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!
Due to limited storage space in our warehouse, we are unable to receive whole Welcome Kit donations at this time. As we continue to prepare for refugees from all over the world in the months ahead, your items will still be needed. You are welcome to collect and store items until we are able to receive donations again. In the meantime, financial partnership and donations of gift cards, such as for Walmart, Goodwill, and Uber, are another way you can have impact today.
We continue to accept the Top Need Donation Items listed below.
Due to limited storage space in our storage space, we are unable to receive furniture donations at this time. In the meantime, financial partnership and donations of gift cards, such as for Walmart, Goodwill, and Uber, are another way you can have impact today.
Gift cards - please send by mail to World Relief
191 S. Gary Ave.
Carol Stream, IL 60188
Amazon, Aldi, Goodwill, Target, or Walmart - $50-$75
For groceries, medicine, and basic needs
Uber or gas stations
To help families get to urgent appointments
Top Need Donation Items
We have limited storage space; please bring ONLY new 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, mattresses
If you have furniture to donate, please fill out this Furniture Donation form. Our donations team will connect with you about necessary next steps.
- Small kitchen tables
- Pack 'n Plays
- Love seats
- Arm Chairs
- Couches (no sleepers, 7.5 ft maximum length)
- Dining tables
- Coffee Tables
- Night Stands/end tables
- Kitchen Chairs
- Pack 'n Plays
We do not accept:
- Sofa Sleepers
- Recliner sofas
- Used mattresses or bed frames
- China cabinets
Partner agencies that also accept furniture include Jubilee Furniture, Wayside Cross, and St. Vincent de Paul.
Drop-Off Instructions for Donations
Currently, we are only accepting furniture donations and new Top Need items at the DuPage location.
Office Address: 191 S. Gary Avenue, Carol Stream, IL 60188
For furniture, please fill out the Furniture Donation form. Our donations team will connect with you about necessary next steps.
For Top Need items, there is a door in the back of the building that is labeled for World Relief, so items can be dropped off inside the door on the right. The door is open Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm. If you need help unloading your donation, please contact Melanie Rohla at email@example.com to schedule a specific drop-off time.
Currently, we are only accepting new Welcome Kit donations at the Chicago location.
Office Address: 3507 W. Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60625
All Chicago office drop-offs in Albany Park MUST BE ARRANGED. Please contact Melanie Rohla at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a drop-off time. Clothing donations in Chicago are through our partner Family Tree Resale. Learn how here.
Interested in supporting the work of World Relief as we continue providing vital services to families through these uncertain times? Make a financial contribution.
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