Editor’s Note: Every month to accompany the Pay It Forward column, which is coordinated by The Homer Foundation, the Homer News runs a list of needs from area nonprofits. If you see a need you can fill, we encourage you to contact the agency and help pay it forward.

Hospice of Homer needs air compressor (115 volts, 110 psi, 4 gallon and 3.5 cfm) to maintain hospice medical equipment; lightly used or new hospital beds and mattresses; volunteers to coordinate public relations/fundraising events; volunteer to clean the Hospice office, board member.

Contact: Darlene Hilderbrand


Homer Head Start is in need of free standing storage shelves and enclosed hanging wall cabinets.

Contact:  Martha Wagel


Homer Community Food Pantry needs fresh fruit and vegetables, canned fruit, canned meats, toilet paper, shampoo, soap, tooth brushes and toothpaste.

Contact:  Food Pantry at 235-1968.


Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies needs a reliable car to transport staff to/from CACS Headquarters Building to the Homer Spit during our spring school field trip and summer season. Great tax deduction opportunity.We could also use volunteers to help with picture “management” and organizing educational resources.

Contact: Beth Trowbridge