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DONATIONS: Request a Pick-up

AMVETS picks up discarded clothing and household goods all throughout the Chicago area. If you would like to donate some clothing or household goods please contact 708-388-7800 and schedule a pick-up. A postcard will be sent to you and remind you of the date of pick-up ten days prior, if time permits, also the donator will receive a call to remind them the night before. When the scheduled donation day arrives please put donated items on the porch and clearly label AMVETS, prior to 7:30 AM. An AMVETS truck will be by to pick up your items sometime that day. Please refer to the below list to see what items are accepted and what items are not accepted, if you have any further questions please contact 708-388-7800. We greatly appreciate your generous donations and continued support of AMVETS.

If you would like to schedule a pickup please contact 708-388-7800.

LIST OF ITEMS ACCEPTED

CLOTHING
Adult
Kids
Baby
Shoes
All Season

ELECTRONICS
Cell Phones
Personal Computers
Laptops
Video Games and Systems
CDS and CD Players
Fax Machines
Lamps & Floor Lamps
Printers
Radios
Records & Record Players
Sewing Machines (Portable)
Stereos (Portables)
TV
VCRS (No Betas)

FURNITURE
Box Spring and Mattresses (Twin & Full)
Chairs
Coffee and End Tables
File Cabinets
TV Stands
Only what one man can carry.

HOUSEHOLD
Air Mattresses
Area Rugs
BBQ & Fire Place Utensils
Canning Jars
Ceramics
Chairs
Clocks
Curtains & Drapes
Dishes, Glassware, Pots and Pans
Grills
Luggage
Patterns
Pillows (Feather Only)
Puzzles (New Only)
Shelves
Tools
Towels
Toys
Yarn

READING MATERIALS
Novels
Paperback and Hard Cover
Kids Books
Religious and Inspirational Books
Fiction

MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
Wheelchairs
Crutches
Walkers

SPORTS/EXERCISE EQUIPMENT
Backpacks
Baseball
Bikes & Exercise Bikes
Boxing Equipment
Camping Equipment
Fishing Equipment
Football Equipment
Golf Equipment
Hockey Equipment
Life Jackets
Ping Pong Tables and Equipment
Racquet Ball Equipment
Roller Blades
Scuba Diving Equipment
Water and Snow Skiing Equipment
Soccer
Sports Bags
Tennis Equipment
Treadmills
Volleyball Equipment
Weightlifting Equipment

LIST OF ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED

BABY ITEMS
Bassinets
Bouncers
Cribs
Crib Mattresses
Car Seats
Dressing Tables
Playpens
Strollers
Walkers

ELECTRONICS
Air Conditioners
Console TVs
Console Stereos
Copy Machines
Dictaphones
Dishwashers
Dryers
Washers
Freezers
Fluorescent Lights
Electrical or Light Fixtures
Hospital Beds
Humidifiers
Microwave Oven
Refrigerators
Stoves
Garage Door Openers
Typewriters
Refrigerated Units

CHEMICAL
All Aerosol Sprays
Insecticides
Paint
Propane or Freon Tanks
Water Softeners
Medicine
Fire Extinguishers
Build Materials

HOUSEHOLD
Bed Padding
Blinds
Carpeting
Used Greeting Cards
Pool Filters
Kerosene Heaters
Rug Padding
Tile
Tires
Christmas Trees
Rags
Hangers
Orthopedic Braces
Curtain Rods
Waste
Cushions
Doors
Windows
Old Adding Machines
Oven Exhaust Fans
Food
Water Heaters
Bathroom & Kitchen Fixtures

SPORTS EQUIPMENT
Figure Skates
Wooden Water Skis
Ski Boots
Roller Skates
Bowling Balls

FURNITURE
Bean Bag Chairs
Beauty Shop Equipment
Coil Bed Springs
Couches
Day Beds
Desks
Furnaces
Futons
King/Queen Mattresses
Box Springs
Love Seats
Organs
Pianos
Pool Tables
Roll Away Beds
School Desks
Sliding Doors
Sofa Sleeper
Storm Windows
Stuff Chairs
Vanities
Water Beds
Swing Sets

READING MATERIALS
Reference Books
Businesses
Library Text
Encyclopedias
Magazines
Newspapers