You can help.

Your gifts support families in reaching their housing, economic, health, education, and career goals as they strive to overcome homelessness and break the cycle of poverty for themselves, their next generation, and beyond. Your gift help to provide:

  • Basic needs such as shelter, food, clothing, diapers, and so much more.
  • Supportive services such as case management, mobility coaching, and mentorship.
  • Opportunities and experiences that serve to build social capital.
  • Resources to support overall family stability.

Your partnership helps families to solve problems and overcome barriers that have impacted their stability and well-being. Your gifts Create Opportunities To Succeed!

Read below for additional ways to give.

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Thank you!

Thank you for your investment into families. Thank you for reating pportunities o ucceed!

other ways to give

By Mail:
COTS Administrative Office
Attn: Fund Development Department
2211 E. Jefferson Avenue
Suite 400
​Detroit, MI 48207

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 CharityDecluttering? If you choose to sell your old – or new – items on ebay for Charity you can select COTS as the beneficiary.​