Monday, May 14th, 2012
by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Organizing
Here’s a list of local organizations or businesses to help you get started with where to consign, donate or sell your extra reusable household items.
Download:Ideas of where to donate, consign or sell(2 page PDF)
Please Note: The following is a courtesy list of organizations or businesses that may be of help as you are organizing your home and looking for acceptable means in which to deal with your extra, yet reusable items. This list in no way constitutes endorsement or preference of any one company, store or organization over another. You may find or know of additional places. It is your responsibility to make the calls and see if the store or organization is acceptable to you and will accept your items.
Resale: Chic and Simple Resale Shop – Call Diane to Schedule – 610-993-3300 – 511 Old Lancaster Ave., Berwyn, PA 19312. www.chicandsimpleresale.com. They buy outright and will pick up. Furniture, Homegoods, Estates, Cleanouts, Women’s previously loved clothing and accessories.
Furniture Consignment Stores:
WeClearHouse Treasures – 2 Duffryn Ave. Malvern, PA 19355, [email protected], FB Page: WeClearHouse Treasures, Ginger Bove 610-547-4547, Debbie Ridder 610-304-3110
Frazer Antiques 610-351-8299 – 351 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, Pa 19355
Home Furnishings Consignment 610-964-1903 –Gateway Shopping Center, 139 Swedesford Rd, Wayne, PA 19087
Donations: Call in advance to check on specifics & schedule if a pick up service
ACRC – American Cancer Research Center – 800-805-2152 – pick up – small household items and usable clothing
AMVets – American Veterans – 1-302-999-8434 – www.amvetspickup.org – pick up – usable clothing, small household items, furniture
Clothing Donations.Org – Clothing and Household Donations – 1-800-775-8387 – pick up – is a service of and supports Vietnam Veterans of America
Goodwill – 610-594-6949 – Marchwood Center, 45 Marchwood Rd, Exton, PA drop off – household items, usable clothing, and furniture
Greater Phila Diaper Bank – 215-919-8500 – http://philadelphiadiaperbank.org – 1 Yale Dr., Richboro, PA 18954 – Call for pick up – If repackaging and mailing; note size and gender
Green Drop – 888-9444-3767 – www.gogreendrop.com – drop off and pick up – lightly used clothing and household items benefit Purple Heart, NFB National Federation of the Blind
Habitat for Humanity of Chester County – www.hfhcc.org. to schedule donation pick up 610-466-1890 – furniture, building materials, appliances, lighting, housewares, Caln Plaza, 1853 E. Lincoln Hwy. Coatesville, PA. – New Garden Shopping Center, 345 Scarlet Rd., Kennett Square, PA – 610-925-2585
HIAS – 215-832-0900 http://hiaspa.org – HIAS Pennsylvania (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) continues to work to create a welcoming and secure environment for immigrants and their families from any ethnic, cultural or religious background. HIAS PA Jewish Community Services Building 2100 Arch St., 3rd Floor., Phila. PA 19103
Impact Thrift Stores – 215-699-4146 (Montgomeryville) 610-239-9848 (Norristown)www.impactthrift.org – drop off & pick up for large items, household items, clothing, furniture, appliances, electronics, TV’s, etc. Call or check website for all particulars
Media Free Store – http://www.mediafreestore.com – 350 West State St. Media, PA 19063 – provides items completely for free to all members of community and rely on donations and volunteers to keep their doors open. See website for particulars of what they can and cannot take
Purple Heart – 215-638-1020 – pick up -small household items, usable clothing
Salvation Army – www.pleasepickup.org – pick up – household items, small furniture
Career Wardrobe – 215-568-6693 – helps women getting back into the workforce with acceptable business wear clothing and accessories for interviews and office
Philadelphia Wheels for Wishes – 1-855-344-9474 – http://philadelphia.wheelsforwishes.org/– a car donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish®Philadelphia, Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley. Offers an easy way to to recycle or doante unwanted cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUVs. RVs, or even boats, by turning them into a wish for a local child.
Best Buy – www.bestbuy.com
Staples – www.staples.com
E-Bay Trading Assistants:
Lawrence Posner – Lambtavern – 610-738-4653 – 124 Market St. West Chester PA
Lance Ginsburg – itsoldherestore – 215- 325-0156 – 95 York Rd, Willow Grove PA
Clean Out / Junk Removal Services:
J Dog Junk Removal and Hauling: http://jdogjunkremoval.com – Jerry Flanagan – Veteran Owner and Operator, local business owners are veterans and veteran family members. Check website for particulars re: Home Furnishings, Appliances & Fixtures, Office & Warehouse, Construction Debris, Outdoor & Yard, Garage Refuse, E-Waste. About the only thing they don’t remove is hazardous waste. “WE recycle, reprocess, and repurpose as much of the material as we can – we have relationships with numerous recyclers, charities, and community groups to whom we donate items that can bemused by those in need.”
Philly Junk: http://www.phillyjunk.com and http://www.cleanoutjunk.com – 1-888 – 810 -5865 – Owner: Marty Ingram, Check on line or call for what they can and cannot remove. They recycle as much as they can.
1-800-Got-Junk: http://www.1800gotjunk.com 1 -800-468-585
Home Staging, Home Makeovers and Home Organizing for Chester County, PA, including the towns of Chadds Ford, PA, Chester Springs, PA, Downingtown, PA, Exton, PA, Malvern, PA, Phoenixville, PA, West Chester, PA. Also serving the Main Line towns of Paoli, PA, Berwyn, PA, Devon, PA, Wayne, PA, Radnor, PA, Villanova, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA, and Ardmore, PA, into the Philadelphia area.