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					                                                                       DONATION ITEMS WE CANNOT ACCEPT

               WHITE ELEPHANT
               The Oakland Museum Women’s Board

  All White Elephant Sale proceeds benefit the Oakland Museum of California. Thank you for your support.

ACCESSORIES – cannot take                                 ELECTRICAL - cannot take

Opened or partly used Hair, Bath or Beauty products       Electrical items that are:
Opened Health Care Products                               in NON-WORKING CONDITION or NEED REPAIR
Used or opened Hosiery
                                                          APPLIANCES - Large or Built-in, Stoves, Refrigerators,
                                                          Washers, Dryers, ALL Microwave Ovens
                                                          CELL PHONES and Cell Phone Chargers
                                                          CEILING FANS
BOOKS - cannot take
                                                          COMPUTER Hardware, Peripherals, Software
                                                          CONSOLE Phonograph/stereo/television units
ENCYCLOPEDIAS                                             ELECTRICAL CORDS (Any Type), Extension Cords
    (ONLY Britannica the 11th Edition is accepted)        FLUORESCENT Light Tubes
MAGAZINES                                                 OFFICE MACHINES - Cash Registers, Copy Machines,
   All children's magazines                                FAX machines, Printers
   HOME, HEALTH, FASHION,NEWS                            TRACK Lighting
   Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Gourmet                     TELEVISIONS of any type or size
                                                          TV Stands
   Martha Stewart
                                                          TYPEWRITERS - Electric (Manual & Vintage OK)
   Reader's Digest                                       TYPEWRITER TABLES
   Scientific American, Smithsonian                      VAPORIZERS or Humidifiers
   Sunset Magazines (Unbound)
   Life (Newer than 1970)
   National Geographic (Newer than 1960)                 FURNITURE - cannot take
READER'S DIGEST CONDENSED BOOKS
    (ONLY LARGE PRINT are accepted)
                                                          Furniture that is:
                                                            BROKEN, STAINED, or NEEDS REUPHOLSTERING
                                                            MADE OF PARTICLE BOARD
                                                          BED related items
BRIC-A-BRAC & OFFICE SUPPLIES - cannot take                  Box Springs
                                                             Foam Pads
  Artificial Xmas Trees Taller than 4 Feet                   Head & Footboards w/out Rails
  Tree Stands, Lights, Garlands (Unless Vintage)             Mattresses
  Outdoor Christmas decorations
                                                             Futon Mattresses
  4-Drawer Filing Cabinets
  Binders with Logos                                         Metal Bed Frames
  Discolored photo albums (Unless Vintage)                   Metal Bed Springs
  Old phone directories                                   CARPETING related items
  Old Rolodex containers                                     Rug Pads
  OLD/USED Pendaflex files                                   Non-Bound Carpeting
  Outdated Calendars                                         Shag Rugs
  Plastic card file boxes                                 COUCHES or Hide-a-Beds over 6’ long
  Plastic in-ou trays                                     DINING ROOM Tables WITHOUT matching chairs
                                                          DRESSERS more than 2 Drawers Long
                                                          GLASS TOP tables
                                                          LAZY BOYS - Due to limited space
CHILDREN'S - cannot take                                  OFFICE FURNITURE
                                                          ROLL-TOP Desks
BROKEN, DAMAGED, DIRTY Furniture, Strollers,
  High Chairs                                                       Due to limited space in the department
CAR SEATS - 2006 or older                                          we may not be able to take your donation.
CRIBS WITH DROP SIDES (Unless Vintage, Collectible, not
intended for use with babies)                                     OUR DISPATCHER/VAN DRIVER MAY USE JUDGMENT
                                                                       REGARDING ACCEPTABILITY OF ITEMS.




                                                                                                      Rev. 5/1/2012
HOUSEHOLD - cannot take                                     SEWING - cannot take

AUTOMOTIVE                                                  FABRIC SCRAPS, Alteration Leftovers
   Batteries                                               FOAM Rubber
   Tires (Unless New in Pairs)                             LOOMS - Disassembled
   Tire Chains                                             Unfinished Garments
BATHTUBS,LARGE PLUMBING FIXTURES
CABINET DOORS removed from previous site
FOOD or WINE                                                SPORTS & TOYS - cannot take
GLASS Windows or Doors
HARDWARE                                                    AMMUNITION/FIREARMS of Any Type including Toy Guns
   Old Window Hardware (Only New)                          Large BOATS, Outboard Motors
   Plumbing Fixtures (Faucets, etc)                        CAR RACKS – for skis or bikes
HOT WATER HEATERS                                           EXERCISE
JARS (Except Canning)                                          Heavy Exercise Equipment without Instructions
Mini-BLINDS                                                    Rowing Machines
PROPANE tanks                                                  Nordic Tracks
TOILET Seats                                                   Stationary Exercise Bikes
TOXIC MATERIALS                                                 (Except Tunturi, Schwinn or New)
   Flammable Fluids                                        Old GOLF BAGS
   Matches                                                 PILATES EQUIPMENT
   Paint of Any Kind                                       SKIS, Boots or Ski Poles
SPORT CUPS with Straws                                      STYROFOAM ICE CHESTS
STOVES of Any Kind (Except Vintage)                         TENTS, Canvas
STYROFOAM ICE CHESTS                                        WATER SKIS
TILE, Ceramic                                               WETSUITS
                                                            WINDSURFING Equipment Older than 5 Years
LINEN - cannot take

                                                            WOMEN'S WEAR - cannot take
ELECTRIC BLANKETS & Controls
FOAM
The following DRAPERY ITEMS:                                Articles of Clothing that are:
   Used Cornices                                              Soiled or Torn (except Vintage)
   Large Valances                                             Missing Buttons or Fasteners (except Vintage)
Air MATTRESSES or Beds, Futon Mattresses                    No Used Underwear NEW ONLY (except Vintage)
TABLE PADS
Large furniture SLIPCOVERS


MUSIC & PHOTO, COMPUTER BOOKS - cannot take

MUSIC
  Audio Tapes – cassettes, reel-to-reel, 8-track
  Cassette tape RACKS and carriers
  Cassette tapes and empty tape boxes
  Video Tapes – VHS, Beta, home-recorded, blank
  78RPM Records (Except Jazz)
  Boxed-Sets of LP Records
  Electric Organs
  Full-sized upright pianos, player pianos
         Please contact us regarding other pianos
PHOTO
   NO PHOTO CHEMICALS
   Photo Enlargers / Slide Carousels
   Video cameras / Camcorders
   Digital cameras (unless working, complete w/memory
    card, battery pack, charger, cables and instructions)

COMPUTER MANUALS and Catalogs older than 2007




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Rev. 5/1/2012

				
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