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How to Donate Surplus

CCRx accepts donations of clean, safe, and working surplus suitable for Chicago teachers, artists, and non-profits.    We accept donations by appointment only.   See our list of Most Wanted Items

You can Schedule a free Warehouse Drop-Off or Request a Pack-up or Pick-up Service (fees vary).

Warehouse Drop-Offs

  • Our warehouse is at 2124 W. 82nd Place on Chicago's SW side. Donation appointments are on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. 

  • Warehouse Drop-offs are for carloads of up to 10 boxes only.  

  • If you have more than 10 boxes, or are planning a van or truck load, you should email us in advance.

  • All donations must be sorted, bundled, and packed in closed, labeled boxes.  No plastic bags, no open containers.   

  • We reserve the right to refuse items.

Pick-up + Pack-up Services

CCRx can come to your home or office to pick-up or pack up donations for a fee. 


Pick-up   CCRx will pick up your donation that is sorted and packed in closed, labeled boxes.   

Fees are based on the size of the donation, generally:

$50 / car pick-up

$250 / for van pick-up

$450+ for truck pick-ups

Pack-up   If your donation needs to be packed up, CCRx can provide this services for an additional charge.   

Just fill in the Donation Inquiry Form to let us know what you have and we'll follow up to schedule a date.

CCRx is a 501c3 nonprofit and donations are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.  

Find additional resources for donating + creative reuse

Want to do more?  Host a Green Out! Donation Drive at your business, school, or organization.

Questions? Email us at

Donaton Drop-offs
Pick+Pack Up
Most Wanted Ites
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