Many ways to support First Step Shelter

Helps us
change lives

We are updating the First Step Shelter website and some pages may not be complete or fully updated. Our Donation button and Make a Gift of Support are live you will be able to make a gift by clicking on the button. Please contact Patrick Smith, Director of Philanthrop and Engagement at 386-361-3800 ext 202 if you need assistance.

When you invest in our mission we commit to making the greatest impact with every dollar you give .

What your donation will do

$25 Gift can provide

General Support 

$50 Gift can provide


$75 Gift can provide

$150 Gift can provide

There are many ways to give to help create a homeless-free Eastern Volusia County

Donate Monthly

Invest in Our Mission

Ending homelessness requires commitment and sustained support. Make a fixed monthly or quarterly donation to support our work year-round


Celebrating Community
and Our Impact

Attend our signature event The Mayor’s Gala- Mayor Derrick Henry’s Celebration of Community and First Step Shelter’s impact on ending homelessness. 

To purchase a ticket, table or sponsorship or request information


Legacy Gift

Transform Lives Beyond Today

By naming First Step Shelter as a beneficiary in your will, IRA or insurance policy you will be offering your support for our homeless neighbors forb

Donate Now

Make a Gift of Support

Everyone has a role in ending homelessness in our community. When you give to First Step Shelter, you’re helping us provide shelter,  healthy meals, connection to services to those in need.

Honor Someone Special

Honor a wonderful person, celebrate a special occasion, or memorialize a loved one. We’ll turn your generosity into an investment in transforming lives by providing a pathway to housing.


A Commitment to Community

Partner with First Step Shelter by sponsoring a special event or a campaign to raise awareness of your corporate commitment to end homelessness.

Become a sponsor of our signature event The Mayor’s Gala, Today!  

Donate by Mail

To make a tax deductible donation, please make checks payable to First Step Shelter and send to

First Step Shelter

3889 W. International Speedway Blvd Daytona Beach, FL 32124

In-Kind Giving

Help Lower Cost and Meet Immediate Needs


To find out more, please contact us at 386-361-3800 x 202, [email protected]

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