As you prepare for your upcoming move, you may find you have household articles you no longer need or want to keep. Many people want to eliminate a few items before moving into their new homes. Others want to be spared the expense of moving unwanted items across the country. The community agencies listed below accept a wide variety of donation items and serve a number of different needs in your area. They would be happy to talk with you about any items in good condition you wish to donate.
241 Greenfield Rd. South Deerfield, MA 01373-9790 Phone: 413.665.2877
HAMPDEN COUNTY LUTHERAN CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES of MASS
425 Union Street, Unit D-5, West Springfield, MA
413-787-0725 | Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00-5:00
This service assists with refugee resettlement in local communities. Accepts: furniture, mattresses, cookware, kitchen items, lamps, clothing, misc. household, etc.
REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM
11 Pearl Street, Suite 210, Springfield, MA
413-732-6365 | Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30
The program helps in the orderly arrival and resettlement of refugees from all countries. Accepts: furniture, pots & pans, dishes, kitchen items, lamps, beds, blankets, towels, sheets, curtains, etc.
SPRINGFIELD RESCUE MISSION
19 Bliss Street, Springfield, MA
413-732-0808 | Hours: Mon-Sun 8:00-4:00
The mission feeds, clothes, provides shelter, and offers medical attention, counseling, and advocacy to the homeless. Accepts: non-presishable food items (packaged, frozen, canned), good used clothing, bath towels, laundry detergents, eye glasses, some appliances, furniture, working tools (as needed), etc.
FRIENDS OF THE HOMELESS/WORTHINGTON HOUSE
769 Worthington Street, Springfield, MA
413-732-3069 | Hours: Open 24 hours, seven days a week
The program provides 57 single room occupancies and 48 emergency over-night shelter beds, providing services to members of all surrounding area community. Accepts: some furniture, single mattresses, bedding, lamps, unopened canned foods, and towels.
Canon Circle, Springfield, MA
413-739-7233 | Hours: Mon-Fri 10:00-3:00
Provides food to the homeless/low-income. Accepts: non-perishable food items only.
370 Stafford Street, Springfield
413-731-7716 | Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30
Provides relief aid and development work in Haiti. Accepts: Educational/school materials, furniture, anything medical related.
HAMPSHIRE COUNTY NORTHAMPTON SURVIVAL CENTER
265 Prospect Street, Northampton, MA
413-586-6564 | Hours: Mon, Wed & Fri 9:00-4:00 and Tue & Thu 4:00-7:00
The center provides urgent assistance to the homeless and low income community residents. Accepts clothing, small household items, packages and canned foods, clothing in season, etc.
THE HOSPICE SHOP
25 Market Street, Northampton, MA
413-586-0192 | Hours: Mon-Sat 10:00-4:00
Proceeds from the store’s resale of items benefit hospice programs. Accepts seasonal clothing, shoes in new condition, newer and working small appliances, dishes, bedding, books, greeting cards, flatware, clocks, mirrors, pictures, jewelry, etc.
413-586-8212 | Hours: Mon-Sun 9:00-5:00
Provides urgent services to homeless people in the community.143 West Street, Northampton Accepts “basic furniture” and small household items.
STAVROS CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING, Inc.
691 South East Street, Amherst, NH
413-256-0473 | Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00-5:00
The center helps people with physical disabilities achieve or maintain more self-sufficient and productive lives in their communities. Also assists many individuals who are former nursing home and state facilities residents to establish independent lives. The center provides many services, including: Peer Advocate / Counseling, skills training, community outreach, housing assistance, and services for the hard-of-hearing and deaf community, support groups, etc. Accepts small household items, kitchen articles/appliances, and bedding. Also accepts office furnishings (chairs, tables, desks) and office equipment (typewriters, faxes, copiers), and computers and printers.
THE GRACE HOUSE
The project is a recovery program assisting families in crisis and homeless people.
17 Seelye Street, Amherst, NH
Hours: Open Mon-Sun 9:00-5:00
Accepts baby furniture, baby clothing, beds, basic household items, cookware, kitchen items, and any usable household item. The project is a recovery program assisting families in crisis and homeless people.