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Sunrise Project relies on community contributions to keep our doors open. We are a 501 C3 non-profit organization. There are many different ways to show your support, whether it's by giving a monetary donation or donating to our Porch Pantry.

Check below for details.

Now accepting vehicle donations! 

Miniature Cars

Become a Monthly Sponsor!

Monetary donations help us to pay bills that grants do not cover: Electricity, gas, internet, water and sewer, insurance, rent, phone, staff salary, cleaning supplies, office supplies and more! 

Join our community of donors!

Sign up to donate $10 or more a month and you'll be invited to our 2 annual Gratitude Meals where we can connect, enjoy good food and celebrate our accomplishments!


Meals will be scheduled in January and July. 

Paypal makes it easy! Your donation will be automatic each month if you choose monthly giving.


If you prefer other ways to give, we welcome your contribution in whatever feels right for you! 

Click here to sign up today!

Monetary Donations

Every donation, regardless of size, makes a difference.


PayPal - @SunriseProject

Venmo @Sunrise-Project



You can mail monetary donations to:

1501 Learnard Ave. Suite E

Lawrence, KS 66044



Please email Melissa if you’d like to arrange a time to drop off a monetary donation in person.

Porch Pantry Donations

Take what you need, leave what you can. No questions asked.

Our Porch Pantry is open 24/7 for donations. Please place any perishables in the fridge or freezer, and any non-perishables or hygiene items on the shelves. 

We only accept food and hygiene item donations. For recommended donations, please look below for highly requested items. Please only donate food that is safe to eat & packaged well. 



  • Individually packed & labelled home-cooked meals

  • Fresh Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs

  • Milk, Coffee, and Juice

  • Meat

  • Cheese

  • Butter + Oil

  • Spices + Seasonings

  • Diabetic friendly, vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options


  • Granola Bars

  • Fruit Snacks

  • Applesauce

  • Gatorade

  • Water Bottles

  • Peanut Butter

  • Cereal

  • Canned Food with Pop Tabs



  • Shampoo + Conditioner

  • Body Wash

  • Deodorant

  • Diapers

  • Menstrual Supplies

  • Toothbrush + Toothpaste

  • Hand Sanitizer

  • Baby Wipes

  • First Aid Supplies

  • Sunscreen

  • Skin Care

Special Thanks to our Funding Partners

United Way of Kaw Valley

Topeka Community Foundation 


Cottin's Hardware

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