Donate Goods

carseat

Baby Equipment

clothes

Children's Clothing

toys

Like-New

Toys

 
diapers

Needed Now

Throughout the year we highlight certain items that are urgently needed. 

  • Diapers (All Sizes)

  • children’s twin & toddler bedding

  • new socks and underwear all sizes

  • Car Seats (manufacture date under 5yrs & not in accident)

  • Pack n Plays

  • Cribs (manufacture date after 2011)

 

Donate Other Items

Because of the focus of our mission and the limits of our storage capacity, we do not accept the following items. However, we hope these links will help you find homes for your gently used goods through other organizations.

 

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Baby Equipment

Accepted Items

  • Disposable Diapers (new packages only)

  • Cribs (2011 or newer)

  • Pack-n-Plays & Bassinets

  • Crib Mattresses, Crib Bedding

  • Toddler Beds

  • Strollers (not Jogging Strollers)

  • High Chairs & Infant Seats

  • Bumbo Seats

  • Baby Swings

  • Car Seats (manufacture date under 5 years)

  • Baby Bath Linens, Bottles, & Sippy Cups

  • New and Unused Breast Pumps

  • Safety Gates (tension type)

  • Front Baby Carriers

  • New unopened sample size toiletries

Items not accepted 

  • Baby Formula

  • Food

  • Diaper Pails

  • Potty Seats

  • Shopping Cart Covers

  • Changing Tables and Pads

  • Stuffed Animals

  • Maternity clothes

  • Exersaucers

  • Jogging Strollers

  • Extra Bases for Car Seats

  • Bed Rails

  • Backpack Baby Carriers

  • Crib Mobiles

  • Beach Tents

  • Soccer Cleats

  • Baseball Pants

  • Gymnastic/Dance Wear & Shoes

  • Fisher-Price Auto Rock’n Auto Play Sleeper

  • Johnny (Doorway) Jumpers

Where and When to Donate

Boxford
Hours: Tues, Wed, Thur: 9am-2:00pm
1st Saturday of the Month: 9am-12
Located at 572 Main Street, Boxford MA

Middleton
Fall Hours:  Mon. 9am-2pm & Fri.9am-2pm
and the 3rd Saturday of the Month: 9am-12pm
Located at 2 DeBush Ave, Unit 2B, Middleton, MA  

Andover, Hamilton and Newburyport
One Saturday per month our van visits these towns to collect donations. Click here to find out when and where our van will be in your town.

*Note: Community Giving Tree's list of acceptable and non-acceptable donations may be changed and/or modified as needed to accommodate the needs of our recipients and our space limitations. Staff and volunteers have the right to politely refuse unacceptable items. Please contact us if you have a question regarding an item to donate.


Children's Clothing

Please donate clean, gently used clothes in bags rather than boxes or storage bins.

*Note: Community Giving Tree's list of acceptable and non-acceptable donations may be changed and/or modified as needed to accommodate the needs of our recipients and our space limitations. Staff and volunteers have the right to politely refuse unacceptable items. Please contact us if you have a question regarding an item to donate.

Accepted Items

  • Disposable Diapers (No Open Packages)

  • Infant-Toddler in-season Clothes

  • Children’s in-season Clothes

  • Teen in-season Clothes

  • Children’s Shoes (very gently used)

Items Not Accepted

  • Stained, ripped, or discolored clothing

  • Family references (Mommy, Brother, etc)

  • Town sports, vacation, or camp shirts

  • Sports teams other than New England teams

  • Prom Gowns

  • Halloween, St. Patrick's Day clothing

Where and When

Boxford
Hours: Tues, Wed, Thur: 9am-2:00pm
1st Saturday of the Month: 9am-12pm
Located at 572 Main Street, BoxfordMA

Middleton
Hours:  Mon. 9am-2pm & Fri. 9am-2pm
and the 3rd Saturday of the Month: 9am-12pm
Located at 2 DeBush Ave, Unit 2B, Middleton, MA  

Andover, Hamilton and Newburyport
One Saturday per month our van visits these towns to collect donations. Find out
when and where our van will be in your town.


Like-New Toys

Donations must be clean, have all parts & pieces and in working order.  Please place loose pieces in baggies and tape to toy.

Accepted Items

  • Bikes & Trikes

  • Pre-School Toys

  • Educational Items

  • Puzzles & Games

  • Trucks, Cars, Trains

  • Action Figures

  • Legos & K’nex

  • Ride-on Toys

  • Barbie & Thomas

  • Children’s Books

  • Doll Houses

  • Outdoor Play

Items Not Accepted

  • Sports Equipment

  • Room Decor

  • Adult Bikes

  • Used Arts & Crafts Kits

  • Happy Meal Toys

  • Adult Books, Games & Puzzles

  • VHS, Cassette Tapes, CDs & DVDs

  • Stuffed Animals

  • Real Musical Instruments

  • Dress Up & Pretend

  • Activity Tables

Where and When

Middleton
Hours:  
Mondays and Fridays 9am-2pm
and the
3rd Saturday of the Month: 9am-12pm
Located at 2 DeBush Avenue, Middleton

*Note: Community Giving Tree's list of acceptable and non-acceptable donations may be changed and/or modified as needed to accommodate the needs of our recipients and our space limitations. Staff and volunteers have the right to politely refuse unacceptable items. Please contact us if you have a question regarding an item to donate.


Diapers

Accepted Items

  • Disposable Diapers

  • Sizes 2-6

  • Pull-ups

  • Wipes

  • Rash Cream

Where and when

Season: February

Drop Off in Boxford
Tues, Wed, Thur: 9am-2:00pm
Located at 572 Main Street, Boxford MA

Drop Off in Middleton
Mon. 9am-2pm & Fri. 9am-2pm
Located at 2 DeBush Avenue, Middleton

Order Online
Use our Amazon Wishlist to have diapers sent directly to Community Giving Tree.

We are looking for businesses to organize collections of diapers. Contact our Outreach Coordinator at outreach@communitygivingtree.org to set up your collection. Click here for a printable Diaper Drive Poster.


School Supplies

Accepted Items

  • New Backpacks (pre-school - high school)

  • Single Subject Notebooks & Folders

  • Crayons

  • Magic Markers or Colored Pencils

  • Glue Sticks

  • Erasers

  • Pencils & Pens

Where and When

Season: Collecting June - July

Drop Off in Boxford
Tues, Wed, Thur: 9am-2:00pm
Located at 572 Main Street, Boxford MA

Drop Off in Middleton
Mon. 9am-2pm & Fri. 9am-2pm
and the 3rd Saturday of the Month: 9am-12pm
Located at 2 DeBush Avenue, Middleton

Order Online
Use our Amazon Wishlist to have supplies sent directly to Community Giving Tree.

We are looking for businesses to organize collections of school supplies. Contact our Outreach Coordinator at outreach@communitygivingtree.org to set up your collection this summer.


Holiday Gifts

Accepted Items (New Items only please)

  • Blankets

  • Pajamas

  • Socks

  • Underwear

  • Coats

  • Toys

  • Infant & Children’s Clothes

  • Teen Clothes

 

Where and When

Season: Collecting November - 1st Saturday of December

Drop Off in Boxford
Tues, Wed, Thur: 9am-2pm
1st Saturday of the month 9am-12pm
Located at 572 Main Street, Boxford MA

Drop Off in Middleton
Mon. and Fri.: 9am-2pm
3rd Saturday of the month 9am-12pm
Located at 2 DeBush Avenue, Middleton

Order Online
Use our Amazon Wishlist to have gifts sent directly to Community Giving Tree.

We are looking for businesses to organize collections of holiday gifts. Contact our Outreach Coordinator at outreach@communitygivingtree.org to set up your collection.


Other Items

Furniture

Household Goods Recycling of Massachusetts Acton
All household goods. Will pick up for a fee.
978-635-1710 | hgrm.org

Lazarus House Ministries, Inc. Lawrence
Food, adult clothing, furniture. Will pick up if possible.
978-689-8575 | LazarusHouse.org

Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless Lynn
Furniture donations accepted.
781-595-7570 ext.13 | mahomeless.org

Mission of Deeds Reading
Furniture for people in need.
781-944-9797 | missionofdeeds.org

Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity ReStore Lawrence
Building materials, appliances, furniture and home improvement items.
978-686-3323 | merrimackvalleyhabitat.org

Project Home Again Lawrence
Drop off furniture, bedding, dishes, home decor.
978-270-9878 | phama.org

Ruth’s House Haverhill
Furniture, curtains, toys, appliances, adult clothing.
978-521-5575 | ruthshouse.org

The Wish Project Lowell
Couches, dressers, beds, kitchen table and chairs, small appliances, computers, books.
978-441-9474 | thewishproject.org


Prom Dresses and Accessories

North Shore Fairy Godmother Project Lynn
781-594-1255 | northshorefairygodmother.org

Priceless Prom Gown Program Lawrence
pricelesspromgownprogram.com

Belle of the Ball Anton’s Cleaners locations (February-March)
antons.com/belle/


Maternity Clothes & Baby Clothes

Pregnancy Care Center Haverhill
978-373-5700 | pccnortheast.org


Dancewear

Children’s Orchard Rowley
Children’s clothing, shoes and dancewear.
childrensorchard.com


Household Goods

BoxTop Consignment & Thrift Shop Topsfield
Adult clothes, toys, knickknacks, shoes, and household goods.
978-887-2260

Beverly Bootstraps Thrift Shop Beverly
Clothing, accessories, furniture, household items.
978-921-4710 | beverlybootstraps.org

Lifebridge Thrift Shop Salem
Clothing, furniture, household items.
978-745-2459 |lifebridgesalem.org

The North Andover Thrift Shop
Adult clothes, shoes in good condition, books and non electric household goods.
978-689-9520

Children's Books & Stuffed Animals

MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center Salem
New or used books that are appropriate for ages 6 months through 17 years.
978-354-2776 | nsmc.partners.org/pediatrics/donating

Project Smile Hopedale
Stuffed animals, unused coloring books, new crayons for emergency workers to give to children.
508-634-0203 | projectsmile.org


Adult Clothing

Big Brother Big Sister Foundation
Pick up service available for clothing, toys, and household items.
Big Brother Big Sister does not accept furniture
800-483-5503 | bbbsfoundation.org

Epilepsy Foundation
Pick up service available for toys, clothing, furniture, and household items.
888-322-8209 | donateclothes.epilepsynewengland.org

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
Pick up service available for toys, clothing, furniture, and household items.
855-677-4287 | msaapickup.org

Salvation Army
Pick up service available for toys, clothing, furniture, and household items.
800-728-7825 | satruck.org


Food

Boxford Food Pantry
Donate non-perishable food items at the First Congregational Church, Boxford.
978-887-5841, ext.3 | firstchurchboxford.org

Emmaus Family House Haverhill
Accepts donations of food, adult & child hygiene products, and small household items.
978-241-3412 | emmausinc.org

Essex County Community Foundation Essex County
List of local food pantries.
978-777-8876 | essexcountyhungerrelief.org

Middleton Food Pantry
Accepts donations of non-perishable food and personal care items.
978-777-4067 | townofmiddleton.org

The Pregnancy Care Center Haverhill
Accepts donations of formula and baby food.
978-373-5700 | pccnortheast.org

River House Beverly
Accepts donations of non-perishable food and men’s personal care items.
978-921-1304 | riverhousebeverly.org

Topsfield Cupboard
Donate canned food, personal care and household care items at the following Topsfield churches: Trinity Episcopal, First Congregational, Our Savior Lutheran or St. Rose of Lima
508-527-0602 or 978-887-5570 | trinitytopsfield.org


Sports Equipment

Instant Replays Consignment Georgetown
Jogging Strollers, Infant Bicycle Seats, Framed back packs, Skates, Soccer Shoes
978-352-8800

November Used Sports Sale Topsfield
Annual Consignment Event Sponsored by Topsfield PTO and Boxford PTO

*Note: Community Giving Tree's list of acceptable and non-acceptable donations may be changed and/or modified as needed to accommodate the needs of our recipients and our space limitations. Staff and volunteers have the right to politely refuse unacceptable items. Please contact us if you have a question regarding an item to donate.