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The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, established in 1865, has been supporting those in need for 152 years.

Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children.

Eighty-two cents of every dollar spent is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center seeks donations of gently used adult and children’s clothing, shoes, electronics, furniture and other household goods.

These donations are a critical component in the ongoing operation of their Adult Rehabilitation Center.

The donations received from their donors are processed at the Salvation Army processing center in Trenton, New Jersey for local distribution to their Family Thrift Stores, located at 191 Lincoln Highway, Fairless Hills; 436 Mulberry Street, Trenton; and 15 State Highway 33, Hamilton, New Jersey.

Proceeds from the sale of donated items help fund their Adult Rehabilitation Centers, which provide substance abusers, unemployed, homeless and others struggling with various forms of life issues with the necessary tools to re-enter society and live productive lives.     

These stores are the sole funding source for the Adult Rehabilitation Center. The stores’ value pricing is particularly attractive during challenging economic times.

While clothing is the most sought after purchase, shoppers also look for furniture, toys, and small household goods. All merchandise is donated by local residents, putting reusable items to good use and keeping them out of landfills.

The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center ministries provide a residential rehabilitation program with a focus on basic necessities.

Each year, several hundred men, predominantly from Bucks County and Mercer County, are given a clean and healthy living environment, good food, work therapy, leisure-time activities, group and individual counseling, spiritual direction, and resources to assist them to develop life skills.

Traveling throughout Bucks County and Mercer County, The Salvation Army’s trucks will pick up donations, from a single bag of clothing or a piece of furniture at no charge and leave a receipt for tax purposes.

Donors can also drop clothing donations at any Salvation Army Thrift Store. Items should be clean and in good condition, so shoppers will want to purchase them.                                                            

With your help, The Salvation Army will continue assisting those who are homeless, abused or disadvantaged in pursuit of its goals: serving the most people, meeting the most needs, DOING THE MOST GOOD!

To schedule a pick-up at your home or office, call 1-800-SA-TRUCK.