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Donate & Shop ONLINE from home!
Collection begins Sept. 11.

Additional details of this online only sale are coming soon!

PREPARING FOR RUMMAGE 2021…!
Although the Rummage Committee of the Woman’s Society will resume our wonderful Holy Rummage Sale in October 2021, this next sale will look and feel different from the massive in-person extravaganzas of recent years. For the health and safety of our community, we will be moving the sale online. More details to come!

GENERAL INFORMATION on RUMMAGE SALES
(not applicable in Fall 2021):

VOLUNTEER your time by helping out: Advanced signup is helpful, but is not required.Come when you can for as long as you can! Free childcare is available Saturday–Tuesday morning and older kids are welcome to volunteer, too! This is a community-wide event, so bring your friends and neighbors!

FOR VOLUNTEERS: A SignUp Genius button will be made available as we get closer to the date.

DONATE your gently-used rummage via our convenient drive-through service in the church parking lot on Sat. from 9AM–1PM & Sun from 1–3PM.

Unfortunately, we cannot accept:TVs, computer/monitors, printers, fax machines, infant car seats, cribs, large sofas/furniture, unframed mirrors, chandeliers, ceiling fans, paint or toxic chemicals, food/liquids, mattresses, large area rugs/appliances.

FEED the volunteers by providing food or beverage items.

FOR VOLUNTEERS: A SignUp Genius button will be made available as we get closer to the date if you wish to donate food.

SHOP RAIN OR SHINE!

Volunteers who work 3 or more hours are entitled to presale shopping on both days. But whether or not you volunteer, you’re welcome to shop and enjoy savings galore! The sale is a bargain-hunter’s dream. Cash and local checks accepted.

PRAY
for the hundreds of volunteers and countless shoppers who support this sale year after year and for those who will receive financial support as a result. All profits are donated to charities close to home and around the globe.

Donation Locations – 2021


Location NameAddressDetails
AMVETS
(708) 388-7800
donatestuff.org
Will pick up gently used clothing and household items.
BEDS Plus
(708) 354-0858
beds-plus.org/ways-you-can-help/
9601 East Ogden Avenue
La Grange, IL 60525
Each client who comes to BEDS is either homeless or their housing is threatened.
Big Rig Books
(708) 205-1516 bigrigbooks@gmail.com
Big Rig Books is a mobile literacy outreach initiative focused on fostering recreational reading beyond the classroom by encouraging reading and providing books for children and families in economically challenged, underserved communities and underperforming schools. They accept new and gently used children’s books.
Bob’s TV and Metal Pick up Service
(630) 235-0387
CRT TV’s, computer monitors, flat screen TV’s, plasma TV’s, large appliances, copy machines, hot water tank, lawn mowers, tools, bicycles, and many more items. Call Bob to set up a free pickup time.
Chicago Furniture Bank
(312) 752-0211
chicagofurniturebank.org/donate
4800 W Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, IL 60644
The mission of the Chicago Furniture Bank (CFB) is to provide dignity, stability and comfort to Chicagoans moving into supportive housing by providing them with a place to hand-pick an entire home’s worth of furnishings. Contact them for info on what they accept and to schedule a pick up (there is a fee).
Cradles to Crayons cradlestocrayons.org/chicago/Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive – at home, at school and at play.
Electronic Recycling Collection
(630) 407-6700
451 Commerce Street
Burr Ridge Public Works
Proceeds to benefit the developmentally disabled.  Computers and peripherals, office equipment, home entertainment items
Goodwill Store
708-562-6166
www.goodwill.org
3054 Wolf Road
Westchester, IL
Stores sell donated items in stores and use the revenue to provide employment training and job placement services for people in your community.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
630-517-2080
www.gohabitatrestore.com
869 S. Rohlwing Rd. (Rte. 53)
Addison, IL 60601
Items must be approved prior to donating.
Home 2 Home
708-505-5496
www.h2project.org
5316 E. Avenue
Countryside, IL
To furnish the homes of formerly homeless families using gently used and refurbished furniture.  Drop off Tuesday and Thursday, fee pick-up large items.
The Hope Chest
(708) 482-0359
305 W. Hillgrove
La Grange, IL
A nonprofit retail shop that donates 100% of proceeds from sales to their domestic violence shelter.   They accept gently used women’s clothing, shoes, purses, and jewelry.
Off the Street Club
773- 533-3253
www.offthestreetclub.com/
Off the Street Club is Chicago’s oldest boys and girls club. We currently serve more than 3,000 kids in one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the country, West Garfield Park.
Open Books
(312) 475-1355 x2008 (West Loop location)
(3120 243-9776 (Pilsen location) https://www.open-books.org/donate-books/ 

They welcome any sellable book in good condition. They also accept LPs, CDs, and DVDs in good playable condition.  Pick-up can be arranged.
Salvation Army
1-800-SA-TRUCK
www.satruck.org
Manned Donation Drop Off
1S337 Summit
Oakbrook Terrace, IL, 60181
Donation Drop Off: Available 7 days a week from 10am – 6pm.
Salvation Army Thrift Store & Donation Center
www.satruck.org
7511 Lemont Road
Darien, IL, 60561
Store Hours: 10am–8pm
Monday – Saturday
Sharing Connections
630-971-0565 www.sharingconnections.org/donate-items
5111 Chase Ave
Downers Grove
Enabling families and businesses to share their gently used furniture, household items and clothing with families needing assistance. The list of items they will accept can be found on their website.
WIPECO / Chicago Textile Recycling Co, Inc.
708-544-7247
www.chicagotextilerecycling.com
250 N Mannheim Rd., Unit 0162
Hillside, IL
They accept used clothing, shoes, and household linens in their recycling bins.

How You Can Help before the sale returns:

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The Woman’s Society and the First Congregational Church have cancelled three Rummage Sales due to COVID-19. Many charities are not receiving their usual support from Rummage Sale profits. If you are an Amazon member, you can make a difference (for no extra cost) by shopping at smile.amazon.com and selecting First Congregational Church of Western Springs and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase price on eligible purchases. There is nothing else to do on your part. Thank you for supporting our charities in a way that costs nothing. 

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-2327265

To view more explicit instructions on creating an Amazon Smile account, please CLICK HERE.