Appliances, Hard Furniture, Toiletries, etc

Physical Donations - 5 Main Categories

Physical Donations 



-Bedding (blankets/sheets) 

  *in very good condition 

-New Clothes 

-Appliances & Hard Furniture

Guideline: If you would wear or use the item for yourself, we’ll take it.  If it isn’t good enough for you, please do no donate it to us. 

Donate - Items of the Month

Drop Off Location:

item(s) of the month can be dropped off at Join Hands Office during office hours. You can find directions to our office by clicking here


  • Adult Diapers
  • Combs, Hair brushes, Hair care products
  • Conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Diapers and Wipes - sizes 1 to 6
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Lotion
  • Medical supplies such as band-aids and cough drops
  • Mouthwash
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Shaving Cream
  • Soap/shower gel
  • Tissues
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste

Household Cleaning Items:

  • Cleaning Products
  • Disinfecting Wipes
  • Laundry Detergent 
  • Sponges

Clothing: (New)

  • Hats, gloves, scarves, and toddler/baby clothing
  • Socks
  • New clothing

Other Items:

  •  Blankets
  • Quilts
  • Towels
  • Wash Cloths

Physical Donations:

Donating Items - Guidelines

Your donations are critical to Join Hands Ministry being able to fulfill its goal of “Connecting God’s Resources with Human Need”. Your donation of household goods, furniture, clothing and other items below can make the difference for someone. You’d be amazed at how much good that old kitchen table or unused medical supplies can do!

Call (717) 582-7844 and let us know when you will be delivering anything! 

  • Small items (sheets, towels, dishes, et.) can be delivered without an appointment. 
  • Large items (furniture) must have a pre-arranged appointment. Either way, we must know when you will be delivering!

Join Hands Ministry is located at 51 South Church Street, New Bloomfield, PA.  Donation entrance location is at our address in our parking lot located off West McClure Street. 

We are normally opened from 9 AM to 6 PM on Mondays and Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9 AM to 1 PM.  Join Hands Ministry is closed on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and around major holidays. Inclement weather closings follow Newport School District.

Donate Hard Furniture - please call before drop off

• Beds – all sizes (exc. king)

• Box springs & mattresses (only brand new)

• Coffee tables

• Dressers

• Dressers/Bed side tables

• DVDs/Player

• End tables

• Kitchen tables & chairs

• Lamps

Donate Household Items - please call before drop off

· Baking pans

· Crock pots

· Diapers

· Dishes

· Electric skillets

· Kitchen tools

· Kitchen towels & dish cloths

· Kitchen utensils

· New pillows/pillowcases

· Pots & pans

· Sheets- all sizes

· Sheets/bed linens

· Silverware

· Toiletries

· Towels & wash cloths 

Donate Appliances – In Good Working Order

• Air Conditioners

• Coffee pots

• Dryers

• Fans

• Microwaves

• Refrigerators

• Small appliances

• Stoves (electric only)

• Toiletries

• TVs (digital flat screens only)

• Vacuum cleaners

• Washers

We do not Receive the Following

  • Computers
  • CRT TVs
  • Soft Furniture – No Couches, Mattresses (unless brand new), Futons

Donating Items FAQs

1. What will you accept?

  • We can usually find a “home” for anything dropped off at our warehouse but here are some items to give you an idea of what we will accept.  If you would wear or use the item for yourself, we’ll take it.  If it isn’t good enough for you, please do no donate it to us.
  • Appliances (stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers, etc)
  • Books
  • Clean Clothing
  • Furniture (“hard” furniture like bed frames, dressers, etc) - please call before drop off
  • Gently used toys and stuffed animals
  • Houseware items (kitchen utensils to brand new mattresses)
  • Medical equipment (walkers, hospital beds, canes, crutches, band-aids to large pieces of equipm
  • Nutrition drinks
  • Small Appliances (microwaves, etc)
  • VBS materials

2. What will you not accept?

  • We do not accept “soft” furniture (anything with upholstery)
  • We do not accept television sets (unless it’s a digital flat screen)
  • We do not accept pharmaceuticals
  • We do not accept knickknacks
  • We do not accept baby equipment (cribs, strollers, car seats, etc) due to liability reasons
  • We do not accept Sunday School materials (but will take VBS materials)
  • We do not accept used construction materials

3. Do you accept food donations?

  • Join Hands Ministry runs the Perry County Food Bank.  The food bank accepts food donations. Lucky for you, they’re located in in New Bloomfield too! Take your food donations to the food bank which is right in front of the Perry County Prison.

4. Do you accept Christmas decorations?

  • We only accept Christmas Decorations in the month of November.