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Our Purpose

Hardin County Jesus Cares is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to help families achieve stability and overcome crises by supporting them in their transition period. We understand that everyone needs a little help sometimes and our nonprofit organization was founded to combine local church and community resources to better serve families in Hardin County experiencing a financial crisis. We are primarily staffed by volunteers and serve as a helping hand up, funded by monetary contributions and proceeds from donated items sold in our thrift store.

Contribution Drop-Off Information

All donated items in sellable condition are sold in our thrift store, with proceeds funding our emergency services for families in need. If you would like to help us in our mission and donate to our cause, we accept all gently used items listed below as well as monetary donations, retail shopping bags, and newspapers to help us keep costs down so we can do more for families in need.

  • Clothing

  • Toys

  • Home Decor

  • Kitchenware

  • Furniture

  • Working Appliances

All donated items must be sellable to help us raise funds for families. For this, as well as space and safety reasons, we cannot accept the following items:

  • Used Mattresses

  • Old Televisions

  • Encyclopedias

  • Items that may be moldy, contaminated, or broken.

Donations are accepted every Monday through Saturday between 8:30am and 2pm. Please bag or box your donations and drop off at the carport located at the left rear of the building.

Our History

Our Future

As Hardin County grows through the years, the need for assistance grows with it. Our dream is to create a community where everyone lives well, and families are able to overcome crises through community-wide support. We hope to continue providing emergency services for families in need and to expand those services in the future to better serve our community. When you donate to or shop in our thrift store, you help us to provide more assistance for more local families and make Hardin County a better place for families in need.