When restructuring, moving or organizing your office, you might find there’s a lot you don’t need. But what seems old and useless to you may be a treasure to another business. Read on to learn about organizations that will accept your used items when arranging and organizing office space.
Bring your old cell phones to any Verizon Wireless store to participate in the national HopeLine program. Cell phones are reprogrammed to 911 and given to domestic violence victims or sold with the resulting funds given to local domestic violence organizations. Click here for more information.
Business Clothing & Office Supplies
STRIVE works to provide at-risk individuals with a lifetime of professional and social services. They accept donations of women’s and men’s professional business attire as well as office supplies and furniture that are available as a result of your annual organizing office space project. For more information, click here.
NY Cares collects warm coats for those in need. They have distributed over 1.6 million coats since the organization began in 1988. Click here for more information on how your office can get involved.
The National Cristina Foundation connects you with charities and schools in your area that are in need of computers and other electronic equipment. You can get more information here.
Career Gear is an organization that provides men with interview clothing, motivation, and support to find jobs and keep them. They accept business suits, ties, dress shirts, shoes, and other accessories for interviews. Read more about Career Gear here.
Office Supplies & Electronics
Donate office supplies, computers, and other electronics to Materials for the Arts, which provides NYC’s arts and cultural organizations, public schools, and community arts programs with the supplies needed to run and expand their programs. Visit MFTA for more information.
Dress for Success is an organization that helps low-income women transition back into the workforce by providing them with interview clothing, career development tools, and support. They accept gently-used business clothing, suits, and shoes. Click here for more information.