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
The Goodwill Store
25 Park Ave
The Goodwill Store accepts clothing, accessories and household items. See the full list here.
Several locations throughout the state
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.