Help us make a difference.

We need your help! About 73% of ECHO’s operational funds come from donations! People just like you make it possible for ECHO to help homeless individuals and families get back home. We appreciate any amount ECHO friends can give.

If you send a donation by mail, please make the check payable to ECHO and send to:

ECHO
P.O. Box 2077
Atascadero, CA 93423


 

3 simple & secure ways to
give financial gifts online:


1. ONE TIME GIFT

Every donation helps ECHO meet the needs of those in our community who are homeless and need help.

ONE TIME GIFT

2. HOUSING CHAMPION

Become a Housing Champion! For just $1 a day help put an end to homelessness in North County! This helps ECHO have a dependable source of monthly income. 
 


3. WELCOME WALL & GARDEN BRICK

Welcome Wall and Garden Brick – In recognition for supporting ECHO, your name will be inscribed on the “Welcome Wall” or on a brick in the garden. Both commemorate your act of generosity. The Welcome Wall is $1,000 and the Garden Brick is $100.

Use the buttons below to purchase either a Welcome Wall plaque or a Garden Brick.

Welcome Wall
Garden brick

 

3 types of tangible goods
you can donate:


1. FOOD

Every evening a local organization prepares a dinner and serves up to 80 nutritious meals at ECHO. The food items we always need are for breakfast, school snacks, and lunch. You can drop these items off at ECHO after 4:30pm any evening. ECHO is located at 6370 Atascadero Mall, Atascadero. We are grateful for these donations:

  • Small bottled water

  • Snacks – individually, commercially packed such as nuts, crackers, and granola bars.


2. CLOTHING

  • Socks and underwear – all sizes, men, women and children

  • Powdered laundry detergent – we package the detergent into one-load size for clients to take to the laundromat.


3. LINEN

  • Twin bed sheets, blankets, pillows and cases

  • Bath towels – A style that is not too thick so it can dry-out quickly


 

WHERE TO DONATE

Please donate clothing and household items to Gatherings Thrift or North County Christian School Thrift Shop, both in Atascadero. Gatherings Thrift partners with ECHO and sends a portion of their profits to our nonprofit! We love this concept of “paying it forward!” North County Christian School Thrift Shop helps ECHO out with many clothing and linen needs.

North County Christian School Thrift Shop is open:
Monday through Saturday, 10 – 5pm.
Located at 9330 El Camino Real, Atascadero.
Please call to see what items they accept at 466-1679.

Gatherings Thrift is open:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday 10am-5:30pm
Thursdays 10 am-6pm
Sundays 11:30-3:30pm
Located at 5660 El Camino Real, Atascadero