Turning Point offers confidential resources to individuals and families.
Turning Point is always in need of donated items for our Safe House Emergency shelter program and to pass on to families establishing violence-free homes. We ask that all donations be dropped off at our Administration Building, 444 East Susquehanna Street, Allentown, PA 18103, during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, between 8:30am-4:30pm.
Our needs are varied and change frequently. Please contact us before you conduct a drive so we can give you a list of our current needs. For more information, please call Leah Triber, Advancement Coordinator at 610-797-0530 x 234.
PLEASE NOTE: All items are asked to be NEW.
Our Current Needs:
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Personal Care - Body wash and bar soap, body lotion, razors and shaving cream, deodorant, chapstick, face wash, Q-tips and cotton balls, toothbrushes and toothpaste, cosmetics, perfume and cologne, and bags/totes to hold toiletries.
Hair Care - Hair brushes and combs, hair styling products, shampoo, and conditioner.
Women’s Clothing and Footwear - Pajamas (Sizes XS-XL), leggings, underwear (sizes 5-7), bras (sizes AA-DD), t-shirts and long sleeve shirts, jeans, hoodies and sweaters, sneakers and boots (sizes 5-11), socks, and slippers.
Infant through Teen Clothing and Footwear - Infant and toddler socks, jackets, and onesies, underwear and undershirts (boys and girls), preteen bras and undershirts, pajamas, jeans, t-shirts and long sleeve shirts, sweatshirts, leggings, slippers, and sneakers.
Outerwear - Hats, gloves, scarves, coats, rain and snow boots, umbrellas, and ponchos.
Cleaning Supplies - Bleach, Lysol, disinfectant Wipes, brooms, mops, buckets, dust pan/brush, Latex gloves, 50-Gallon trash bags.
Bathroom - Plastic shower curtains, bath towels, hand soap, toilet paper, toilet bowl cleaner, Drano, band-aids, Q-tips, bath mats
Laundry - Laundry hampers, hangers, iron, and ironing board.
Paper Products - Tissues, including travel sized tissues for bags and purses.
Bedroom - Twin size sheets and comforters, throw blankets, and pillows.
Kitchen Items - Dish sets, Ziploc bags, aluminum foil, plastic wrap, and food storage containers.
Toys - Books, interactive toys, art supplies, journals, and school supplies.
Electronics - Ear buds, Iphone and Samsung phone chargers.
Gift Cards - Target, Walmart, Wawa, Visa
Target - http://bit.ly/TPLVTarget
Walmart - http://bit.ly/TPLVWalmart
Wawa - http://bit.ly/TPLVWawa
Our work would not be possible without the help of many friends in the community. Your help can make a real difference to victims and survivors of domestic and intimate partner abuse in the Lehigh Valley.
"Turning Point helped me and my children after had to flee for safety with only clothes on our backs. They were such a blessing during such a difficult time in my life and they treated me with dignity and kindness. I will always remember how they helped me through it all," Val.
While Turning Point is very appreciative of the community’s generosity, we are not accepting the following at this time:
- Used Clothing
- Computers or other electronics, with the exception of small radios and alarm clocks
- Knick Knacks
Turning Point is only able to accept new donations. If your item is in good condition, please consider donating it to one of the listed organizations below. Thank you!
- Cathedral Church of the Nativity, 321 Wyandotte Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015, 610-865-0727
- New Bethany Ministries, 333 West 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015, 610-691-5602
- Perfect Fit for Working Women, 702 West Hamilton Street, Suite 100, Allentown, PA 18101, 610-871-5060
- VIA of the Lehigh Valley, 1401 Broadway, Fountain Hill 18015, 610-866-6776