Thank you so much for all of your generous donations!
At this time, we do not need household goods for our Afghan or other families. We do, however, have a way for you to be notified if household goods, clothing, or supplies are needed by NBARC families in the future. If you would like us to email you when specific items are needed, please click here.
If you currently have goods that you would like to donate, here are some other local charitable organizations to consider:
Habitat For Humanity ReStore. You can drop off your goods directly, or, ReStore also offers local moving help for free donation pick-ups for your convenience. Habitat For Humanity helps people improve and repair their homes and neighborhoods by offering low-cost home goods, advocacy, and volunteers. The organization accepts donations of home goods, building materials, and vehicles. Acceptable items include gently used appliances, furniture, household goods, building materials, and more.
Furnishing Hope of Massachusetts helps families transitioning out of homelessness. They accept donations of new and gently used home goods and furniture.
Salvation Army accepts donations of furniture, household goods, appliances, clothing, and more.
Household Goods: Helping People Make a Home (In Acton) has an URGENT NEED: for good-quality couches, twin and queen mattresses, and dining tables to give to people in need. Household Goods, Inc. provides a full range of donated furniture and household items, free of charge, to help people in need make a home.
Welcome Home (in Newton Center) accepts new and gently used home goods in good working condition.
Amvets offers critical support to disabled and at-risk American veterans. Amvets caters to veterans who are currently serving, or who have honorably served in the U.S. Armed Forces from World War II to the present, including those in the National Guard and Reserves. Amvets accepts charitable donations of clothing, household items, furniture, and shoes. To donate your lightly used and good-condition items, schedule a free pickup with Amvets.
Family Thrift Center has a location in Boston, and partners with Vietnam Veterans for America to pick up new and gently used clothing, household items, and furniture. Contact (800) 775-VETS (8387) to get started or schedule your pickup online.
Boomerangs has a location in Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Central Square, and Boston’s South End we accept donations from our local supporters and resell them. Boomerangs is operated by AIDS Action and all proceeds go to fight AIDS and promote HIV/ AIDS awareness.
Cradles to Crayons www.cradlestocrayons.org provides children with essentials they need. They accept gently used children's clothing and items that are in good condition: https://www.cradlestocrayons.org/boston/take-action/donate-goods/items-we-accept/
Fresh Start Furniture Bank in Hudson, MA (near Worcester) has a warehouse containing free furniture and household goods for people in need. ***They are in URGENT NEED of more donations to help support the large influx of Afghan refugees coming to Worcester.