BLESS IT BAG ®

Giving people a simple way to help improve the homeless population's quality of life one Bless It Bag ® at a time.

ABOUT US:

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.

FOR DONATIONS: 

https://www.gofundme.com/blessitbag

TAX INFO:

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: 

BLESSITBAG@GMAIL.COM

FOR ALL OTHER INQUIRIES PLEASE EMAIL: 

SUPPORT@BLESSITBAG.ORG

WHAT’S IN THE BAG?

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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:

-Gloves

- First Aid Kits

-Flashlight

-Ponchos

-Information pamphlets with local resources 

(We love Beleaflets you can print resource pamphlets from different LA areas to add to your Bless It Bags)

-Toilet paper

-Q-Tips

-Hand Warmers

-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

*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.

CHARITIES:

CHECKS WILL BE SENT AT THE END OF EVERY MONTH ONCE THEY REACH $20.

WE ARE OPEN TO YOUR SUGGESTIONS FOR ADDITIONAL CHARITIES.

HOMELESSNESS: 

HASHTAG LUNCHBAG

(Hot meals for people experiencing homelessness)

www.hashtaglunchbag.org

THE RIGHT TO SHOWER & LAVA MAE

(Mobile shower services for people experiencing homelessness)

https://www.therighttoshower.com/

https://lavamaex.org/

LAUNDRY TRUCK LA

(Free mobile laundry services for people experiencing homelessness)

https://www.thelaundrytruckla.com/

OR CAN DONATE BACK INTO BLESS IT BAG

SEXUAL ASSAULT:

THE RAPE FOUNDATION

www.therapefoundation.org

DOMESTIC ABUSE:

KNOCK OUT ABUSE WEST

http://www.knockoutabusewest.org

GUN CONTROL:

CSGV (COALITION TO STOP GUN VIOLENCE)

www.csgv.org

IMMIGRANTS' RIGHTS:

ACLU (AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION)

(Protects all civil liberties)

https://www.aclu.org

ENVIRONMENT:

NRDC (NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL)

www.nrdc.org

ONE TREE PLANTED

($1 plants 1 tree)

https://onetreeplanted.org

ANIMAL ABUSE:

THE HUMANE SOCIETY

http://thehumanesociety.org

MENTAL HEALTH:

NAMI (NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS)

https://www.nami.org

LGBTQ RIGHTS:

THE HAPPY HIPPIE FOUNDATION

https://www.happyhippies.org

VULNERABLE CHILDREN:

GO CAMPAIGN

https://www.gocampaign.org

ADDICTION:

END OVERDOSE

https://www.endoverdose.net/

EATING DISORDERS:

NEDA (NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION)

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

SUICIDE PREVENTION:

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org

BLACK LIVES MATTER:

NAACP (NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE)

https://www.naacp.org/

SHELTERS:

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.

-MIDNIGHT MISSION

https://www.midnightmission.org

(Men, Women, and Dogs)

-UNION RESCUE

https://urm.org

(Men, Women, and only a few Dogs)

-LA MISSION

https://losangelesmission.org

(Men and Women (NO DOGS ALLOWED))

-SAFE PLACE FOR YOUTH

http://www.safeplaceforyouth.org

(Men, Women, and Dogs)

-OPCC/LAMP/THE PEOPLE CONCERN SHELTERS

https://www.thepeopleconcern.org

(Men, Women, and Dogs)

-MY FRIENDS PLACE

http://myfriendsplace.org

(Men and Women Youth)

-DTLA WOMENS CENTER

https://www.downtownwomenscenter.org

(Women only)

-GOOD SHEPHERD SHELTER

http://www.goodshepherdshelter.org

(Women and Children Suffering from Domestic Violence)

-LOS ANGELES ANIMAL SERVICES

https://www.laanimalservices.com

(Dogs only no kill shelters)

BRAND SPONSORS:

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 blessitbag@gmail.com