Donate Your Gently Used Clothing & Household Items to benefit St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital
This is a fundraising effort of St. Joseph’s Hospitals Foundation, together with our community partner Sunshine Thrift Storesand operated by Collection Services Management (FL SS#36424).
Your donation will benefit St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, our community’s premier healthcare resource devoted exclusively to the care and well-being of children. The specialists and staff in our 164-bed hospital are known for providing superior, advanced medical care in a child and family friendly environment. Our services include the Steinbrenner Children’s Emergency/Trauma Center and the Children’s Heart Center.
If you wish to drop-off your gently used clothes and small household appliances, you may do so at Sunshine Thrift Store’s three convenient locations.
Donation Line: (813) 443-8080
ST. PETERSBURG LOCATION
Sunshine Thrift Stores of St. Pete
Sunshine Thrift Stores of Tampa
Sunshine Thrift Stores of Bradenton
Bradenton, FL 34208
Received Our Mailer?
What’s the next step?… we’ll be in your neighborhood on the date specified on the mailer in RED. Have your items ready!
Place your boxes/bags CURBSIDE by 8:00am on the date noted on the front of card.
Attach this card to one of your bags/boxes. Any additional boxes/bags should be marked with the letters “SJCH”.
No need to call, our truck will be on your street between 8:00am and 6:00pm.
If you didn’t receive our mailer, you can schedule a curbside pick-up by calling (813) 443-8080.
In general, clothing and small household items such as dishes, garden tools, kitchen accessories, sporting goods and small appliances are accepted.
The following is a list of donations we CAN accept.
- Clothing (childrens, mens, womens – any condition)
- Clothing (bathing suits, undergarments, lingerie)
- Shoes (any condition)
- Bedding (sheets, blankets, pillows, bed-skirts, etc.)
Bric-a-brac, knick knacks
Artwork (pictures, wall decorations)
Baby Items (highchairs, cribs-disassembled, etc.)
see non-acceptable items
Books (paperback or hardback)
Cameras (unused film, camera cases, camera stands, lenses)
Car items (mats, seat/car covers, bug deflectors)
CD’s/DVD’s any format
Crafts (baskets, beads, tools, supplies)
Dishes (china, glasses)
Furniture (small items ONLY)***
Glassware (coffee mugs, bar glasses, etc.)
Holiday Decorations (any season)
Garden Tools (garden hoses, lawnmowers, etc.)
Jewelry (costume, genuine, etc.)
Kitchen Accessories (gadgets, small appliances, pots & pans, silverware)
Lamps & Lampshades
Microwaves (microwave stands) *
Music Instruments (horns, drums, flute, etc.)
Office Supplies (calculators, desk organizers)
Purses (wallets, handbags, duffle bags, luggage)
Radios, cellphones, ipods, headphones *
Record Players *
School Supplies (back-packs, lunch-boxes, etc.)
Sewing Machines (material, patterns, tapestry, knitting needles)
Sporting Goods (skates, balls, bats, fishing rods, etc.)
Stereos (speakers, stereo cabinets, etc.)
Tapes (Blank, Cassette, 8-Track)
Toys & Games (stuffed animals) **
TVs (any size but console TV’s, TV trays, TV stands)
Video Players/Games (Nintendo, Gamecube, Atari, etc.) *
VCR’s, DVD players, CD Players *
Window Treatments (Blinds, Curtains)
The following is a list of donations we CANNOT accept.
We cannot pickup furniture, large appliances, or any items needing repair. If your donations are being picked up by our drivers, please only leave items that can be reasonably and safely loaded by one person.
Appliances (refrigerator, freezer)
Automobiles (please call for assistance)
Cash, (please call the office for specific instructions)
Carpeting, Construction Material
Chemicals (paint, oil, gasoline, liquids)
Children’s Toys (Painted Metal, Painted Wood)
Computers (printers, computer supplies & programs) (due to disposal restrictions)
Items requiring a title (boats, cars, waverunner, trailers, etc.)
On the day of pickup we will provide you with a tax receipt as proof that you have donated items to benefit St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. It is your responsibility to complete the form, place a value on your items and submit with your tax return.
If you have questions on placing a value on your donated items, a detailed listing of all types of donations and their values is on the IRS website.
If you did not receive a tax receipt on the day of pickup, please contact us at (813) 443-8080. After verification of pickup, a receipt will be sent to the home address you provide to us.
ST. JOSEPH’S CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION IS A NOT FOR PROFIT 501 (C)3 ORGANIZATION. ALL GIFTS ARE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE AS ALLOWED BY LAW. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE OR ON THE WEB AT WWW.800HELPFLA.COM. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. THE FOUNDATION’S REGISTRATION NUMBER IS CH654. PLEASE WRITE TO US AT OUR ADDRESS TO HAVE YOUR NAME REMOVED FROM THE LIST OR TO RECEIVE FUTURE FUNDRAISING REQUESTS TO SUPPORT ST. JOSEPH’S CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL.