In-Kind Donations

New Donations are accepted on Tuesdays & Fridays

10:00 am – 2:00 pm in our back parking lot on Law St.

Thank you for your interest in supporting the Sixth Street Shelter! Each apartment comes fully stocked with cleaning supplies, bedding, hygiene products, and cookware so that our residents can focus on supporting their families, rather than purchasing necessities. Because of this, we are always seeking new donations from the community to stock our apartments. 

**Please note: we are NOT accepting clothing, stuffed animals, or toys right now.

Shop our Amazon Wishlist here to have your items delivered directly to the Sixth Street Shelter.

Items needed to fill an apartment:

  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Sponges
  • Bath towels and bath mats/rugs
  • Shower curtains and hooks
  • Pillows
  • Twin-sized sheets
  • Twin-sized bed in a bag
  • Twin-sized comforters
  • First aid kits
  • Can openers
  • Cleaning buckets
  • Mops, brooms, and dust pans
  • Multi-surface and floor cleaners
  • Disinfectants spray and disinfectant wipes
  • Hand soap
  • Body soap
  • Small trash cans

Food items needed:

  • Cereal
  • Granola Bars
  • Mayonaise
  • Cooking oil
  • Peanutbutter
  • Nonperishable food items
  • Beans
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Sauce

General items needed:

  • Large contractor-size trash bags
  • 13-gallon trash bags
  • 13-gallon trash cans
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tissues

Additional items:

  • Toasters
  • Crockpots
  • Air Fryers
  • Microwaves
  • Air Conditioners
  • Fans
  • Home Decor

We also have a wish list on Amazon.  We gladly accept donations shipped directly to our location.  Don’t forget to add Sixth Street Shelter to your Amazon Smile profile to help aid in our mission with every Amazon purchase.

**Please note: we are NOT accepting used items at this time, including clothing, bedding, stuffed animals, and toys.  If you would like to donate these types of items New Bethany E. Church Allentown, right across the street takes donations and works with our neighborhood and residents to get items out to the community in need.  You can call them at the number below for more information.  

We are accepting donations Tuesdays and Fridays 10 am – 2 pm only. Please pull into the back parking lot and call our office when you arrive at the number below.

For more information, contact:
Michelle Weisman
Development Officer