Give your items a second life 

There are many organizations in our community that can make excellent use of items that no longer spark joy in your home. Be sure to visit their respective websites to learn more about drop-off locations, hours and each organization's wish list.

 

 Clothing

  • Green Drop donation centers are conveniently located throughout the Philadelphia area, but you can also schedule a pick-up. This is a great place for general donations including clothing, books and household items. You can also choose from a variety of different charitable organizations to support, including American Red Cross. https://www.gogreendrop.com

  • Goodwill offers very convenient donation sites with loading docks and people to assist you. This is a great place for general donations including clothing, books and household items. http://www.goodwill.org

  • Career Wardrobe accepts gently used women's and men's professional clothes. They have many convenient donation drop-off locations. http://careerwardrobe.org/donate/clothing-donations/donation-guidelines/

  • The Williamson College of the Trades’ Student Clothes Closet is a great place to give new or gently used men’s clothing. https://www.williamson.edu/student-life/student-clothes-closet/

  • Cradles to Crayons is always looking for donations for children's clothing and school supplies. They have a central warehouse in Conshohocken for donations as well as several drop-off locations in the community.  https://www.cradlestocrayons.org


Books


School and Office Supplies


Furniture


Electronics


Paper Shredding

  • In addition to shipping and printing stores like FedEx, the UPS Store and Staples, Wiggins Auto Tags offers very reasonable shredding services with drop-off centers near the Main Line. http://www.wigginsshredding.com/


Linens and Towels

  • Providence Animal Shelter or many local shelter are often looking for linens and towels to care for their animals, among other things like pet food, grooming items, office supplies and cleaning supplies. Be sure to visit the wish list before dropping off your items. http://www.providenceac.org/get-involved/donate/wish-list/


Other

  • Media Free Store - The Free Store is a great place to donate all kinds of household items, office supplies, kids’ toys and more. The store is run by volunteers and has limited hours, so be sure to check the website for their current hours before visiting. They do not accept food or clothing donations, but you can drop these items off at this same building at the First United Methodist Church of Media during designated hours. http://www.mediafreestore.com/