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Where to Donate

Drop off donations at the Cradles to Crayons Giving Factory in Brighton, MA. Our loading dock is open for drop-offs Tuesday – Friday, 9:00am-3:00pm. If you would like to drop-off outside of scheduled hours, you may leave your donations in the 1-800-PACKRAT storage unit. Combination lock: 2002 (press lock in order to open it).

PARKING ALERT: Limited on-street parking may be accessed on and adjacent to 155 North Beacon Street. We encourage you to take public transportation or carpool. If you are dropping off or picking up donations, you can access our loading dock from Life Street.

Find a drop-off location near you:


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Please review our donation guidelines before donating. If you are a group hosting a drive, contact info@cradlestocrayons.org to find a drop-off location that has the capacity to accept the large quantity collected.

Allston, Andover, Avon, Bedford, Bellingham, Beverly, Billerica, Boston, Brighton, Brockton, Burlington, Cambridge, Cohasset, Concord,Dedham, Dover, Everett, Foxboro, Framingham, Franklin, Gloucester,Hanover, Hingham,Hopkinton, Hyannis, Leominster,Lexington, Marlborough, Medfield, Medford,Millbury, Milton, Natick, Newton, North Attleboro, North DartmouthPlymouth, Sharon, Saugus, Springfield, Stoughton, Sudbury, Swansea, Wakefield, Walpole, Wareham, Watertown, Wellesley, West Roxbury, Westborough, Westford, Westwood, Winchester, Woburn.

 

Allston

Rockland Trust 229 North Harvard Street, Allston, MA. Visit their website for hours of operation. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Andover

Next Generation Children’s Centers (24/7 access 1-800-PACKRAT storage unit)
516 South Main Street, Andover, MA 01810. Accessible for drop offs 24/7.  Accepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, small toys (no stuffed animals or large plastic play sets), and new school supplies.

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Avon

B.C. Tent & Awning, 25 Bodwell Street, Avon, MA. Donate Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, small toys (no stuffed animals or large plastic play sets), baby items, and like-new baby equipment. 

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Bedford

The Higgins Group Realtors, 45 The Great Road, Bedford MA 01730. Accepting new and like-new clothing, footwear, books, and baby items. For questions, please call Diane at (781)640-6580.

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Bellingham

Old Navy, Charles River Center, 253 Hartford Ave, Bellingham, MA 02019. Donate Monday – Thursday: 9:00am-9:30pm; Friday and Saturday: 9:00 am- 10:00 pm;
Sunday: 10:00am-8:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Beverly

Next Generation Children’s Centers (24/7 access POD storage unit in parking lot)
232 Essex Street, Beverly, MA. Accessible for drop offs 24/7.  Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, , small toys (no stuffed animals or large plastic play sets), baby items, like-new baby equipment, and new school supplies. Combination lock: 5858.

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Billerica

Itsy Bitsy Thrifty, Brick Kiln Plaza, 99 Chelmsford Rd, Billerica, MA. Tues., Wed., Fri. 10AM – 5PM; Thurs. 10am-7pm; Sat. 10am-2pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, small toys (no stuffed animals or large plastic play sets), baby items, and new school supplies. No large drives. Call Itsy Bitsy Thirfty shop with questions (978)362-3457.

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Boston

More Than Words Warehouse Bookstore, 242 East Berkeley Street 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118. Drop off donations in bookstore on second floor. Tuesday – Friday: 10:30AM – 7PM; Saturday and Sunday: 10:30am-4pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing, footwear, books, small toys (no stuffed animals or large plastic play sets), new nursery items, and new school supplies.

Old Navy, South Bay Plaza, 8 Allstate Road, Boston, MA 02125. Drop off donations at front desk. Monday – Saturday: 9:00am-10:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am-9:00pm.
Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Brighton

Cradles to Crayons Giving Factory, 155 North Beacon Street, Brighton, MA. Our loading dock is open for drop-offs Tuesday – Friday, 9:00am-3:00pm. If you would like to drop-off outside of scheduled hours, you may leave your donations in the 1-800-PACKRAT unit. Combination lock: 2002 (press lock in order to open it). PARKING ALERT: Limited on-street parking may be accessed on and adjacent to 155 North Beacon Street. We encourage you to take public transportation or carpool. If you are dropping off or picking up donations, you can access our loading dock from Life Street.

Rockland Trust, 435 Market Street, Brighton, MA. Visit their website for hours of operation. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Brockton

Old Navy, Westgate Mall, 200 Westgate Drive, Brockton, MA 02301.
Donate Monday-Saturday: 9:00am-10:00pm; Sunday: 12:00pm- 6:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Burlington

Old Navy, Middlesex Commons, 43 Middlesex Turnpike, Burlington, MA 01803.
Donate Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-9:30pm; Friday and Saturday: 9:00am- 10:00pm;
Sunday: 10:00am-8:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Cambridge

Whole Foods Market, Fresh Pond, 200 Alewife Brook Parkway, Cambridge, MA 02138. Donate Monday – Sunday from 8AM – 10PM. Accepting new and like-new children’s clothing, footwear, and books (cannot accept toys or baby equipment).

Old Navy, Cambridgeside Galleria, 100 Cambridgeside Place, Cambridge, MA 02141. Donate Monday-Saturday from 10AM – 9PM, Sunday 11AM-7PM. Accepting new and like-new children’s clothing and footwear.

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Cohasset

Cohasset Family Health Center (Purple Cradles to Crayons donation bin in the Graham Waste rear parking lot). 223 Chief Justice Cushing Highway (Route 3A) Cohasset, MA 02025. Accessible for drop-offs 24/7. Accepting new and like-new clothing. 

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Concord

Private Residence. Drop off by appointment only. Contact Deb at (646)621-3341 or debkav@me.com. Please leave drop-off items on the porch by the back door. Accepting new and like-new children’s clothing and books.

Concord District Court (Purple Cradles to Crayons donation bin in the rear parking lot) 305 Walden Street, Concord, MA 01742. Accessible for drop-offs 24/7. Accepting new and like-new clothing.

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Dedham

Old Navy, Dedham Mall, 300 Providence Highway, Dedham, MA 02026.
Donate Monday-Friday: 9:00am-9:30pm; Saturday: 9:00am-10:00pm; Sunday: 9:00am- 8:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Dover

St. Dunstan’s Church (POD storage unit in parking lot with purple Cradles to Crayons banner). 18 Springdale Ave, Dover, MA 02030. Accessible for drop-offs 24/7. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, small toys (no stuffed animals or large plastic play sets), baby items, like-new baby equipment, and new school supplies. Combination lock code: 1984 (in order to open, press lock in).

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Everett

Old Navy, Gateway Plaza, 9 Mystic View Road, Everett, MA 02149.
Donate Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-9:30pm; Friday and Saturday: 9:00am-10:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am- 8:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Foxboro

Patriot Place, Two Patriot Place, Foxboro, MA 02035. Drop off donations in the 1-800-packrat unit in the north retail parking lot. Regular hours: Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm & Sundays from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, small toys (no stuffed animals or large plastic play sets), baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies. 

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Framingham

Old Navy, Shoppers World Mikas, 1 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701.
Donate Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-9:30pm; Friday and Saturday: 9:00am-10:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am- 8:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Franklin

Next Generation Children’s Centers, 831 West Central Street, Franklin, MA 02038. Monday – Friday from 7AM – 6PM. Accepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, and new school supplies.

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Gloucester

Private Residence, 37 Langsford Street, Gloucester (Lanesville section), MA. Please leave drop-off items by the back door. Donate new and like-new clothing, books, and baby items. For questions, please contact Susan at (978) 281-4370 or atesusanonly@yahoo.com.

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Hanover

Old Navy, Hanover Mall, 1775 Washington Street, Hanover, MA 02339.
Donate Monday-Saturday: 10:00am-9:00pm; Sunday: 12:00pm- 6:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Hingham

Old Navy, Hingham Shipyardl, 5 Shipyard Drive, Hingham, MA 02043.
Donate Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-9:30pm; Friday: 9:00am-8:00pm; Saturday: 9:00am-10:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am- 7:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Hopkinton

Next Generation Children’s Centers
2 Wood Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. Monday – Friday from 7AM – 6PM. Accepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, and new school supplies.

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Hyannis

Old Navy, Capetown Plaza, 790 Iyannough Road, Hyannis, MA 02601.
Donate Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-9:30pm; Friday and Saturday: 9:00am-10:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am- 8:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Leominster

Old Navy, Mall at Whitney Field, 100 Commercial Road, Leominster, MA 01453.
Donate Monday-Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm; Sunday: 9:00am- 7:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Lexington

St. Brigid Parish (Purple Cradles to Crayons Donation Bin). 2001 Mass. Ave, Lexington, MA 02421. Accessible for drop-offs 24/7. Accepting new and like-new clothing. 

Private Residence, 27 Slocum Rd. Lexington, MA. Please leave drop-off items on the porch by the back door. For questions, please contact Wendy at (617) 504-9219 or wkbert@mac.com. Accepting new and like-new children’s clothing, small toys (no stuffed animals or large plastic play sets), books, and like-new baby equipment.

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Marlborough

Next Generation Children’s Centers, 201 Cedar Hill Street, Marlborough, MA 01760. Monday – Friday from 7AM – 6PM. Accepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, and new school supplies.

Old Navy,  Leavitt Parcel, 874 Donald Lynch Blvd. Donate Monday – Thursday from 9:00 am – 9:30 pm, Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am- 10:00 pm,
Sunday from 10:00 am-8:00 pm.  Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Medfield

Wheelock School (1-800-PACKRAT storage unit in parking lot with purple Cradles to Crayons sign). 17 Elm St, Medfield, MA 02052. Accessible for drop-offs 24/7. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, small toys (no stuffed animals or large plastic play sets), baby items, like-new baby equipment, and new school supplies. Combination lock code: 1984 (in order to open, press lock in)

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Medford

Temple Shalom (24/7 access 1-800-PACKRAT storage unit in parking lot). 475 Winthrop Street, Medford, MA 02155. Accessible for drop-offs 24/7. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, small toys (no stuffed animals or large plastic play sets), baby items, like-new baby equipment, and new school supplies.  Combination lock code: 2155 (in order to open, press lock in)

Whole Foods Market (Inside of market), 300 Middlesex Ave., Medford, MA. Donate Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Accepting new and like-new children’s clothing, footwear and books (cannot accept baby equipment).

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Millbury

Old Navy, Shoppes at Blackstone, 70 Worcester Providence Turnpike, Millbury, MA 01527.
Donate Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-9:30pm; Friday and Saturday: 9:00am-10:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am- 6:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Milton

Bent’s Cookie Factory, 7 Pleasant St., Milton, MA. Donate between 7-10am or 3-4pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and books.

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Natick

AJ Rose Flooring, 599 Worcester Street (Route 9 West) Natick, MA 01760. Drop off in 1-800-PackRat unit in the green fenced enclosure. Accessible for drop-offs 24/7. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, small toys (no stuffed animals or large plastic play sets), baby items, like-new baby equipment, and new school supplies. Combination lock code: 1984 (in order to open, press lock in).

Next Generation Children’s Centers, 15 Strathmore Road, Natick, MA 01760. Monday – Friday from 7AM – 6PM. Accepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, and new school supplies.

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Newton

Cold Spring Park, Beacon Street, Newton, MA 02461. Collection Unit accessible to the public 24/7. Accepting new and like-new children’s clothing, books, small toys (no stuffed animals or large plastic play sets), baby items, like-new baby equipment, and new school supplies. Combination lock code: 1984 (in order to open, press lock in).

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North Attleboro

Old Navy, Fashion Crossing, 1250 S Washington Street, North Attleborough, MA 02760.
Donate Monday-Friday: 9:00am-9:30pm; Saturday: 9:00am-10:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am- 8:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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North Dartmouth

Old Navy, North Dartmouth Mall, 130 N Dartmouth Mall, North Dartmouth, MA 02747.
Donate Monday-Saturday: 10:00am-9:00pm; Sunday: 11:00am- 6:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Plymouth

Old Navy, Village at Colony Place, 192 Colony Place, Plymouth , MA 02360.
Donate Monday-Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm; Saturday: 9:00am-9:30pm; Sunday: 10:00am- 7:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Quincy

Hannaford Supermarket, 475 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA. Accepting new and like-new books.

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Sharon

Everwood Day Camp, 125 Lakeview Street, Sharon, MA 02067. NOTE: This drop-off location is CLOSED from June 27th-August 26th.
Please call (781) 694-5829 to schedule a drop-off. (Monday-Friday 9:00am- 4:00pm). Please check in at the camp office when you arrive. Accepting new and like-new clothing, footwear and children’s books.

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Saugus

Old Navy, Square One, 1277 Broadway Street, Saugus, MA 01906.
Donate Monday-Saturday: 10:00am-9:30pm; Sunday: 11:00am- 6:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Springfield

Old Navy, Eastfield Mall, 1655 Boston Road, Springfield, MA 01129.
Donate Monday-Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm;  Sunday: 10:00am- 6:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Stoughton

Isaac’s Moving and Storage, 181 Campanelli Parkway, Stoughton, MA 02072. Use the entrance that says “OFFICE” and tell an employee that you are dropping off donations.  Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, baby items, like-new baby equipment, and new school supplies. 

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Sudbury

Next Generation Children’s Centers, 307 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA 01776. Monday – Friday from 8AM – 7PM; Saturday 9am – 5pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, and new school supplies.

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Swansea

Old Navy, Swansea Mall, 262 Swansea Mall Drive, Swansea, MA 02777.

Donate Monday-Saturday: 9:30am-9:00pm; Sunday: 11:30am- 6:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Wakefield

Private Residence, 2 Dell Lane, Wakefield, MA. Drop-off on side porch. If you have questions, contact Laurie at (781)438-1673 or lghayes@verizon.net. Accepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, and new school supplies.

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Walpole

Next Generation Children’s Centers, 4 Shaker Lane, Walpole, MA 02081. Monday – Friday from 7AM – 6PM. Accepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, and new school supplies.

Old Navy, Walpole Mall, 90 Providence Highway, Route 1, Walpole, MA 02032.
Donate Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-9:30pm; Friday and Saturday: 9:00am-10:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am- 8:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Wareham

Old Navy, Wareham Crossing, 2421 Cranberry Highway, Wareham, MA 02571.
Donate Monday-Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm; Saturday: 9:00am-9:30pm; Sunday: 10:00am- 7:00pm.  Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Watertown

Old Navy, Arsenal, 485 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472.
Donate Monday-Saturday: 9:30am-9:00pm; Sunday: 11:00am- 6:00pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Wellesley

Babson College (1-800-PACKRAT storage unit in lower Hollister parking lot with purple Cradles to Crayons banner). 231 Forest Street, Wellesley, MA. Lock Combo: 1984 (press lock in order to open it). Accessible for drop-offs 24/7.Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, small toys (no stuffed animals or large plastic play sets), baby items, like-new baby equipment, and new school supplies. Campus Directions: Enter through the Babson Campus Main Entrance, take your second left onto Map Hill Drive, then take your first right into Hollister parking lot. Take a right into the lower parking lot behind Hollister Hall & the Reynold’s Campus Center. Look for the purple Cradles to Crayons storage unit.

Jammin’ With You!, 12B Mica Lane, Wellesley, MA 02481. Donate Monday – Saturday from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm. Contact Shana Gondelman at shana@jamminwithyou.com for more details. Accepting new and like-new children’s clothing and coats (newborn-adult medium), sneakers and boots, and books.

Music Together, 31 Central Street, Wellesley, MA. Donate Monday – Saturday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; Sunday 9:00am-12:00pm. Accepting new and like-new children’s clothing and coats (newborn-adult medium), sneakers and boots, books and like-new baby equipment.

Wellesley Dental Group5 Seaward Rd. Wellesley Hills, MA. Donate during business hours. Accepting new and like-new children’s clothing only.

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West Roxbury

Private Residence, Drop-off by appointment only, please call Cathy Ware to schedule a drop-0ff at (617) 469-6845. Accepting new and like-new clothing, new school supplies, and like-new baby equipment.

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Westborough

Next Generation Children’s Centers (24/7 access POD storage unit in parking lot), 4600 Computer Drive, Westborough, MA. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, small toys (no stuffed animals or large plastic play sets), baby items, like-new baby equipment, and new school supplies. Combination lock: 0404.

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Westford

ProSports Therapy334 Littleton Road, Westford, MA. Donate Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm. Accepting new and like-new children’s clothing, books, and baby items. 

Next Generation Children’s Centers (24/7 access POD storage unit in parking lot)
9, 11 & 13 Powers Road, Westford, MA. Accessible for drop offs 24/7.  Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, small toys (no stuffed animals or large plastic play sets), baby items, like-new baby equipment, and new school supplies. Combination lock: 1010.

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Westwood

Rockland Trust, 670 High Street, Westwood, MA 02090. Mon – Wed: 8:30AM – 4:30PM; Thurs & Fri 8:30AM – 6:00PM; Sat: 9:00AM – 3:00PM.  Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, and new school supplies.

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Winchester

Liena’s, 45 Church Street, Winchester, MA. Visit website for hours of operation. Accepting new and like-new children’s clothing, books, and baby items.
Private Residence, 53 Henry Street, Winchester, MA. Please leave drop-off items on the front porch. For questions, please contact Kelly at (617) 899-2657 or at kjd106@verizon.net. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, and baby items.

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Woburn

Bisco Industries, 12 Linscott Rd, Woburn, MA 01801. Monday – Friday from 9AM – 5PM. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, baby items, like-new baby equipment, and new school supplies. Contact Tucker Munro with questions at (781)938- 8590 or tmunro@biscoind.com.