In Person & Mailable Donations

Travelers Aid of Greater New Orleans is a 501 (c)(3) organization.

Charitable Contributions are tax deductible and may be made either in person, or by mailing donations to the address below:


City of New Orleans
Community Resource and Referral Center

1530 Gravier St.
New Orleans, LA  70112

Make a Donation Online

Your online donation will go towards…

$6 – provides a gift card for a small meal.

$21 – provides an unlimited use bus pass for a homeless person to get to work, and return to the emergency shelter to sleep at night.

$70 – provides a week of emergency shelter.

$100 – provides the uniforms/shoes/tools a homeless person are required to purchase before they can report to their new job.

$300 – $500 – provides funding to erase utility bill arrears.

$800 – provides the deposit for a new apartment. Often times it takes homeless persons months to save enough money to pay the deposit and first month’s rent.


You can also choose to donate anywhere from $20 – $2,000 to become a donor/sponsor of our Annual Christmas Party


  • Wal-Mart Cards
  • Gas Cards
  • Clothing (interview/ work appropriate)
  • Unused Under Garments (male/ female)
  • Bus Tokens (RTA, LTA)
  • Hygiene Products (e.g. soap, lotion, toothpaste, face towels, etc…)
  • Food Gift Cards in $5-10 denominations, please (e.g. Burger King, McDonald’s, Popeye’s, Subway, etc…)
  • Etc.


  1. Sponsor a Greyhound Bus Ticket home for a stranded individual and/or family
  2. Adopt-A-Family at Christmas or Thanksgiving time
  3. Donate to the Annual Client Christmas Party Fund
  4. Please consider Travelers Aid New Orleans in your estate planning

We are happy to accept cash or check donations. And we will purchase items from the list on your behalf.