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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.

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