Other Organizations

If Household Goods does not accept your item(s) or you are out of our pick-up area, please consider donating to another organization such as those listed here.

We have divided our list of other organizations into the following categories:
Furniture, Appliances, Bicycles, Books, DVDs & CDs, Building Supplies, Cell Phones, Clothing, Toys, Baby Items, Exercise Equipment, Computers/Electronics, Medical Supplies, Musical Instruments, School Supplies.

If none of these categories is what you are looking for, look at our list of other ideas for your donations.


Furniture

Coverage Area

Organization & Phone

Notes

All of Massachusetts
All Massachusetts Salvation Army

800-958-7825
Furniture is resold. No mattresses. Call for pickups.
All Massachusetts St. Vincent de Paul

800-675-2882
Furniture is resold. 3 piece min for pickups. No mattresses.
Eastern Massachusetts

Epilepsy Foundation

888-322-8209

Furniture is resold. No Mattresses. Pickup available. Drop off locations & Savers Stores - check website
All Massachusetts

Goodwill - Boston (617-254-0112), Worcester (508-752-4042)

Furniture is resold. No Mattresses.DROP OFF at Goodwill stores; priority pickup (fee based option).

North Shore / North of Boston
North Shore, Metro West, E. Boston, Chelsea & towns around rte 128 Mass Coalition for the Homeless
Mass Coalition Furniture Bank

781-595-7570 x13
Located in Lynn.
No major appliances/no clothing/no toys. Accepts living room, kitchen & bedroom furniture, sofabeds, small goods, NO used mattresses accepted
Based in Reading, covers Middlesex & Essex counties Mission of Deeds - Furniture bank

781-944-9797
No large appliances. Pickup available in Burlington,Lynnfield, Reading, N. Reading, Stoneham, Wakefield, Wilmington, Winchester, Woburn
Salem Area - runs thrift store at 47 Canal St. Lifebridge

978-745- 2459
Furniture, household goods, books, jewelry, clothing/Pickup service available.
Located at 56 Margin St. Salem, MA
Beverly Area

Beverly Bootstraps

978-927-1561 (main #)
978-921-4710 (for pickup)

Furniture & Household items; no mattresses - check website for more info on limited pickups.
Located at 198 Rantoul St. Beverly, MA
Lawrence Area Lazarus House
978-689-8575 (main #)
978-686-0441 (for pickup)

Run thrift stores for families in need. Furniture, household goods, clothing etc- check website for list of items. Pickups in Dracut, Haverhill, Lawrence, Methuen, N.Andover, N.Reading, Tewksbury & Southern N.H.

Lawrence Area

Project Home Again –Furniture bank

info@phama.org

pickups in Andover, Lawrence, N.Andover & Tewksbury when truck is available. No regular hours in the summer. Email only.
NorthWest of Boston
Acton

530 Main St.

Household Goods (HGRM) Furniture, mattresses, household goods, appliances. Limited pickup service. Drop-offs Tu, Thurs & Sat 9-noon
Lowell

1A Foundry St.

The Wish Project - Furniture Bank

978-441-9474

Basic furniture, home, baby goods & clothing.Seasonal collection projects. Drop-offs only, NO residential pickups.

West of Boston
Pickups within 20 minute radius of Marlborough

Touchstone Furniture Depot

508-485-2080

Furniture & household items. No appliances. See website for detailed take/don't take list.
Worcester area – see website for listing of towns Central Mass Housing Alliance Furniture Bank

508-752-5519 x105
Pickup of furniture in many surrounding towns.
Hopkington based. Natick, Framingham, Ashland, S.Sudbury Project Just Because

508-435-6511 (main #)
Direct donations to needy families for furniture via 'furniture network'. See wish list for other items.
Boston
Cambridge

Furnishing Hope of Massachusetts

857-229-7528

Pickups in and outside of Boston - call or email info@furnishinghopema.org

Boston area

Boomerangs

617-524-5120 (Jamaica Plain)

617-323-0262 (West Roxbury)

617-758-6128 (Cambridge)

617-456-0996 (Boston)

Resale store with all items donated. Proceeds to Aids Action Committee of Massachusetts
Free furniture pickup - 617-309-7220
JP store: 716 Centre St. Jamaica Plain
W. Roxbury: 1870 Centre St, W. Roxbury
Cambridge: 563 Mass Ave.
Boston: 1407 Washington St.

South Shore

Brockton / South Shore
Easton location

My Brother’s Keeper - Furniture Bank

508-238-7512(Easton) - NO Dropoffs
Basic furniture & household items, like new mattresses. Pickups only in the South Shore area: Milton / Quincy south to Taunton
Fall River/South Coast
Dartmouth location
774-305-4577(Dartmouth) Pickups in South Coast area: south of Tauton to Fall River area. NO pickups on Cape Cod.
Brockton/Boston Area Teen Challenge (Thrift Shop)

508-427-6475
Furniture - pickup available within 45min of Brockton area/Boston. Can email photo of item to thriftstore@tcbrockton.org

Weymouth / South Shore

48 Sea St., N.Weymouth

Friends of the Homeless of the South Shore

781-340-1604

Maintains furniture bank- Donations of furniture are accepted by appointment - please call

South Shore / Kingston Plymouth Area Coalition for the Homeless

781-582-2010
Dining sets, couches, beds, bureaus, small household goods, toiletries, food - F.A.I.R. program
Providence, Rhode Island

Rhode Island Donation Exchange

401-831-5511

Furniture Bank - Pickup available

20 River Ave Providence, RI

Western MA

Ludlow/Southhampton

Ludlow Mills

Homeward Vets, Inc.

413-203-1479

Provide home furnishings to previously homeless vets. Accepts donations - see website for schedule


Appliances

Coverage Area

Organization & Phone

Notes

Lawrence / Andover Area -pickups in Andover, Lawrence, N.Andover & Tewksbury when truck is available

Project Home Again
info@phama.org

Will take appliances washers, electric dryers, fridges, ovens & microwaves;mattresses; limited pickup when truck avail -check website
Lawrence Area Lazarus House

978-689-8575

call furniture donations coordinator at 978-269-5285/ Accepts washers, fridges & electric dryers/ Operate several thrift stores in area

Boston area

Boston Building Resources (BBR)

617-442-2262

Appliances in showroom condition, less than 5 yrs old
Leominster, Worcester, Lawrence, Carver, Pittsfield, South Yarmouth & Billerica Habitat Restore Locations Listing in MA Check websites for more info.


Bicycles

Coverage Area

Organization & Phone

Notes

Cambridge/Boston Quad Bikes Drop off at Quad Bikes in Cambridge (617-496-5955); 51 Shepard St -email
Jamaica Plain Bikes not Bombs

617-522-0222

Accepts bikes, Mac computer software, bike tools, hardware – check website or call for dropoff times/local collection drives in different towns


Books, CDs, DVDs

Coverage Area

Organization & Phone

Notes

Acton

Your local library

Acton Library (Friends of) for Book Sale - Books may be donated at any time the library is open. Most books generally, no magazines or textbooks older than 5 yrs.
All Massachusetts Discover Books/Reading Tree
800-402-2665
For profit with social mission. Accepts all books - donating to schools, family literacy programs, and international libraries. Check website for drop off locations. Pickups avail.

Waltham, South Boston

Drop Box container now at Household Goods

More Than Words

781-788-0035

Non-profit empowering disadvantaged youth to run this retail & online book business. Books, CDs, DVDs, video games, audio books, videos.

Pick up service available

Drop off containers - see website

Salem, NH - mail in or contact for larger amounts CD Recycling Center.org Recycles #7 high grade plastic CD/DVD, also accepts Records - see video
Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Adult day programs, libraries Call local programs Videos and DVD’s Musicals, old movies, old TV series for senior programs / Nursing homes


Building Supplies

Coverage Area

Organization & Phone

Notes

Greater Boston out to Littleton area Boston Building Resources
617-442-2262 x232
Picks up building materials like kitchen cabinets, appliances (not more than 4yrs old), etc. / fee based

Dorchester

Boston Restore Inc
617-288-8400

Office furniture & supplies, sometimes furniture – drop-offs please, limited pickups

Leominster, Worcester, Lawrence, Carver, Pittsfield, South Yarmouth & Billerica Habitat Restore Locations Listing in MA Check websites for more info.


Cell Phones

Coverage Area

Organization & Phone

Notes

Cell Phones, batteries, chargers

Cell Phones for Soldiers

Recycle my Cell Phone.Org

Verizon Stores

Retailer programs

Recyles Cell Phones to pay for calling cards for soldiers. (drop off locations available)

Recycles Cell Phones. (Mail directly)

Gives phones to Battered Women Shelters for 911 calls. (Bring to store)


Clothing, Toys, Baby Items, Excercise/Sports Equipment

Coverage Area

Organization & Phone

Notes

Central MA & Metro West – most of MA Big Brothers, Big Sisters

800-483-5503
Pickups available - clothing, toys, household items, tools, bicycles, exercise equip,etc. also appliances, electronics (fee involved with certain items like tv's)
Eastern Mass

Epilepsy Foundation

888-322-8209

Clothing, household items, small toys. Free pickup, drop off at several sites and Savers stores - see website for more info
All Massachusetts Vietnam Vets of America

800-775-VETS (8387)
Clothing, toys, baby items, bikes, tools, household items etc
LOCAL Acton area DROP OFF locations
Trailer at Crosby Market in Concord (other locations listed on website) Goodwill

617-445-1010
Clothing, Household goods
Drop offs in SVP bins – check website or call for locations St. Vincent de Paul

800-675-2882
Clothing

300 King St., Littleton (in Castle in the Trees playground parking lot)

Large trailer - supports local LIttleton Youth Sports Assn

All year except January-Mid March

Clothing, shoes, linens
Red Cross bins - clothing donation program -see website for bin locations American Red Cross Clolthing, shoes, linens, small toys
More options
All Massachusetts & New Hampshire Salvation Army

508-799-0520 (Worcester)
978-568-8155 (Hudson)
Clothing, household items, sporting, etc
Boxford, N. Andover, Andover, Topsfield, Middleton, Beverly, Georgetown Community Giving Tree

978-223-5767
Baby equipment (high chairs, cribs, strollers etc), Infant / Children's clothing; toiletries, diapers, Toys (fall only); School supplies (fall only) Pickups available. Located at 570 Main St., Boxford, MA.
Cambridge Solutions at Work

Children’s Clothing Exchange

SolutionsWear
617-576-0039


Childrens clothing, toys, baby equipment.

Accepts womens & men’s business suits and accessories
Boston /Worcester/ Springfield Dress for Success

617-779-2177 (Boston)
508-796-5660 (Worcester)
413-732-8179 (Springfield)

Womens suits, new or nearly new



Lowell

Malden

The Women’s Alliance

Suitability
(Lowell) 978-934-8898

TailoredforSuccess
(Malden) 781-324-0499

Women’s business suits/clothing


New or gently worn (donations by appt)

Women and Men’s business suits/clothing (Malden only)

Littleton - SPORTING GOODS & Apparel

My Town Sports & Consignment

459 King Street 978-339-5222

Consignment of used sports equipment/ partners with local non-profits

 



Computers/Electronics

Coverage Area

Organization & Phone

Notes

Cambridge Solutions at Work "Get Connected"

617-492-0300 x6
Accepts computers, printers, monitors
Boston TecsChange

617-963-0262 (Skype)
Accepts computer equipment-check website for list - also has link to other organizations to donate older equip.
Gardner

Electronicrecyclers

978-632-7666 (local) 800-884-8466 (national)

Accepts TVs, computers, audio, consumer electronics for processing
Nation wide Recycles.org A national exchange network hosting the Nonprofit Computer Recycling and Reuse Network and the Nonprofit Materials Exchange Network. Donation seekers can also post donation requests with them.
EPA site - find a local recycle or donation program - includes local retailers like Best Buy, Staples etc. eCycling Local program links from EPA

Local electronics/computer drop-off for fee

68 Walker Rd, Shirley MA

East Coast Electronics Recycling

978-537-9940
877-537-9940

see pricing list for MA residents
M-Fri 8:30-3:30p items accepted- reasonable fee charged (rev 2013)



Medical Equipment

Coverage Area

Organization & Phone

Notes

Boston

REquipment Program

c/o Mass. Rehabilitation Commission, 600 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

Phone: 617-204-3626

Email: info@dmerequipment.org

Durable medical equipment (DME) reuse program. We accept donations of gently used wheelchairs (power and manual), patient lifts, shower equipment, rollator walkers, portable ramps and other un-needed durable medical equipment (DME).  We clean and refurbish our items and reassign them to consumers in need at no charge.

 

Statewide/Local

Your local Council on Aging or Department of Health/Housing. Contact VA Hospitals - may need specialized equipment.

Needham Community Council medical loan closet.

Recycling Medical Equipment listings

Most accept walkers, shower seats, wheelchairs, etc.depending on available space

Wakefield

270 Salem St.

H.E.L.P (Hospital Equipment Loan Program) - Masons - also run handicap ramp program

781-322-1052

Drop off 9a-noon Saturdays. Used medical equipment. Check website for items accepted.

CT & parts of MA

located in Hartford, CT

Neat Restore Center at Oak Hill

860-243-2869

Used medical equipment
Quincy Helping Hands

617-328-0102
Used medical equipment
Ashland The Wheelchair Recycler

508-460-6328

Non-profit organization - takes power wheelchairs and scooters;call or email Dave for more info. Check brochure.
Nationwide - New England programs

Wheels for the World

818-707-5664

Christian based non-profit - accepts used wheelchairs - check website for more info
Mashpee -services eastern MA, west to Worcester Pass It On, Inc (info) & website

800-267-6768
Provides medical equip to disabled children & families. no drop off site, will pick up. Please contact for more info.

Musical Instruments

Coverage Area

Organization & Phone

Notes

Based in Rockland, MA

PianoMill.com

refurbish & re-sell/move pianos - call for more info

217 Centre St. Rockland, MA 02370 781-982-8880

Natick

Music Go Round

buys, refurbishes & recycles musical instruments

843 Worcester St., Natick

508-647-6874


School Supplies/ ReUse of Supplies & Products

Coverage Area

Organization & Phone

Notes

20 Wheeler ST Suite 302
Lynn MA 01901

EXCL - Extras for Creative Reuse
781-599-9939
Recycled materials that offer creative opportunities in classrooms, youth groups and beyond
Nationwide Charity Guide on donating school supplies Online resource guide to donating School Supplies


OTHER IDEAS for your DONATIONS

Looking for other furniture banks? Check out National Furniture Bank Association

SHELTERS:

Shelters often need sleeping bags, tarps, tents - sometimes furniture, TV's (like large screen TV's)

Homeless Shelter Directory - list of shelters in your state

Shelter Listing - partial listing of some shelters that might like your donation (by area)

Homeless and Crisis Shelters - South of Boston listing

Sharing Web – Food, shelter, and crisis resources on Boston's South Shore – listing of agencies in the South Shore that may need your donations.

To sell your items:

www.ebay.com, www.craigslist.org

Also you can call the Action Unlimited – 978-371-2442 (Concord) or 508-481-4322 (Marlboro). They have free Ads for items selling for $249 or less.

To recycle your items:

Recycle your items in your local community: www.freecycle.org
Earth 911- check out this website to find recycling services and options near your community.

Contact us with updates, feedback or other organizations to include in this listing.




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