Friendship Place volunteers provide invaluable support to the men, women, and children experiencing homelessness in our community. Each year, more than 400 volunteers donate more than 20,000 hours of service to our community.

We welcome volunteers of all ages, including students in need of service hours.

Listed below are some of the many ways in which you can donate your time to those in need, be it individually or as part of a group. We also welcome your own unique ideas!

Volunteer Opportunities

Individual Volunteers

  • Welcome Center front desk receptionist
  • Donation pick-ups
  • Job Placement
  • Mentor
  • Movers/Clean-up Crew
  • Office volunteer (administrative or creative)
  • Events support

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Group Volunteers

  • Landscaping
  • Cleaning
  • Organizing donations
  • Move-Ins (for participants moving into housing)
  • Sponsor toiletry bags, outreach kits, or an alternate essential.

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Please click here to sign up to help sponsor a holiday need.

Your Donation Helps End Homelessness!

Your support for Friendship Place has a lasting impact. In 2018, our programs ended or prevented homelessness for more than 1,500 people, including 472 children in families and 439 veterans. We empowered 226 people experiencing or at risk of homelessness to get jobs through innovative, state-of-the-art job placement services. Friendship Place's programs collectively served a total of 3,770 people in 2018. Make a donation today in support of our work to end homelessness. Questions? Please feel free to call our fundraising office, 202.503.2970.

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