Illinois AMVETS Headquarters

2200 South Sixth St.

Springfield, IL 62703


Staff E-Mails:

Executive Director: Keith Wetherell

Communications Director: Ashley Murphy

Membership Coordinator: Erik Copley

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Illinois AMVETS offers drop-off locations in the Chicago area for donations of household goods and clothing. Attendants will assist you with your donations at each location, so please see the list for the drop-off site near you. In order for a donor to receive a tax receipt they must go to the plaza site when an attendant is on duty and sign the log book. Thank you and if you have any questions please call 708-388-7800.

For a listing of those items accepted, please click here

If your business or organization is interested in hosting a drop-off site, please contact us by emailing Keith at For additional information, click here


Monday - Sunday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM unless otherwise noted

75th & Lyman Ave.
In front of the Wal-mart by Aldi’s

Des Plaines
At Oakton & Lee
In the West Side of K-Mart Parking lot

10 AM - 4 PM Every Day
855 S. Ridge Rd. (I-80 to Minooka South Exit)
Ace Hardware Parking Lot

9 AM - 4 PM Every Day
1227 Division St. Rte 47

Tinley Park
159th St. & Sayre Ave. (East of Harlem Ave)
Burlington Coat Factory Parking lot

West Chicago    
10 AM - 4 PM Every Day
27W 215W North Ave. 
(Corner of North & County Farm Rd.)
By Yamaha & Honda Dealer

Dropbox Only
AMVETS Post 66
(700 McHenry Rd.)
Please note: No attendant on duty.