How to Help

These are the primary ways you can support the Poverello House. We also encourage you to come and visit to see exactly what we do. 221 E. Lee St. Tucson, AZ 85705 (Wednesday – Sunday, 9:00am to 2:00pm)


We currently need weekend triage volunteers to check guests in and take their temperatures. We also need yard volunteers to monitor the shower area and washing machines. All volunteer duties are outside. Interested persons should call Jeanette at 909.446.5469 or email

Monetary Donations

Poverello House requires approximately $6,000 each month to operate. All donations go directly to pay for rent, utilities, supplies and food. You can make a one time donation or set up a monthly contribution. Any and all support is greatly appreciated.

Donate to Tucson Poverello House

Participate in the Annual Dinner

On Monday, October 4th, we will hold a virtual celebration for the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi Dinner in support of Tucson Poverello House. You can make a donation or buy raffle tickets for some great raffle prizes.

Clothing Donations

We are in need of men’s belts, t-shirts and jeans (size 28 – 38 new or used).  Call 520.624.0589 to schedule a donation drop-off.
Consider organizing a drive at your church, organization or other group to collect new socks and underwear as well as gently used, clean jeans, shirts, backpacks and sleeping bags. Contact Anne at 520.908.7239 for more information.

Food Donations

We are in need of non-perishable single serving food items such as: canned meats or tuna that don’t require a can opener, peanut butter, cheese crackers, sports drinks, 16 oz bottles of water, dried fruit and jerky.

Call 520.624.0589 to schedule a donation drop-off.

Thank You Volunteers!
We Couldn’t Do It Without You!


Our volunteers donate lunch 240 days each year


​​ It takes over ​2,500 volunteer hours ​to provide our services each year


We have 42 active volunteer Lunch-makers

Contact Us

Poverello House of Tucson

Phone: 520.624.0589
Street: 221 E. Lee St. Tucson, AZ 85705
Mail: PO Box 50782, Tucson, AZ 85703
Hours: Wed - Sun, 9:00am to 2:00pm

Guests: Please c​all 520.624.0589 to reserve a space​.​

Clothing donations: Call 520.624.0589 to schedule a donation drop-off. Thank you for your generosity!

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