You can support the Steady Collective by donating money, volunteering your time, or offering up a service partnership if you are a service provider.
An easy way to support the Steady Collective is to donate money that can be used for securing necessary supplies and managing operations. Make your donation here.
The Steady Collective is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and your donation is tax-deductible.
Volunteering Your Time
NOTICE 3/23/2020: In response to COVID-19 precautions, volunteer opportunities are suspended. Once we are offering volunteer opportunities again, you may volunteer your time with the Steady Collective by any of the below means
You can volunteer your time with Steady Collective at site-based or mobile needle access events:
- Fill out a volunteer application if you have not done so yet.
- Attend a volunteer training at Steady Collective if you have not done so yet (look for "volunteer training" on our calendar)
- Sign up for the events for which you can volunteer (look for "exchange volunteers" on our calendar)
You can also volunteer your time at community needle clean-up events:
Look for "syringe pick-up" opportunities on our volunteer event calendar
And/or you can volunteer your time for Steady Collective as a supporter of the program at public events:
Look for "community support" opportunities on our volunteer event calendar and sign up for events where you can support)
Developing a Service Partnership
If you are a service provider, you may agree to accept referrals for services for Steady Collective participants. Complete the Service Provider Interest form and let us know what type of referrals you are willing to accept.
As a service provider, you may also offer your services or information about your services to Steady Collective or at our events to benefit the staff and/or participants of the program. Complete the Service Provider Interest form and let us know what type of services or information you are willing to provide.
Other Ways to Support the Steady Collective
The Steady Collective accepts donations of supplies (e.g. clean needles, alcohol pads, Sani-Hands, triple antibiotic ointment, bandaids, sterile water, epsom salts) and other helpful items for participants who are currently living on the streets (e.g. hothands in cold months, Emergenc-E packets, cough drops). You may drop off your donations at one of our exchange events.
We are open to all kinds of help. If you can provide support for the Steady Collective in a way that is not covered on this site, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know.