Donate OppHouse


Our Wish List of needed items is constantly in demand. Aside from the items that can be used in our Reuse and Recycle program, the following items are necessary to keep our other programs, such as the shelter services, Second Street Learning Center and Children's Alliance Center, running smoothly. Your generous donations are the lifeblood of our organization, and we thank you in advance!


To make an in-kind donation, confirm our needs and/or make arrangements for pick up or delivery, 
please call Cynthia Brown at 610-374-4696 ext. 221.



Wish List: 

  • Baby Bottles
  • Baby Powder
  • Baby Wipes
  • Blankets, Bumper Pads, Crib Sheets (new or gently used) 
  • Brushes, Combs, Picks (men, women and children)
  • Deodorant (men and women)
  • Disposable diapers and Pull Ups (all sizes - especially large)
  • Disposable razors (men and women)
  • Paper Towels
  • Pillows (new)
  • Pillow cases
  • Q-Tips
  • Shampoo
  • Shaving Cream (men and women)
  • Soap (full size is preferred over small, hotel size)
  • Soap holders (travel holders)
  • Socks (men, women and children in all sizes)
  • Tissues
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toothbrushes (children and adult)
  • Toothpaste (small tubes work best)
  • Tote bags
  • Towels (new or gently used)
  • T-shirts (all sizes)
  • Twin sheets
  • Underwear (new for men, women and children)
  • Washcloths (new or gently used)
  • Women's sanitary items
  • Work boots (men and women)
Medical Needs (Only over-the-counter and unopened accepted):
  • Aspirin, Tylenol
  • Antacids
  • Band Aids
  • Cold & Flu Medicine 
  • Peroxide
  • Rubbing Alcohol


Kitchen and Food Items:
  • Coffee
  • Condiments (ketchup, mustard, relish, etc.)
  • Creamer
  • Paper napkins
  • Plastic silverware
  • Salad Dressing (all types)
  • Sugar


Second Street Learning Center & Children's Alliance Center:

  • Activity & Coloring Books
  • Colored pencils
  • Crayons 
  • Dictionaries
  • Dry erase markers (for white boards)
  • DVDs (for kids, G-rated)
  • Electric pencil sharpeners
  • Erasers
  • Flash cards
  • Folders with pockets
  • Glue bottles
  • Glue sticks
  • Highlighters
  • Lined loose-leaf notebook paper
  • Markers
  • Pencils
  • Scissors (kid-safe)
  • Zipper pouches for pencils

Connect With Us

Opportunity House

430 North 2nd Street
Reading, PA 19601

Phone: (610) 374.4696
Fax: (610) 374.3165