Thanks for Giving food and Supply Drive 2017 | Allentown Rescue Mission

(610) 740-5500 355 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown


Thanks for Giving food and Supply Drive 2017

Thanks for Giving is held at designated Walmart & Giant locations throughout the Lehigh Valley on Friday, November 17th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 18th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Volunteers donate their time by standing outside of these stores representing the Mission and asking people to consider giving goods to fill the Mission's pantry.

Giant Food Store Locations:

  • Trexlertown on Hamilton Blvd
  • Allentown on Tilghman St
  • Allentown on Emmaus Ave
  • Whitehall on MacArthur Rd
  • Bethlehem on W. Union Blvd
  • Bethlehem on Linden Ave.
  • Bethlehem on Easton Ave
  • Nazareth on Rt. 191

Walmart Locations:

  • Trexlertown on Mill Creek Rd
  • Whitehall on MacArthur Rd
  • Bethlehem on Linden St
  • Easton on Rt. 248

Over 275 Volunteers will be recruited to:

  • Groups to man the locations, hand out shopping cards and help collect donations
  • Drivers to rotate between the Mission and assigned stores to pick up and drop off donations
  • Warehouse Workers to help unload donations at the Mission, weigh, sort, organize and fill the pantry


             Volunteer Sign Up is under construction.

Want to reserve your spot? Deirdre is looking forward to hearing from you!

Email or call 610-740-5500 x322


Running Totals:

  • The 12th Annual (2013), 23,000 pounds
  • The 13th Annual (2014), 30,000 pounds
  • The 14th Annual (2015), 31,435 pounds
  • The 15th Annual (2016), 38,000 pounds
  • 2017 GOAL - 40,000 pounds for our 16th Annual T4G Drive

To hold your own food drive or for other general information, please contact the Mission’s Development Manager

Wendy Benedict at 610-740-5500 x323 or by email at