Donation Guidelines

Here are a few simple Do's and Don'ts to make sure your donations are Doing the Most Good.


Test all electrical and battery-operated equipment to make sure it's still in working condition

Include all manuals, if possible

Include all pieces and/or parts

Wash or dry-clean clothing prior to donation

Call ahead if dropping off items at a center or Family Store

Bring an itemized list of your donations and ask for a receipt


Do not donate broken or spoiled items

Do not leave items outside a collection box or center. Be sure to leave them in the right hands (or inside the right drop-off box).

Do not donate items that have been recalled, banned or do not meet current safety standards. Legally, we are unable to accept them.

Locally, we have two locations -

109 W John Street  ... just off Neil Street

2212 N. Market Street ... east of the Marketplace mall

Come visit both of our Thrift Stores where we have new merchandise every day!

 (217) 373-7832