Spring into Cleaning While Helping Your Local Charities

 

Spring is finally here after what feels like a long winter. With warm weather upon us, it’s a great time to do some spring cleaning and get rid of any clothing, furniture, decorative items, etc that you have outgrown or no longer need. Here is a list of great charities that will take your items and get them in the hands of people who could use them.

 

Home 2 Home Project

Based in La Grange, this great organization provides furniture and other household items to families in need as they transition into a new home.

https://www.theh2hproject.org/

 

Amvets of Illinois

Amvets is amazing organization that provides services for our veterans. Get on their call list so and they will schedule a pick-up of your household items, clothing, toys, etc.

http://www.ilamvets.org/HowToHelp/ScheduleaPickup/tabid/108/Default.aspx

 

Sharing Connections

Another amazing charity that provides for families that are at or below the poverty level. You can drop of your item at their warehouse in Downers Grove 6 days a week or they will schedule a pick-up for your larger items.

https://www.sharingconnections.org/

 

Chicago Furniture Bank

This charity provides furniture and household goods to people transitioning into supportive housing. The warehouse for dropping off donations is in Chicago or you can also submit a request for a pick-up.

https://www.chicagofurniturebank.org/