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The Space at Tompkins is a 501c3 non-profit organization that relies on the generosity of individuals, community organizations, and foundations to carry out our work. Contributions to The Space help us provide critical services to transient and homelessness individuals. As we continue to grow and reach out to more clients, so does our need for support. Your contribution will truly have a lasting positive impact on people’s lives. We are very grateful for your support!

In-Kind Donations

In-kind donations are gifts of goods and services rather than money, and can be made by individuals or organizations. If you would like to make an in-kind donation, we recommend contacting us to setup a pickup or drop-off: Contact Us

Some of the many items that we need:
Hygienic Supplies: Sunscreen, soap, toothpaste, deodorant, mouthwash, eye care, hair care products, feminine products.
Clothing: Adult coats, sneakers, undergarments & socks (new), professional clothing for young men and women, jeans, t-shirts, sweaters, pajamas.
Educational Items: Pens/pencils, bookbags, notebooks, looseleaf and computer paper, computers and printers
Pet Supplies: Dog food, collars, leashes, etc.
Miscellaneous: Metrocards, phonecards, blankets, pillows, towels, non-perishable food, batteries.

We are always open to other offers of assistance. If you believe you have something that could benefit our organization, please reach out to us here or email outlining the offer.  

Make a Donation to The Space at Tompkins

Your tax-deductible donation supports the most vulnerable members of our community. Thank you for your generosity and your confidence in our life-saving work. Every gift matters.
Make a secure online donation now


People just like you are the backbone of our work and are an integral part of our mission. Have a skill you’d like to share, or practice a skill for a stronger resume? Try it out with us!

Donate an hour of your time:

  • First Aid Class
  • Nursing
  • Counseling/Therapy
  • Lead a cooking class

Contact us for information on volunteer opportunities at The Space:

In the meantime, please spread the word about the work we do and help us bring recognition to this community of at-risk adults and youth so they may get a chance at a productive life.