Donate Items

DONATION GUIDELINES

Clothing we collect

New and gently used children’s clothing, particularly sizes infant thru YXL (14). Clothing should be clean, free of stains, rips and tears and seasonally appropriate.

March 1 until July 15th – Summer clothing

  • Light-weight jackets
  • T-shirts
  • Shorts
  • Capris
  • Sundresses (infant thru youth size 10 only)
  • Light-weight sneakers, sandals and flip-flops for teens.

July 15th until February 28th – Fall/Winter Clothing

  • Long-sleeve shirts
  • Sweatshirts (especially hooded ones)
  • Jeans, khakis, sweatpants,
  • Long-sleeve dresses (in sizes 4T- youth size 10 only)
  • Fleece jackets
  • Winter coats
  • Hats and gloves
  • Sturdy shoes such as Merrills, sneakers, snowboots and Uggs.

We NEED donations of diapers and new socks and underwear in all sizes (toddler thru adult XL) all year long.

Equipment we collect

  • Strollers (umbrella strollers are in high demand);
  • Car seats less than 5 years old (please wash covers before donating);
  • Pack-n-plays;
  • Infant snugglies such as Baby Bjorn;
  • NEW baby bottles or pacifiers (in packages).

Clothing and items we do NOT collect:

  • Used socks or underwear (or long underwear)
  • Athletic clothing or equipment such as baseball hats or helmets, mitts, shinguards, baseball pants, soccer jerseys (ie. Rec soccer shirts) or cleats;
  • Clothing that is out of date (ie. if it’s been in your attic or basement for the past 8-10 years);
  • Used toys or books
  • Men’s and women’s clothing
  • Ski or snowpants above youth size 8
  • One piece ski suits
  • Used linens (ie. towels and sheets)
  • Headbands or any hair accessory

Where to drop-off donations?

Our warehouse is generally open Tuesday through Thursday and most Saturdays, but our hours may vary.  Please contact us by email to arrange drop-off at thesharingshelf@fsw.org to confirm or make an appointment. We prefer donations be brought directly to our site and equipment donations MUST be made at our warehouse

The Sharing Shelf
47 Purdy Ave.
Port Chester, NY  10573

After hours donations of CLOTHING ONLY may be dropped at:

My Healthy Fit
1000 East Boston Post Road
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
914-670-0600
Hours: M-F 5am-10pm and S-S 7am-7pm

Miller’s Toy Store
335 Mamaroneck Avenue
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
914-698-5070
Hours: M-Sat. 5am-6pm