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Homeless Agencies

Maranatha Ministries (527 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, PA) 717-830-3487

Drop-Off Location(s):

  • 1334 S. 4th Street – Monday through Saturday
  • 527 Lincoln Way East (at shelter) – Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (closed for lunch 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM).
  • 195 W. Louden Street – 1st and 3rd Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Wish List

  • Paper supplies for food pantry; fax machine; monetary donations, especially for the transportation unit.

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:

  • Accepting food that is in date (canned, nonperishables, meat, milk, potatoes, etc.); clothing; furniture; recyclable items.

Hagerstown Union 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:

  • Toiletries; canned goods; boxed dinners.

Bethesda Mission (2101 N. Front Street, Building 1, Suite 301, Harrisburg, PA) 717-257-4442, ext. 223

Drop-Off Location(s):

  • Men’s Shelter, 611 Reily St., Harrisburg – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Wish List:


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, Men’s White T Shirts

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

Drop-Off Location(s):

  • St. John’s Lutheran Church, 330 Ferry Street, Easton, PA – Monday, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM; Thursday, 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM (call for large donations).

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:

  • Toiletries; new or lightly used household goods; furniture in good, usable condition; working appliances, including TVs and computers; lightly worn clothing and linens.

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. **

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: