Other Resources for Creative Reuse
At CCRx, our focus is on materials, supplies, and equipment for Teachers, Nonprofits, Artists and Community Groups.
Our Most Wanted Items list provides a good overview of what we are looking for.
Here are other groups we recommend for specific items:
CCRx Haves + Needs Facebook group
Join our Haves + Needs Facebook group to connect directly for things you have or need.
The Honest Junk Company This 501c3 nonprofit partners with many Chicago charities.
Household furniture, decor, housewares
Clothing + Household Goods
The Waste Shed https://www.thewasteshed.com/
Building Materials / Home Renovation
ReStore Chicago www.habitatchicago.org/restore
Rebuilding Exchange www.rebuildingexchange.org/ (also accepts old house paint )
Chicago Tool Library www.chicagotoollibrary.org/donate
Chicago Canine Rescue (pet food and pet items) https://chicagocaninerescue.org/resources/pet-food-pantry/
Tool, Appliance Repair
School Supplies for individual children
Other Resources include: