Bless It Bag® is officially registered as a public charity 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our mission is to give people a simple way to help improve the homeless population’s quality of life. Bless It Bag® is meant to be a helpful alternative to giving money which can often times be harmful. One dollar per bag goes to a charity of the buyer’s choice chosen from our list of charities that deal with current issues. It is up to the buyer to physically do the act of giving or they can ship bags in bulk to the homeless shelters that have agreed to receiving Bless It Bags. Bless It Bag® has no religious affiliations. For the charities and shelters lists please see below.
Bless It Bag, inc. is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions, such as money donations, product donations, or Bless It Bag® purchases are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Bless It Bag’s tax identification number is 83-3486929
IF YOU ARE A BRAND REPRESENTATIVE INTERESTED IN DONATING ITEMS TO BLESS IT BAG® OR A CHARITY/SHELTER REPRESENTATIVE INTERESTED IN BEING SPONSORED BY BLESS IT BAG® PLEASE EMAIL:
FOR ALL OTHER INQUIRIES PLEASE EMAIL:
WHAT’S IN THE BAG?
Men's Bless It Bag® includes:
A bottle of Boxed water, 4 non-perishable food items, a change of underwear, a change of socks, deodorant stick, 2 hand sanitizer wipes, 2 baby wipes, a tissue pack, chapstick, body lotion, tooth brush, toothpaste, comb, an expandable wash cloth, a full wash cloth, sunscreen packet, a bar of soap, an emergency mylar blanket, and a condom. (22 items total)
Women's Bless It Bag® includes:
A bottle of Boxed water, 4 non-perishable food items, a change of underwear, a change of socks, deodorant stick, 2 hand sanitizer wipes, 2 baby wipes, a tissue pack, chapstick, body lotion, tooth brush, toothpaste, comb, an expandable wash cloth, a full wash cloth, sunscreen packet, a bar of soap, an emergency mylar blanket, a condom, a feminine wipe, and 2 maxi pads. (24 items total)
Dog’s Bless It Bag® includes:
A wet food tray, 1 cup of kibble, 1 milk bone treat, 1 rawhide treat, a roll of poop bags, a dog shampoo packet, a bar of soap, and a pack of sanitary pet wipes. (8 items total)
WHAT IS A BLESS IT BAG®?
Men's, Women's, and Dog's care packages sold to people who want to help those who are experiencing homelessness. This is meant to be a better alternative to giving money which can often times be more harmful than helpful.
$1 per bag goes to a charity of the buyer's choice from a selected list of charities sponsored by Bless It Bag ® listed below.
HERE ARE SOME SUGGESTED ITEMS TO ADD TO YOUR BAGS:
-Information pamphlets with local resources
(We love Beleaflets you can print resource pamphlets from different LA areas to add to your Bless It Bags)
-Gift cards for food
-Blankets and towels
-Body wash, shampoo, conditioner
-Beanie and scarf
-Water for dog bags
HERE ARE SOME ITEMS TO AVOID ADDING TO BAGS:
-Tampons can cause toxic shock syndrome if left in too long
-Razors can be used as a weapon or for self-harm
-Hand Sanitizer or Mouth Wash can be toxic if consumed or over-consumed
*PRO-TIP: When giving a men’s or women’s bag out explain that the little coin is a wash cloth that expands when put in water.
*WARNING: Some dogs are sensitive to rawhide. If you have any concerns, feel free to remove it from your Dog’s Bless It Bag before distributing.
CHECKS WILL BE SENT AT THE END OF EVERY MONTH ONCE THEY REACH $20.
WE ARE OPEN TO YOUR SUGGESTIONS FOR ADDITIONAL CHARITIES.
(Hot meals for people experiencing homelessness)
(Mobile shower services for people experiencing homelessness)
LAUNDRY TRUCK LA
(Free mobile laundry services for people experiencing homelessness)
OR CAN DONATE BACK INTO BLESS IT BAG
THE RAPE FOUNDATION
KNOCK OUT ABUSE WEST
CSGV (COALITION TO STOP GUN VIOLENCE)
ACLU (AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION)
(Protects all civil liberties)
NRDC (NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL)
ONE TREE PLANTED
($1 plants 1 tree)
THE HUMANE SOCIETY
NAMI (NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS)
THE HAPPY HIPPIE FOUNDATION
CENTER ON ADDICTION
NEDA (NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION)
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE
THESE SHELTER HAVE APPROVED IN-KIND DONATIONS OF BLESS IT BAGS TO BE DELIVERED TO THEM.
WE ARE OPEN TO YOUR SUGGESTIONS FOR ADDITIONAL SHELTERS.
(Men, Women, and Dogs)
(Men, Women, and only a few Dogs)
(Men and Women (NO DOGS ALLOWED))
-SAFE PLACE FOR YOUTH
(Men, Women, and Dogs)
-OPCC/LAMP/THE PEOPLE CONCERN SHELTERS
(Men, Women, and Dogs)
-MY FRIENDS PLACE
(Men and Women Youth)
-DTLA WOMEN’S CENTER
-GOOD SHEPHERD SHELTER
(Women and Children Suffering from Domestic Violence)
-LOS ANGELES ANIMAL SERVICES
(Dogs only no kill shelters)
Thank you to our generous brand sponsors for helping us to make Bless It Bag® so special. We are very grateful for any product donations.
If you are interested in donating products to be added into our Bless It Bag®, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org