As we are rebuilding to welcome more refugees across Chicagoland, donating furniture and household goods is a tangible and important way to extend welcome and build community! Your donations are so important and appreciated!
Gift cards - please send by mail to World Relief
191 S. Gary Ave.
Carol Stream, IL 60188
Amazon, Aldi, Target, or Walmart - $50-$75
For groceries, medicine, and basic needs
Uber or gas stations
To help families get to urgent appointments
Build A Welcome Kit
Drop-Off Instructions for Kits and Other Donations
Please drop off any donations in waterproof packaging and leave them inside the rear door with the World Relief sign at the back of the World Relief office building located at
191 S. Gary Ave., Carol Stream, IL 60188
Chicago office drop-offs in Albany Park MUST BE ARRANGED. Please set up a time to drop off your donation, and you will receive instructions. We've had a large number of donations recently and need some time to sort them in our limited storage space, but we anticipate high needs all Fall and Winter. The next available drop-off times begin November 1st, 2021. Please consider holding your items until that time, or purchasing gift cards instead, which we can use to purchase needed household items on demand.
Other Donations - Accepted Items
We have limited storage space; please bring ONLY items from the list below.
Please label boxes on outside with content of box.
NOTE: We DO NOT accept: clothes, toys, TVs/electronics, mattresses
Twin bed sheets (new)
Small tool kits
Black teaItems needed for the Early Childhood Program can be found on the Amazon Wishlist.
-Couches (no sleepers, 7 ft maximum length)
-Night Stands/end tables
-Pack 'n Plays
We do not accept:
Please contact Melanie Rohla at MRohla@wr.org or (630) 580-5062 to inquire. Partner agencies that also accept furniture include Jubilee Furniture, Wayside Cross, and St. Vincent de Paul.
Please contact Rimon Knaifati at email@example.com or (773) 681-8553.