Parade of Giving

Honoring Dr. King’s Legacy and the call for a day of service, the Black Heritage Society is hosting a Parade of Giving to support Houstonians who’ve been significantly impacted by the pandemic and are in need of basic life essentials.
As the virtual parade takes place online, a drive-thru donation drop-off site will be staged at MacGregor Park (5225 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77021). Local nonprofits, the World Youth Foundation and St. John’s Downtown are the beneficiary organizations and will distribute the donated items to those with the greatest needs.
The organizations are seeking the following items:
  • Gas Cards
  • Donations
  • Blankets
  • Water
  • Baby Diapers
  • Baby Wipes
  • Toothbrushes
  • Travel size toothpaste
  • Soap
  • Deodorant (men/women)
  • Socks
  • Old Coats
  • Sweaters
  • Handling Gloves (box of 100
  • Delivery Bags (pack of 100 heavy duty plastic)
  • Collapsible Crates (pack of 3)
  • 2-wheeler Dolly
  • Flat Cart Style Dolly
  • 4-wheeler Flat Small Dolly
  • Gift Cards
  • Technology and Software Supplies (Purchase of laptops, software, USBs and other online tools for youth to be able to use for educational purposes.)
  • Tablets (iPads)
  • GoPiGo Robots (S.T.E.A.M Equipment)
  • Raspberry Pi (S.T.E.A.M Equipment)
  • HDMI to VGA converter (S.T.E.A.M Equipment)
  • Wireless Keyboard and Mouse (S.T.E.A.M Equipment)
  • Velleman Economic DC Buzzer (S.T.E.A.M Equipment)
  • Hot Plate (S.T.E.A.M Equipment)
  • Digital Camera
  • Student Materials & Office Supplies (tape, scissors, markers, glue, white boards, etc)
  • Paper & Printing Supplies
  • Scanner & Fax Machine Chest Boards
  • Chess Playbooks (printing)
  • Dry Erase Boards
  • Chest Demo Board
  • Projector & Screen Combo
  • Life Size Chess Board
  • Cases of Water
  • Professional Speakers for YIIP365
  • Van (Refrigerator) 

Please sign up to join us and drop off your donation at Macgregor Park between the hours of 10 am and 12 pm on January 18, 2021. Click here to register as a donor.