Join us for the 33rd annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 18, from 8-9 a.m. in a live, virtual format.

Donate Goods

Giving is just not about making a donation, it’s about making a difference. The Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County is grateful for any and all donations that can help an individual and/or their families lives.

Host a donation drive at your workplace to benefit one or more of the following Community Action Partnership programs!

Below are a list of programs that are in need of various items. If you have any questions, please contact 

COVID-19 Update
as of June 3, 2020 

Due to COVID-19, we are able to only accept the following items in new condition in a limited way. Please bring donations of goods to CAP’s office at 601 South Queen Street between the hours of 2 and 4 p.m. on Fridays. Thank you for your support and understanding!

Domestic Violence Services

Domestic Violence Services, which provides emergency shelter, counseling, legal and housing services, and children’s programming for victims of domestic violence and their children

We’re always looking for donations for the residents at the DVS Safe House.

  • Women’s clothing/underwear/socks
  • Boys’ clothing/underwear/socks
  • Girls’ clothing/underwear/socks
  • Personal care items (full size items – not travel size)
  • Diapers & wipes
  • Household cleaning supplies
  • Towels & washcloths
  • Bed Linens
  • Baby monitors
  • Gift cards for gas stations and grocery stores

Household items

  • Sofa
  • Floor lamp
  • Table lamp
  • End table
  • Coffee table
  • Stand up dressers
  • Pots & pans
  • Glasses
  • Mugs
  • Cutlery
  • Cooking tools
  • Knives

Early Childhood Education:

  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Diapers (all sizes)
  • Wipes

Lancaster County Re-Entry Coalition:

  • RRTA “all zone/all day” passes
  • Bags of Love basic needs items 
  • New or Gently Used: 
    • Sneakers (men & women – mostly men)
    • Winter coats (men & women – mostly men & larger sizes)
    • Sweat pants & sweatshirts (larger sized – gender-neutral preferred)
    • Socks
    • Men’s new underwear
    • Hats, scarves & warm gloves (gender-neutral preferred)
  • Misc
    • Bottled water
    • 2021 pocket calendar


Our team of Navigators works with individuals and families to connect them with resources to stabilize their immediate needs, such as safe housing, affordable child care, transportation, health care, and much more.

Navigation currently needs the following in new condition:

  • Toilet paper
  • Toothpaste
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Laundry detergent
  • Paper towels
  • Feminine products
  • Deodorant
  • Shaving cream
  • Razors
  • Dish soap
  • Hand soaps
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body soap
  • Socks
  • Gift Cards (i.e. Target, Walmart, Uber, Giant, etc.)


Teen ELECT Parenting Program provides prenatal and postnatal services to pregnant and parenting teens and young adults enrolled in the School District of Lancaster.

ELECT staff walks alongside students providing practical supports to help students complete their high school education, gain economic independence and become effective parents.

Senior Centers 

CAP offer members over age 60 free meals, educational activities and field trips, financial education, and wellness activities in Lancaster City and Columbia

  • 8×10 canvases for painting
  • Acrylic paints
  • Good quality acrylic paintbrushes in 1” and 1.5” widths
  • Gift cards to Michaels or Target

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