Accepts Almost Everything- Appliances, Books, Clothes, Furniture, etc.
- National Council of Jewish Women
- Out of the Closet
- The Salvation Army
- Vietnam Veterans of America
Art Supplies- Scroungers’ Center for Re-Usable Art Parts accepts items such as paper, wire, leather, feathers, beads, art supplies, and much more. Your donations are creatively reused by needy schools and programs.
Baby Items- Baby2Baby supplies Los Angeles families in need with essential baby gear and clothing for their children 0-4 years old. They accept new and gently used items. Diaper Drive accepts unused diapers for low-income families in the Los Angeles area.
Bikes- The Burbank Recycle Center accepts bikes for the Burbank Bike Angels- a group of dedicated volunteers that restore used bikes for children in the community. Call (818) 238-3900 for more info.
Blankets, Comforters, Towels- If you have old blankets, towels, or comforters that are no longer fit to be donated- they might be just great for a poor little animal in a shelter. Try Operation Blankets of Love. They also take pet supplies and treats.
Books- Access Books– needs children’s books and educational magazines. Check out their Wish List. Most local libraries have a “Friends of the Library” group that would be happy to take your book donations. Here is information on the Los Angeles area.
Books, CDs, DVDs, LP records- Re-Book It is a free community service that picks up these items in the Los Angeles area. Their goal is keep books out of the landfill and into the hands of readers and to raise funds for libraries, schools, charities, and hospitals.
Crayons– Crazy Crayons will take your old used and broken crayon pieces and turn them into fun new shapes that are 100% recycled crayons.
Dresses- The Glass Slipper Project accepts prom dresses and bridesmaid dresses for low income high school girls.
DVDs- Kid Flicks creates video libraries for Children’s Hospitals and Pediatric Wards with your DVD donations.
Jewelry- I Have Wings Breast Cancer Foundation accepts jewelry- costume or estate- to enrich the lives of families during a breast cancer diagnosis.
Office Related- LA Shares takes donations of office furniture and supplies and matches them up with needy schools and non-profits. They send you a tax receipt and a letter from the recipient thanking you. Those letters always mean a lot to donors.
Shoes– Soles4Souls collects new and gently used shoes and distributes them to people in need by provisioning qualified micro-enterprise programs designed to create jobs in poor and disadvantaged communities.
Stuffed Animals- Stuffed Animals for Emergencies accepts new and gently used stuffed animals for children in distress.
Remember to ask for your tax receipt!