Help Us Change Lives 

Please explore this page to learn more about how you can donate to our program.


We Need

Your Support

Thrive Housing Services is a non-profit organization that relies on donations and grants to achieve its mission. Your tax-deductible gift helps ensure that young people receiving housing through Thrive, including some of the most vulnerable and underserved, are able to meet their basic needs and realize a brighter future.

​​Generous individuals – just like you – help fulfill our mission. Please consider making a financial donation, an in-kind donation, or learning more about our planned giving opportunities.

Donate a Gift-in-Kind

A gift-in-kind is a donation of a product, items, or merchandise in place of a cash donation to Thrive Housing Services. Below, you will find a list of all our current needs. Check back often as the items we need can change based on location and time of year.

Non-Perishable Food Items

(within expiration date)

​Macaroni & cheese
Soups & chili
Canned pasta (Chef Boyardee, etc.)
Canned meats (tuna & chicken)
Canned fruits
Spaghetti sauce & pasta
Ramen noodles
Peanut butter & jelly
Bottled Water

Personal Care Products


Shaving cream
Shampoo & conditioner
Toilet paper
Toothpaste & Toothbrushes
Hair brushes and combs
Towels and washcloths
Bed sheets and blankets


(​Sized to Fit 16-21 Year Olds)

New Boxers
New Undershirts
New Underwear
​New Bras
New Ankle Socks
New Tennis Shoes
Hooded Sweatshirts

Donations are accepted Monday through Friday 12pm – 4pm

Donation Drop-Off Location:
2601 Walnut Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103

Thrive Housing Services reserves the right to allocate the use of donated items and funds.

Products, Items & Merchandise

One-Time or Recurring

Online Purchase

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Financial Donation

You can provide a one-time donation or monthly support for youth in need of assistance. Even if just $10, your donation goes a long way in helping Thrive provide consistent services to at-risk and displaced youth in our area!

Support children within the Thrive program today!

Join our monthly giving program and make a difference in the lives of our youth and their families.

You may also mail a check to:
Thrive Housing Services
2601 Walnut Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103

Thrive Housing Services is registered with the internal revenue service as a 501 (c)(30 not-for-profit organization, EIN: 47-3158402

Gifts to Thrive Housing Services are tax-deductible to the extend allowed by law


Donate Through Amazon Smile

Can’t drop by our office? You can have items shipped directly to our door! Through Amazon, you can easily support Thrive residents with their day-to-day needs and — if you are an Amazon Smile shopper — you can select Scholars Inc. to receive 0.5% of the price of your purchase!


Here’s how it works:

  • Click on the Amazon Smile icon, or search for “Scholars Inc.” in Amazon Lists.

  • Make your product selection(s), and add to cart.

  • Upon checkout, select Scholars Inc’s address. You may choose to add a gift receipt if you do not wish to remain anonymous.


​Finalize all remaining order details, review for accuracy, then place your order!

The items are now on their way to Thrive, and you can print your own receipt for tax purposes.
If you have any questions regarding the Thrive donation policy, or would like further information, please contact the Thrive program at (717) 695-9199.​