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Donations

All of the items for sale at My Sister’s Place, both in the store and in our online retail marketplace, are generously donated by members of our community.  Your donations make My Sister’s Place possible.  We are seeking donations of new or gently used clothing, jewelry, shoes, outerwear and accessories, housewares and household goods, electronics (flat screen TVs only please), sporting goods, musical instruments, books, toys and furniture. Whether you’re an individual or an organization, have just a few items or a whole truck load, My Sister’s Place welcomes any donation (as long as items are in good, salable condition).

My Sister’s Place operates a donation center in the back of the store where volunteers and associates are available to help you.

 

Donation Center Hours:
Monday – Saturday: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Donations are not accepted on Sundays.
An after hours and Sunday donation bin is located at the rear of building.

Please note that My Sister’s Place can no longer accept the following donations:

Upholstered furniture Stuffed animals
Baby equipment, infant car seats, baby furniture VCRs and VHS tapes
Soiled, torn, stained, moldy, mildewed or outdated clothing or linens. Books published more than 10 years ago with mildew or excessive wear and tear.
Broken or dirty items Mattresses or box springs
Broken computers/electronics or those older than Windows 7. Printers and copying machines.
Pillows and cushions Magazines with a publish date past more than a year.

My Sister’s Place does not provide pick-up for furniture donations.
If you would like to donate furniture, but cannot transport it to MSP, please call Helping Hands Thrift Store and Furniture Bank (203) 298-0499, and choose MSP/The Umbrella Center for Domestic Violence Services as the beneficiary of your donation.

Volunteer!

You can also join the fight against domestic violence by donating your time to My Sister’s Place!  Our generous volunteers help clean, sort and organize donations. They place merchandise on the selling floor. They work in our warehouse to prepare for events, sales and more!  To learn more about how you can volunteer at MSP, please call the store (203) 734-2960.

If you have questions about how or what to donate, please call the store (203) 736-2960.

Donate Now!
You can support MSP and The Umbrella by making a safe and easy online donation right now!  All information provided is safe and secure and all gifts directly benefit the more than 6,000 victims and children who come to The Umbrella each year seeking hope, safety and a brighter future.  Yes, I’d like to donate now!