Lunch & Learn
An informative discussion with employees about youth homelessness, what services Larkin Street provides, what has changed during COVID-19, and the impacts on the young people we serve. This an important opportunity for those interested in learning more about a complex issue in our community with the opportunity to ask questions.
Kit Assembly Options
While on-site volunteering is on-hold at the moment due to the pandemic, there are still plenty of ways to give back to the young people at Larkin Street. Our kit assembly options will benefit young people across programs. Donate the contents of any kit below and get a group together virtually to create personalized notes. A Larkin Street representative will join to do a quick overview of services and be available for any questions.
Art Assembly kit
Our Art program provides hands-on visual, performing arts and design training, along with professional community engagements, including our annual Performing Arts Night.
- acrylic paints
- USB drives
- paint sticks
This can be combined with an in-kind drive of used cameras, musical equipment, and photo or music editing software.
“It takes a Village” Assembly kit
Some of the young people we serve are parenting or expecting and this kit reminds them that they are not alone and are part of a larger community. Get a group together virtually to customize/decorate white onesies.
- onesie for decoration
- package of diapers
- 2 jars of baby food or snacks
- $25 Target gift card
Basic Needs kit
These basic essentials are available in our drop-in spaces and ensure young people have access to daily supplies.
- toiletries (soap, toothbrush, comb, etc.)
These items are available to young people who are moving into housing and don’t often have the means to purchase. These kits provide important supplies and welcome a young people to their new home.
- bedding (full or queen)
- cleaning supplies
- laundry detergent, dryer sheets, and laundry hamper
- cooking supplies (pan, pot, spatula, etc.)
- $25 Target or Ross gift card to purchase additional items (optional)
Cycle Care kit
These kits include menstrual cycle essentials that crucial to the youth in our program. They are available in our drop-in spaces and ensure young people have access to not only essentials, but also wellness!
Curly Hair kit
Our youth deserve to feel beautiful and have self care and hair care that is unique to them! In the spirit of diversity, equity, and inclusion, we are asking for hair care specific to curlier hair textures!