NAPO Chicago Repurposing Resource Guide
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NAPO Chicago - City Neighborhood Repurposing Resource Guide
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Note: please hyperlink charity to its website and hyperlink your email (optional). Questions? email Cathy at:catherinesmith2@mac.com
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ItemDescription (brief)Drop-off BusinessDrop-off locationZip CodeCharityDescriptionSubmitted byDate/Update
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American Girl Dollsdonations of American Girl brand (and Pleasant Company) dolls, doll clothing, furniture, accessories and books.GirlAGainNOTE: Not Local! Located in NY but accept donations by mail10606http://girlagain.com/accepts donations of American Girl & Pleasant Compnay dolls for resale to benefit Yes She Can Inc., a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to developing job skills for young women with autism.Anita Birsa (repost from NAPO POINT)12/31/2017
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BikesAll bicycles, parts and accessories, regardless of size, style or conditionREI or Cycle Smithy1466 N Halsted (REI) or 2468 1/2 N Clark St (Cycle Smithy)60614Working BikesWorking Bikes donates to individuals and partner organizations here in Chicago, providing transportation to people in homeless transition, refugee resettlement, and youth empowerment programs in our own community.Cathy Smith4/13/2018
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Blue JeansDrop off your denim and get $20 off a new pair of jeans thru 12/31/18Madewell932 N Rush St60611Blue Jeans Go GreenBy recycling worn denim into insulation, the Blue Jeans Go Green program keeps textile waste out of landfills and helps with building efforts in communities around the country.Cathy Smith1/22/2018
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BooksAny sellable book in good condition. They also accept LPs, CDs, and DVDs in good playable condition.Open BooksFree pickup in the Chicago area M-F 10am-2pm. Drop-off locations in West Loop, Pilsen & River North60661Open BooksOpen Books is a nonprofit social venture that provides literacy experiences for thousands of readers each year through inspiring programs and creative capitalization of books.Cathy Smith2/10/2018
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BrasGently used brasBras Galore3148 N Lincoln Ave60657Support The GirlsSupport the Girls is a global clearinghouse that provides guidelines, resources, and support to individuals and organizations to assist in collecting bras and feminine hygiene products to donate to homeless shelters for women in need.Terri Albert12/1/2017
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computers and computer-related hardwareFreeGeek Chicago responsibly recycles and refurbishes computers and computer-related hardware in any condition. FreeGeek Chicago3411 W. Diversey Ave., Basement, Chicago, IL 60647 | 773.342.620560647FreeGeek ChicagoFreeGeek Chicago is a not-for-profit community organization that recycles used computers and parts to provide functional computers, education, internet access and job skills training to those who want them.Ericka Samuels12/8/2017
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Paint and ToolsNew or unused latex paint; hand, garden & working power toolsHabitat for Humanity ReStore Chicago6040 N Pulaski Rd60646https://www.habitatchicago.org/restoreReStore provides funding to Habitat for Humanity Chicago in an effort to eliminate indecent housing in our community. Check list of acceptable donations.Cathy Smith1/22/2018
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ShoesGently worn or new shoesFleet Feet Sports1620 N Wells St60614Shares Your SolesIt’s important that any used shoes are in good condition to respect the dignity of those receiving our shoes. For example, tennis shoes should include laces and not have holes. Limit 5 pairs of shoes. See website for addtional drop-off locations.Anita Birsa12/1/2017
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Golf clubs & equipmentVia the 2nd Swing Club Donation Program, donate unwanted clubs and equipment which are then converted to a cash donation in the client name to The First Tee of Greater Chicago.Fill out online form for free shipping labelFill out online form for free shipping labelhttp://www.thefirstteegreaterchicago.org/ways-to-give/donate-equipment/The First Tee of Greater Chicago is pleased to be part of the Chicago Parks Golf Alliance and the restoration of the Jackson Park and South Shore Golf Courses to further youth golf opportunities throughout Chicagoland
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