Start collecting items before the event. Pre-collection is KEY.
Pass out flyers to everyone you know and distribute them at homes throughout the community.
Hang posters around your event location and at businesses throughout the community.
Post event details on Facebook, Twitter, Community Calendars and on your town’s website.
Call local radio stations and newspapers and request it to be added to their upcoming events calendar
Recruit volunteers to help family and friends clean out their garages, attics or closets and deliver items to the drive.
Request donations from businesses in your community.
Organize a pick up for items from those who cannot bring them to your drive (eg: senior centers, local business, etc.).
Collect unclaimed items from lost and found or laundromats in your community.
Shoes & Boots
Jewelry & Accessories
Home & Holiday Décor
CDs, DVDs & Bluerays
Games & Toys
Linens & Bedding
Electronics & Computers
Items We Can’t Accept:
While we appreciate every donation and accept most things, there are some items you may wish to donate that we regrettably cannot accept. These may be items that require specialized handling, are too large, pose a safety concern or cannot be resold.
TV’s (old style)
Needles and Syringes
Car Seats and Strollers
If you are unsure if an item can be donated please contact Rich:
Donation Drive & Production Coordinator