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American Red Cross-Washtenaw-Lenawee Chapter

Open for blood donations (appointments preferred) Tues., Thurs. 12:45-6:45 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. V

4624 Packard [map]

Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop

Resells new and gently-used clothing, furniture, crafts, linens, household goods, small appliances, books, and other community-donated items. Proceeds benefit student enrichment activities at the Ann Arbor Public Schools. Open Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Donations accepted Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-4 p.m. Call to arrange free furniture pick-up. Like on Facebook or Twitter: @a2ptothriftshop.

2280 South Industrial [map]
(734) 996-9155

Ann Arbor Thrift Shop

Accepts used clothing, jewelry, shoes, books, household goods, antiques, and small appliances. Proceeds support community service organizations and social service agencies. Donations accepted Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

3530 Washtenaw [map]
(734) 662-6771

Food Gatherers

Accepts donations of food for distribution to 150 partner ​programs that feed the hungry. ​Food d​onations accepted Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $1 = 3 Meals. Monetary donations: P.O. Box 7971, or online.,​/donate V

1 Carrot Way [map]
(734) 761-2796

Friends In Deed

Accepts furniture and large appliances (734-484-7607,, and vehicles in good condition (734-484-4357). Call for appointment for pickup service and donation time.,

1196 Ecorse, Ypsilanti 48198 [map]

Gift of Life Michigan

Serves as the intermediary between donors, physicians, and hospital staff for organ and tissue recovery. Houses the Michigan Organ Donor Registry for citizens to document the wish to make a tissue, organ, or cornea donation., V

3861 Research Park [map]
(800) 501-5801

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Resale warehouse that accepts and resells building materials, furniture, working appliances, tools, home decor, and more. Open to the public; free pick-ups. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Proceeds benefit affordable housing for county families., V

170 Aprill [map]
(734) 822-1530

Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor

Accepts used items for donation including clothing, hardware, sporting goods, toys, books, furniture, kitchenware, and cars on Mon., Thurs., and Sat. 9 a.m.-noon. Items must be in working order and salable. Large donation pick-ups by appointment. Shopping hours: Thrift Sale Downtown Sat. 9 a.m.-noon; Thrift Sale West Sat. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds support over 80 annual Kiwanis community service projects for children and families. V

200 S. First [map]
Thrift Sale Downtown

102 N. Staebler at W. Jackson, one mile west of Zeeb. [map]
Thrift Sale West
(734) 665-0450

ReUse Center (Recycle Ann Arbor)

Accepts reusable building materials, furniture, books, sporting goods, household goods and fixtures, and working appliances. Donations accepted Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Open Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. V

2420 S. Industrial [map]
(734) 222-7880

SOS Community Services

Accepts nonperishable foods, personal hygiene items, housewares, baby and children's items. Wishlist on website., U, V

(734) 485-8730

Salvation Army Thrift Store

Accepts used clothing, toys, furniture, housewares, jewelry, and more. Donations accepted and store open Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Open Sun. for donations only 11 a.m.-5 p.m..

1621 S. State [map]
(734) 332-3474

Scrap Box

Welcomes donations from businesses (remnants, samples, promotional material, and seconds) and from individuals (beads, spools, yarn, buttons, and seashells, etc.). All donated materials must be clean and safe for children. Detailed wish list online. Recycled materials are sold by the bag in bulk, and individually. Offers onsite workshops & birthday parties for children and adults. Members get discounts on materials & access an outfitted workspace. Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., V

581 State Cir. [map]
(734) 994-0012, Recorded info: (734) 994-4420

Shelter Association of Washtenaw County

Accepts new linens (twin-sized and machine washable), socks, new backpacks, new sleeping bags, toiletries, and more. Drop-off daily 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Complete wish list online., V

312 W. Huron, Robert J. Delonis Center [map]
(734) 662-2829 ext. 221

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St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store

Accepts used clothing, small household items, jewelry, and books in good condition (three bags per household, per day limit). Donations during business hours only. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Call for more donation information. V

1001 Broadway [map]
Store: (734) 761-1400, office: (734) 761-8606

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