Throughout all of September and October, we will be collecting new and gently used coats, jackets, sweaters and more! Bertera Auto Group has partnered up with the Springfield Rescue Mission, South Park Inn, and Veterans Inc. to provide winter clothing and supplies to those in need. If you’re looking for more ways to help than just donating clothes please feel free to donate some of the most needed items listed below. View the official event flyer here.

Drop Off Locations

From September first to October thirty-first every single Bertera location will be accepting donations. This includes Metro Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in Chicopee. Your donation will be delivered to a shelter within range of the dealership. Find out where you should drop off your donations below.

Shelters and Partnered Dealerships

The Springfield Rescue mission will be accepting donations from:
Bertera Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in West Springfield
Bertera Fiat of West Springfield
Bertera Mitsubishi in West Springfield
Bertera Subaru of West Springfield
Bertera Dodge in Westfield
Metro Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in Chicopee

Veterans Inc. will be accepting donations from:
Bertera Nissan in Auburn
Bertera Chevrolet in Palmer

South Park Inn will be accepting donations from:
Bertera Subaru of Hartford

Most Needed Items

Personal Care:
 Deodorant
 Razors-Gillette/Schick-Men’s & Women’s
 Soap
 Shampoo
 Toothbrushes
 Toothpaste
 Dental Floss
 Feminine Hygiene Products
 Vaseline/Hand Lotion
 Medicated Foot Powder
 Nail Files/Nail Clippers
 Cough Drops
 Vicks Vapor Rub
 Reusable Water Bottles
 Combs/Hairbrushes
 Chargeable Barber Kits
 Diabetic Testing Kits

Men’s Clothing:
 Underwear/Boxers – new, all sizes
 Under T-Shirts (L, XL, XXL) (new/gently used)
 Socks: White Tube/Low-cut (all sizes)
 Tops: Long Sleeve, Dress Shirts, Collared Shirts, Sweatshirts (New England Sports) (L, XL, XXL) (new or gently used)
 Bottoms: Jeans, Dress Pants (new or gently used)
 Flip-flops (M, L, XL)
 Footwear: Shoes, Sneakers, Boots-size 9-13 & wide (new or gently used)
 (Seasonal) Hats, Gloves, Scarves (new or gently used)
 (Seasonal) Winter Jackets (any size – new or gently used)

Women’s Clothing:
 Bras (sizes: 34, 36, 38, 40 A/B/C/D) (new)
 Underwear – new, all sizes
 Tops: Short Sleeve, Long Sleeve, Blouses, Sweatshirts (any size – new or gently used)
 Bottoms: Jeans, Dress Pants, Skirts (any size – new or gently used)
 Socks: White low-cut, Dress and Nylons (new)
 Footwear: Sneakers, Dress Shoes, Boots (sizes: 6–9) (new or gently used)
 (Seasonal) Hats, Gloves, Scarves (new or gently used)
 (Seasonal) Winter Jackets (any size – new or gently used)

Bed & Bath:
 Bath Towels/Hand Towels/Washcloths (new)
 Bed Pillows (new)
 Blankets: Twin & Full (new)
 Pillowcases: Standard (new)
 Laundry Bags: Nylon/Canvas (new)

Miscellaneous Items:
 New England Public Transportation Passes
(Including passes for city bus routes and cabs)
 Postage Stamps
 Nonperishable Canned Goods/Food Items
 Regular “Ground” Coffee (please, no whole beans)
 Cases of Individual Bottled Spring Water
 Cleaning Supplies (for individual housing units)
 Bug Spray
 Umbrellas
 Watches

Gift Certificates:
 Visa Gift Cards
 Target, Walmart
 CVS, Walgreens
 Grocery Stores
 Coffee Shops, Restaurants or Fast Food locations
 Gas Cards
 Movie Passes
 Sporting Event Tickets
 Museums
 Concert Tickets
**Any kind of Gift Certificate is welcomed**

Let us know you’re participating by checking in on our Facebook Event located here.

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