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.

  • B104 will be airing live, on location from the Giant location at the Tilghman St./Cedar Crest on Friday, 11/17 4pm – 7pm
  • Bobby Gunther Walsh and friends from WAEB will be airing on site at the Hamilton Blvd, Trexlertown location on Saturday, 11/18 from 10am – 3pm 

Volunteers donate their time by standing outside of stores, handing out shopping cards to patrons entering, and helping to collect items that are donated. Then help load the Driver's car to bring all the donated goods back to the Mission! Curious what items we need most? Here is a list.

We are SO CLOSE! Please sign up to recruit a group of 8 or more people.

Volunteers needed to Adopt a location on Saturday, November 18th from 10am – 3pm at the Giant in Nazareth on Route 191.

Got a group of 2 or 3 people? We can also use a few people to fill in some spots on Friday night, 11/17, from 4pm – 7pm, at:

Or bring your donation to a partner drop off location by December 1st:

  • ALC Fogelsville - 7200 Windsor Dr., Allentown, PA 18106
  • Arts Academy Elementary School - 601 Union St., Allentown, PA 18101
  • Asbury United Methodist Church - 1533 Springhouse Rd, Allentown, PA 18104
  • Capital Planning - 4647 Saucon Creek Rd, Center Valley, PA 18034
  • Daniels BMW  - 4600 Crackersport Rd, Allentown, PA 18104
  • Embassy Bank – any branch location (ends Nov. 20th)
  • Erie Insurance - 2200 W. Broad St. , Bethlehem, PA 18018
  • Fitness Plaza - 1124 Glenlivet Dr W, Allentown, PA 18106
  • Keller Williams - 40 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, Pa. 18104
  • NFI Industries - 9645 West Hills Court, Kutztown, PA 19530
  • Northampton Assembly of God - 3449 Cherryville Rd,  Northampton, PA 18067
  • Northern Lehigh Mission Dist. In Gathering - 4331  Main St. , Whitehall Pa 18105
  • People First Credit Union - 4647 Saucon Creek Rd, Center Valley, PA. 
  • Stangl Chiropractic
  • Valley Kidney Specialists, P.C. - 1230 S Cedar Crest Blvd Ste 301, Allentown, PA 18103

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

Thank You to Those Who Already Donated!

  • Boy Scouts Troop 71
  • LV Health Network


Click here to Adopt a Location or Sign Up to Help Out!

Click here to download our Locations Flyer and General Information Brochure!

Contact Deirdre with your questions!

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

Hal Warner at 610-740-5500 x323 or by email at