- Clothes Horse: 4524 Lake Street, Bridgman. 465-6787. Accepts designer and brand name clothing and accessories on consignment.
- Comcare: 309 N. 5th St., Niles. 929-8987. Accepts reusable, gently used household items in good condition.
- Emergency Shelter: 645 Pipestone Road, Benton Harbor. 925-1131. Hours: Anytime, but call first if possible. Accepts towels, sheets, blankets, baby items, and personal care products.
- Everybody's Everything: 1523 Niles Avenue, St. Joseph. 983-3276. Accepts funky, antique, vintage clothing and costumes for resale.
- Freecycle: www.freecycle.org, website to help local people reduce and keep good items out of the landfill.
- Goodwill: accepts gently used clothing, household goods, toys, small working appliances, cars and other vehicles, working and non-working computers. Donations are tax deductible and can be dropped off at any Goodwill retail stores listed below.
- Benton Harbor Store, 1550 Mall Drive (near Celebration Cinema). 926-8161.
- New Buffalo Donation Center: 601 W. Buffalo St. 469-0924.
- Niles Store: 918 Silverbrook Ave. 684-5452.
- Paw Paw Store: 309 East Michigan St. 269-657-3534.
- Stevensville: 5709 St. Joseph Ave.
Items NOT Accepted at Goodwill: Large appliances (stoves, freezers), furniture in poor condition/in need of repair, food and perishable product, used automotive parts, tires, batteries, stained or torn bed springs/mattresses.
Please direct large quantity donations (truckload) to Goodwill Industries corporate office location: Corporate offices, 420 E. Alcott St., Kalamazoo, MI. 49004. (269) 382-0490.
- Harbor Habitat ReStore: 2302 Plaza Dr, Benton Harbor. 927-0006, Web Site www.harborhabitat.org. Accepts new or used recyclable flooring, doors, windows, carpeting, electrical, plumbing materials, roofing materials, lighting, kitchen and bath fixtures, and appliances. Items must be in great and reusable condition and in working order. Also accepts scrap metal. Call or go on-line for business hours and donation drop-off and pick-up service information.
- Kids' Kollection: 2542 S. Cleveland Avenue, St. Joseph. 983-0321. Accepts on consignment toys, clothing, books, shoes, coats, etc. for newborn through teen as well as baby equipment and maternity clothing.
- Kirby's Thrift Store: 1386 Mall Dr., Benton Harbor. 757-7462.
- Lighthouse Attic Resale Shop: 4150 N. Roosevelt, Rd., Suite 3, Stevensville. 428-3940. Accepts gently used clothing for men, women and children; household items, furniture, books and baby items.
- Mosaic Resale & Resource Center: 510 W. Main St., Benton Harbor. 925-9925. Accepts clothing, household goods, working small appliances, toys, etc. Call for complete list.
- Neighbor to Neighbor: 9147 U.S. 31 North, Berrien Springs. 471-7411. Accepts clothing, non-perishable food, books, small appliances, kitchen items, furniture, bedding, fabric and craft supplies.
- Nuway Thrift Store: 3131 S. 11th Street, Niles. 684-7665. Accepts clothing and household items; no large appliances.
- Parritt's Trading Post: 1768 M-139, Benton Harbor. 926-6732. Buy and sell household items (no clothes or appliances).
- Salvation Army Thrift Store: Donation drop box at 424 N. 15th St., Niles. 684-2660. Accepts new or gently used clothing, furniture and household goods. For pick up service, call the Adult Rehabilitation Center and ask for Dispatch, 574-288-2539.
- Six Degrees Resale Shop:205 W. Main St., Benton Harbor. 927-6060. Benefits the Emergency Shelter, Inc.. Accepts new or like-new kitchen and household items, furniture, working appliances, jewelry, antiques, bedding and linens, books, clothes, and more. Drop off items at the store. Call to arrange pickups.
- World Mission Thrift Store: 1804 M-139, Benton Harbor. 927-4134. Accepts clothing and household items.
— Second hand stores, pawn shops, antique stores & garage sales are great places to sell unwanted items or buy used items at low prices.
— Renting equipment that you may only use occasionally is a great way reduce waste in the long run, conserve space in the garage, and save money.
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