Are you cleaning out a child’s playroom? Tidying up their bedroom? Are you sorting through toys in the basement or attic? If the toy chest is overflowing, you might have some toys to share. If so, you might be wondering where can you donate toys. So, if you are ready to share and you need to know, where can I donate new toys, where can I donate children’s toys, or where can I donate gently used toys, I have complied a helpful list for you.
- Go Green Drop
- Salvation Army
- Pick Up Please
- United Way
- Donation Town
- Listing it on a “buy nothing” group through social media
- Check with friends, family, and neighbors
- Head Start Programs
- Local Day Care Centers
- Toys for Tots
- Religious Centers, Church, Synagogue, Mosque
- Operation Homefront
- Doctors’ Offices
- Social Services
- Second Chance Toys
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
- Host a Garage No Sale and give them to the children in the neighborhood
If you are ready to share the toy, but seeing it brings back a flood of memories; snap a photo. Seeing the photo can bring back those same memories. Keep the good feelings but toss the clutter!
If you were wondering, where can you donate toys, now you know the answer! Hopefully these suggestions will be useful.
Keep This, Toss That (the book)
Tips like, how to use leftovers, are in my new book, Keep This Toss That, pick up one today. If nothing else, it doubles as a great paperweight to hold down your pile of mail.
Where to donate stuffed toys for plush toys.
How to appraise collectibles in case you have a toy that might have value.
Join me online for this fun new program! 3 Mini Makeovers to Get Your Decluttering Done (30 Minute Class) Wednesday July 21st at 7:00 PM ET.
Declutter with Me Every Friday @4pm
Every Friday @ 4pm I’m on Facebook Live brought to you by the through the Jersey City Free Public Library. No registration is needed. Simply log onto Facebook.com/JamieNovak at 4pm to watch the live with me. We do an on-the-spot organizing session!