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									County of San Mateo


RE-USE
GUIDE
Where to Donate Unwanted Items
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tax Deductible
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Notes




                                                                                           Electronics -
                                Appliances-

                                              Appliances-




                                                                               Equipment




                                                                                                                                          Box Spring

                                                                                                                                                       Equipment
                                                                                                                              Household
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Purpose of




                                                                               Computer




                                                                                                                                          Mattress/
                                                                                                                  Furniture
      Organization




                                                                    Clothing




                                                                                                                                                       Medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                 X* indicates                         Organization




                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pick Up
                                                            Books




                                                                                           Other




                                                                                                                                                                               Other
                                Large
                                                                                                                                                                                             “See Notes column.”




                                              Small




                                                                                                                              Items
                                                                                                           Food




                                                                                                                                                                   Toys
RecycleWorks Online                                                                                                                                                                                                                   www.RecycleWorks.org/
ReUse Center                                                                                                                                                                             www.freecycle.org                            reuse_center.html offers
www.recycleworks.org/reuse_         X             X          X       X            X            X           X        X            X           X            X        X            X        www.communitywishlist.org                    information on reuse
center.html                                                                                                                                                                              www.craigslist.org                           resources in San Mateo
See Notes                                                                                                                                                                                                                             County.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Books for the Barrios
                                                                                                                                                                                         Books: children’s books only.
                                                                                                                                                                          Educational                                                 collects educational
BOOKS for the BARRIOS                                                                                                                                                                    No library discards, no US
                                                                                                                                                                          materials,                                                  learning aids and devices
2350 Whitman Rd., Suite D                                                                                                                                                                history or foreign language
                                                                                                                                                                          art & school                                                from schools, publishers
Concord                                                                                                                                                                                  books. Accepts toys, games and
                                                            X*                   X*                                                                                X      supplies,                                                   and school children in the        X
925-687-7701                                                                                                                                                                             puzzles.
                                                                                                                                                                          soccer &                                                    United States and delivers
www.booksforthebarrios.org                                                                                                                                                               Computer equipment: No
                                                                                                                                                                          baseball                                                    them to public schools
                                                                                                                                                                                         Macs; Pentium III or better.
                                                                                                                                                                          equipment                                                   in remote areas of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Philippines.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the
                                                                                                                                                                          Art &          Computer Equipment:
Peninsula                                                                                                                                                                                                                             To give the youth in our
                                                                                                                                                                          school         Pentium III or better.
Menlo Park                                                                                                                                                                                                                            community the attitudes
                                                             X                   X*                                                                                X      supplies,      Sports Equipment: small items,      X                                          X
650-646-6126                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and life skills they need to
                                                                                                                                                                          sports         basketballs, etc.
www.bgcp.org                                                                                                                                                                                                                          thrive.
                                                                                                                                                                          equipment*




Bridge to Asia
Stanford University Bookstore
(At Customer Service desk by                                                                                                                                                             Accepts only college-level books             Bridge to Asia serves
the entrance)                                                                                                                                                                            and above. Put books in a box                university libraries in Asia
                                                             X                                                                                                                                                                                                          X
519 Lasuen Mall                                                                                                                                                                          and tightly tape shut. Call with             and aids higher education
Stanford                                                                                                                                                                                 questions.                                   in developing countries.
415-678-2990
www.bridge.org/books.html




CALL Primrose Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CALL Primrose Center
139 Primrose Rd.                                                                                                                                                                         Food: accepts home-grown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      faithfully assists those in
Burlingame                                                   X                                             X*                                                             Toiletries     produce, canned and packaged                                                   X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      need on a path towards
650-342-2255                                                                                                                                                                             food.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      self-sufficiency.
www.callprimrose.org




X* indicates “See Notes column.”

  2                                                                            ALL DONATED ITEMS NEED TO BE IN GOOD CONDITION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tax Deductible
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Notes




                                                                                          Electronics -
                               Appliances-

                                             Appliances-




                                                                              Equipment




                                                                                                                                         Box Spring

                                                                                                                                                      Equipment
                                                                                                                             Household
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Purpose of




                                                                              Computer




                                                                                                                                         Mattress/
                                                                                                                 Furniture
      Organization




                                                                   Clothing




                                                                                                                                                      Medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                X* indicates                       Organization




                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Pick Up
                                                           Books




                                                                                          Other




                                                                                                                                                                             Other
                               Large
                                                                                                                                                                                            “See Notes column.”




                                             Small




                                                                                                                             Items
                                                                                                          Food




                                                                                                                                                                  Toys
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Career Closet
Career Closet                                                                                                                                                                                                                      empowers economically
                                                                                                                                                                         Shoes,
1163 Chess Dr., Suite A                                                                                                                                                                 Women’s interview and                      disadvantaged women by
                                                                                                                                                                         costume
Foster City                                                        X*                                                                                                                   career clothing only. Must be              providing suitable clothing        X
                                                                                                                                                                         jewelry,
650-572-1368                                                                                                                                                                            clean, pressed and on hangers.             and other services to ensure
                                                                                                                                                                         bras, purses
www.careercloset.org                                                                                                                                                                                                               success in gaining and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   retaining employment.
Center for the
Independence of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   CID aims to increase the
Disabled                                                                                                                                                                                Walkers, crutches, canes,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   social, educational, and
1515 S. El Camino Real                                                                                                                                                                  electric scooters and power
                                                                                                                                                         X                                                                         economic participation of          X
San Mateo                                                                                                                                                                               wheelchairs in working
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   persons with disabilities in
650-645-1780 x 115                                                                                                                                                                      condition.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   San Mateo County.
www.cidsanmateo.org


Computer Recycling Center                                                                                                                                                               Electronics: working or not
370 West Caribbean Dr.                                                                                                                                                                  except kitchen & bathroom                  The Computer Recycling
Sunnyvale                                                                                                                                                                               appliances.                                Center’s mission is to
                                                                                 X           X*                                                                                                                          X*                                           X
1-888-8USEDPC                                                                                                                                                                           See website for fees.                      “Reuse the best and recycle
(1-888-887-3372)                                                                                                                                                                        *Large quantity pick up                    the rest.”
www.crc.org                                                                                                                                                                             available for businesses.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Large Appliances: less
                                                                                                                                                                                        than 8 years old. Computer
Ecumenical Hunger                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Ecumenical Hunger
                                                                                                                                                                                        equipment: less than 5 years
Program                                                                                                                                                                  Toys,                                                     Program works with
                                                                                                                                                                                        old. Furniture: no tears,
East Palo Alto                   X*              X          X       X           X*            X           X*     X*             X           X                     X      children &                                      X*        families to eliminate their        X
                                                                                                                                                                                        scratches, stains, or office
650-323-7781                                                                                                                                                             infant items                                              hunger and to break the
                                                                                                                                                                                        furniture. Food: Fresh or
www.ehpcares.org                                                                                                                                                                                                                   cycle of poverty.
                                                                                                                                                                                        unopened. *Picks up from
                                                                                                                                                                                        Sunnyvale to San Mateo.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Family Connections is a free
Family Connections
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   preschool that helps low-
Redwood City, Menlo Park
                                                                                                                                                                                        Preschool children’s books                 income parents become
and East Palo Alto Locations                               X*                                                                                                     X*                                                                                                  X
                                                                                                                                                                                        and toys.                                  involved in their children’s
650-556-9503
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   education and helps
www.FamilyConnections.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   prevent violence in families.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Electronics: Computer and
Goodwill Industries of San
                                                                                                                                                                                        stereo equipment, TVs. Books:              Goodwill Industries is an
Francisco, San Mateo &
                                                                                                                                                                                        No encyclopedias or magazines.             autonomous not-for-profit
Marin Counties
                                                 X         X*       X            X           X*                    X           X*                                        Textbooks      Household items: CDs, DVDs,                social enterprise dedicated        X
Multiple locations- call
                                                                                                                                                                                        & records; phones, including               to creating solutions to
1-888-4-GOODWILL or see
                                                                                                                                                                                        cell phones. Can drop off at               poverty.
www.sfgoodwill.org
                                                                                                                                                                                        stores and donation centers.


X* indicates “See Notes column.”

                                                                              ALL DONATED ITEMS NEED TO BE IN GOOD CONDITION                                                                                                                                       3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tax Deductible
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Notes




                                                                                          Electronics -
                               Appliances-

                                             Appliances-




                                                                              Equipment




                                                                                                                                         Box Spring

                                                                                                                                                      Equipment
                                                                                                                             Household
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Purpose of




                                                                              Computer




                                                                                                                                         Mattress/
                                                                                                                 Furniture
       Organization




                                                                   Clothing




                                                                                                                                                      Medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                 X* indicates                          Organization




                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Pick Up
                                                           Books




                                                                                          Other




                                                                                                                                                                              Other
                               Large
                                                                                                                                                                                             “See Notes column.”




                                             Small




                                                                                                                             Items
                                                                                                          Food




                                                                                                                                                                  Toys
 Home & Hope                                                                                                                                                                                                                           To engage the interfaith
 Burlingame                                                                                                                                                              Baby           Call regarding donation                        community in helping
                                                                    X                                     X                     X                                                                                                                                         X
 650-652-1103                                                                                                                                                            Supplies       arrangements.                                  homeless families regain
 www.homeandhope.net                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and sustain independence.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Computer equipment: 5
 Human Services Agency of                                                                                                                                                               years old or less. Medical:
 San Mateo County                                                                                                                                                        Baby           wheelchairs. For large size                    The Human Services Agency
 Children’s Fund                                                                                                                                                         equipment,     donations, call first. *Large                  strives to promote self-
 Redwood City                      X             X          X       X           X*            X           X        X            X           X           X*        X      bikes,         quantity pick-up available,          X*        sufficiency, increase family       X
 650-599-3808                                                                                                                                                            strollers, &   excluding appliances &                         strength and stability, and
 www.co.sanmateo.ca.us/                                                                                                                                                  cribs.         furniture. Prefers drop-off                    improve community health.
 childrensfund                                                                                                                                                                          donations; locations at Belmont
                                                                                                                                                                                        & Redwood City.
 InnVision Opportunity
 Services Center                                                                                                                                                                                                                       InnVision provides food,
                                                                                                                                                                                        Clothing: includes coats,
 Clothes Closet                                                                                                                                                          Toiletries,                                                   shelter, clothing and
                                                                                                                                                                                        gloves, hats, scarves & shoes.
 33 Encina Ave.                                                    X*                                                                                                    sleeping                                                      counseling to homeless and         X
                                                                                                                                                                                        Drop off at 33 Encina Avenue,
 Palo Alto                                                                                                                                                               bags                                                          at-risk people in the Mid-
                                                                                                                                                                                        Palo Alto, M-F 8 am- 4 pm.
 650-853-8672 x201                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Peninsula.
 www.innvision.org
 InnVision Urban Ministry
 Food Closet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Distributes bags of groceries
 425 Hamilton Ave.
                                                                                                          X                                                                                                                            to qualified homeless and          X
 Palo Alto
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       low-income clients.
 650-325-3663
 www.innvision.org
                                                                                                                                                                                        Appliances: washers, dryers,
 Latino Commission/Entre                                                                                                                                                                                                               Nonprofit administering five
                                                                                                                                                                                        refrigerators, freezers only; less
 Familia                                                                                                                                                                                                                               residential homes primarily
                                                                                                                                                                                        than 5 years old. Furniture:
 South San Francisco             X*                                                                              X*             X          X*                                                                                 X        for Latino men and women           X
                                                                                                                                                                                        couches, chairs, dressers, small
 650-244-1444                                                                                                                                                                                                                          with alcohol and drug
                                                                                                                                                                                        pieces. No large furniture.
 www.thelatinocommission.org                                                                                                                                                                                                           problems.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Mattresses: twin size only.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Organization provides a
 Our Common Ground                                                                                                                                                                      Appliances: washers & dryers                   treatment program for
                                                                                                                                                                         Baby and
 Redwood City                                                                                                                                                                           only. Food: sealed, dry or                     adolescents and adults
                                 X*                         X                                             X*                                                      X      children’s                                           X                                           X
 (650) 364-7988                                                                                                                                                                         canned. Furniture: chests of                   with substance abuse
                                                                                                                                                                         items
 www.ocgworks.org                                                                                                                                                                       drawers & nightstands.                         addiction and mental health
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       problems.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Parca provides quality
 Parca                                                                                                                                                                                  Books: paperback only. Please
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       programs, services and
 Burlingame                                                                                                                                                                             call for pick up. Electronics:
                                                 X         X*       X                        X*                                 X                                 X      Bicycles                                             X        advocacy to people with            X
 1-877-997-2722                                                                                                                                                                         stereo equipment, TVs 13 in. &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       developmental disabilities
 www.parca.org                                                                                                                                                                          smaller.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and their families.

X* indicates “See Notes column.”

  4                                                                           ALL DONATED ITEMS NEED TO BE IN GOOD CONDITION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tax Deductible
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Notes




                                                                                                 Electronics -
                                      Appliances-

                                                    Appliances-




                                                                                     Equipment




                                                                                                                                                Box Spring

                                                                                                                                                             Equipment
                                                                                                                                    Household
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Purpose of




                                                                                     Computer




                                                                                                                                                Mattress/
                                                                                                                        Furniture
       Organization




                                                                          Clothing




                                                                                                                                                             Medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                      X* indicates                          Organization




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Pick Up
                                                                  Books




                                                                                                 Other




                                                                                                                                                                                    Other
                                      Large
                                                                                                                                                                                                  “See Notes column.”




                                                    Small




                                                                                                                                    Items
                                                                                                                 Food




                                                                                                                                                                         Toys
                                                                                                                                                                                Various
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The PHS/SPCA, a private
Peninsula Humane Society                                                                                                                                                        household
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            non-profit organization
& SPCA                                                                                                                                                                          goods, pet   Newspapers, blankets and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            guided by the humane
San Mateo                                                          X       X            X            X                    X            X                                 X      supplies,    towels are accepted for pet                                                       X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ethic, builds healthy
650-340-7022 x 389                                                                                                                                                              and items    care.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            relationships between
www.peninsulahumanesociety.org                                                                                                                                                  for animal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            people and animals.
                                                                                                                                                                                care.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Project 90 is a premier
                                                                                                                                                                                             Clothing: men’s and women’s                    human services
Project 90
                                                                                                                                                                                             only; no clothing with                         organization meeting
San Mateo
                                          X             X                 X*                        X*                  X*                                                                   advertisements. Electronics:          X        the needs of individuals,          X
650-333-8574
                                                                                                                                                                                             TVs & VCRs. Furniture: sofas &                 families, and the
www.projectninety.org
                                                                                                                                                                                             loveseats.                                     community through alcohol
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and drug recovery services.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The organization provides
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            access for men, women,
                                                                                                                                                                                             Small appliances: Small TVs,
Puente de la Costa Sur                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and children on the
                                                                                                                                                                                Bikes,       microwaves. Furniture: small
Pescadero                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   South Coast to safety
                                          X           X*                                                                X*                                                      blankets.    tables, cribs, strollers, cradles.                                                X
650-879-1691                                                                                                                                                                                                                                net services, health and
                                                                                                                                                                                             Please call before donating or
www.puentedelacostasur.org                                                                                                                                                                                                                  wellness services, leadership
                                                                                                                                                                                             delivering.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            development, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            community action.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Reading Partners recruits
Reading Partners                                                                                                                                                                             Computers: must be Mac                         and trains community
570 El Camino Real #150-458                                                                                                                                                                  compatible. Books: Reading                     volunteers to provide
Redwood City                                                      X*                   X*                                                                                                    books only for kindergarten-4th      X*        one-on-one tutoring to             X
510-444-9800                                                                                                                                                                                 grade levels. *May be available                struggling students in
www.readingpartners.org                                                                                                                                                                      for large book donations only.                 partnership with local
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            schools.
                                                                                                                                                                                Accepts
                                                                                                                                                                                certain                                                     Rebuilding Together
                                                                                                                                                                                household                                                   Peninsula is a non-
Rebuilding Together                                                                                                                                                             items in                                                    denominational
                                                                                                                                                                                             Appliances: 3 years old or less.
Peninsula                                                                                                                                                                       like new                                                    organization that builds
                                                                                                                                                                                             Call ahead to see if item is
Redwood City                            X*                                                                                                                                      condition,                                        X*        volunteer partnerships to          X
                                                                                                                                                                                             needed.
650-366-6597                                                                                                                                                                    including                                                   rehabilitate homes and
                                                                                                                                                                                             *Prefers drop-off donations.
www.rebuildingtogetherpeninsula.org                                                                                                                                             carpeting                                                   community facilities of
                                                                                                                                                                                and                                                         low-income, elderly and/or
                                                                                                                                                                                electrical                                                  disabled neighbors.
                                                                                                                                                                                fixtures.




X* indicates “See Notes column.”

                                                                                     ALL DONATED ITEMS NEED TO BE IN GOOD CONDITION                                                                                                                                         5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tax Deductible
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Notes




                                                                                          Electronics -
                               Appliances-

                                             Appliances-




                                                                              Equipment




                                                                                                                                         Box Spring

                                                                                                                                                      Equipment
                                                                                                                             Household
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Purpose of




                                                                              Computer




                                                                                                                                         Mattress/
                                                                                                                 Furniture
       Organization




                                                                   Clothing




                                                                                                                                                      Medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                 X* indicates                        Organization




                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Pick Up
                                                           Books




                                                                                          Other




                                                                                                                                                                              Other
                               Large
                                                                                                                                                                                             “See Notes column.”




                                             Small




                                                                                                                             Items
                                                                                                          Food




                                                                                                                                                                  Toys
                                                                                                                                                                                         Clothing: casual & barely used:
                                                                                                                                                                         Blankets,
 St. Francis Center                                                                                                                                                                      includes baby & children’s
                                                                                                                                                                         sheets,                                                     St. Francis Center helps
 Redwood City                                                                                                                                                                            clothing. Furniture: small
                                                 X                 X*                         X           X*     X*             X                                        towels,                                                     needy families in the             X
 650-365-7829                                                                                                                                                                            pieces; Food: Non perishable
                                                                                                                                                                         child car                                                   Redwood City area.
 www.stfrancisrwc.org                                                                                                                                                                    food within the expiration date
                                                                                                                                                                         seats
                                                                                                                                                                                         and fresh produce.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Appliances: frost-free                      St. Vincent de Paul provides
 St. Vincent de Paul Society                                                                                                                                                             refrigerators only; must be                 assistance to both families
                                                                                                                                                                         Sleeping
 Locations in Daly City,                                                                                                                                                                 plugged in for 24 hours.                    and individuals in need
                                                                                                                                                                         bags,
 South San Francisco,            X*              X          X       X           X*            X                    X            X                                                        Computers: computers &             X        in San Mateo County.              X
                                                                                                                                                                         bicycles (all
 San Mateo & Redwood City                                                                                                                                                                computer components. Other                  Donated items provided
                                                                                                                                                                         sizes)
 650-871-6844                                                                                                                                                                            items: no tears or stains, or               without charge to needy
                                                                                                                                                                                         items needing repairs.                      families.

 The Salvation Army                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Salvation Army meets
                                                                                                                                                                                         *Call 650-266-4591 for Food
 1-800-958-7825                    X             X          X       X            X            X           X*       X            X           X            X                                                                  X        human needs in providing a        X
                                                                                                                                                                                         only
 www.satruck.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                     hand to mankind.

                                                                                                                                                                         Baby
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Samaritan House provides
                                                                                                                                                                         supplies,
 Samaritan House                                                                                                                                                                                                                     a broad range of services
                                                                                                                                                                         toiletries,     Clothing: infants-teens gently
 San Mateo                                                                                                                                                                                                                           dedicated to meeting
                                                                   X*                                     X*                                                             blankets,       used clothing.                                                                X
 341-4081                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the needs of low-income
                                                                                                                                                                         children’s      Food: non-perishable food.
 www.samaritanhouse.com                                                                                                                                                                                                              residents within San Mateo
                                                                                                                                                                         & adult
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     County.
                                                                                                                                                                         bicycles
 Senior Coastsiders                                                                                                                                                                      Furniture: non-upholstered,
 Next-to-New Thrift Store                                                                                                                                                                small pieces only. Call first.
 515 Kelly Avenue                                                                                                                                                        Bicycles,       Closed Tues & Wed. Open:                    All proceeds support seniors
                                                            X       X                                            X*             X                                                                                                                                      X
 Half Moon Bay                                                                                                                                                           jewelry         Mon, Th, Fri, Sat 10 am-4 pm,               on the coastside.
 650-726-6543                                                                                                                                                                            Sun 12-4 pm.
 www.SeniorCoastsiders.org
 Shelter Network                                                                                                                                                                         Electronics: TVs: 24”-32,” less
                                                                                                                                                                         Toiletries,                                                 Shelter Network is a
 1450 Chapin Ave., 2nd Floor                                                                                                                                                             than 5 years old. Computer
                                                                                                                                                                         linens, baby                                                nonprofit organization
 Burlingame                                                                                                                                                                              equipment: must be working
                                                                                                                                                                         supplies,                                                   which provides housing
 Other drop-off locations in                     X                  X           X*           X*           X      X*             X                                 X                      equipment 2 years old or less.                                                X
                                                                                                                                                                         pots, pans,                                                 and services for homeless
 Daly City & San Mateo.                                                                                                                                                                  No Macs, PCs only; must be
                                                                                                                                                                         dishware,                                                   families and individuals in
 650-685-5880 x 114                                                                                                                                                                      able to use Windows 98.
                                                                                                                                                                         silverware                                                  San Mateo County.
 www.shelternetwork.org                                                                                                                                                                  *Furniture only: picked up
 The Shop: A Junior League                                                                                                                                                               Books: current bestsellers and              The Junior League of Palo
 of Palo Alto-Mid Peninsula                                                                                                                                                              cookbooks. Furniture: Please                Alto-Mid Peninsula, Inc. is
                                                                                                                                                                         Accessories,
 Fund Raiser                                                                                                                                                                             call for authorization. No                  an organization committed
                                                                                                                                                                         shoes,
 785 Santa Cruz Ave.                                       X*       X                                            X*             X                                 X                      office or melamine furniture.               to developing the potential       X
                                                                                                                                                                         jewelry,
 Menlo Park                                                                                                                                                                              Donations accepted T-Sat, 10                of women, and improving
                                                                                                                                                                         CDs, DVDs
 650-328-7467                                                                                                                                                                            am to 5 pm. Shop Hours: M-Sat               communities through trained
 www.thejuniorleague.org                                                                                                                                                                 10 am - 5 pm.                               volunteers.

X* indicates “See Notes column.”

  6                                                                           ALL DONATED ITEMS NEED TO BE IN GOOD CONDITION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tax Deductible
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Notes




                                                                                        Electronics -
                             Appliances-

                                           Appliances-




                                                                            Equipment




                                                                                                                                       Box Spring

                                                                                                                                                    Equipment
                                                                                                                           Household
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Purpose of




                                                                            Computer




                                                                                                                                       Mattress/
                                                                                                               Furniture
      Organization




                                                                 Clothing




                                                                                                                                                    Medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                X* indicates                        Organization




                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Pick Up
                                                         Books




                                                                                        Other




                                                                                                                                                                            Other
                             Large
                                                                                                                                                                                            “See Notes column.”




                                           Small




                                                                                                                           Items
                                                                                                        Food




                                                                                                                                                                Toys
South Coast Children’s
Services                                                                                                                                                                               Electronics: No TVs, fax                     To provide educational,
Pescadero Thrift Shop                                                                                                                                                                  machines, printers or                        recreational and cultural
                                                                                                                                                                       Jewelry
2041 Pescadero Creek Rd.                       X         X*       X                        X*                                 X                                                        microwaves. Books: no                        opportunities for the young      X
Pescadero                                                                                                                                                                              textbooks or outdated                        people of the south coast
650-879-9613                                                                                                                                                                           computer manuals.                            of San Mateo County.
www.southcoastchildren.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Shelter is part of The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mental Health Association
Spring Street Shelter                                                                                                                                                                  Clothing: adults only.                       of San Mateo County
Redwood City                                                                                                                                                                           Computer Equipment:                          (MHA), which works
                                               X                 X*           X*            X           X                     X                                        Toiletries                                                                                    X
365-5772 x2                                                                                                                                                                            5 years old or less. Please call             to improve the quality
www.mhasmc.org                                                                                                                                                                         before donating.                             of life for people in our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    community who suffer from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    mental illness.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Uhuru Furniture and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Collectibles is a nonprofit
Uhuru Furniture &
                                                                                                                                                                                       Appliances: Please call for                  fundraising institution
Collectibles                                                                                                                                                           Hot tubs,
                                                                                                                                                                                       details on large appliances.                 of the African People’s
Oakland                                                                                                                                                                pianos,
                               X*              X          X                                X*                    X            X                                                        No stoves.                          X        Education and Defense            X
510-763-3342                                                                                                                                                           collectibles,
                                                                                                                                                                                       Electronics: DVD players, stereo             Fund, Inc. in support of
www.apedf.org                                                                                                                                                          estates
                                                                                                                                                                                       equipment & VCRs                             economic development,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    education and health in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    black community.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Vida-USA provides
Vida-USA                                                                                                                                                                               Hospital beds, crutches,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    assistance to health
6251 Hollis St.                                                                                                                                                                        wheelchairs, medical supplies,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    institutions and
Emeryville                                                                                                                                            X*                               etc. Drop-off permitted;            X                                         X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    development projects that
510-655-8432                                                                                                                                                                           organization picks up large
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    support people in need in
www.vidausa.org                                                                                                                                                                        amounts of materials.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Latin America.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Women’s Recovery
                                                                                                                                                                       Art supplies,
Women’s Recovery                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Association assists women,
                                                                                                                                                                       costume
Association                                                                                                                                                                            Furniture: Not stained or torn.              girls and their families in
                                               X                  X                                            X*             X                                 X      jewelry                                                                                       X
650-348-6603                                                                                                                                                                           Call or e-mail before making                 recovering from chemical
                                                                                                                                                                       and office
www.womensrecovery.org                                                                                                                                                                 donations.                                   dependency and its
                                                                                                                                                                       supplies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    secondary effects.




X* indicates “See Notes column.”

                                                                            ALL DONATED ITEMS NEED TO BE IN GOOD CONDITION                                                                                                                                        7
Additional Resources
 Bikes                                      Cars and other vehicles               Eyeglasses                              Remodeling
The following places fix up old bikes       Accepts vehicles in any condition –   Local Lions Clubs sponsor an            Many building materials can be
for resale or donation:                     may depend on year & make:            eyeglass collection program, in         donated to salvage yards for reuse.
                                                                                  which the glasses are re-used. Many     Whole House Building Supply
The Bike Hut                                * Accepts other vehicles such as      optometry stores contain collection     1000 S. Amphlett Blvd.
San Francisco                                 boats, RVs, etc.                    boxes for the eyeglasses.               San Mateo
415-543-4335                                                                      www.lionsclubs.org
                                            *Abilities United, 1-877-525-4483                                             650 558-1400
www.thebikehut.com
                                                                                                                          www.driftwoodsalvage.com
                                            *Boys and Girls Clubs of the          Miscellaneous Supplies for
Cardinal Bicycle Shop                                                                                                     For additional options, visit the
Palo Alto                                   Peninsula, 650-322-8065               Art and School Projects                 RecycleWorks database and search
 650-328-8900                               *Goodwill Industries of San                                                   under the category “Green Building”
www.cardinalbikes.com                       Francisco, San Mateo & Marin          This organization accepts arts,         and the subcategory “Salvage Yards.”
                                            Counties, 415-575-2116                crafts and unusual items for school
Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange                                                   education projects.
Mountain View                               *Habitat for Humanity,                                                        Recycling and Reuse
Accepts bikes on select Saturdays of        1-877-277-4344                        RAFT - Resource Area for Teaching       Information for Greater
each month.                                                                       Redwood City                            Bay Area
                                            PARCA, 1-877-997-2722                 Call before donating
bikesiliconvalley.org/programs/
bicycle-exchange                            *Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA,     650-802-5505                            Alameda County: 1-877-786-7927;
408-255-3767                                650-340-7022 X389                     www.raft.net                            www.stopwaste.org
bikedonations@bikesiliconvalley.org                                                                                       Contra Costa County: 1-800-750-
                                            St. Vincent De Paul Society,          Packaging
                                            1-800-937-7837                                                                4096; www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/
Pedal Revolution
                                                                                                                          depart/cd/recycle
San Francisco, 415-641-1264                 *The Salvation Army, 415-850-8313     Peanuts, Bubble Wrap, etc.
www.pedalrevolution.com                                                                                                   Palo Alto: 650-496-5910 or visit
                                            Accepts only vehicles in running      Ask your local packaging or shipping    www.cityofpaloalto.org/forms/
St. Vincent De Paul Society                 condition:                            store if they will accept various       recyclopedia/index.lasso
various locations in San Mateo                                                    packaging materials for reuse.
                                            *Auction City, 650-367-7788                                                   Santa Clara County: 1-800-533-8414;
County.                                                                           Pack and Mail, 1017 El Camino Real      www.recyclestuff.org
650-871-6844.                               Project 90, 650-333-8574              (located in Sequoia Station),
Accepts working bikes only.                                                                                               City and County of San Francisco:
                                                                                  Redwood City, 650-365-2892
                                            *Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles,                                              415-554-7329; www.sfenvironment.org
Senior Coastsiders                          510-763-3342                          Savvy Skirts, 270 Capistrano Rd.
Half Moon Bay                                                                     Suite 8, Half Moon Bay, 650-560-0142.
650-726-6543
                                            Cell Phones                           Please bag peanuts, do not mix with      Information
www.seniorcoastsiders.org                                                         any other material. Call or e-mail
                                            Drop-off cell phones at these         sheri@savvyskirts.com before dropping   For recycling locations and
Books                                       transfer stations: Recology San       material off.                           information on other RecycleWorks
                                            Bruno, Blue Line (South San                                                   programs, please contact us at:
Most public libraries will accept                                                 Strawflower Electronics, 160 San
                                            Francisco), and Recology of the
books in good condition for sale to                                               Mateo Rd., Suite E, Half Moon Bay,
                                            Coast (Pacifica). In addition, cell
benefit the library. Please contact                                               650-726-8181
                                            phone retailers are required by law
your library to see what items they
                                            to take back phones for reuse or      The UPS Store, local locations:
accept before delivering materials.
                                            recycling.                            www.ups.com                                       1-888-442-2666
March 2011      Printed on recycled paper                                                                                       info@RecycleWorks.org
                                                                                                                                www.RecycleWorks.org

								
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