IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS DURING THE COVID-19 SITUATION

Updated 8/5/2020

 

Warehouse:
The OW warehouse is now accepting donations of yard sale and household items.  We expect to be open on Saturdays and Sundays 1-3pm.  Dates and times are posted below in the calendar.  The warehouse is located at 507 N York Street, Mechanicsburg 17055. Turn on to Pleasant View Drive. Make 1st left into parking lot- stay straight to dock door 1. Skids will be in the area of dock door #1. 

 

Donations will be on a "no contact" basis with all boxes and containers being placed on the skids outside the warehouse.  We ask that you wear a mask when dropping off items as there will be a volunteer there to bring the skids inside the warehouse.  No one will be permitted in the warehouse at this time.

At the present time we are NOT accepting  clothing, furniture, old tv sets, exercise equipment, artificial Christmas trees, dehumidifiers, used pillows, textbooks, old vacuum cleaners, and items that have seen their day and need to be disposed.

If you have furniture items to donate please call or email Maureen at 717-773-1988, mmross4@comcast.net to make arrangements for drop-off/pick-up.

A tax receipt if available for all donations.

If you have a question on whether or not we can take an item - call or email Maureen at 717-773-1988, mmross4@comcast.net

PLEASE DO NOT DROP OFF DONATIONS WHEN THE OW WAREHOUSE IS NOT OPEN!

 

Back to School Donations

OW is starting to collect back to school items for the upcoming school year. Please see the below for details on what OW is collecting and where you can donate the items. Thanks!

 

What Items are Needed?

Back to School Supplies (new):

Backpacks, Binders 3”, Book Covers,

Colored Pencils, Crayons, Earbuds, Erasers,

Folders, Glue Sticks, Highlighters, Index cards,

Markers (black fine, black dry erase),

Pencils, Pencil boxes & cases (3 holes),

Pencil sharpeners, Pens, Scissors, Tape

 

Books (new or gently used): All school ages

 

Personal Items (new):

Brushes, Combs, Conditioner, Deodorant, Hand Sanitizers, Razors, Shampoo, Shaving cream, Soap, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Underwear

 

Calculators (new or gently used)

Texas Instrument 34 & 83 models

 

Gift cards to Giant, Wal-Mart & Target can also be donated. Gift cards can be mailed to or dropped off at the district office c/o “Operation Wildcat” MASD,

600 South Norway Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

 

Where Can I Donate Items?

District Office

Mechanicsburg Middle School

Simpson Public Library

George’s Cleaners (Mech and UA locations)

Immanuel Church

Mechanicsburg Brethren in Christ Church

Shepherdstown United Methodist Church

 

Need Assistance?

If you have a child in MASD, and need help with back to school items, etc., please contact your child’s school counselor or nurse. All requests are kept confidential.

Donations

Please HOLD ALL OTHER DONATIONS until we are able to accept other donations.  Please do not leave items at homes.

OW Assistance During School Closure

Due to the closure of the schools, OW will not be able to provide its normal assistance to families in need.  If you have an emergency need, please contact your child’s counselor or social worker. 

 

Be safe, be well!

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