Love Your Neighbor

Put Love In Action!

For our neighbors who are food insecure or homeless, supporting those in need in our communities is possible when you donate to any of the below listed food pantries/soup kitchens and homeless organizations.

Particularly in the Lehigh Valley, the Lehigh Conference of Churches is asking for Weather Alert Bags and items from their Amazon Smile Wish List.

Weather Alert Bags:


  • Beef jerky
  • Bottled water
  • Candy bars
  • Dry cereal
  • Fruit cups
  • Granola bars
  • Individual bags of chips
  • Instant coffee
  • Juice boxes


  • Oranges
  • Powdered milk
  • Ready-to-eat tuna and chicken packets
  • Soup with a pop-top lid
  • Trail mix
  • Wrapped pastries
  • Other shelf-stable items

 

The Outreach Team is looking for these items for people who are homeless:


  • Men’s and women’s sweatpants, sweatshirts, and hoodies
  • Backpacks
  • Tents
  • Sleeping bags
  • Women’s sports bras
  • Men’s and women’s underwear
  • Cases of water
  • Socks

Email Chris Moran if you can donate food. Please visit their AmazonSmile page for the outreach items. Thank you!

 

Soup Kitchens & Food Pantries

Homeless Agencies & Food Pantries

Maranatha Ministries (117 W. 3rd Street, Waynesboro, PA) 717-261-1708

Maranatha Food Pantry Drop-Off Location(s):

  • 195 W. Louden Street, Chambersburg

Maranatha Food Pantry Wish List

  • Diapers, baby food, baby products, paper products (TP, paper towels, napkins, tissues) creamed-style corn, homestyle green beans, carrots, sliced beets, tomato paste & sauce, canned pasta, soup, rice, elbow macaroni, fruit cup applesauce, paper plates, toiletries (soap, shampoo, etc.), bottled water.

Adams Rescue Mission (2515 York Road, Gettysburg, PA) 717-334-7502

Drop-Off Location(s):

  • 2515 York Road (at shelter) – Monday through Saturday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Wish List:

  • Shelter: Toilet paper; cleaning supplies (pine sol, lysol, toilet bowl cleaner); laundry detergent; dish soap; hand soap; bar soap; shampoo; conditioner; body wash; OTC medications (including ibuprofen, acetaminophen, tums, etc.); diapers; baby wipes; bottled water; canned goods; nonperishable foods; milk; eggs; sandwich bread.
  • Thrift Store: Clothing (good & poor condition); furniture, but NO HOUSEHOLD GOODS; financial donations.

The Hope Center of Hagerstown (formerly Hagerstown Rescue Mission) (125 N. Prospect Street, Hagerstown, MD) 301-739-1165

Drop-Off Location(s):

  • 125 N. Prospect Street (at shelter) – Monday through Saturday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Wish List:


Bethesda Mission (611 Reily St., Harrisburg, PA) 717-257-4442

Drop-Off Location(s):

  • Men’s Shelter, 611 Reily St., Harrisburg – Monday-Friday. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Wish List:


Second Harvest Food Bank (6969 Silver Crest Rd.,
Nazareth, PA) 484-287-4015

Drop-off Location:

  • Monday-Thursday from 7am-2pm and Friday from 7am-12pm

Wish List:

  • Accepts individual donations, encourages monetary donations and organizing a food drive

Lehigh County Conference of Churches (534 Chew Street, Allentown, PA) 610-433-6421

Drop-Off Location(s):

  • Faith Church, 6528 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown, PA – Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Wish List:


Allentown Rescue Mission (355 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA) 610-740-5500

Drop-Off Location(s):

  • 355 W. Hamilton Street – Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Wish List:

  • Travel-Sized Toiletries, Toilet Paper, Laundry Detergent, Bleach, Coffee, Single Serve Beverages, Cold Cuts, Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Meats, Bread, Wrist Watches

Pro-JeCt Easton (330 Ferry Street, Easton, PA) 610-258-4361

Drop-Off Location(s):

  • Food Pantry items – St. John’s Lutheran Church, 330 Ferry Street, Easton, PA – Mondays from 1-3pm; Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 9am-3pm; or by appointment
  • Other items – Administrative Office, 320 Ferry Street, Easton, PA – Mondays-Fridays from 8:30am-4:30pm

Wish List


Chosen 300 Ministries (1116 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA) 215-765-9806

Drop-Off Location(s):

  • BranchCreek Community Church, 100 Main Street, Harleysville, PA – Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Saturday, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM; Sunday, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM.
  • Christ Community Bible Church, 1830 Ridge Road, Perkasie, PA – Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Family Worship Center, 1000 Troxel Road, Lansdale, PA – Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

Wish List:

  • T-shirts; toiletries; sweat socks.

Hope Rescue Mission (645 N 6th Street, Reading, PA) 610-375-4224

Drop-Off Location(s):

  • 645 N. 6th Street (at shelter) – Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM – 9:30 PM.

Wish List:


Keystone Mission [formerly Scranton Rescue Mission] (8 W. Olive Street, Scranton, PA) 570-561-9866


Keystone Mission [formerly Wyoming Valley Rescue Mission] (290 Parkview Circle, Wilkes-Barre, PA) 570-561-9866

Drop-Off Location(s):

  • Grace Bible Church, 130 University Drive, Dunmore (church office) – Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Wish List:

  • Adult backpacks; adult sleeping bags; manual can openers; canned goods; peanut butter; cereal; paper goods (divided paper plates); and plastic ware. Lightly worn or new clothing for men and women. ** Please: No dress clothes, dress shoes or children’s clothes at this time. **
  • Volunteers

Keystone Opportunity Center (P.O. Box 64183, 104 Main Street, Souderton, PA) 215-723-5430

Drop-Off Location(s):

  • Food Pantry – Monday through Thursday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Wish List: