Help us make our veterans feel at home.


Many times, we meet homeless veterans who are able to find apartments through another agency. These apartments are often empty, and the veterans and their families often have little to nothing during these transitional times. Embracing Our Veterans helps to take these veterans and families from homelessness to having a home with a warm bed.

When donating items, please, keep in mind that our Veterans and their families usually move into small apartments, so smaller furniture items go the fastest. Embracing Our Veterans volunteers can accept or decline donations at their discretion. We also hold events throughout the year during which we seek certain items like food for Thanksgiving baskets or toys for Christmas Angels deliveries.


If you would like to make a donation or are unsure if an item can be of use, please call (814) 636-1950. We can pick up donations.


Thank you

Donation Wishlist 

We Accept New or Gently Used . . .

Bed frames (all sizes but king)
Dressers (especially tall)
Small Tables and Chairs
Love Seats and Sofas
Recliners (especially lift chairs)
End Tables and Night Stands
Curtains and Rods
Bed Sheets, Blankets, and Towels
Kitchen Appliances (especially microwaves)
Pots and Pans, Silverware, and Dishes

Gas and Food Giftcards
Monetary Donations


We Cannot Accept Donations of . . .

Knick Knacks or Vases
Holiday Decorations
Exercise Equipment
Stemware or Specialized Alcohol Glasses
Clothing (except cold weather gear)
Used Floor Mats
Analog TVs
Wall Shelves
Office Furniture
Old Toys or Antiques
Used Pillows or Stained Linens
Opened Lotions, Shampoos, Soaps


© 2018 Embracing Our Veterans

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Embracing Our Veterans is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a Public Charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code

(814) 636-1950

3823 W. 12th St, Ste. 9A, Erie, PA 16505​

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