Needs Request List
Below is a growing list of organizations and nonprofits that serve the Berks, Chester, and Montgomery counties who are in need of additional support and resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have a needs request and want to get on the list below, you can easily submit your request by clicking here.
How can you help an organization on the Needs List?
Review the request list below. If you can provide specific supplies, resources, or time, as requested, please contact the organization directly to make arrangements. Sharing this list is welcome and encouraged!
Helping our Seniors:
We are currently working with the TriCounty Area Active Adult Center in Pottstown. Additional volunteers will be in high demand in the coming weeks, if not months, to run errands, do grocery shopping, and/or meal deliveries for seniors. Please contact Eileen Dautrich at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be placed on a volunteer list to be matched with your availability.
If you are interested becoming a volunteer, you can also register with RSVP where you will be matched with organizations that fit your availability.
Special Resources Available:
Angel Flight East - We provide free flights for patients in need of medical treatment far from home. We are screening all patients and pilots before flights to ensure they are not infected nor have been exposed to the virus. For info, please contact Jess Ames at email@example.com or 215.358.1900, www.angelflighteast.org
Thank you for your support and leadership!
If you have any questions or a local business that can provide additional resources and/or materials, please contact Eileen Dautrich at firstname.lastname@example.org.
An important announcement regarding food security for our community:
Our community has stepped up big time to offer food resources to those in need. To harness the power of this collective action and to stretch the food resources beyond the initial crisis, the Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities has generously agreed to coordinate the food insecurity resources in our area. Having a single point of contact will lessen duplication of service and will allow resources to stretch further. A single contact will also spread the services to be available over many days rather than all at once. If you are a business, organization or individual community member that is considering offering a community meal, food collection or other food related efforts, please consider contacting the Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities at email@example.com for coordination and planning. Working together is our community strength!
Genuardi Family Foundation Maternal Health Center
Diapers and infant clothing, specifically newborn and infant diapers an wipes.
Carson Valley Children's Aid
Baby Wipes, Diapers, Pack N Plays, and Car Seats
Animal House Project
Animal House Project is a pet food pantry for our local community. They are in need of dry cat and dog food for distribution to individuals and organizations. How Can You Help? 1. Purchase bags of dry dog and/or cat food and drop them in the donation bin on the Cedarville Road side of the building at 1055 South Hanover St, Pottstown (Coventry). 2. Visit the organization’s amazon store and order items to be delivered directly to the pantry: https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/218XSBQMC36VG 3. Volunteer to pick up donations at Ludwig’s Corner Vet Hospital and drop them off at the pantry in the donation bin. If you are planning to do this, you need to call and state they are a volunteer with Animal House Project. The hospital will tell them the date and time. Their phone number is 610-458-8567. Address for Ludwig’s Corner: 915 Pottstown Pike, Chester Springs, PA 19425 4. Volunteer on Saturday April 4th (they will be practicing social distancing and protections) to distribute the food to pets in need. Set up will start at 9 am at the Animal House location (1055 South Hanover St., Pottstown). Please note, the police are aware of this activity and the organization has “essential worker” papers for volunteers. 5. Donate funds to support Animal House via PayPal at: - firstname.lastname@example.org or a Tax Deductible Donation can be made to Animal House Project and mailed to 1055 South Hanover Street * Suite 1 * Pottstown, PA 19465.
Surgical masks, clorox disinfecting wipes, Lysol and Paper Towels
610-754-7878, ext 117
Pennrose Management Company
I am looking for help for seniors and people with cognitive challenges in Chester County. Some of the help we need for residents in our apartments at French Creek are food, toiletries, personal hygiene items, financial/rental help, talk lines and anything else that would be of help to senior and people with cognitive challenges.
Boyertown Area Multi-Service
Food donations appreciated 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday for our community food pantry. Items such as cereal, oatmeal, pancake mix and syrup, pasta and spaghetti sauce, canned meat meals, canned fruit, soup, ramen noodle meals, peanut butter and jelly, juice boxes and 64 oz bottles of juice, snack items, granola, and hamburger helper. Non food items such as toilet paper, paper towels, shampoo and body wash, bar soap, size 5 & 6 diapers and baby wipes, cleaning supplies and laundry detergent. Thank You!
Valley Youth House
We are currently in need of cleaning supplies, toilet paper, general paper products and meals for young people who are living in various independent living homes throughout the county. We have a great need for meals for 15 young families reside throughout the county. We can arrange how these services and resources can be delivered.
Creating Increased Connections
Bread Peanut butters Jelly Juice Water Snack bags Lunch meat Crackers
Baby wipes for residents, paper towels and masks. Rolling Hills community could use extra milk in cartons to distribute to youth and residents. Youth are receiving some milk through the District but the demand is higher than what we have available to distribute. Thanks!
The Salvation Army
Hand Sanitizer, Clorox wipes, masks, paper towels, Lysol spray.
Chester County Intermediate Unit
Other Needs Request
-Rent -Pads and Tampons -Diapers and Wipes -Education on tenant and employee rights as more services and financial support becomes available.