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WHAT TO GIVE

We assess our needs after every Donation Day. 
Please check our updated lists before donating!

  • ​Paints: acrylic, craft paint, watercolors, oils

  • Ink, printmaking supplies

  • Clay tools

  • 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, markers

  • Jewelry Making: Beads, findings, string, wire

  • Journals/Notebooks,

  • Yarn, knitting and crochet supplies

  • Fabric

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

  • Gift bags, tissue paper 

  • Vintage paper, packaging, photos and magazines

  • Maps

  • Stickers

  • Paint Brushes

  • Art paper: watercolor, sketch, canvas, drawing

  • Sketchpads

  • Foam Core, Cardboard

  • Postcards

  • Greeting Cards

  • How-to and Coloring Books

WHAT NOT TO GIVE

 We will not accept any items on the list below.
Thanks for your cooperation and understanding.

  • Partially completed knitting and needlework projects

  • Office Supplies

  • Scrapbooking Supplies

  • Christmas Decorations/Lights

  • Older Upholstery Fabric

  • Fabric Scraps, Leather Scraps

  • Art Books 

  • Large Photo Albums

  • Paint Samples, Leftover House Paint

  • Clothing including purses/totes

  • Hardware, construction material.

  • Mats of all sizes

  • Household linens, tablecloths, towels

  • Vases, Planters, anything glass

  • Magazines (vintage allowed)

  • Plastalina Molding Clay

  • Hanging File Folders, File folders

  • Furniture

  • Appliances

  • Computers

  • Small electronics

  • Bedding

  • Trophies

  • Candles, Home Decor

  • Incomplete Crafting Machines      (missing essential parts for use)

  • Nothing soiled, broken or mildewed beyond the point of reuse.

  • Large Frames with glass.

  • Bottle caps, takeout containers, plastic bags (unless they are super clean and can be used by teachers)

We update our lists based on our present inventory and the crafting interests of our shoppers. Due to limited space, we cannot accept the items that have been PAUSED or on the "WHAT NOT TO GIVE" list.
Thanks for your understanding.
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,  JEWELRY, 
CRAFTS, and FINE ARTS.

have questions ABOUT YOUR DONATION?

email us at
barb@retake-remake.org

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

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