Your Donation Counts!

People from all over our region help to support us by donating their used clothing and household goods.

  • Clothing (men, women, children, all types and sizes)
  • Clothing accessories
  • Shoes (all kinds)
  • Books
  • All bedding items (no mattresses please)
  • Draperies and curtains
  • Housewares
  • Toys, games and tools
  • Radios and small appliances (no televisions please)

 

There are several ways to donate your gently-used clothing and soft goods:

Schedule an At-Home Pick Up: 

Our partner Hartsprings Foundation will come to your home and pick up your donation when placed at the curb on your scheduled day. Call toll-free to schedule your appointment: (888) 413-2227. Or, schedule online by visiting www.donatehartsprings.org.

Host a Collection Bin at your place of business: 

Our partner HELPSY will place, maintain and collect the donations put in the bin. Contact Shonda Hunter for details: (929) 355-3660 or email: shonda@helpsy.co.

Host a Clothing Drive: 

Our partner HELPSY will work with you to raise funds for your favorite team, church group or school AND BBBS. Together, we can keep hundreds of pounds of clothng collected at these drives from landfills. Promotional materials are provided and your clothing donations are picked up at your drive site. Contact Shonda Hunter for details: (929) 355-3660 or email: shonda@helpsy.co.

CORPORATE Clothing Drives are a great way for your business or office staff to support  Big Brothers Big Sisters because proceeds fund the work we do with children in most of New Haven and Fairfield counties. Contact Angela Arpino for details: (203) 836-9310 or email: angela.arpino@bbbsswct.org.

Bring your goods to one of our Attended Donation Sites:

  • Newtown at 129 South Main Street (HELPSY location)

  • North Haven Crossing at 410 Universal Drive North in North Haven (Savers pod)
  • Stratford Square at 411 Barnum Ave Cut Off in Stratford (Savers pod)

 
Or, bring your used goods to a Savers store. There are six in Connecticut:

Bristol

657 Farmington Avenue
Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 583-1398

Brookfield

99 Federal Road
Brookfield, CT   06804
Phone: (203) 775-5910

Orange

130 Boston Post Road
Orange, CT   06477
Phone: (203) 891-0789

Manchester

432-D Buckland Hills Drive
Manchester, CT   06040
Phone: (860) 648-9436

Meriden

495 Chamberlain Highway
Meriden, CT   06451
Phone: (203) 630-7014

Newington

3157 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, CT   06111
Phone: (860) 665-0893

Thank you for recycling and supporting our work with your gently-used clothing donations!