1033 E Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, Usa
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Our missionHorizon House will serve as Central Indiana’s champion and trusted leader for supporting homeless neighbors to achieve long term self-sufficiency.

Horizon House

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Ways to help

Clerical Work

Help with filing paperwork, addressing envelopes, entering data on computer, etc.
  • Occasional, Monthly
  • 21+, 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Office work
  • On-site
  • Weekdays

Donation Center

Sort clothing and items upstairs in our donation center. Also helping to assist in making sure that donation center is clean and organized.
  • Occasional, Monthly
  • Teens, 21+, 55+, Adults
  • Individuals, Groups (2-10)
  • Indoor
  • On-site
  • Weekdays


Help with organizing and serving food to the neighbors, as well as cleaning up the kitchen as needed.
  • Occasional, Monthly
  • 21+, 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • On-site
  • Weekdays

Dayroom/Front Desk

Assisting the Horizon House staff with the daily needs of the neighbors, clearing tables, sweeping, sorting mail, answering questions, retrieving needed items.
  • Occasional, Weekly, Monthly
  • 21+, 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Office work, Indoor
  • On-site
  • Weekdays

Outdoor Landscaping and Cleanup

Help with debris cleanup, landscaping, pulling weeds, washing windows, etc.
  • One-time, Occasional, Weekly, Monthly
  • 21+, 55+, Adults
  • Individuals, Groups (2-10), Groups (10+), Corporate Teams, Families
  • Physical, Outdoor
  • On-site
  • Weekdays, Weekends
Items we need now

Wish List Items needed

Donations of all kinds are accepted! Our wish list provides an up-to-date representation of what our current needs are, and is updated frequently. If you can’t make it to Horizon House to drop off a donation, you can always order and ship something from our Amazon Wish List.****If you choose this option, please request that items are delivered during Horizon House business hours (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 7 am – 3 pm and Wednesday: 7 am – 12 pm) to ensure your package gets properly delivered to us.

Highlighted Needs

High priority items
  • Men’s & women’s boots in all sizes
  • Men’s & women’s jeans in all sizes
  • Men’s & women’s underwear in all sizes
  • Razors
  • Travel-sized shampoo, conditioner, and body lotion
For those in our Housing Program:
  • Housing Food Kits (Example: pasta/spaghetti/noodles, pasta sauce, ramen noodles, cans of soup, cans of vegetables, cans of chili, packages of tuna, peanut butter) Cans that do not require a can opener are preferable
  • Toilet paper and paper towels
  • Multipurpose cleaner, Clorox wipes
  • Mop and broom
  • Dish soap and sponge
  • Laundry detergent
  • Toilet bowl cleaner and brush
  • Trash bags and trash can with lid
  • Household items to help someone get started in their new home: dish sets, pots and pans, can openers, silverware, dish towels, towels, shower curtains, sheet sets (labeled), blankets and pillows, decorative pillows, curtains. New or gently used and without stains.
  • Large sized hygiene items: shampoo/conditioner, body wash, soap, toothpaste, etc
For those in our Family Program:
  • Diapers (sizes will vary) and wipes
  • Strollers
  • Gentle used toys
  • Cribs, mattresses, toddler beds, bedding (sizes and needs will vary)
  • Art materials for all ages (construction paper, crayons, scissors, glue sticks, multi-colored pipe cleaners)
All donations for Family Program should go through [email protected] Go to our website to see the full list of needed items
  • In-Kind Donations
  • Wishlist - Amazon, etc
Learn More
How you helpThe Horizon House volunteer program has been dedicated to educating and engaging individuals to become life-long community advocates for the homeless. We believe that ending homelessness is a community effort. That is why we strive to provide a holistic approach to volunteerism that includes both service and learning.
About usHorizon House is a full-service agency that connects individuals experiencing homelessness with integrated, comprehensive services. We provide a safe place and basic services as they take steps towards a more stable life.
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