Photo of a person putting toothpaste on a toothbrush that a child is holding out.


Our emergency overnight shelter is experiencing unprecedented demand. As we gear up for our cold winter months we are hosting a fall supply drive to help replenish everyday essentials. Whether you donate one item or many, your generosity is sure to brighten someone’s day.

Our Emergency Shelter ensures everyone has a warm, safe place to sleep at night.

SUPPLIES CAN BE DROPPED OFF AT HRDC’s Bozeman Shelter located at 2015 Wheat Drive.

You can also order items directly off of our Amazon wishlist.

Personal Care Items Needed

  • Small bars of soap designed for individual use
  • Lotion
  • Shaving cream
  • Disposable razors
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Combs
  • Toilet paper
  • Travel size Q-tips
  • Band-Aids
  • Bed linens
  • Warm Gloves
  • Socks
  • Men’s Boxers in Med., Large, and XL
  • Women’s Underwear in Med., Large, and XL

Cleaning Supplies Needed

  • Bleach
  • Laundry soap
  • Dryer sheets
  • 50 gallon trash bags (outdoor trash bin size)
  • 30 gallon trash bags (kitchen size)
  • Paper towels
  • Disinfecting bathroom cleaner
  • Pine-sol or similar
  • Toilet bowl cleaner
  • Clorox Wipes or similar
  • Disinfecting cleaning spray
  • Large and XL gloves

No time to shop? Cash donations are always appreciated. Use our Donation Form to make a cash donation to our Warming Center. See the example to ensure your donation goes right to our Warming Center. 

Screenshot of the HRDC donation form with an example of how to add a comment about which program the donation is intended for.

QUESTIONS? Contact our Emergency Shelter at 406.556.1123

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Brooke Poole

Public Sector

Since 2015, Brooke has been working with Allergan Aesthetics, Body Contouring. In 2018, Brooke began her role as Senior Manager of Training. Brooke graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Commercial Photography from Appalachian State University in 2011.

Brooke began her role on our Board in 2019. However, she feels it’s more fitting to say that she gets to serve on our Board. For Brooke, an evening at our Fork & Spoon was her first glance into our organization’s powerful work. As Brooke states, joining the Board has only expanded her appreciation for the caliber of people leading our mission and the impact of our vast ecosystem of services. While metrics alone are impressive, Brooke likes to visualize each number as an individual example of support – an extension of a helping hand, a moment of relief – given to one of our neighbors. She is grateful for the opportunity to participate in shaping HRDC’s future.

Although Brooke spends most of her volunteer time with HRDC, she was fortunate enough to build with Habitat for Humanity over the course of the summer in 2020. Her favorite place to spend time is anywhere under the Big Sky, although Hyalite may be her favorite place on Earth.

Ron Brey

Public Sector

Ron served as Bozeman’s Assistant City Manager from 1990 to 2008. After retiring, Ron joined our Board in 2011. Ron received his Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Montana in 1977, and his Masters in Science in Rural, Town, and Regional Planning from the University of Montana in 1987.

During his time with the City of Bozeman, Ron saw the important role that HRDC has played in our community. Ron has seen that HRDC provides necessary social services to assure that all Bozeman residents could obtain housing, food, training, employment and the other necessities of life. He also came to understand that HRDC was always able to respond immediately as new community needs arose. Ron believes that the dedication, hard work, and compassion of HRDC’s staff make it a real honor to serve on the Board.

Ron also serves on the Trails, Open Space and Parks Committee for the City of Bozeman, and as a volunteer with the Red Cross. One of Ron’s favorite activities is walking his beloved dog every day, enjoying many of Bozeman’s trails and parks, like Burke Park, Bozeman Creek, and the Hyalite and Mount Ellis areas. Ron and his wife Claire enjoy spending their days with family, friends, and time outdoors.