Books

North Palm Beach Public Library accepts books, DVDs, audiobooks, and music CDs for donations. We do not accept encyclopedias and/or text books. Donations may be dropped at North Palm Beach Public Library during business hours. For questions, call 561-841-3383.

Literacy Coalition Book Donations to the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County
Several programs at the Literacy Coalition have a need for new and used books for preschool and elementary school age children.

 


Kids Artwork

DO you have guilt tossing it?  Send it off to Plum Print and they will turn it into a beautiful book for you.  Voila – guilt gone!

Here is a link for a discount.


Women’s Clothing.

Dress for Success We are unable to pick up donations and since many of our clients go directly to an interview, we ask that all donated items are freshly dry-cleaned or laundered, ironed, on hangers and not more than four-years-old, and are suitable for job interviews. Once a client is hired, we invite her back to receive a week’s worth of clothing. All of the items are provided to our clients and no one pays a fee.

We accept donations on Thursdays, by appointment only. Please contact (561)-249-3898 to schedule a time to bring the donations and tour our lovely boutique and job readiness center. There are very specific items that are always in need. If you are interested in facilitating a drive for us, we gratefully request that you collect the following items:  Black and brown new, or gently used, professional purses, New, or gently used, professional shoes in size 9W and larger, New, unopened makeup, especially mascara, lipstick, and lip gloss, New undergarments, with tags

 

WearLuv Consigment store accepts new, gently used and vintage fashions.


Stuffed Animals

Stuffed Animals for Emergencies


Electronics

Power my Learning gladly accepts donations of technology hardware including computers–both laptops and desktops–as well as tablets, printers, and other hardware to help strengthen family engagement in the homes of low-income students and enable teachers to extend learning beyond the classroom walls. Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Powermylearning.org


Retail Battery Recycling Options

Business Name  Battery Drop-off Accepted Battery Types Limitations
Best Buy Yes Battery backups Residents only, three items per household per day
Lowe’s Home Improvement Yes Rechargeable batteries, cell phones No single use batteries
Home Depot Yes Rechargeable batteries, cell phones No single use batteries
Batteries Plus Bulbs Yes Lead-acid, Li-Ion, NiCd, Li Poly No single use batteries
Office Depot/Office Max Yes Rechargeable batteries, PDA’s, cell phones No single use batteries
Staples Yes Rechargeable batteries, Li-Ion, NiCd, NiMH, SSLA/Pb No single use batteries, no more than 11 lbs
Target Yes Rechargeable batteries, cell phones, MP3 players No single use batteries
Ace Hardware Contact local store Contact local store for info Contact local store for info
Auto Zone Yes Lead-acid batteries May receive $ store credit
Advanced Auto Parts Yes Lead-acid batteries May receive $ store credit
O’Reilly Auto Parts Yes Unbroken Lead-acid batteries May receive $ store credit

Baby and Children items and clothing

Kidz Closet

The Cotton Bottom Diaper Bank  Accepting packages of diapers, wipes, and open packages of diapers

Children’s Home Society Accepting baby clothing and all baby items, including pack n plays, strollers, etc.; children’s clothing and shoes; toys, especially educational games; electronics; bikes and helmets for children of all ages; arts and crafts supplies; books; diapers and wipes; gifts for teens and young adults; hair, makeup, and nail products; headphones; luggage and duffle bags; nonperishable food; school supplies; etc.

 


Gardening supplies

Mounts Botanical Gardens. We accept donations year round for our Vintage Thrift Shop, which is open during our annual Spring and Fall Plant Sales. Items can be dropped off at our Gift Shop, located just inside the front gate, 7 days a week from 10 am – 3:30 pm. If you have large items requiring pickup, please call our office at 561-233-1757 to discuss.

We accept almost all used or new items related to gardens, gardening and landscaping:

Books
Tools
Bird Feeders and Bird Baths
Benches and Tables
Statuary
Flower Pots
Wheelbarrows
Outdoor and Patio Furniture
Racks
Art and Pottery
Decorative Home Items
Anything Ornamental


Household goods including furniture

On behalf of homeless youth and youth aging out of foster care who will find refuge, love, and nurturing at local nonprofits like Villages of Hope for years to come, thank you so very much for your generous donation to Treasures for Hope. At Treasures for Hope, we take donations of new and gently used items. As often as possible, donations go directly to meet the needs of homeless youth and youth aging out of foster care. If an item does not meet an immediate need within the charity, we may sell it in our charity store. Treasures for Hope was created to bring awareness and support to our community for homeless youth and youth aging out of foster care.

Treasures for Hope sincerely appreciates your generous support including donations of usable and resalable:
Furniture
Artwork
Home Accessories
Clothing and shoes
Antiques
Handbags
Jewelry
Other household items

Donations are received at our front door Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to ­5:00 p.m. Free pick ups are available for furniture donations and certain other large donations. Pick ups are usually scheduled 1 to 2 weeks in advance but we can frequently work faster. Most of our pick­ ups are in Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter and northern West Palm Beach; but we do sometimes venture farther for large donations. Call 561­-691-­8881 to schedule.


Pet Supplies

Peggy Adams
Peggy’s Pantry relies on the community to donate food & supplies. Please consider giving to our Pantry today.
Donations are accepted everyday at our Receiving Department located at 3200 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach.
Hours Monday – Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Big Dog Ranch Rescue
Accepting any dog items from food and toys to crates.
8 MILES WEST OF FLORIDA TURNPIKE OR 11 MILES WEST OF I-95
14444 Okeechobee Blvd, Loxahatchee Groves, FL 33470
MAIN PHONE: (561) 791-6465


Medical Devises and Equipment

Clinics Can Help redistributed medical equipment to those in need.  Simply call 561-640-2995 or email CCH at hello@clinicscanhelp.org, and we will arrange for inspection and pick-up of your medical equipment.

To conserve costs, we are grateful when you deliver small items, such as walkers and wheelchairs yourself. We arrange for pick-ups of large pieces of medical equipment, such as hospital beds and electric wheelchairs on a weekly basis. It’s that easy. No forms. No obligations.


Fabric, thread, batting supplies, new homemade blankets.

Projectlinus.org


Medicine and Prescriptions

Palm Beach County Substance Awareness Coalition was created to give parents and youths the tools to live drug, alcohol and tobacco free.

By bringing together local educators, substance abuse
professionals, law enforcement administrators, and business leaders, we coordinate activities, provide information, and
organize public awareness campaigns to steer youths and adults away from harmful substances.

Since 2002, our coalition has coordinated Palm Beach County’s efforts to keep our communities healthy, safe and drug-free.

• Prescriptions
• Over-the-counter medications
• Vitamins
• Samples
• Medications for pets
• Ointments
• Lotions
• Liquid medication in plastic or leak proof containers


Food

Palm beach County Food Bank.  For individual donors with a smaller amount of food to donate, come by our facility and drop off your food items. Simply pull up to our warehouse door and one of our Warehouse Associates can assist offloading the items.

Drop-Off Times: Monday – Friday | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

525 Gator Drive, Lantana, FL 33462

Remember, every donation made to the Palm Beach County Food Bank is 100% tax deductible; you will receive a donation for the food items donated.

If you are donating less than 500 pounds please drop off these items at our warehouse.

If you would like to donate over 500 pounds please contact Eric Aiken, Food Resource Coordinator, at 561.670.2518 x 315 or at eric@pbcfoodbank.org


Things you want picked up ASAP

Breast cancer picks up a list of acceptable items here and you can schedule your pickup online.  Hooray!

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