Know how to plan a party? Then you have the organizational skills needed to host a collection drive to help Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston’s (IM) many clients. Drives can be held anywhere. Businesses. Houses of worship. Schools.

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” — Anne Frank, Diary of a Young Girl

On this page you can access helpful kits for hosting successful drives, including wish lists and posters. All of these drives make for great family opportunities.

What: Collect individual items for senior gift bags distributed each December and/or assemble completed gift bags containing the following:
  • TWO Toiletries:
    • Shampoo & Conditioner
    • Body Soap & Body Lotion
    • Mouthwash & Toothpaste OR Toothbrush
  • ONE Winter Item:
    • Blanket
    • Scarf
    • Socks
  • ONE Fun Item:
    • Crossword Puzzle Book
    • Word Search Book
    • Jigsaw Puzzle
  • Holiday Greeting Card
Meals on Wheels Holiday Gift Bag Drive Kit (.zip)
  • Customizable MOW Holiday Gift Bag Drive Poster (PDF)
  • MOW Information Sheet (PDF)
  • Story of MOW Senior #1 (PDF)
  • Story of MOW Senior #2 (PDF)
What: Collect dog and cat food for donation to aniMeals
Items needed: Dog and cat food (both wet and dry), as well as treats, toys, cat litter, and pet beds

aniMeals Pet Food Drive Kit (.zip)
  • Customizable Pet Food Drive Poster (PDF)
  • Customizable Pet Food Drive Tracker (PDF)
  • aMOW Information Sheet
  • Story of aMOW Senior and Pet #1 (PDF)
  • Story of aMOW Senior and Pet #2 (PDF)
  • 50 gallon bin (optional) (please contact Volunteer Services if needed)
What: Collect household and clothing items for our refugees
Items needed: Clothing items for adults and children, furniture, basic house wares such as dishes, pots and pans, towels, sheets, shower curtains, and other supplies

Refugee Services Drive Kit (.zip)
  • Customizable Refugee Services Clothing Drive Poster (PDF)
  • Customizable Refugee Services Tracker (PDF)
  • Refugee Services Information Sheet (PDF)
  • Story of Refugee #1 (PDF)
  • Story of Refugee #2 (PDF)

To host a drive, please contact Cecilia Pham at or 713-533-4948.