You can help.

Your generous gift will allow us to continue building upon these programs that provide hope and a path forward to our clients. You support the provision of healthy afternoon snacks and tutoring sessions. You support safes place to do homework. You support access to youth coaches and mentors. You support our staff as they clean and sanitized facilities. You help to keep kids and families safe and healthy. These are just a few of the many services provided on a daily basis. Your support will directly contribute to helping them get through an extremely challenging time.

Please join us in helping families. Gifts can be made by returning the form below, visiting us online at or by calling us at (313) 576-0226. If you know a family who needs assistance in this crisis, please share our information with them. We will do all we can to support one another. Thank you for giving the most vulnerable in the community a chance to succeed.

Together, we can work to create a better tomorrow for our most vulnerable and provide them with tools and resources to succeed.

From all of us at COTS, we would like to wish you a happy and safe start to the school year. Your support is invaluable and greatly appreciated. We truly could not do this without you.

other ways to give

By Mail:
COTS Administrative Office
Attn: Fund Development Department
26 Peterboro
Suite 100
​Detroit, MI 48201

By Phone:
Contact Andrea Thomas

Planned Giving, Workplace Giving, Stocks, or Donor Advised Funds:
For additional information about giving options, contact
Aisha J. Morrell-Ferguson, COTS Chief Development Officer
at or 313-576-0206.

Everyday Ways to Help Families Succeed:
Whether it’s running errands or working out, support families simply by completing your everyday tasks.

  • Amazon: When you shop at Amazon Smile and designate Coalition On Temporary Shelter as your charity, 0.5% of the purchase price of every eligible item you buy will be donated to support the families we serve.
  • Kroger: When you sign up for Kroger’s Community Rewards (via, you’ll earn rewards for COTS every time you shop. (COTS NPO Number: DN349)
  • Facebook: Want to do some good while you’re checking your social media accounts? Create a fundraiser for COTS on Facebook and share it with your friends.
  • *COMING SOON – EBay for Charity Decluttering? If you choose to sell your old – or new – items on ebay for Charity you can select COTS as the beneficiary.​
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