Where to Donate


Local Resources

Here are a few of our favorite places to donate to in Toronto.

 

 

 

 

aroundtheblock
Around the Block
150 Lesmill Road
416-546-1760
Around the Block is one of the leaders of furniture consignment in the City. They take all different pieces and offer very fair value. They have recently moved to a larger space to expand their offerings. For more information click on the link below:
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artsjunktion
ArtsJunktion
380 Ossington Ave.
416-393-0894
This is a program ran by the Toronto District School Board to support teachers and students that are working on art projects. You can donate anything from beads and glue sticks to pieces of string and felt. For a full listing of what they need please click on the link below:
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diabetes
Canadian Diabetes Association
1-800-505-5525
The Diabetes Association will use your donations to fund and support diabetes research. They accept appliances, books, bedding, clothing, electronics, sports equipment and toys. You can also schedule a pickup with them to take everything away.
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bookbank
Children’s Book Bank
350 Barkley Street
The Children’s book bank provides books to children in low-income neighborhoods.

 

divine
Divine Decadence
128 Cumberland Street
416-324-9759
Located in the heart of Yorkville this consignment shop accepts vintage items only. If you have something truly one of a kind and do not know where to take it, this is your place! Click on the link below for more information:
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dress
Dress for Success
188 Lowther Ave.
416-901-6022
Dress for Success is an organization committed to helping people entering into or already in the workforce to look and feel their best. They accept donations of lightly used clothing and accessories that go directly to people that need office appropriate clothing. This is a fabulous charity that we highly recommend. Click on the link below for more information:
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elegant
The Elegant Garage Sale
1588 Bayview Ave.
416-322-9744
This is a perfect place for the odds and ends. They will take almost anything from dishes to furniture, textiles to trinkets this is your place. They offer to pay for items, but don’t expect a lot this is a store designed to move merchandise. However, as they say, “Call before you load your car” For more information click on the link below:
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geek
Free Geeks Toronto
416-572-3737
Free Geeks Toronto has a simple philosophy, to provide a place for e-waste to be disposed responsibly and in the process providing as many people as possible with computers. Keeping those big bulky machines and those dangers metals out of the landfill and providing  computers to residents in the city is a wonderful option for your old e-waste.
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furniturebank
Furniture Bank
416-934-1229
The Furniture Bank works with shelters and agencies to provide furniture to abused women, refugee families and at-risk youth. The accept furniture and appliances and you can schedule a pickup.
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foc
Furnishings on Consignment
196 Wicksteed Avenue
416-421-1500
FOC is a great option for furniture consignment. The staff is extremely helpful and the showroom is great! They accept all styles of furniture. Click on the link below for more information:
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habitat
Habitat for Humanity Restore
416-755-7353
Habitat for Humanity builds affordable housing and depends on the donations of gently used and like new building materials that they use in their buildings and sell in their “ReStore” It is a place to purchase building supplies for your renovations at a fraction of the cost. They will pick-up if you schedule an appointment.
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hauteclassics
Haute Classics
946 Yonge Street
416-922-7900
Haute Classics is the perfect place for your old name brand and designer clothing and accessories. Earn money for things that are just sitting in your closet. Fore more information click on the link below:
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housevintage
House of Vintage
1239 Queen Street W.
416-535-2142
Men this one’s for you. This is a wonderful option for your old clothing and accessories. Asa  thrift store you are helping others look and feel their best. For more information click on the link below:
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jessies
Jessie’s, The June Callwood Centre for Young Women
416-365-1888
Jessie’s offer’s services and support to women ages 18 and under who are pregnant or have children. They accept donations of baby gear and toys.
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jewish
Jewish Family Services
4600 Bathurst Street, First Floor
416-638-7800
Another wonderful option for children’s items. They are supporting local Jewish families that need help setting up their home and supporting their children’s needs. Please call to find out what items they need and what they accept. As most donation sites, they do not accept cribs and car seats, as the safely regulations change frequently. Click on the link below for more information:
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kidsport
KidSport Ontario
416-427-7177
Donate used sporting equipment here. They will source it to children in need. This is a fabulous way to clear out the garage and get the equipment that is sitting around collecting dust into the hands of a child that will adore it.

 

 lelegante
L’Elegante
132 Cumberland Street
416-923-3220
This is another option for your name band and designer items. Located in the heart of Yorkville, they are always interested in like new pieces that will meet their clienteles needs. A great way to make a little cash on items you no longer want or need. For more information click on the link below:
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newclassic
New Circles
416-422-2519
They are providing new and gently used clothing to low-income families and new immigrants.
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oasis
Oasis Clothing Bank
416-751-0553
The proceeds from Oasis provide support to addiction recovery programs. They accepts appliances, bedding, clothing, furniture, electronics, toys and sports equipment.
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past
Of Things Past
185 Bridgeland Ave.
416-256-9256
A leader in Toronto for furniture and household items consignment. They accept numerous household accessories, dishes, furniture and more. They have a large showroom and a great online presence. For more information click on the link below:
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pegasus
Pegasus
416-913-2544
The proceeds from Pegasus support programs for adults with developmental disabilities and autism. They accept kitchenware, books and clothing.
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playitagain

Play it Again Sports
They buy and sell used sporting equipment. This is perfect for the skates your child wore once or the hockey goal that never seems to get used, but takes up half the garage. They have 10 locations in the GTA.
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reboot
reBOOT Canada
2450 Lawrence Ave. East #1
416-534-6017
This company will take old computer parts, fix them or upgrade them and then give them away to people and organizations that would not otherwise have access to technology. A fabulous place for your old electronics. For more information click on the link below:
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romero
Romero House
1558 Bloor Street West
416-763-1303
This is a community housing effort in Toronto’s West end that helps refugee families get on their feet. They accept almost any household goods and are a great place to donate linens, kitchen items, furniture, clothing, electronics and anything else a family would need to get started. Click on the link below for more information:
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secondtimearound
Second Time Around
99 Yorkville Ave.
416-916-7669
This is another option for brand name and designer clothing taking up space in your closet. Located in Yorkville they cater to the uptown market as well as the hip downtowners. Click on the link below for more information:
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sellmystuff
Sell my Stuff
647-808-3454
Do you have a whole household of stuff to sell? If you are managing an estate and don’t know where to start this is a good place. They will come to your home and set up an estate sale. Just show them what needs to go and they will handle the rest. Click on the link below for more information:
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sistering
Sistering Day Shelter
962 Bloor Street West
416-926-1946This is a woman’s day shelter, particularly for women who find themselves in abusive homes. It is a place of empowerment and protection. They are always looking for items for them woman especially, any toiletry or personal care items, makeup, jewelry etc. This is a great place to donate all of those travel size toiletry items you’ve taken from hotels for years and don’t know what to do with now. Click on the link below for more information:
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terracycle
Terracycle
137 Dolomite Road
1-800-758-2943This is a wonderful service that recycles hard to recycle things like ziploc bags. You receive a box from the company fill it up and then send the box back to the company. This is a great thing to share with a neighbor or someone else that is passionate about recycling and making a difference, this company is definitely making a difference. Click on the link below for more information:
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textbooks
Text Books for Change
This is an amazing charity providing affordable and accessible educational materials to students both locally and abroad. With textbook donations you are providing educational materials to post-secondary institutions in Africa as well as micro-loans from the sale of donated textbooks in North America. This organization is doing amazing things and with several drop box locations throughout the GTA shedding the weight of your old text books couldn’t be easier and for such an amazing cause.
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trinity
Trinity College Book Sale
416-978-6750
This is a yearly book sale Trinity College puts on to raise funds every year. They collect books year round and will even pick them up if you call the number above. The sale is in the Fall usually, but don’t hesitate to call any time of year, they are always happy to accept donations. Click on the link below for more information:
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twice
Twice as Nice Toronto
416-656-9969
This children’s consignment store has been in the St. Clair/Wychwood area of Toronto for over 25 years.  They collect children’s clothes, toys, accessories, shoes, books and furniture seasonally.  Contact the store for more details or visit their website.

 

reddoor
Woodgreen Red Door Family Shelter
416-915-5671
The items from this organization benefits clients moving out of shelters, families or abused women. They accept clothing, furniture and kitchenware.
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