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The Drop

5114 Monroe Road
Charlotte, NC

A welcoming community-based safe space for young men of color who have sex with men are provided HIV education, prevention and essential support services.

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Welcome to The Drop.
We hope to see you onsite or in a virtual space very soon!

Full Panel HIV/STI Testing
Counseling
Weekly Support Groups
Laundry Services
Showering Services
Food Pantry
Clothing Closet
Job Fairs & Resume Building
Computer and Media Use
Practice & Conference Space

COVID-19 UPDATE: The Drop continues to follow the CDC guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and it's variants. All visitors should continue to practice methods for risk reduction.

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Please take a moment to look over our wish list on Amazon. We have items from supplies to client snacks.

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As we start to create a welcoming and safe space we have created a wish list of needs. If you are interested supplying any of the below items (or have any questions) please email Nathan Smith directly at n.smith@carolinarain.org.

DROP-IN ZONE

Lamps
Two Accent Chairs
Decorative Pillows
Bulletin Board
Trash Can
Flat Screen TV
Surround Sound
Felt Board
Couch Covers

MEDIA ROOM

Media Bar
Three Laptops
Laptop Locks
Three Bar Stools
Bulletin Board
Felt Board
Trash Can

MEDITATION ROOM

Bluetooth Speaker
Trash Can
Dimmable Lights
Decorative Pictures
Couch Covers

TESTING ROOM

Testing Table
Two Rolling Chairs w/ Arms
Clock w/ Timer and Temp
Rolling Mat
Eye Wash Station
Storage Box
Trash Can
White Noise Maker
Plants

MEETING ROOM

White Noise Maker
Surround Sound
Decorative Pictures
Eight Chairs
Conference Table
Flat Screen TV for Zoom Calls
Camera for Zoom Calls

OUTDOOR SPACE

Three Picnic Tables
Two Cigarette Recepticales
Two Plant Stands
Outdoor Lamps
Heat Lamps

KITCHEN & BATH

Microwave
13 Gallon Trash Can
Paper Towels
Trash Bags
Tissue
Hand Soap
Dish Soap
Two Paper Towel Holders
Serving Utensils
Cleaning Supplies
Decorative Pictures
Toilet Paper
Toilet Paper Dispenser

GENERAL

Indoor & Outdoor Cameras
Motion Lights
Broom & Mop
Swiffer
Washer & Dryer
Storage Shelving
Laundry Detergent