Places to Donate Goods
Please call or email a donation center to schedule a pick-up or to drop-off goods.
do not drop-off
items at St. Joseph’s Church.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS
Items needed are men’s, women’s, children’s all
types and sizes of clothing, clothing accessories, shoes (all kinds),
all bedding items (no mattresses), draperies and curtains, house
wares, toys, games and tools.
Call (973) 970-9231 Mon-Sat 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for a pick-up at your
home. Or visit the website: www.northjerseybigs.org.
CALVARY LIGHTHOUSE HOUSE OF BLESSING
Will pick-up at your home clean, wearable clothing for all, shoes,
linens, handbags, stuffed animals.
Call 1-866-627-4261 or e-mail at: email@example.com
Contact via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a very specific collection for the remaking of computers
for the preschools and Head Start programs of New Jersey. Only specific
goods are accepted.
Collects men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing,
bed linens, blankets, coats, small toys, games and books, footwear
in good condition. Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9:30-11:30 a.m.
plus drop-off on the porch. Located at 456
New Market Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854.
Please call (732) 356-0081 to alert them to your donation or arrange
a drop-off time.
FOODBANKS OF CENTRAL JERSEY
At Our Parish Center in the coat room donations of canned packaged
food, paper products, and household cleaning products are collected
each week for the area food banks and other emergency situations.
We also collect baby wipes, diapers, formula, and small items for
the Pregnancy Aid Center.
THE GIVING NETWORK OF SOMERVILLE
reference this document.
Nearest Thrift Store for drop-off of items is 415
Highway 18, East Brunswick, NJ.
For info, call (732) 651-1091.
HEART THRIFT SHOP
Operates on the first Thursday of each month from 11 a.m. to 6:30
p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 158
West High St., Somerville. The thrift shop was developed in
response to an identified need in the community for gently used
— and in many cases brand-new — clothes at low prices,
ideal for those on a limited budget, for those returning to the
workforce or for those who like a good bargain.
IT’S ALL GOOD
A retail shop located at 91
W. Main Street Somerville, NJ. Employs and helps those with
disabilities prepare for the workforce. Sells new and almost new
clothing. Make tax-deductible donations of men’s, women’s,
and children’s clothing, jewelry and accessories.
Call (908) 685-1444 ext 225 or e-mail at: email@example.com.
Located in Philipsburg. Needs used cribs and other baby furniture
and equipment in good condition.
Donors call (908) 454-2066 to make arrangements.
THE LORDS CLOSET (TLC)
Accepts goods at their Whitehouse Station warehouse off of Route
22. They help families in Appalachia as well as needy families in
the tri-state area.
Call (908) 534-1777 or go to www.thelordscloset.org
LUPUS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA, INC
Clothing donated helps support Lupus research.
To schedule a pick-up at your home, call 1-888-44-LUPUS or go to
THE MARIAN CENTER
Collects wearable clothing for men, women, and children, shoes,
linens, handbags, and stuffed animals.
Call 1-866-627-4261. Or e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
with your name, address, zip code and telephone number to schedule
a pick-up date.
MARTIN HOUSE CLOTHING AND FURNITURE STORE
Clothing and furniture is needed for the Trenton Area. Plese call 609-989-0271,
leave a message, and someone will get back to you. You may also visit their
web-site to learn more about their program at www.martinhouse.org
PREGNANCY AID CENTER
Direct donations of baby essentials can be dropped off at the
center at 59
Thompson Street, Raritan, NJ Monday 11:30-2:30 and Tuesday 10-1 and
Call (908) 526-8121
RESCUE MISSION OF TRENTON
Picks up good, quality clothing, furniture, appliances, household goods,
Call 1-800-528-8825 or go online at www.rescuemissionoftrenton.org
Will pick-up furniture in excellent condition, clothes, and household goods.
SEWING MACHINES, WASHABLE FABIRCS, SEWING TOOLS, SEWING PATTERNS
Donations of the above, including treadle machines, bases, and notions,
are collected, cleaned and repaired, and sent to training programs and
businesses in Appalachia and Africa. Treadles are needed as not all places
in Africa have electricity.
Contact Clare at (908) 369-6133 or e-mail email@example.com
USA FASHION REPUBLIC
Collection of shoes, clothing, toys, household items of fabric, fashion
Call (908) 272-7880 x 10, for an appointment call, (908) 272-7880 x 13
VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA
Will pick-up at your home household goods, small furniture, clothing, drapes,
bedding, luggage, toys jewelry, bikes, and tools, small appliances (no
TVs or computers).
Call 1-800-775-8387 or go online at WWW.SCHEDULEAPICKUP.COM
WORKING PERSON’S WARDROBE
Drop-off center accepts working-wardrobe clothes, male or female, in good
shape, ready to wear to help individuals headed to the job market. Collections
at 60 Millstone Road, Somerset,
Call (732) 246-0009 or go to www.franklinfoodbank.org
WORKING WOMEN’S WARDROBE
Accepts excellent condition clothes suitable for job interviews and workplaces.
You must go to drop-off site which is located at the Food Bank Network
of Somerset County. Call (732) 560-1813.
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OTHER OPPORTUNITIES TO DECLUTTER
Helps disadvantaged women around the world who are interviewing for jobs by giving
them professional, gently worn outfits, shoes, and accessories. After log-on,
choose your geographic area.
Matches donations of household items with non-profits that need them.
Accepts donations of unused items through local FreeCycle groups.
Turns old shoes into basketball courts, tennis courts, and other play surfaces.
Distributes your old shoes to those in need in more than 40 countries around
the world. Collection centers in our area are at local commercial establishments.
After log- in, submit your zip code.
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