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WHAT TO GIVE

  • Paints: acrylic, craft paint, watercolors, oils

  • Markers

  • Ink

  • Wood: spools,clothespins, dowels , craft sticks

  • Film Canisters, photographic slides, film strips

  • Scissors, hole punches, glue sticks, glue guns

  • Crafting notions

  • Embroidery floss

  • Drawing supplies: crayons, pencils, oil pastels, chalk

  • Jewelry Making: Beads, findings, string, wire

  • Craft kits

  • Journals/Notebooks

  • Upholstery Fabric (enough for a pillow)

  • Yarn, knitting and crochet supplies

  • Fabric:  yardage and quilting supplies

  • Sewing notions: needles, pins, zippers, buttons, elastic, thread

  • Wrapping paper, gift bags, tissue paper

  • Vintage paper, packaging, photos and magazines

  • Old Maps

  • Paper goods: office supplies, stickers, labels, rubber stamps

  • Paint Brushes

  • Art paper: watercolor, sketch, canvas, drawing

  • Sketchpads

  • Frames  (Temporary Pause)

  • Foam Core

  • Postcards

  • Greeting Cards

  • Office supplies (Temporary Pause)

WHAT NOT TO GIVE

  • Christmas Decorations/Lights

  • ​Older Upholstery Fabric

  • Fabric Scraps

  • Books 

  • House Paint Samples

  • Leather Scraps

  • Clothing including purses

  • Hardware, construction material.

  • Brand specific Scrapbooking Supplies, i.e. Creative Memories

  • Linens, tablecloths, towels

  • Vases, Planters, anything glass

  • Desktop Organizers, plastic trays

  • Plastalina Molding Clay

  • Furniture

  • Appliances

  • Computers

  • Small electronics

  • Plastic flowers/wreaths

  • Bedding

  • Plastic bags

  • Large Binders

  • Candles, Home Decor

  • Incomplete Crafting Machines      (missing essential parts for use)

  • Nothing soiled, broken or mildewed beyond the point of resale


We have limited storage space, so we cannot accept the items on the "WHAT NOT TO GIVE" list. Sorting your donation into categories makes it easier (and quicker) to get your stuff out into the world again. Our broad categories are PAPER, FABRIC/SEWING, YARN/FIBER,OFFICE, JEWELRY, CRAFTS, and FINE ARTS. Don't stress, but thanks for your help!

GOT questions ABOUT YOUR DONATION?
email us at
info@retake-remake.org

To find a good second home for the donations we cannot accept:

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