LCSRA Donation Drive - Week of 9/8-9/12

Help LCSRA raise funds by cleaning out your closet!  Bring your items to the Donation Drive event this Saturday, September 12 from 9:00 am-2:00 pm at the Annerino Community Center (201 Recreation Dr.).  All donations also help The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago.  If you have any questions, please contact Gina Petkus at gpetkus@lilychacesra.org or (630) 783-6581.  Below is a list of all accepted and non-accepted items. 

Accepted Items

Accessories

Hats, mittens, scarves, ties, socks, purses, wallets, backpacks, bags

Clothing & shoes
Men's, women's, children's

Electrical
Small electrical toasters, radios, power tools, irons, blenders, mixers, stereos, CD players, speakers, DVD and VCR players, table lamps, floor lamps, humidifiers

Kids
Toys, games, puzzles, stuffed animals

Kitchen
Pots, pans, utensils, china cups, vases, dishes, cutlery, glassware, silverware, stemware

Knick-knacks
Jewelry, crafts, mugs, candles, pictures/frames, baskets, ornaments, hand tools

Media
Hardback and paperback books, magazines, records, tapes, CDs, videos, DVDs, computer software

Other textiles
Bed/bath towels, sheets, blankets, pillows, curtains, tablecloths

Items NOT Accepted

Small furniture

All chairs, tables (dining, kitchen, coffee, end, computer, night stand, patio), dressers, hutch, armoire, bookcase, cabinets, entertainment centers

Automobile parts
Tires, mufflers, fenders, etc.

Beds & bedding parts
Hide-a-beds, bunk beds, mattresses, box springs, waterbeds, coil springs, etc.

Construction materials
Lumber, pipes, floors, tubs, cabinets, carpet, doors, windows, etc.
Note: some items in this category may be sellable, such as faucets, light fixtures, stained glass windows, hardware, decorative items.

Damaged furniture
Torn, soiled or in need of repair

Flammable products
Any items that operate on or contain fuel including: gas cans, propane cylinders, barbecues, lawn mowers, weed trimmers, camp stoves, tiki torches, etc. 

Hazardous materials
Batteries, paints, chemicals, cleaning products, poisons, any liquids, etc.

Infant products
Car seats, cribs and related products
Note: accepting these items is restricted by law.

Large appliances
Refrigerators, dishwashers, furnaces, stoves, washing machines, etc.

Marine vessels
Boats, canoes, kayaks, etc.

Televisions & computer monitors 
Large televisions in cabinets, CRT "tube" televisions and monitors.
Note: we do accept LCD, LED or plasma flat screens.

Weapons
Firearms, explosives, ammunition, flares, etc.

Other items  Swing sets, food, animals