Store Donations

Donate to Connections

Connections accepts donations of new and gently used items for resale at our Connection Store location. We accept donations on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10am to 1pm . Your donations are tax-deductible. Connections reserves the right to refuse any donations.

Clothing, Accessories, and Shoes

  • Women’s, men’s and children’s in all sizes, all seasons
  • Coats, jackets, scarves, hats
  • Maternity
  • Vintage
  • Scrubs
  • Accessories, purses, scarves, jewelry
  • Shoes

NOT ACCEPTED:

  • Stained, torn or excessively worn clothing

Furniture and Home Furnishings

  • Dining/kitchen chairs, tables
  • Sofas, armchairs, ottomans
  • Coffee tables, side tables
  • China cabinets, armories, dressers
  • Bed frames and headboards
  • Patio furniture

NOT ACCEPTED:

  • Used mattresses or box springs, sleeper sofas, cribs
  • Large entertainment centers

Before bringing in any large furniture items, please e-mail a photo of the item(s) along with a description to store@courageconnection.org.

Home Décor

  • Lamps, clocks, accent pillows, mirrors
  • Paintings, photographs
  • Picture frames
  • Decorative glassware, vases, accent pieces
  • Linens and towels 

Kitchen and Housewares

  • Dishes, flatware, glassware, utensils
  • Saucepans, cookware, bakeware
  • Kitchen linens
  • Small kitchen electrics in working condition, i.e. juicers, blenders, mixers

NOT ACCEPTED:

  • Major appliances and built-ins 

Electronics and Appliances

  • Flat-screen or plasma televisions in working condition
  • Small kitchen electrics

NOT ACCEPTED:

  • Computers and computer equipment, printers, scanners, faxes, modems
  • Televisions older than 5 years
  • Televisions that are not flat-screen or plasma
  • VCR’s, VHS tapes, and cassette tapes
  • Major appliances such as washers/dryers, stoves, dishwashers, built-in microwaves
  • Powered garden equipment such as mowers, trimmers, blowers
  • Medical equipment

Books and Games

  • Paperback and hardcover books
  • Board games and puzzles with all pieces

NOT ACCEPTED:

  • Encyclopedias, textbooks, magazines
  • Open board games and puzzles

Children’s Items

  • Toys and books
  • Clothing – all sizes, all seasons
  • Cups, feeding equipment

NOT ACCEPTED:

  • Cribs, car seats
  • Any item that is wobbly or missing parts
  • Used plush toys/stuffed animals
  • Open games and puzzles
  • Older items that may contain lead paint

We don’t want you to be inconvenienced however our space is limited  so please email pictures of large furniture donations for approval. We offer free donation pick up that can be schedule for Tuesday and Thursdays. Please email us at store@courageconnection.org if you have any questions, please call (217)-384-2158 for more information.


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