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Kalamazoo Area Donation Sites

So, you just cleaned out your basement, closet, books, or are downsizing furniture.... now what?? We curated a list of local organizations where you can donate your gently used items.

We started volunteering in the Kalamazoo community as kids. Giving back and serving the community is part of who we are. We will continue to add to this growing list; Please let us know if you know of a donation site to add. We hope that this list can be utilized as a resource. 

(pssst. Click on the name of the donation site to open up a new window directly to their website). 

Clothing and Household Goods Donation Sites

Please note that we do our best to keep this updated, but we encourage you to connect with the individual donation center prior to dropping off.

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American Cancer Society Discovery Shop

Resale shop that raises funds to help improve the lives of cancer patients. Accepts gently used or new clothing, accessories, household items, home decor, antiques, and collectibles. 

 

4608 W Main St, Kalamazoo, MI 49006

(269) 345-0661

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Lakeview Community Foundation

Proceeds support the Lakeview Foundation providing scholarships to local students pursuing a healthcare career.

Donation Hours: Tuesday-Sat. 10:00-4:30 p.m. or full for that day.

1000 East Michigan Avenue

Paw Paw, MI 49079

(269) 657-4186

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Jody's Closet

Calvary Community Church

Provides free clothing to those in need. Accepts gently used clothing of all sizes. 

7829 5th St, Mattawan, MI 49071   (269) 375-6240

Mondays & Tuesdays 10AM-12PM, Thursdays 6PM-7:30PM; 1st Sat of each Month  8:30AM-10AM.

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Dream Center

Provides necessities to those in need. Accepts gently used clothing, small household items, personal care items, food Items - Particularly peanut butter, cans of tuna, cans of fruit, and cereal.

1122 Portage Street, Kalamazoo 49001

(269) 382-4760

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The Cinderella Project

The Cinderella Project provides free prom dresses and accessories to girls that otherwise wouldn't be able to afford to attend prom.

 

Dress and accessory donations can be dropped off year-round at Memories Bridal & Evening Wear in Downtown Kalamazoo.

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St. Vincent De Paul Society

Donations of new and gently used clothing and household items are accepted during store hours. 

Location: 513 Eleanor St. Kalamazoo 49007

Phone: (269) 388-4544

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Habitat for Humanity Restore

The profits from the Habitat ReStore help Habitat for Humanity build and repair homes in the community. The Habitat ReStore accepts new and used home improvement materials, furniture, appliances, and home décor items. 

7612 S. Westnedge Avenue, Portage, MI 49002

(269) 381-5523

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Sparrow and Nest Designs

Transforming empty places into inviting spaces for families transitioning out of homelessness.

Accepts new or like new condition household items. Furniture, decor, etc. 

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Salvation Army

Provides emergency clothing assistance to families and individuals. 

Donation Drop Boxes

1700 S. Burdick Street, Kalamazoo 49001

5117 Portage Rd.

Portage, MI, 49002

Store and Donation Drop Off

5117 Portage Road

Portage, MI, 49002

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Seventh Day Adventist Church

The Kalamazoo SDA Church operates a Community Service Center to help meet the needs of our local community by providing free clothing, household items and food. 

 

1028 Walnut St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001.

(269) 342-2279

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Portage Community Center

Provides personal care items, diapers, and clothing assistance to Portage Public School District and City of Portage residents. Their goal is to improve their present situation, increase a person's ability to meet their own and their family's basic needs.

325 E. Centre Ave, Portage 49002

(269) 323-1942

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United Methodist Free Store of Kalamazoo

Offers free clothing to the community. Items vary depending on what has been donated. The Free Store of Kalamazoo will redistribute clothing and household goods donated by the community to the community for FREE.

2800 Gull Road, Kalamazoo 49048

(269) 349-3047

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YWCA

Accepts diapers, baby wipes, linens, personal care items.

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Kalamazoo Public Library

Accepts adult and children’s materials
Books (fiction—both current and classic, nonfiction—relevant and current)
Audiobooks on CD, CDs, DVDs.

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Coming Soon

Check back soon for more resources!

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