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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!

Accepted Donation Items

We have limited storage space; please bring ONLY items from the list below. Or purchase from our Amazon Wishlist and ship them to our local office.

NOTE: We DO NOT accept: clothes, toys, TVs/electronics, mattresses

Twin and queen/full comforters (HIGH need for Twin)
First aid kits with 140+ items
Small tool kits
Sewing kits
Sharp knives
Alarm clocks
*Items needed for the Early Childhood Program can be found on the Amazon Wishlist.

Furniture Donations

High Need Items
-Coffee Tables
-Dining/Kitchen tables

Accepted Furniture

-Love seats
-Arm Chairs
-Couches (no sleepers, 7 ft maximum length)
-Dining tables
-Coffee Tables
-Night Stands/end tables
-Kitchen Chairs
-Pack 'n Plays

We do not accept:
-Sofa Sleepers
-Used mattresses
-Bed frames
-China cabinets

Please fill out this Furniture Donation form. Melanie Rohla will connect with you about necessary next steps. If you have any issues with the form, you can reach her at or (630) 580-5062. Partner agencies that also accept furniture include Jubilee Furniture, Wayside Cross, and St. Vincent de Paul.

Please contact Rimon Knaifati at or (773) 681-8553. Clothing donations in Chicago are through our partner Family Tree Resale. Learn how here.

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

Drop-Off Instructions for Donations


Donations can be dropped off at the Carol Stream office located at 191 S. Gary Ave., Carol Stream, IL 60188. There is a door in the back of the building that is labeled for World Relief, so items can be dropped off inside that door on the right. That door is open Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm. Please label the items for World Relief.

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.


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