We welcome ESSENTIAL items that people NEED. Please see our lists below for specifics. These may be brought to our warehouse during our donation hours (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9AM to 2PM.) We do not pick up items.
We accept useful, clean, practical items. We do not accept everything, only what our clients need. All items must be fully functional, hygienic and safe. They should be complete, with all legs, cushions and other parts. See more specific information below.
Please help us keep to our mission and be zero waste by donating only goods we accept. It costs us to dispose of other items. As a rule, we do not accept large furniture pieces, or unnecessary, decorative or fancy items. We also will not accept broken, rusted, or torn items.
Not sure if we can take it? We reserve the right of refusal, so please call at 978-441-9474 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to make sure it will be accepted.
Items NOT accepted:
We do NOT accept: decorations, wall pictures and frames, knick-knacks, desks, drop side cribs, used toys, TVs, computers, outdated electronics like cassette players, large furniture that will not fit in a minivan (e.g., hutches, entertainment centers), baskets, wine glasses, candles or candle holders, file cabinets, office furniture, sports gear, athletic equipment or cleats, nothing that requires any installation including light fixtures and wall shelving, no window blinds, valences or custom fit goods, no used dirty trash cans, toilet brushes, plungers, nothing under $5 in value, nothing dirty.
Mattresses and Bed Frames: We welcome Twin, Full, Queen, large hotel donations of mattresses, bunk beds, futon sets or frames, toddler beds, daybeds, trundles, cots and air mattresses. NO KINGs, PLATFORM BEDS, CAPTAINS BEDS, WATER BEDS, HOSPITAL BEDS.
Clothing: We accept clean casual clothes, shoes, coats, belts, bras, baby clothing. NO USED UNDERWEAR OR SOCKS. We appreciate it when clothing is donated during the season when it is needed. For example, winter coats, hats, gloves, boots during the winter season, and shorts during the summer season.
Kitchen Tables and Dinette Sets: We welcome complete sets, single tables, and sets or pairs of chairs (must be sturdy and fully functional). If it only needs paint or a screw, please consider doing that before donating. NO LARGE HUTCHES OR CHINA CABINETS. NO SINGLE CHAIRS.
Furniture: We accept sofas, sleep sofas, arm chairs, coffee tables, end tables, TV stands, nightstands, sets of TV trays, office chairs, recliners, rocking chairs, dressers, bookcases, loveseats, microwave carts. NO EXTRA LARGE ITEMS, like entertainment centers or hutches.
Household Linens: We welcome clean sheets, comforters (not down), quilts, blankets, clean pillows, curtains that cover windows, towels (worn is okay), shower curtains, new shower liners, bathroom rugs, clean area rugs (no pet hair or mold), tablecloths. It is very helpful to us if bedding and window curtains are labeled with size. NO DUVET COVERS, DOWN COMFORTERS, NO USED SHOWER CURTAIN LINERS, VALENCES, MINI-BLINDS, NO PLACE MATS AND NAPKINS, NO DIRTY ITEMS, OR ITEMS USED BY PETS.
Kitchen Items: We welcome these in sets: dishes, small bowls, drinking glasses, silverware. We also welcome pots, pans, can openers, utensils, baking pans, large knives, casserole dishes. NO SINGLE DISHES, NO DIRTY ITEMS, NO TUPPERWARE TYPE USED ITEMS.
Baby Gear: We accept car seats (less than four years old), boosters, changing tables, Pak-n-Plays, strollers, combo-strollers, high-chairs, bouncy seats, swings, monitors, bottles, unopened unexpired formula and baby food, etc. NO DROP-SIDE CRIBS. NO CAR SEATS OLDER THAN FOUR YEARS.
Small and Medium Appliances: We accept air conditioners (in summer), heaters (in winter), fans, lamps, microwaves (we never have enough of these), hand mixers, hair dryers, curling irons, coffee makers, sewing machines, clocks, clock radios, irons, toaster ovens, toasters, blenders, food processors. NO CHANDELIERS, CEILING FANS, WALL SCONCES, NO BUILT IN MICROWAVES.
Large Appliances: We welcome washers, dryers, refrigerators, electric stoves, working or not, for a $5 fee each. They must have power cords and hoses. PLEASE let us know if they work or not, or label them with tape to let us know.
Electronics: We welcome working game systems, MP3/4s, walk-mans, alarm clocks, radios, boom boxes and DVD players. If it is current and useful with today’s media, we can take it. We welcome computers free only from corporate lot donations. NO TVS, NO HOME COMPUTERS OR MONITORS, NO OUTDATED ELECTRONICS.