The birds are chirping. The flowers are blooming. And everyone’s allergies are out-of-control. This can only mean one thing: it’s spring!!!
Spring is such a wonderful time of year as we watch God bring the earth back to life. Seeing green grass again. Enjoying the warmth of the sun once more. Spring is always a welcomed season.
And with the arrival of spring comes the annual tradition: spring cleaning. As you start to go through your house, room by room, getting rid of unnecessary items, please keep us in mind!
If you are interested in donating various items to The Hope Center, here is some info you should know:
Furniture is accepted at the rear of the Thrift Store (central parking lot off of Church St) from 9AM – 4:30PM Monday – Saturday. Please do not leave items on the dock unattended, especially after business hours.
Furniture Items Accepted– beds (frames, headboards, footboards, mattresses* & box springs), couches, upholstered* chairs, dining tables and chairs, small tables (end tables & coffee tables), desks and chairs and dressers. We also accept rugs, bicycles, exercise equipment, wheelchairs and other handicap equipment.
*We cannot accept mattresses or upholstered furniture that is torn, stained or covered in pet hair.
Clothing & Miscellaneous– items accepted at the rear of the parking lot Monday – Saturday from approximately 8:30AM – 4:30PM (between 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM there is no assistance to unload vehicle. You may still drop off items but if you require assistance please come before or after.) Please do not leave items unattended on the dock after business hours.
Items NOT Accepted– wet clothing, computers, floor model televisions (we do take other TV’s as long as they work), floor model stereos, office telephones (multiple line phones) refrigerators and freezers, washers and dryers, dishwashers, stoves, sinks and toilets, large wooden or metal desks (office), upright pianos, large organs, cribs (due to government regulations for resale), waterbed mattresses or frames and used ceiling/electric fixtures.
We accept corrugated cardboard and newspapers at our Baling Facility Monday – Friday from 8:30AM – 11:30AM and 12:30 PM-1:30PM and on Saturday from 8:30AM – 11:30AM.
If you have items to donate that are not listed or you have questions about certain items, please call 301.739.1165 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We do have a truck that can pick-up your items. Each day our truck covers a specific area of town. If you’d like to schedule a pick-up, please call 301.739.1165 to get more details.
You can get a receipt for tax purposes by making a list of items donated. Please remember to put your name & address on the list!! Your list can be turned in at the Thrift Store or you can get a form to fill out in the Thrift Store. You will receive your tax-deductible receipt by mail in two to three weeks.
Thank you so much for your generous donations to The Hope Center! These items will help families and individuals in your community in many different ways.