Thank you for your interest in making a positive impact in the fight to combat homelessness. Your contributions will greatly benefit our providers and provide comfort and help to people experiencing homelessness.
OHS partners and providers are currently accepting t-shirts, gloves, hats, and scarves, etc. for the winter season. Some small care packages with wash cloth, toothpaste, toothbrush, mouthwash, deodorant etc. are also acceptable to hand out before a special day such as Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Here, you will find information on how to donate to the provider and the items they are currently accepting. Please contact the providers via email to safely coordinate drop off and for additional information.
|Organization||Donation Request||Donation Notes||Point of Contact|
|Arch Street United Methodist Church||Winter clothing such hats, gloves, scarves, and blankets.||Handmade items are acceptable.||Kristi Painter|
|Catholic Social Services||Winter clothing such hats, gloves, scarves, coats, etc.||New blankets are preferred and handmade items for everything else is acceptable.||Ray Binns|
|Outside the Box with Lala||Winter clothing such as coats, blankets, scarves, and gloves.||New items are preferred and handmade items are acceptable.||LaLa|
|Potters House Mission||All types of winter clothing items.||New items are preferred.||Reverend Kathleen Jones|
|SELF||Winter clothing items for participants/residents (adults and children).||New items are preferred and handmade items are acceptable.||Quibila A. Divine|
|Women Against Abuse||Winter clothing such as gloves, scarves, and hats.||Handmade items are acceptable as long as nothing has been worn before.||Maria Ficca|
Partner Donation Webpages
Listed below are current links to the donation pages of the OHS providers who together end homelessness for thousands of Philadelphians every year.
Episcopal Community Services
Families Forward Philadelphia
Northern Children’s Services
If you have an interest in volunteering with one of the OHS providers, please reach out to them individually. You can find a list for all of the OHS providers here.
You can also find volunteer opportunities posted by OHS providers here.