Donation Day of Thanks

Donation Day of Thanks

DONATION DAY OF THANKS 2021

 THIS YEAR’S EVENT is saturday NOVEMBER 20, 2021

COLLECTING DONATIONS OF clothing and HOUSEHOLD GOODS

Drop-off AT THE CHAPEL/LOBBY ENTRANCE  8 AM TO 2 PM.  

 RECIPIENT OF ITEMS IS OAKLAND HOPE THRIFT SHOP, WHICH FINANCIALLY SUPPORTS THE OAKLAND HOPE FOOD PANTRY

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO HELP PRE-SORT ITEMS

 

VOLUNTEERS WILL BE ASKED TO SIGN UP IN ADVANCE,

 PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING, AND wear Masks.

(masks, HAND SANITIZER, DISPOSABLE GLOVES available)

 

LUNCH, DRINKS, AND SNACKS WILL BE SERVED to volunteers.

 

 ITEMS NEEDED AT THIS TIME

  • FURNITURE, LINENS, JEWELRY, PURSES, clothing, SNOW PANTS, coats/boots, SPORTING GOODS, AND HOUSEWARES (NO PLASTICS).
  • FURNITURE MUST BE CLEAN (NOT WORN, STAINED, RIPPED OR DIRTY)
  • HOUSEWARES, APPLIANCES AND ELECTRONICS –CLEAN AND WORKING.
  • TOYS AND SPORTING GOODS–ONLY WORKING ITEMS & NO MISSING PIECES

 

ITEMS THAT CANNOT BE ACCEPTED:  BOOKS, DESKS, CRIBS, PIANOS, ORGANS, OLD TVS, MATTRESSES, ENTERTAINMENT CENTERS, PARTICLE BOARD or Press board FURNITURE, OLD COMPUTERS, old printers.

please see below for more details of items not needed at this time.

 

 

QUESTIONS, TO SIGN-UP, OR MORE INFO:

www.bloomfieldcross.org  Donation Day of Thanks tab

RUTH LAFONTAINE (248) 470-2476   ralafontaine55@gmail.com 

Items We DO Currently Accept

Gently used clean clothing and working household items. Coats, socks, hats, gloves and mittens are always needed as winter approaches. Please see below for items not needed at this time.

Items We Do NOT Currently Accept 

Remember that Donated items are sold to raise money for our Food Pantry – if we can’t sell it then it costs us money to dispose of it.  Donated items must not be worn, torn, stained, missing pieces or smell like smoke. Electronics must be in working order.

For LARGE items we ask that you send a picture to this number (248) 343-4503 so we can determine its condition and whether we can accept it before it is brought over.

Entertainment

  • VHS tapes
  • CD’s
  • NO Books
  • Board Games
  • Puzzles
  • Old TV’s (we accept flatscreen only)
  • Old video games

Furniture

  • Particle Board Furniture
  • Pianos
  • Desks (unless small)
  • Office Chairs
  • mattresses/bedspring/pillows

Household Items

  • Mugs with business Logos or other unsellable logos
  • Porcelain Dolls
  • Used Candles
  • Picture Frames
  • Plastic Wear
  • Vases

Sports

  • Golf Clubs
  • Bowling Balls
  • Skis
  • Exercise Equipment
  • ALL trophies/plaques/awards
  • Weights

Clothing & Accessories

  • Belts
  • Ties
  • Ball Caps
  • Undergarments & Swimsuits (used)

Children Items

  • Baby cribs
  • Car-seats
  • Strollers
  • Pack-and-plays
  • Porcelain Dolls
  • Highchairs
  • Potty training toilets
  • Toys must be in good quality

Appliances

  • dishwashers
  • Sink tops
  • Lamps (unless high quality)
  • Chandeliers
  • Old printers
  • Fax machines
  • Ceiling Fans

Miscellaneous

  • Luggage
  • Pet items: scratching posts, bedding, cages
  • Crutches
  • Walkers
  • Office Supplies (unless brand new and in box)