Donations will no longer be accepted at the Caln Township Municipal Building. Instead, donations can be taken to Thorndale United Methodist Church at 3503 Lincoln Hwy E, Thorndale, PA 19372. Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 9:00-2:00 pm. The phone number is 610-384-2433 if arrangements need to be made for a different time. Sunday mornings after worship around 10:15 is another option.
Here is the latest list hot off the presses...
High demand items:
School Supplies (they opened schools for the kids this week)
Diapers Size 3/4
Shampoo - large bottles
Women’s pads - not tampons
Shoes - all sizes
Balls - soccer, kick balls, etc
Socks - all sizes
Phone chargers and cables
NOTES: No need for stuffed animals, they are overwhelmed. Clothes need to be new or lightly used.
Items need to be sorted by type, since there is not enough staff to sort mixed bags of items.
THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR YOUR GENEROSITY!!!
UPDATE: Thursday 9/2 will be the final day that the Township will be accepting donations. They will be delivered to the base on Friday. Thank you so much to everyone who has donated!
UPDATE: Thank you to all who have donated so far! Your items are already being appreciated! For those still looking to donate - there is a pressing need for SCHOOL SUPPLIES, LONG DRESSES, FLIP FLOPS, and UNDERWEAR.
The 88th Aerial Port Squadron at McGuire Air Force Base is collecting donations for Afghan refugees arriving at the base. They are seeking donations of new and gently used clothing (men's, women's, and children's), phone chargers, and toys for children of all ages (games, books, crayons, balls. etc). Donations can be dropped off at the Caln Township Municipal Building (253 Municipal Drive, Thorndale) during business hours.