Spring Cleaning? Local charities accepting your donations

Ahhhh, it’s spring cleaning time. It sure doesn’t feel like spring is around the corner, (thanks Phil), but it is! Here are some local charities that are happy to accept your lightly used clothes and household items.

Abby’s House Thrift Shop
52 High Street

Abby’s House provides shelter and low income housing as well as support services for women and their children who are homeless and/or in an abusive situation. According to Abby’s House, they are currently especially in need of household items. To donate to their thrift shop, please see new Covid-19 guidelines here. For a full list of what they are accepting (and not accepting), see their thrift shop webpage.

Gardner Community Action Committee
294 Pleasant St

Non profit serving those in the Greater Gardner Community. Visit here to see the wide range of programs they offer. To donate, vist their wish list.

The Goodwill Store
25 Park Ave

The Goodwill Store accepts clothing, accessories and household items.  See the full list here.

Restore – Habitat for Humanity Worcester
640 Lincoln St
Accepts furniture, building materials, household goods, books, DVDs and more. See the full list (and what they cannot accept) here. 

Salvation Army
Several locations throughout the state

Accepts clothing, furniture, appliances, vehicles and household goods. For larger items, you can schedule a pickup. Find a drop off location. Schedule a pickup.

Savers Thrift Store
490 Lincoln St
(Locations also in Marlborough and Framingham)

Although Savers does not directly benefit a local charity, they do support the Epilepsy Foundation. Here is what they accept.

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