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DONATE ITEMS

 

 

SCHEDULE A PICK-UP IN BROOKLYN

 

We will pick-up in Brooklyn for a $10 tax deductible fee only if you have a minimum of two or more large garbage sized-bags or one large item (e.g. crib, bassinet).

 

CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE A PICKUP (We are a small, mostly volunteer run organization, please expect a response to your pick-up request in 2-3 business days)

 


DROF OFF DONATIONS AT OUR WAREHOUSE

 

Located at 24 15th Street #204 Brooklyn NY 11215 (between 2nd/3rd Avenue in Gowanus). (347) 689-2327 MAP

Our drop-off hours are Tuesdays 3p-6p and Saturdays 9a-12p. 

Beginning May 3rd, summer drop off hours will be Tuesdays and Thursdays 3p-6p. 

 

Download a TAX DEDUCTION RECEIPT. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. 

 


 

For the safety of the children we serve, please check to verify your donations have not been RECALLED at CPSC or Baby Center. Thank you!

 

If you plan to donate a car seat please complete this CAR SEAT WAIVER FORM and submit it with your donation.

 

WHAT ITEMS DO WE ACCEPT?

CLOTHING - Children’s clothing (newborn to age 4), shoes, socks, hats, coats

BEDDING - Swaddles; Sleepsacks; Receiving blankets; Crib/Toddler bed sheets, Blankets, Waterproof pads

DIAPERING -  Changing pads, Pad covers; Changing mats; Diaper bags; Diaper cream (unopened); Diapers (opened packages are ok); Wipes; Potties

FURNITURE - Cribs manufactured AFTER 6/28/2011; toddler beds; crib mattresses; pack & plays; bassinets; moses baskets

CAR - Infant car seats; toddler car seats; booster car seats (fill out car seat waiver)

GEAR – Carriers, slings, wraps; Bouncy seats; Swings; Doorway jumpers

STROLLERS – Single or double strollers, snap & go type strollers, umbrella strollers; stroller buntings, rain covers, sun shades

HEALTH – Health & Grooming kits; unopened shampoo, lotion, powder; brush, combs, nail clippers

BATHING – Bath tubs, bath seats; Towels, washcloths

FEEDING – Baby bottles, sippy cups, utensils, plates, bowls; High chairs; Booster chairs; Bibs, Burp cloths

NURSING – Manual Breast pumps; Nursing pillows, Cover-ups; Nursing pads; Nursing cream (unopened)

TOYS/BOOKS – Infant playmats, toys (all parts must be incl.; no larger or ride on toys), books, DVDs

SAFETY – Baby monitors, Baby proofing items, Doorway Gates

 

WHAT ITEMS CAN WE NOT ACCEPT?

CLOTHING – Children clothing 5 years and older; ABSOLUTELY NO MATERNITY OR ADULT CLOTHING

BEDDING – Crib bumpers; Dust Ruffles

DIAPERING - Diaper pails; Cloth diapers; Swim diapers; Wipe warmers

FURNITURE - Cribs manufactured BEFORE 6/28/2011; any other furniture (e.g. changing table, dressers, gliders)

CAR – Any car seat more than 6 years old and/or that has been in an accident

GEAR – Exersaucers; Walkers; Backpack carriers (e.g. Kelty); Sleep positioners; Bike seats; Bed Rails

STROLLERS – Stroller travel bags

HEALTH – Vitamins; Nursing tea or supplements

FEEDING – Bumbo seats; Bottle warmers; Bottle Sterilizers; Formula; Baby food

NURSING – Electric Breast pumps; Breast pump accessories; Nursing bras; Nursing tea or vitamins

TOYS/BOOKS – Stuffed Animals; Large toys (e.g. kitchenettes, ride-on toys); Toys missing parts or broken

SAFETY – Window guards; Play-pen type gates

DECORATIVE – None accepted including but not limited to foam floor tiles, picture frames, hangers, mobiles 

 

If you have an item you would like to donate which is not listed above, please contact us at info@littleessentials.org. 

 

 

We would love your feedback, please take a moment to fill out this short SURVEY so that we may improve our services.

 

 

 

 

 


DONATE AN IN-KIND GIFT

 

Little Essentials appreciates in-kind gifts which are tax deductible to fullest extent of IRS law.

 

Our current wish list

  • Van or small truck
  • Parking spot for van/small truck in Brooklyn NY
  • Industrial Basket Truck

 

Contact us at info@littleessentials.org - subject line "In-Kind Donation."

 

WHERE TO DONATE ITEMS WE CANNOT ACCEPT

 

Goodwill (adult clothing, housewares)

 

The Salvation Army (furniture)

 

Housing Works (adult clothing, some furniture, housewares)

 

Brooklyn Family Justice Center (maternity clothing)