Donation Center

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My district office is currently collecting food items, animal supplies and working used cell phones to be donated to different organizations in the district. Please feel free to drop off any items to the district office or bring them to any of our office events. More information about the organizations and specifics on what they are looking for is provided below. If you have any questions or would like to speak to my staff, please call (610) 768-4200.


Donation Center

Ada Mutch Resource Center

The Ada Mutch Community Resource Center, in an historic cottage in Bryn Mawr, provides a variety of important services for local families in need, including “Ask-a-Nurse” staffed by Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Community Health Department. Its Food Cupboard, staffed mainly by volunteers, is always busy.

Non-perishable food, household (soap, toilet paper, etc.) and pet food are accepted.

Suggested items are listed below

Please Note: Kindly check for expired dates and condition of boxes and cans. No gourmet items, fresh fruit or vegetables, or items to be refrigerated.


  • Snack packs of Fruits (apple sauce – mixed fruit)
  • Canned vegetables all types
  • Baked Beans
  • Any canned beans
  • Canned dinners (Beef Stew, etc.)
  • Cans of tuna – salmon – chicken – turkey – Spam
  • Chili
  • Soups all types (Instant, condensed, Chunky, canned)
  • Spaghetti Sauces
  • Pasta / Spaghetti
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Powered Milk – individual packets in box; Shelf stable Milk
  • Cereal
  • Oatmeal – quick cook
  • Small bags of flour / sugar
  • Jiffy muffin mixes
  • Pudding mixes/packs
  • Instant & ground coffee
  • Tea bags
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Instant potatoes
  • Instant rice /pilaf
  • Couscous
  • Dried soup mixes with beans
  • Small bottles of Oil – olive or vegetable
  • Mayonnaise
  • Salad dressing
  • Small packs of Crisco (sticks)
  • Juice packs – not large containers of soda


  • Paper goods –toilet & facial tissue
  • Laundry detergent
  • Soap
  • Shampoo


  • Pet Food


Finding Shelter

Finding Shelter provides the most loving care for the animals who need their help finding a permanent home. It is an organization based on love and respect for animals, supported by an incredible group of volunteers who work together to give these animals a quality life and the best chance for adoption.

  • VOLUNTEERS: Please give your time and talents to our wonderful cause!
  • FOOD (all food must be sealed in its original container and not expired, thank you!)
    • Nutro Natural Choice Chicken, Rice and Oatmeal (Sensitive Stomach) Dog Dry – adult (mini chunks), puppy
    • ID – Dry and canned
    • Minute Rice
    • Canned Chicken packed in water (Costco Kirkland Brand)
    • Crate Mats
    • Blankets
    • Towels
    • All-natural dog and cat treats
    • Charlee Bears treats
    • Trader Joe’s Beef Jerky strips
    • Trader Joe’s Chicken Stix
    • Milk Bone treats
    • Treat Pouches (for humans to wear)
    • Cardboard catnip scratching boards
    • “Over the doorknob” type rug or sisal scratching boards
    • Bags of Catnip
    • Zanies Mylar balls
    • Zanies Lattice Jingle Bell Balls
    • Zanies Cat Pole Toys
    • Zanies Peek-A-Boo Sisal Balls
    • Litter Pans
    • Unused cat Trees
    • Kong toys – all shapes and sizes
    • Nylabone bones and chews – for puppy and for powerful chewers (Wolf and Souper sizes are especially needed)
    • Nylabone Double Action Chews – Regular, Wolf, Souper sizes
    • Nylabone Double Action Dental Chews – Football, Round Ball, Spiky Ball
    • Galileo Bones – Petite, Wolf and Souper sizes
    • Hard rubber dog toys
    • Boingo Balls and Nobbly Wobbly II Balls – Small and Large
    • Clutch Balls – small, medium, large
    • Durable Wish Bones – Petite, Regular, Wolf sizes
    • Durable Squeaky Dog Toys
    • Green or Blue buckle-style collars
    • Green or Blue
    • Cat Litter -Clay or Scoopable
    • Dog Pooper Scoopers
    • Biodegradable pick-up bags
    • HE Liquid Detergent (HE only, please)
    • Bleach
    • Dishwashing Liquid
    • All-natural household cleaning products/disinfectants (pet friendly)
    • Tall kitchen bags
    • Paper towels
    • Frontline/Advantix for Dogs
    • Heartgard for Dogs
    • Frontline/Advantix for Cats
    • Glucosamine Chondrotin Tablets for Dogs
    • Pill Pockets
    • Capstar for Dogs and Cats – 2-25 lbs and over 25lbs
    • Top Performance Bandaging Tapes
    • Ear Cleaner
    • Medicated Shampo
    • Petco
    • Petsmart
    • Wag Your Tail (West Chester, PA)
    • Buzzy’s Bow Wow Meow
    • Costco
    • Trader Joe’s

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

Used cell phones with working batteries and chargers are being collected. The phones will be refurbished and given to local senior citizens who can use the phones to call 911 in an emergency.
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Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 16:12 pm