Due to concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19, the Community West Foundation cannot accept in-person donations until further notice. 

For thousands of Cleveland’s homeless, socks are a gift that’s never taken for granted. In fact, they are the item that's most requested by anyone living outside.

Donate Online

One-Time Contribution:

Make a one-time, tax-deductible donation. Please select from the following options:


For other donations amounts, click here.

Recurring Online Donation:

Setup a monthly contribution for continued support throughout the year. Please select from the following options:

Donate By Mail

To mail your contribution, please send to:


c/o Community West Foundation
800 Sharon Dr., Suite C
Westlake, Ohio 44145

Donate In Person

You may drop off items for the homeless at the Community West Foundation Office in Westlake or The Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless (NEOCH) at 3631 Perkins Avenue, in Cleveland.  NEOCH will distribute items directly to the city’s least fortunate residents. Remember, every little bit will go a long way towards helping someone survive.

Items Needed Include:

  • New Socks
  • Blankets
  • Coats
  • RTA one-day bus tickets
  • Toiletries
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Water bottles
  • Towels/hand wash cloths, tissues and baby wipes
  • Back packs, sleeping bags and tents
  • Ponchos
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen

Host An Event

Get your school, church or organization involved in the fundraising effort. 

You can host a car wash, have a sock hop or start a collection box. Be creative! 

Download this brochure for more ways to help. 

Provide Ongoing Funding

Donors can also help provide ongoing support to organizations that address homelessness through their Donor Advised Fund.  For more information, contact us at 440-360-7370. #SocksPLUS #S+