Donations

JULY:  WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING DONATIONS ON THURSDAYS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

DETAILS BELOW.

Drop off days are on Thursdays between 10-2,  See donation guidelines below. If you'd like to donate, email jlsofficemanager@gmail.com with number of bags and preferred time and you will receive an email confirmation.  

Donation Guidelines:   

  1. Items must be in plastic garbage bags and must be securely closed;
  2. No boxes or paper bags will be accepted. Bags not properly tied up will be discarded;
  3. Items not accepted include books, toys, bulk baby items (swings, high chairs, cribs, strollers, etc.), sporting goods, scarves, socks, underwear, and clothes that are damaged or dirty;
  4. Drop off will be contact-less. Drive up to the back door at your reserved time, place the bags directly into the white bins marked "Donation Bin" and drive away;
  5. Social distance with your car: If another member is unloading when you arrive, please keep a safe distance behind and wait until the car pulls away before pulling up; and
  6. There will be no entry into the building.

Thank you for your donations and for helping to keep everyone safe.   

We graciously will accept the following donations in good salable condition
during shop hours and 1/2 hour before closing:

ACCEPTED DONATIONS:   Our most popularly donated items include:

  • Clothing of all types & sizes (men’s, ladies, children’s, baby’s)
  • Clothing accessories
  • Shoes (all kinds)
  • Baby items (strollers, highchairs, etc.) excluding cribs and potty seats
  • Houseware and glassware (no cracks or chips)
  • Bikes
  • Stereos, radios, small electronics
  • Toys and games made after 1979 (see below)
  • Kitchenware excluding knives (no cracks or chips)
  • Usable small furniture
  • Small appliances
  • Small hand tools
  • Jewelry and cosmetics
  • Sporting Equipment excluding protective pads
  • CDs, DVDs

 Donation Hours

Donation hours begin at opening and end 30 minutes before closing.

Click here for store hours.

DONATIONS WE DO NOT ACCEPT:

  • Any type of bedding 
  • decorative pillows
  • Throw blankets
  • Vases from flower shops
  • Rugs
  • Stuffed animals
  • Towels
  • Draperies
  • Other soft domestic items
  • Weapons
  • Toys made prior to 1979 (in keeping with government regulations)
  • Lawn darts
  • Kitchen knives
  • Sleeping pillows
  • Cribs
  • Car Seats past expiration date (please check the back of your seat for date) or car seats that have been involved in a car accident.
  • Couches or other large furniture pieces
  • Mattresses
  • Playards that do not comply with current safety standards. Current production play yards and playpens have top rails that automatically lock into place when the play yard or playpen is fully set up.  CPSC and manufacturers have recalled more than 10 million play yards and playpens with protruding hardware or rotating top rails.  Please see the CPSC website for a complete list.
  • Children's clothing with drawstring ties (it is a strangulation hazard to have any drawstring at the neck area, or drawstrings over 3 inch in length at the waist area)
  • Hairdryers without protection against electrocution.  This protection is provided by a large rectangular-shaped safety plug at the end of the cord. 
  • Halogen torchiere floor lamps without wire safety guards to protect against fire hazard.
  • Any other item that has been recalled by the CPSC

We maintain a log of all items recalled by the CPSC and make it a priority to maintain a selling floor free of any such items. Should you have any questions, we encourage you to check on the government website at www.cpsc.gov.