Donate Goods

We accept donations at our facility at 522 Washington Avenue in Albany

Please see COVID19 Donation Guidelines for our updated protocol!

 

We accept practical items in good condition that families can use as they leave shelters to move into apartments. These items include:

 

  • Functioning appliances (microwaves, toasters, coffee makers, power tools, flatscreen televisions, etc.) EXCEPT vacuums and carpet cleaners

 

  • Books for all ages, hardcover and softcover. Please donate books in boxes no larger than copy paper boxes 

  • Like-new clothing (casual and professional, coats, boots, accessories)

  • Kitchenware (pots and pans, utensils, dishes, dish cloths, oven mitts) 

We will not accept: 

  • Obsolete appliances and consumer goods (VHS tapes and VCRs, heavy glass television sets, computers)​

  • Furniture (chairs, couches, desks, tables, etc.). We ONLY accept wooden bookshelves​

  • Carpets, rugs, picture frames​, metal clothing hangers

  • Home health care supplies, breast pumps

  • Magazines, periodicals, old textbooks​​

IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT A DONATION, PLEASE CALL US AT (518) 599-5157 OR EMAIL US AT INFO@GRASSROOTGIVERS.ORG

Receipt for Taxes: Grassroot Givers is a 501(c)3, both monetary donations and donations of in-kind goods are tax deductible. We will happily provide you with a detailed itemized receipt. For tax purposes you will need to fill in the value of your donations.

Facility Address

522 Washington Ave.

Albany, NY 12203

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 84

Delmar NY 12054

Email/Phone

info@grassrootgivers.org

(518) 599-5157

Donation Guidelines

Open by appointment- please call ahead!

Grassroot Givers is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, supporting underserved communities in the Capital District. 
Our EIN is 80-0267317.

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