Needed Supplies

Here are some items that are crucial to the operation of the Mission; consider conducting a supplies drive with your church, business, or civic group! You can drop items off any weekday from 8:30 am to 5 pm at 355 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown. Or call 610-740-5500 for other times and arrangements.

Urgently Needed Items:

  • Liquid Bleach
  • Travel Sized shaving Cream
  • Men’s boxers & briefs (all sizes)
  • Travel sized men’s deodorant
  • Granola bars, cereal bars and other snacks

Full Needed Items List:

For printable supply drive signs to share with your group, please click on the icons!

Personal Care Items (Travel Sized):

  • Shave Cream
  • Deoderant
  • Soap Bars
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Disposable Razors
  • Wrist Watches
  • Shower Shoes (Flip-Flops)
  • Men's White T-Shirts (all sizes)
  • Men's Socks (all sizes)
  • Men's Underwear (M-XL)

Food Supplies:

  • Single Serve Beverages (juice, soda, tea, etc.)
  • Cereal
  • Coffee
  • Cold Cuts
  • Fresh Fruits & Vegetables
  • Meats
  • Bread

Janitorial Supplies:

  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Bleach
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Trash Bags (Sizes: 55 gal, 40-45 gal, 33 gal, 12-16gal)
  • Glass Cleaner
  • Odoban Disinfectant Multi-Purpose Cleaner (Sold at Home Depot)
  • Disposable Vinyl Gloves (Sizes: L or XL)

Convenient Way to Support the Gateway Center

The Mission has partnered with to allow our supporters to purchase individual-sized personal products and ship them directly to the Mission. The average length of stay at the Gateway Center, our emergency shelter, is 14-days, making travel size products the perfect fit for our Gateway Center guests.

Just $30 provides personal care kits for 10 individuals. For less than $10, you can purchase 100 bars of soap or 100 packets of shaving cream. 144 toothbrushes can be provided for under $14. Indeed, a little can go a long way. Please help us continue to meet the basic needs of the men we serve.

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