Notice May 14, 2013 Someone is operating a scam by calling people in this area and asking for monetary and clothing donations for Lydia's Loft. This is not a call from anyone associated with the Lydia's Loft ministry. We welcome donations to be dropped off at our location, however, we will not call and solicit any donations.
Clothing for our community
Lydia’s Loft is operated by volunteers under the
auspices of First Baptist Church of Huntersville and
The Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson, NC.
The name Lydia'sLoft was inspired by the following
Acts 16:13 On the Sabbath we went outside the city
gate to the river, where we expected to find a place of
prayer. We sat down and began to speak to the
women who had gathered there. 14 One of those
listening was a woman from the city of Thyatira named
Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth. She was a worshiper
of God. The Lord opened her heart to respond to
To provide free clothing to needy residents of the North Mecklenburg and South Iredell Region. To
provide a place for residents who want donated clothing to be given to those in need within their own
community. (Clothing in excess what is needed locally will be shared with other ministries similar to
Hours of Operation
Lydia's Loft Phone Number: 704-948-7797
The phone will be answered only during the hours of operation listed below:
Tuesday and Thursday - 9 a.m - 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday – 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
*Clients need to arrive at least 40 minutes prior to the posted closing time
Physical address: 203 N Old Statesville Road, Huntersville, NC -- Click here for Map
We are located North of First Baptist Church in Huntersville in a red brick house on the campus of
First Baptist Church.
Parking: Use the parking lot directly behind Lydia's Loft. (Church parking lot)
Directions from North of Huntersville
We are about 2.5 miles South of the intersection of Old Statesville Road (Highway 115) and Sam Furr Road (NC Highway 73). Proceed South on Old Statesville Road (Highway 115) and turn right into the driveway located North of First Baptist Church and follow the signs to Lydia's Loft.
Directions from South of Huntersville
We are about 0.5 miles North of the intersection of Highway 115 (Old Statesville Road) and Gilead Road. Proceed North on Old Statesville Road and turn left into the driveway located North of First Baptist Church and follow the signs to Lydia's Loft.
What to donate
Donations include (for men, women and children)
Gently used clothing of all types
Shoes of all types
Kitchen items, including small electric appliances
Linens and bedding of all types
Small decorative items
Donations may be placed on the back porch at Lydia's at any time.
If you need help with your donations, please bring them during our hours
of operation. We do have a wagon to assist with donations.
Contact Bev Clayton 704-560-0887 or
- 1. Underwear and socke
- 2. Men's and Children's shoes
- 3. Women's clothing in sizes 1X, 2X, 3X
- 4. Dished, pots and pans, flatware
- 5. Children's clothing
- Income guidelines and family situation will be used to determine eligibility for clothing. Records regarding the number of times a family or individual has used the clothing closet will be maintained.
- Screening and referral of clients is done through The Ada Jenkins Center. Lydia's Loft is a needs based
- ministry, clients obtain a shopping ticket from The Ada Jenkins Center and are allowed to shop free of
All workers at Lydia's Loft are volunteers. Several area churches recruit volunteers.
If you want to volunteer or have questions, call Lydia's Loft during operating hours at
704-948-7797 or call Darlene O'Toole 704-560-2541 or email
The Ada Jenkins Center www.adajenkins.org/human/assistance.cfm
Lydia’s Loft is funded through the donations from churches, individuals and community organizations.
Contact: Julie Melchor at Ada Jenkins Center (704) 896-0471, ext 104.