|Appliance Warehouse||Offers large, used and new appliances, as well as furniture. Offers 60-day guarantee. Rent to own in 10 months.||Allegheny||Appliance Warehouse||Appliance Warehouse|
|Army Emergency Relief||Army Emergency Relief (AER) is a non-profit, charitable organization independent of, but closely associated with the United States Army.
Army Emergency Relief helps US Army soldiers and their dependents, by providing emergency aid, in the form of either a direct grant (a cash gift, not to be repaid) or an interest-free loan, and by giving college scholarships to children of soldiers. Under Army regulations, officers must recommend whether their soldiers deserve aid.
Help with emergency financial needs for:|
Loans up to $1000 do not require command recommendation, and there is no limit to the amount of funds Army Emergency Relief may authorize. Officers are responsible for ensuring that their soldiers repay AER loans.
Army Emergency Relief maintains two scholarship programs – the Spouse Education Assistance Program and the MG James Ursano Scholarship Program for dependent children. Both scholarships provide financial assistance for students who are pursuing their first undergraduate degree.
Scholarship applications are accepted from 1 January to 1 May each year for assistance for the following academic year.
Scholarship award amounts are not guaranteed and vary each year based on the total number of applicants in each program and budget amount allotted to the scholarship programs.
Visit website for additional information.
- Vehicle repair
- Emergency travel
- Funeral expenses
- Non-receipt of pay
- Relocation travel
- Dependant dental
- Medical expenses
- Repair/Replacement of HVAC
- Repair/Replacement of major appliances
- Replacement vehicle
- Loss of funds
- Cranial helmets
- Essential furniture
- Car seats
- Rental vehicle
|Army Emergency Relief||Army Emergency Relief |
|Avon Grove Church of the Nazarene - The Bridge Food Pantry and Clothing Closet - Household Goods||The Bridge is a Food Pantry and Clothing Closet located on the property of the Avon Grove Church of the Nazarene. It is housed in a trailer behind the main church building. This program is meant to meet the physical and spiritual needs of individuals who find themselves in a difficult and unexpected circumstance. This compassionate ministry helps meet physical needs, as well as offer a place for emotional and spiritual encouragement much needed in difficult times.||Chester||AVON GROVE CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE||Avon Grove Church of the Nazarene|
|Breathe Pennsylvania||Offers programs to people with asthma, chronic lung disease, or who may be looking to quit smoking. Provides services for the prevention and control of lung diseases including asthma, tuberculosis, influenza and pneumonia.Offers self-help and clinic smoking cessation programs including Smoke-Free for Life; Breathing Partners educational group; and other respiratory health information.
Will provide air conditioners for individuals with respiratory illness who are suffering from the effects of extreme temperatures (there is a waiting list).||Butler||Breathe Pennsylvania||Breathe Pennsylvania|
|CACLV - Weatherization||Provides residential customers with the opportunity to reduce cooling and heating costs in their home by providing services through state and utility weatherization programs.
-Residential weatherization services are provided under the PPL WRAP program, FirstEnergy WARM program, UGI Low Income Usage Reduction Program and the PA Department of Community and Economic Development Weatherization Assistance Program.
-Manages the LIHEAP crisis program in Lehigh and Northampton counties. This program provides for repair or replacement of heating systems in cold weather emergency situations for qualified low-income households.
||Northampton||CACLV - Weatherization||Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley|
|City of Lancaster - Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization Unit||Critical Repair Program
Loan program provides financial and technical assistance for the critical repairs of eligible, owner-occupied single family housing units in the City of Lancaster.
Types of Repairs:
- Water Heater
- Broken Sewer Pipes
- Non-Operable Furnaces (winter)
- Roof Repair/Replacements
- Structural Problems
Lead Poison Prevention Program:
- Lead testing of Federally Assisted Units
- Investigation of Properties that Lead Poisoned Children Reside in
- Enforcement of Contractors in Violation of the City's Lead Ordinance
- Provide Contractor Lead Certification Training and community outreach
- Perform Lead Hazard Renovations to owner occupied rental properties
||Lancaster||City of Lancaster - Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization Unit||City of Lancaster - Department of Economic Development and Neighborhood Revitalization|
|CityTeam Ministries - Family Services Ministry||Provides furniture and used adult clothing to the homeless and low-income individuals.||Delaware||CityTeam Ministries - Delaware; Chester||CityTeam Ministries|
|Coatesville Soup Kitchen - Appliances||Meals, clothing and household goods are given to anyone in need. We also provide Thanksgiving food baskets and some toys for Christmas. We always have openings for those who want to volunteer or who must do community service. Donations of food, funds, and used clothing and household items in good condition are welcome.||Chester||COATESVILLE SOUP KITCHEN||Coatesville Soup Kitchen|
|Coatesville Soup Kitchen - Household Goods||Meals, clothing and household goods are given to anyone in need. We also provide Thanksgiving food baskets and some toys for Christmas. We always have openings for those who want to volunteer or who must do community service. Donations of food, funds, and used clothing and household items in good condition are welcome.||Chester||COATESVILLE SOUP KITCHEN||Coatesville Soup Kitchen|
|Colonial Neighborhood Council - Emergency Aid||Colonial Neighborhood Council operates "The Well", a thrift store offering a wide selection of household items and clothing for adults and children. They provide emergency aid and referrals to help individuals and families who are facing short-term emergencies. Experienced Council staff members make referrals to appropriate community service agencies & help individuals in their contact with those agencies. CNC also runs the Meals on Wheels program, with volunteers delivering daily meals to homebound clients.||Montgomery||Colonial Neighborhood Council - Montgomery; Conshohocken||Colonial Neighborhood Council|
|First Presbyterian Church - People To People - Household Goods||Items are donated and provided when they are available.||Chester||FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH||First Presbyterian Church - Phoenixville|
|Free Fans & Air Conditioners||free air conditioners/fans based on meeting eligibility criteria.
Residents in need must call the Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging at 717-780-6130 to request a fan or air conditioner or to obtain other assistance, such as transportation to an air-conditioned place.||Dauphin||Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging||Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging |
|Free Fans & Air Conditioners||free air conditioners/fans based on meeting eligibility criteria.||Dauphin||Northern Dauphin Human Services Center Agency on Aging||Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging |
|Goodwill Retail Store, York City||Sells household goods, small appliances, shoes, accessories and books.
Always a charge.
Donation center on site.
||York||Goodwill Retail Store, York City||Goodwill Keystone Area |
|Habitat for Humanity of Chester County - ReStore Home Store - Coatesville||Accepts new and used products like appliances and furniture, bathroom fixtures, and paint donated by builders, local suppliers, manufacturers and individuals.
Provides affordable materials for home furnishing and repair.||Chester||HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE Coatesville ReStore||Habitat for Humanity of Chester County|
|Habitat for Humanity of Chester County - ReStore Home Store - Kennett Square||Accepts new and used products like appliances and furniture, bathroom fixtures, and paint donated by builders, local suppliers, manufacturers and individuals.
Provides affordable materials for home furnishing and repair.||Chester||HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE Kennett Square ReStore||Habitat for Humanity of Chester County|
|Helping Hands Boutique||Gently used items, including clothing, furniture, appliances, and tools are made available for sale. All proceeds from the thrift shop assist in supporting the two shelters.||Franklin||Waynesboro New Hope Shelter||Waynesboro New Hope Shelter|
|Honey Brook Youth Center - Thrift Store - Household Goods||Sells inexpensive, used appliances, kitchenware, and linens. Stock varies according to donations.||Chester||THRIFT STORE||Honey Brook Youth Center|
|Interfaith Human Services - Donated Furniture Distribution||receives and distributes donated furniture and appliances||Centre||Interfaith Human Services - Program||Interfaith Human Services|
|Kennett Clothing Closet - Household Goods||Kennett Clothing Closet provides free clothing and household items to people in need, regardless of income.||Chester||Kennett Clothing Closet||Kennett Clothing Closet|
|Lancaster County Housing and Redevelopment Authority - Home Repair Program||Offer 0% interest loans to low and moderate-income homeowners who reside in Lancaster County outside the Lancaster city limits. Loans are for code and safety issues only. A lien is placed on the homeowner's property and no monthly payments are required. Loans are not due until the home is sold, or the deed is transferred.
(i.e. plumbing, electrical, replace/repair all types of heating systems, roof, structural/foundation issues)||Lancaster||Lancaster County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities||Lancaster County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities|
|Lancaster Habitat for Humanity ReStore||Offers a broad selection of new and used furniture, appliances, cabinets and building supplies. The warehouse and showroom offer bargain prices to the public. Everything sold will help fund new or renovated homes for qualified families. Accepts donations of home and building materials in good, usable condition.
Will pick up donations; call to make arrangements
||Lancaster||Lancaster Habitat for Humanity ReStore||Habitat for Humanity|
|LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Philadelphia||The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.||Philadelphia||Philadelphia County Assistance Office Headquarters||Pennsylvania Department of Human Services|
|LPCM, Economy Store - York||LifePath's Thrift Store, Economy Store. LifePath’s Thrift Stores are a vital link between the community and our neighbors.
The stores are stocked with merchandise donations from supporters. Those items are then offered free to the public, or to shoppers at bargain prices. All proceeds help provide transformative resources to those who seek our services.||York||LifePath Christian Ministries - Thrift Stores||LifePath Christian Ministries |
|Mitzvah Circle Foundation - Household Goods||We provide high quality, gently used clothing, shoes, school supplies, diapers, baby gear, household items, toiletries, books, and more.||Montgomery||MITZVAH CIRCLE FOUNDATION||Mitzvah Circle Foundation|
|New Digs Ministry, Inc. - Household Items||Used furniture and household items available to those who need them.
Potential Recipients MUST BE REFERRED to New Digs by an appropriate agency or prospective client's pastor. (see info under CONTACT heading)
An appointment must be made before you can bring a client to New Digs! Please call 717-620-9735 and leave a message for all appointments!
If agency representative is not able to accompany the client, then a signed (by agency representative) Referral & Liability Waiver MUST ACCOMPANY the client after an appointment is made. Please call 717-620-9735, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and leave a message with the name of the agency (Case managers name & phone #) and the name of the client BEFORE you give the client the Referral & Liability Waiver. Referral & Liability Waivers are available at www.newdigsministry.org.
||Cumberland||New Digs Ministry, Inc.||New Digs Ministry, Inc.|
|New Hope Shelter Thrift Shop||Gently used items, including clothing, furniture, appliances, and tools are made available for sale. All proceeds from the thrift shop assist in supporting the two shelters.||Franklin||Waynesboro New Hope Shelter||Waynesboro New Hope Shelter|
|Parkesburg Churches Community Outreach - Appliances||PCCO operates a furniture ministry that collects donated used furniture beds, dressers, tables, chairs, bookcases, and sofas and appliances refrigerators, washers and dryers and then redistributes them to those in need. has a furniture program in which good used furniture is collected and distributed to anyone in need. Donors and requestors are normally responsible for providing a truck and helpers to transport the items. Contact the PCCO Hotline or e-mail email@example.com to coordinate date and time for pickup from and delivery to PCCO.||Chester||PARKESBURG CHURCHES COMMUNITY OUTREACH||Parkesburg Churches Community Outreach|
|Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities - Dry Goods||Access to clothing, household items and personal care items, including diapers; holiday program provides toys, school uniform program provides new or gently-used uniforms for students.||Montgomery||Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities - Montgomery; Pottstown||Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities|
|PPL Electric Utilities - Appliance Recycling Program||Recycle your old appliances (refrigerator, freezer, window unit air conditioner) for free and receive an incentive check.||Dauphin||PPL Electric Utilities||PPL Electric Utilities |
|Son Light House - Household Items Distribution||As donations permit, they distribute household items to those in need who meet the eligibility requirements. They are open every other week. Registered clients can come once per month. Serves the south-east part of Lycoming County; does NOT serve City of Williamsport.||Lycoming||Son Light House - Social Outreach Ministries||Son Light House|
|The Nehemiah Project, Inc. Appliances||Provide appliances for people in need.||Blair||Nehemiah Project The Father's House||The Nehemiah Project, Inc.|
|Thrift Store||Sale of various used items at a reduced rate; clothes, furniture, baby clothes, shoes, etc.||York||Salvation Army Thrift Store||Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps |
|United States Coast Guard - Coast Guard Mutual Assistance: General Assistance Program||Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (CGMA) provides essential financial aid to the entire Coast Guard family, chiefly through financial counseling, short-term interest-free loans, financial grants, referrals, and other related means.
General Assistance may be provided when unexpected events or expenses cause a serious financial burden and financial need is demonstrated.
CGMA General Assistance differs from CGMA Emergency Assistance because the qualifying circumstance does not immediately endanger personal well being or require urgent help. Certain eligibility and assistance restrictions apply, and are outlined in the CGMA Manual.
Examples of Authorized General Assistance:|
- Child Support,
- Family In-Home Day-care Facility,
- Financial Counseling,
- Government Travel Cards,
- Household Furnishings,
- Immigration Fees,
- Loss of Income,
- Moving Expenses,
- Non-Emergency Travel,
- Non-Support/Inadequate Support,
- Past Due Bills and Expenses,
- Pay, Travel & Allotment Problems,
- Vehicle Repair,
- Vehicle Other Expenses.
|United States Coast Guard||United States Department of Homeland Security|
|Volunteers of Amercia - Mechanicsburg Thrift Store||Sale of furniture, clothing, household items, and appliances. Donations are picked up. Coordinated donations to community social service and discharge planning clients: Agency contact to VOA requesting specific items. VOA determines if items available at store; if so, hold is placed. Agency completes VOA Donation Voucher which client brings in person to thrift store to pick up items. Subject to availability of items on hand.||Cumberland||Volunteers of Amercia - Mechanicsburg Thrift Store||Volunteers of America|
|Volunteers of America - Thrift Stores||Sale of furniture, clothing, household items, and appliances. Donations are picked up. Coordinated donations to community social service and discharge planning clients: Agency contact to VOA requesting specific items. VOA determines if items available at store; if so, hold is placed. Agency completes VOA Donation Voucher which client brings in person to thrift store to pick up items. Subject to availability of items on hand.||Cumberland||Volunteers of America||Volunteers of America|
|Whosoever Gospel Mission and Rescue Home Association - Germantown Thrift Shop||Provides free clothing to needy individuals and families, and offers a variety of clothing, furniture and household items at very reasonable prices to families struggling to make ends meet.||Philadelphia||Whosoever Gospel Mission and Rescue Home Association - Philadelphia; East Germantown||Whosoever Gospel Mission and Rescue Home Association |
|York Free Store||Offers a variety of free items in a yard sale style giveaway. Those items may include:
Clothing, belts, hats, gloves, scarves, shoes, accessories
Kitchen items and housewares
Children's toys, books, games
Small furniture items
**Special requests for items can be made and every attempt is made to fill those needs.
Representatives from Safelink Wireless and other community resources are regularly on site and available to provide information and offer assistance.
Donations are accepted starting at 9am on the fourth Saturday of every month.||York||York Free Store||York Free Store|