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http://www.abilitiesunlimitedofvanburen.com/

Abilities Unlimited helps individuals with disabilities recognize their abilities, improve their quality of life and become productive members of their community. They help create jobs and encourage a strong and positive work ethic, a sense of one’s own personal responsibility and an individual’s commitment to contributing to their community. Abilities Unlimited also runs two resale stores that provide a training ground for the clients in their work programs.

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http://aedv.org/

Advocates to End Domestic Violence provide a safe, supportive environment where domestic violence victims can re-examine their view of themselves and work towards a violence free future. The program operates a 51-bed shelter and provides a wide variety of services designed to protect and support battered women and their children in the community.

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http://www.petfinder.com/shelters.html

Most animal shelters accept towels, linens and bedding.

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http://aysusa.org/

Associated Youth Services (AYS) serves Kansas youth in crisis situations. Programs offered include foster care, emergency shelter, drug and alcohol prevention and community health. Their mission is to advance the social, educational, health and overall success of youth and their families. They envision youth and families engaged in their community, recognizing life’s unlimited opportunities and reaching their full potential.

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http://action.aac.org/site/PageServer?pagename=boomerangs_whatisboom

Boomerangs is owned and operated by AIDS Action Committee of MA, Inc., New England’s first and largest AIDS organization. All proceeds from Boomerangs support AIDS Action’s work to prevent new infections, support those affected and tackle the root causes of HIV/AIDS. 

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http://www.bridging.org/documents/DonateFurniture-ChangeLives.pdf

Bridging was founded on the simple concept that community resources should be shared with those in need. Their purpose is to bridge the gap between the haves and the have nots. Their mission is to provide families and individuals transitioning out of homelessness and poverty with a one-time gift of quality furniture and household goods to stabilize and improve lives while effectively using community resources. 

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http://caritasofaustin.org/index.php

Caritas of Austin helps Travis County individuals and families facing homelessness or a housing crisis to access housing or attain housing stability. Caritas has a range of services to offer from emergency rent and utilities assistance to long term housing provision. They provide lunches to anyone, no questions asked, and some groceries to their clients. They also provide educational programs and assist with locating employment.

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http://carlsbadshelter.com/

Carlsbad Battered Families Shelter wants to make sure that victims of domestic violence are aware of various services that may help them in their time of need. Domestic violence is a vicious cycle and there are services available to help break that cycle.

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http://www.casaesperanzanm.org/

Casa Esperanza works with area hospitals to extend the best “human” care available. They provide appropriate housing and emotional support for patients and their families who reside temporarily in Albuquerque while the patient receives treatment. Casa Esperanza’s families come from all backgrounds and income levels, but they share one thing in common – each family is facing fear and emotional upheaval.

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http://www.ccasfnm.org/

Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe creates hope for those in need by promoting self-sufficiency, strengthening families, fighting poverty and building community.

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http://www.childrensshelterhome.org/CESH/Welcome.html

The Children’s Emergency Shelter provides a safe, secure and loving environment to children removed from their homes through no fault of their own. Children are placed in the shelter with referrals from local law enforcement and foster groups.

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www.cssil.org

Christian Social Services of Illinois provides direct services to persons of all backgrounds with social and emotional needs across the continuum of life. CSSIL provides comprehensive adoption services, foster care, the St. John Bosco Children’s Center, individual, family and school counseling, senior employment services and referral services throughout Southern Illinois.

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http://www.coloradocoalition.org/

The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless provides a continuum of housing and a variety of services to improve the health, well-being and stability of at-risk families, children and individuals who are homeless throughout Colorado. They are recognized nationally as a leader in the integration of housing, healthcare, support services and child care for persons experiencing homelessness.

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http://www.donatecsb.org/

Community Services for the Blind raises funds to support SightConnection programs and services for people who are blind or visually impaired. Your donation of clothing and household goods supports independent living services for people with vision loss.

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http://www.compasshousingalliance.org/

Compass Housing Alliance develops and provides essential services and affordable housing for homeless and low-income people in the greater Puget Sound region. They offer unique services and structured programs that promote the dignity of each person and lead individuals from homelessness to independence and healthy community life. Services include hygiene facilities (showers and laundry), banking and mailing, emergency shelters, transitional housing and permanent low-income housing.

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http://www.ccolife.org/

Cornerstone Community Outreach was created to raise the quality of life for low-income residents of the Chicago area through social, educational and economic development programs that include: development & preservation of decent & affordable housing for the poor, job training & creation, educational & social programs, as well as feeding and sheltering the homeless.

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http://www.crossroadsabq.org/

Crossroads for Women is a transition program for homeless women with co-occurring addictive and mental health disorders. They help women create safe, secure and drug free lifestyles for themselves and their children. As well as futures of economic self-sufficiency. They also provide programming in the local jail and work closely with women reintegrating to the community after incarcerations.

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http://www.denverrescuemission.org/

The Denver Rescue Mission is changing lives in the name of Christ by meeting people at their physical and spiritual points of need, with the goal of returning them to society as productive, self-sufficient citizens. They provide people in need with transitional housing, long-term rehabilitation programs, food, furniture, clothing and much more!

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http://dismashousenewmexico.org/

Dismas House is a beacon of hope and safe passage for adults transitioning from jail or prison into society. They are dedicated to serving formerly incarcerated adults and seeing the hope and potential for good in each of their residents.

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http://www.dvic2.org/

Domestic Violence Intervention Center provides a 24-hour crisis line, confidential emergency shelter, counseling, legal advocacy, referrals to agencies and organizations that assist victims, support groups and a school based violence prevention program. They are the only organization of its kind in a five-county service area. They have gained the respect of victims, the public and law enforcement for providing quality care to victims of domestic violence. Both their shelter and thrift store provide clients with needed household items and clothing at no cost.

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http://www.dvs-snoco.org/index

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County (DVS) is dedicated to ending domestic abuse by providing a wide range of services for victims, including their children and by facilitating social change. They are the only program in Snohomish County providing emergency shelter and comprehensive, confidential services to victims of domestic abuse.  They also work within the community to create an environment which is safe, responsive and supportive of domestic abuse victims and their children.

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http://eventleftovers.com/

Event Leftovers is an online marketplace to buy and sell new and gently used party supplies. Whether you are an event professional, or someone who throws parties for family and friends, this site is for you. Recycling your event leftovers through this website helps the environment, can make you some extra money and helps you find some great deals.  Registration is free and it is free to post. However, there is a service fee assessed to the seller once an item sells. They also donate a portion of their premium listing fees to breast cancer research.

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http://www.familyconnection-inc.org/

Family Connection is a non-profit child and family services agency who provides a variety of crisis prevention and intervention programs. They are dedicated to building positive futures for the community’s most vulnerable children, teens and families.

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http://familysunshine.org/

The Family Sunshine Center exists to end family violence and sexual assault and to foster hope and healing in seven Alabama counties. They offer services not only to victims with immediate crisis needs but also those ready to move out of emergency shelter and into self-sufficient lifestyles.

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www.goodwilldenver.org

Goodwill Industries of Denver works with both teens and adults to help them get the education and training they need to obtain and sustain meaningful employment and improve their lives. Goodwill’s retail division funds highly successful programs in workforce development and help people find the tools to succeed at work and in life.

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http://www.havenhouseinc.org/

Haven House helps domestic violence victims gain immediate safety and provides them with the knowledge, skills and resources to succeed in life, free of violence.

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http://www.hgrm.org/

HGRM collects and redistributes furniture and household goods free of charge to individuals and families in need. 

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http://www.hopeservices.org/

Hope Services helps people with developmental disabilities to be valued and participating members of their communities. They provide their clients with job training, job placement and independent living services.

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http://hruth.org/

The House of Ruth Maryland provides women victims of violence, and their children, with services necessary to rebuild their lives safely and free of fear. They have an 84-bed shelter, 6 apartment transitional housing units and an on-site health clinic.

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http://www.iworksmc.org/

Interfaith Works goal is to meet the needs of the poor and homeless in Montgomery County, Maryland. Their programs shelter, cloth and feed those in need and provide supportive services with the goal of helping them achieve self-sufficiency.

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http://www.dawsonchurch.org/kidsconnection

Kids Connection is a ministry of the Dawson Family of Faith and its purpose is to show God’s love to the least of these by providing for the physical and spiritual needs of children from birth to age 16 whose parents or guardians do not have the resources to meet all of those needs.

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http://www.nellieburge.org/

Mary Ellen’s Hearth offers hope, help and healing to homeless women and children throughout the River Region. Hope is offered by providing life skills training. Help is provided through transitional housing. And healing comes through Christian love and support.

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http://www.mmp.org/

The Mary Magdalene Project gives women who have been victimized by street prostitution the opportunity to turn their lives around. Through an intensive and comprehensive program, the women learn to face and cope with the many obstacles that life has dealt them. New relationships are formed, skills and strengths are discovered. The Mary Magdalene Project is a successful program that begins the transformation.

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http://www.maryssheltergulfcoast.org/

Mary’s Shelter Gulf Coast provides family-style living for homeless adult pregnant women who choose life for their unborn child, while educating them in the life skills needed to become independent and contributing members of their community.

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http://www.mhp-nm.org/

Metropolitan Homelessness Project works to ensure that experiences of homelessness are rare, short-lived and non-recurring.

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www.themissionwear.org

Mission Wear is a non-profit sewing business that hires women with obstacles for employment. They work to create reusable products (laptop bags, totes and messenger bags among other great products) from upcycled materials that would otherwise end up in a landfill.

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http://www.mulherinhome.com/

Mulherin Custodial Home is a residential home for children and adults with developmental disabilities.

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www.nevadahomelessyouth.org

The Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth is dedicated to eliminating homelessness among Nevada’s youth and is the only youth service provider in Nevada with a continuum of services extending from street outreach and 24-hour crisis intervention services to a full-time drop-in center and independent living program.

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http://newbegin.org/

New Beginnings provides services to women and children whose lives have been affected by domestic violence – physical, emotional or sexual abuse.

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http://www.oasisinternational.info/index.php

OASIS International helps refugees that arrive in St Louis with nothing.  They teach them English and provide them with furniture, household items and clothes.

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http://www.help4abuse.org/
 
Options provides trained advocates to listen and find resources and support for those that find themselves in a situation of domestic or sexual violence. Some of their services include 24-hour crisis intervention, counseling and a safe shelter. 

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http://occnet.org/

Ouachita Children’s Center provides quality services for abused, neglected and troubled youth that empowers them to achieve success in their home, community, school and vocation by teaching accountability, respect and trust. They provide both residential and non residential services to clients including a 24 hour emergency shelter, family needs assessments, case management and therapeutic interventions.

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http://www.plymouthhousing.org/                                                                   

Plymouth Housing Group works to eliminate homelessness and stabilize homeless and very low-income people in housing by preserving, developing and operating safe, decent, affordable housing, and by providing opportunities for them to improve their lives. They also service formerly homeless residents with their Essential Supply Center providing a place for them to get essential items they might not otherwise be able to afford.

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http://www.providencenetwork.org/

Providence Network is a Denver faith-based, urban transformational housing organization that helps men, women and families heal from addictions, abuse and homelessness to become self-sufficient, productive members of the community. They do this by providing food and shelter, counseling, nurturing, life and skill training and much more!

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www.Ronaldhouse.org

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver’s focus is to provide comfortable, low-cost housing to out-of-town mothers and fathers needing to be near their children that are hospitalized.

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http://www.rmhc-nm.org/

Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico provides comfort, care and a home away from home for families of children with medical needs.

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http://www.rosiesplace.org/Page.aspx?pid=247

Since 1974 poor and homeless women, age 18-80, have found an oasis of hope and nourishment at Rosie’s Place. The mission of Rosie’s Place is to help women maintain their dignity, seek opportunity and find security in their lives. Many of the women they assist are working and in housing but simply can’t make ends meet. Some are newly homeless, while other women have been living on the streets for years. Approximately one-third of their guests have children. Some of their guests are living with HIV/AIDS or have hidden disabilities such as addiction or mental illnesses that prevent them from effectively integrating into society. 

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http://www.ryther.org/

Ryther is a recognized leader in behavioral health services for children and their families facing complex challenges. They are dedicated to providing comprehensive services and innovative treatments. They guide, coach and teach so that every child and family they work with may experience new ways of thinking, develop positive relationships and realize a better life.

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www.safenest.org

Safe Nest operates the only 24-hour emergency shelters in Las Vegas with undisclosed locations for the safety of battered women and children. Their services include 24 hour hotlines, counseling, advocacy, prevention programs, training and education for the general public.

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www.safeplace.org

Safe Place provides safety for individuals and families affected by sexual and domestic violence. They help victims in their healing so they can move beyond being defined by the crimes committed against them and become survivors.

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http://www.uss.salvationarmy.org/uss/www_uss_macal.nsf

For over 130 years, The Salvation Army has been providing HOPE to our neighbors. Donations of clean appliances, furniture, clothing, electronics, cars, bedding and usable household items help make a difference in the lives of so many. The sale of these items generates income for their client programs.

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http://www.ugm.org/site/PageServer?pagename=default

Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission provides emergency care and long-term recovery services to hurting and homeless people in Seattle. They serve, rescue and transform those in need and strive to address the root causes of poverty and homelessness.

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http://www.svdpseattle.org/

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul helps their neighbors in need to prevent homelessness, hunger, power-shut offs and more. In addition to material assistance, they bring compassion and hope.

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http://www.thespeciale.com/

Special E is a unique green business that “rescues” items that are left over from special events such as banquets, receptions, weddings, private parties, galas, fundraisers, meetings, conferences, trade shows and more. They re-purpose them in ways that benefit our planet and people in need. The rescued items are redirected to a wide range of charitable and non-profit organizations. Items not being donated are re-purposed into other useful products by a one-of-a-kind network of recycling artists.

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http://www.stjosephctr.org/index.html

St. Joseph Center helps solve problems of needy families and individuals on the Westside of Los Angeles. They have a homeless service center that provides long-term case management aimed at permanent housing. They offer referrals for critical services such as substance abuse treatment.

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http://www.smhc-nm.org/

St. Martin’s Hospitality Center strives to create self-sufficiency and break the cycle of homelessness by providing shelter, food, mental health services, job assistance and other critical programs. The services provided by St. Martin’s stress flexibility, accessibility and comprehensive care, the qualities necessary to assist individuals and families out of homelessness.

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http://www.step2reno.org/

Step 2 is a comprehensive substance abuse treatment program that provides women and their children suffering from chemical addiction, poverty and domestic violence the opportunity to rebuild their lives. The result is self-sufficient healthy families.

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http://www.saintlouistc.org/

Teen Challenge of St. Louis offers a 14-month faith-based program for young men struggling with addictions.

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http://arcnm.org/

The Arc of New Mexico improves the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages by advocating for equal opportunities and choices in where and how they learn, live, work, play and socialize. Items donated to The Arc of New Mexico are sold to Thrift Town, a local for-profit thrift store. Thrift Town purchases its merchandise for its Albuquerque location exclusively from The Arc of New Mexico. This partnership provides annual unrestricted funds to The Arc of New Mexico and supports their efforts on behalf of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

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http://www.thedeloresproject.org/

The Delores Project provides safe, comfortable overnight shelter and services to unaccompanied adult women who are homeless and have limited resources. The model of service is one of hospitality, respect, and regard for the dignity of each guest. Every night The Delores Project ensures that at least 50 women are safely off the streets — women who might otherwise face the risk of physical danger and illness that comes with living on the streets. By providing transitional support services in addition to emergency shelter, The Delores Project assists women in developing the skills and resources necessary to stay off the streets and move towards stability.

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http://www.humanesociety.org/
 
The Humane Society of the United States seeks a humane and sustainable world for all animals — a world that will also benefit people. They are America’s mainstream force against cruelty, exploitation and neglect, as well as the most trusted voice extolling the human-animal bond.

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http://www.settlementhome.org/

The Settlement Home for Children’s mission is to care for and promote the healing of troubled children and their families. They believe that healing and learning take place when a child’s deepest needs are met, both physically and mentally. They are dedicated to helping children who have been abused and neglected by resolving their emotional, behavioral and familial problems and providing quality residential care.

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http://www.thesharehouse.org

The Sharehouse works to bring a sense of self-sufficiency and comfort to families and individuals moving from homelessness to permanent housing by providing them with useful household items that would otherwise be discarded.

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http://www.willowdvcenter.org/

The Willow Domestic Violence Center provides safe-shelter, peer counseling, advocacy and other services to survivors of domestic violence.

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http://www.topangawomenscircle.org/

Topanga Women’s Circle is an organization of volunteer women who are committed to making a difference to homeless familes as they move into transitional shelters. By enhancing their lives at a crucial time,  they are given a sense of dignity and self-worth. By providing new and like-new items, we help create an environment of comfort, warmth and dignity.

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http://www.ywcabham.org/

The YWCA Central Alabama’s vision is to create a more caring community. They are a place of refuge. They respond to the needs of women and their families by providing hope and opportunities in a warm, family-like environment. Their programs and services focus on three major areas: child care, domestic violence services and affordable housing.

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http://www.ywcaenid.com/Home

YWCA Enid is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

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http://www.ywcaofmissoula.org/

YWCA Missoula believes that everyone has the right to a life free of violence and that every person is entitled to safe and decent housing. They are determined to create a community where all people, regardless of gender or race, have opportunities for growth, leadership and power.

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The provision of referrals for charities, ministries, donation sites and green companies is offered by The Stuff Stop as a referral service. We assume no responsibility for the actions or the services provided by any organization referred through this website.