Spring cleaning often means cleaning out for a fresh new start! There are lots of places in Edmonton who would love your gently-used donations to help fund programs and charities in our community.
Here are few places where you can donate stuff – from toys to cars and feel good about it.
Kidney Car Foundation
If your old car, truck, or SUV has just had enough and needs to retire, call Canada’s choice in car donation for 25 years. You’ll get free towing within 48 hours, a tax receipt, and the knowledge that you’re helping kidney disease research. Details
The City of Edmonton’s Reuse Centre will take many items that aren’t accepted elsewhere, and the list of what they accept continues to grow. Arts and craft supplies, office supplies, books, frames, paper and plastic products – they even take broken hockey sticks! Details.
6835 83 Street, Edmonton
Edmonton Humane Society
Cleaning out and finding donations isn’t limited to the human members of the family! The Humane Society accepts donations to help care for animals awaiting adoption. Consider donating litter boxes, leashes, puppy pads, stainless steel dishes – even pipe cleaners for cats to play with. Details
13620 163 Street, Edmonton
The Bissell Centre uses donations for their community and family closets and the thrift store, and they’re always looking for your help. They accept clothing, toys, general household items including pots and pans, and much more. They especially look for seasonal items at different times of the year. Details
Multiple locations in Edmonton.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
The ReStore happily takes donations of books, furniture, collectables, antiques, artwork, and building materials. So whether you’re looking to get rid of that antique clock or all those baseboards you swore you were going to install, they’ll take it off your hands – and will even come pick it up. Details
Multiple locations in Edmonton.
Furniture, books, small appliances, CDs, sporting goods…even vinyl and VSH tapes! Find takes almost everything for both of its retail stores and the Housing First program, in which it offers furniture and household items free of charge newly-housed families. Details
5120 122 Street NW, Edmonton
Your donations of gently used clothes including newborn and maternity clothing can support women and children fleeing domestic violence. They also take unopened packages of diapers. Details
780.471.6709 ext 232
When you declutter and donate to Diabetes Canada, your donations go towards research, sending kids to camp, and more! They accept almost everything, including clothes, books, jewellery, artwork, and more – and best of all, you can schedule a pick up right at your home. Details
Donation bins around the city.
If you’ve done any donating or second hand shopping, you’ve probably heard of Value Village. They accept clothing and shoes, household goods, toys, kitchenware, media, and more in their efforts to support local non-profits.
Ph: Multiple locations in Edmonton
Support an organization supporting Albertans with disabilities find jobs! They would love donations of clothing, small electronics, toys and games, books, linens, home décor, sporting equipment, and much more. Details
Multiple locations in Edmonton
Head office phone number: 780-944-1414
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By: Sarah Chestnutt
Sarah Chestnutt is a freelance writer and editor, working in the field for over 10 years. She calls Edmonton, home and loves to share it’s stories.