What, when & where to donate
New Donation Hours - strictly enforced due to Covid safety protocols
Tuesday, Friday & Saturday: 12pm-4:00pm only
Please bring all donations to our designated back door on Bailey Avenue. There is a sign and a parking spot on the right side of our space specifically designated for donations.
Please donate only on Tuesdays and Fridays. Please no dumping, throw things away at home!
We are always grateful for your donations.
Scroll down to see what we can accept and what we cannot accept.
Thank you for supporting RTS!
We can accept
Accessories - Hats, Scarves, Purses, Gloves, Ties, Belts
Appliances - Blenders, Coffee Machines, Toaster, Vacuums, etc
Beauty - Unopened Fragrances, Body Product, Gift Sets
Bedding - Sheets, Blankets, Bed Skirts, Comforters, Shams, Duvets
Clothing - Men's, Women's, Junior's, Children's, Infant's
Crafts - Stickers, Craft Books, Art Supplies.
Electronics - Phone Systems, Apple Devices, CD and DVD Players,
Footwear - Shoes, Sneakers, Boots. Sandals
Formal Wear - Tuxedos, Suits, Prom Dresses, Ball Gowns and Costumes
Games - CD Rom, Complete Board Games, Toys,
Home Goods - Tableware, Vintage Linens, Decorative Pillows, Towels, etc,
Housewares - Utensils, Dishes, Glasses, Pots and Pans, Chrystal, Cut Glass
Jewelry - in good condition, we are able to fix minor faults.
Lighting - Lamps, Sconces, New Candles
Media - Books, Records, DVDs, CDs
School Supplies - Calculators, Spirals, Folders, etc.
Sport Equipment - Clubs, Bats, Gloves, Skates, Padding, Rackets, etc.
Items we cannot accept for our customers' health and safety:
Nothing broken, torn, chipped, or soiled
No medical equipment of any kind
No healthcare equipment
No cosmetics, contact lens paraphanalia or nail polish
No infant's equipment of any kind: (car seat, swing, stroller, bassinet, crib, pack 'n play)
No food of any kind
No used underwear and socks
No humidifiers (we do accept dehumidifiers and air purifiers)
No helmets of any kind
No downhill skis
No bed (sleeping) pillows
We also cannot accept these items, our space is limited:
No Computers, Printers, Fax Machines & TV’s predating 2010
No Drapery Hardware - (Curtain Rods, Window Blinds, etc)
No Encyclopedias, Magazines, Textbooks
No Filing Cabinets
No Large Exercise Equipment
No Large Speakers
No Metal Bed Frames, Mattresses, Aerobeds
No Sewing Machines in Cabinets
No VHS Tapes, Cassettes (Video Games OK)
No Wedding Dresses
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