House by the Side of the Road Household Items Drive

Thank you to everyone that participated in RSVP Washtenaw’s collection for House by the Side of the Road. Because of your generosity, RSVP was able to give them all of these wonderful items!

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RSVP Washtenaw is collecting items for House by the Side of the Road, a nonprofit organization that provides clothing and household goods to people in need in Washtenaw County. “The House” serves over 1,000 families per year, and gives these items away free of charge! For information about how you can help The House, call 734-971-2550 or visit them at 824 Phoenix, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. For more information about RSVP, visit:

Household & Personal Care Items Drive

Service Project for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 20, 2014 – Friday, February 14, 2014

Phone: 734-712-4325 · Fax: 734-712-7833

E-mail: [email protected]


Drop off locations:

  • Catholic Social Services-Packard Office
  • Catholic Social Services-RSVP Office
  • Dixboro United Methodist Church
  • First Baptist Church of Ann Arbor
  • House by the Side of the Road
  • VISION Volunteer Center at EMU
  • Women’s Center of Southeastern Michigan

List of suggested new items:

  • Toilet paper
  • Lotion
  • Paper towel
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Wash cloths
  • Hand/body soap
  • Dish soap
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Laundry soap
  • Kleenex
  • Napkins
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste
  • Plastic/foil wrap
  • Bandaids
  • Plastic cups/plates
  • Sanitary napkins/tampons

Printable Flyer available here!