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  /// How you can support

We Need Your Help!

The First 72+ provides  access to free transitional housing, case management and supportive wrap around services designed to assist formerly incarcerated people with not just staying out of prison, but thriving into the future. 

It costs $3606 / resident / year  to provide free transitional housing for 3 - 6 months

It costs $5000 / resident / year to provide case management services designed to promote 4 key areas of health and wellness: 1) stable housing,

2) gainful employment, 
3) financial security, and

4) physical / mental health

Please consider becoming a monthly sustainer to help us support our clients!

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Some other ways you can support:
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Add us as your selected charity on AmazonSmile,
and purchase items from our wishlist!

Just sign up for AmazonSmile and select The First 72+ as your preferred charity. Remember to shop for deals at, or with AmazonSmile ON in the Amazon app, and AmazonSmile will donate to us at no cost to you!

Donate household items to help our residents furnish their next home !

As we prepare for our residents to transition into their next home we are in need of furnishings to get them set up. Mattresses, kitchen tables, dish ware, kitchenware, etc.


Please keep us in mind for your moving sales, your upgrades, and any general spring/summer cleaning. If you would like to make a donation, please call our main line to coordinate drop off/pick up: 504-324-8859.

Donate non-perishable items to help feed our residents !

Help us feed our residents by donating canned foods and other non-Perishable food items to our food pantry. Donations can be dropped off at our office during business hours.

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