-11 Gala
Nov 11 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
2nd Annual 11-11 Gala @ Mariott Hotel | Monterey | California | United States
Monday, November 11, 2019 at Monterey Marriott Join us at the 2nd Annual 11.11 Gala hosted by Veterans Transition Center We have special keynote speaker Dr. Charles Hoge, along with a host of other dynamic[...]

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