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Soles4Souls is working with its partners at the Haitian American Caucus (HAC) to provide relief from the devastating effects of the recent earthquake in the country. We have set up our main warehouse location in Alabama as a hub for nonperishable donation supplies. The list below is what HAC has requested and what is being accepted at our warehouse location — please note that all of these requested items need to be new and unused. If you would like to donate, contact Nancy Youssef ( for more information.


  • Clothing, men’s/women’s/children’s
  • Underwear, all genders and sizes
  • Socks, all genders and sizes
  • Shoes, men’s/women’s/children’s (closed-toe preferred)

School Supplies and Backpacks

Home Goods

  • Sheets
  • Towels
  • Kitchen items, dishes/utensils/pots and pans)
  • Baby items
  • Diapers

Emergency Items

  • Tents
  • Tarps
  • Bungee cords
  • Rope