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Project Furniture

The purpose of Project Furniture is to supply furniture, bedding and household items for those in need.

Project Coordinator:

Maureen Ross, 717-773-1988,


Bill Richie, Kaleb Dissinger, Bud Beauverd, Scott Brechbiel, Kyle Haskins, Curt Sober, Scott Eisenhart, Andy Underkoffler


Immediate Need for District Family

  • Tall Dressers

  • Microwaves - must be less than 6 years old, and in clean, working condition

  • Mattresses, box springs, metal bed frames - all sizes. Must be free of any rips, stains, tears, odors, or excessive pet hair. All mattresses are examined before accepted

Items must be in good condition. If you have any of these items to donate, please contact Maureen at 717-773-1988, Thank you for helping our families!

Ongoing Need

We are collecting the clear zippered bags that comforters/blankets/curtains come in to use in the warehouse.  If you have any, they can be dropped off at OW warehouse.

Tax donation receipts available upon request


Help Needed

Project Furniture is in need of volunteers to help with the pick-up and delivery of furniture and beds, as well as ongoing organization of the furniture area of the Operation Wildcat warehouse.  You do not have to have a truck or trailer to help out – we are most in need of the ‘muscle’ to move the items in and out of the warehouse. Days, evenings or weekends – any time would be helpful. If you would like to learn more about Operation Wildcat’s Project Furniture please contact: Bill Richie at or Kaleb DIssinger at


Service Hours Opportunities:

Project Furniture and Housewares is always in need of help with sorting and organizing items in the storage facility.  Please contact  the Project Coordinator if you would like to volunteer.

Donation of Items

  • For all furniture donations please contact Maureen with pictures of the furniture items you would like to donate (, 717-773-1988).  No furniture will be accepted without pictures sent ahead of time to ensure we have room in the warehouse, and they are items our families can use. 

  • We no longer accept any electrical items that need to be installed (unless NEW in box) - no ceiling/wall lighting, ceiling fans, etc. as we have no way to test them. 

  • We no longer accept glass top furniture items (table tops, coffee table/end tables with glass tops).  Our warehouse does not have the room to properly store these items. 

  • We only accept new or gently used furniture

  • We cannot accept any items that are broken, stained or torn.

  • If you are donating sheets, comforters and blankets, please label the bag, with a marker, with the size being donated, i.e. Twin, Full, etc

At the present time(due to all the donations received and lack of space) we are NOT taking:

  • Clothing

  • artificial Christmas trees (contact Project Tannenbaum chair Patti Herring to make arrangements)

  • canister vacuums/ floor steamers/cleaners

  • dehumidifiers

  • electrical fixtures that need to be installed (i.e. ceiling/wall lighting, ceiling fans)

  • exercise equipment

  • Glassware - cups/mugs- vases

  • Grills

  • Used Pillows (bed or decorative)

  • Skis/ski equipment

  • Stuffed animals

  • textbooks

  • old tv sets/old stereo equipment

  • VHS Tapes

  • and items that have seen their day and need to be disposed of!


If you have Furniture to donate please text or email pictures AHEAD OF TIME to, 717-773-1988, to ensure we have room at the warehouse and they are items needed/requested by our families.

A tax receipt if available for all donations.

If you have a question on whether or not we can take an item - contact Maureen at 717-773-1988,



DO NOT LEAVE ANY FURNITURE ITEMS volunteers' homes or at school buildings. If you have furniture to donate, and are able to transport it, please call one of the project coordinators.  DO NOT LEAVE FURNITURE AT WAREHOUSE UNLESS YOU HAVE MADE ARRANGEMENTS WITH MAUREEN.  FURNITURE can only be left at the warehouse during open hours, Saturdays and Sundays 1-3pm

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