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Shedding Stuff? Donate So Others Can Enjoy

If you re organizing a move, downsizing. or redecorating for yourself or a loved one and find yourself with an excess of belongings, consider donating them to one of these organizations in New Jersey. Some will travel to multiple counties; others offer local pickup.

Mercer County

1530 Brunswick Avenue, Lawrenceville, NJ (drop-off location)
609.394.0136; contact Althea at 609.394.9000 for more information and to schedule an in-kind drop-off. You can drop off donations at their administration office (address above).

Due to their limited space, Womanspace accepts various women s items, babies and children s needs, and room needs. Please click here or call for a complete list of acceptable items and pickup service. Fees may apply.

Monmouth County

583 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ (store location)
732.222.1923

They accept most household items including sofas, chairs, coffee tables, dining room sets, kitchen tables, kitchenware, small appliances, rugs, paintings, computers (less than four years old), electronics, musical instruments, dressers, nightstands. and more. Call for pickup service (allow one to two weeks lead time). No fees for Monmouth County residents.

Morris County

274 South Salem Street (Corner of Route 10 West and Salem Street), Randolph, NJ
973.366.3358

Morris Habitat for Humanity accepts in-kind donations such as computers, software, new building material, and office equipment. They also accept Services such as meeting space, photocopy and mail services or Expertise like legal, tax, or business advice. Follow their website for donation possibilities.

Union County

Furniture Assist

24 Commerce Street, Springfield, NJ
973.868.6007

They accept furniture and small household items needed to furnish small apartments, including beds, dressers, tables, appliances, TVs, VCRs, dishes, cooking items, bedding, towels, baby items, and other household items. You can drop off donations on Sundays from noon to 2:30 pm. Furniture Assist is also in need of volunteers.

Multiple Counties

Big Brothers Big Sisters (throughout NJ)

This organization is likely to accept children s clothing, men s clothing, women s clothing, small appliances, household goods, kitchenware, sporting goods, books, and more. To schedule a free pickup, call directly or use their online scheduling forms. There are also drop-off locations in many towns in New Jersey.

Goodwill (throughout the U.S.)

Goodwill accepts most clothing and household items. They do not take items that have been recalled, banned, or do not meet current safety standards. To find a drop-off location near you, enter your Zip code in their locator. Some locations may offer pick-up services.

Vietnam Veterans of America (all counties)

They accept most items except for large furniture, appliances, tires, food, and mattresses. Call for pickup service. No fees.

Yeshiva Kil Yaakov (North, Central, and South Jersey)

732.963.2272 (North and Central Jersey), 856.720.0330 (South Jersey), 800.507.4483 (toll free)

They accept furniture, art, and bric-a-brac, but please call for their current list of acceptable donations. There may be a charge for pickup.

NOTE: All information is subject to change. Please call each individual location for their current list of acceptable items, terms for pickup, and fees.

If we re missing your go-to donation source, please let us know !

Information updated 1-19-2017.





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Professional Organizations

Professional organizations play a vital role in the interior design profession by providing individual interior designers the opportunity to network, engage in continuing education, and advocate for their profession. Active participation in an association also provides a forum to develop leadership skills.

The associations listed here are among those with which the Council for Interior Design Accreditation frequently collaborates in its efforts to ensure that interior design education is responsive and responsible to students and society.

American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)

ASID is a community of people—designers, industry representatives, educators, and students—committed to interior design. Through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building, and outreach, ASID strives to advance the interior design profession and, in the process, to demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people’s lives. Its more than 38,000 members engage in a variety of professional programs and activities through a network of 48 chapters throughout the United States and Canada. ASID membership also includes more than 12,000 students of interior design who participate via student chapters at colleges, universities, and design schools with two-year and four-year programs throughout the U.S. and a virtual chapter through Rhodec International.

Interior Design Educators Council, Inc. (IDEC)

IDEC was founded in 1963 and is dedicated to the advancement of education and research in interior design. IDEC fosters exchange of information, improvement of educational standards, and development of the body of knowledge relative to the quality of life and human performance in the interior environment. IDEC concentrates on the establishment and strengthening of lines of communication among individual educators, practitioners, educational institutions, and organizations concerned with interior design education. Its members are interior design educators, practitioners, researchers, scholars, and administrators in institutions of higher education. Membership is also offered to individuals who are interested in interior design education and the activities of IDEC.

Interior Designers of Canada (IDC)

For 27 years, IDC has served the Canadian interior design industry, advancing the profession through high standards of education, professional development, professional responsibility, and communication. IDC, with the support of its seven provincial association members, provides a forum for the unified voice of Canadian interior designers, so that the profession continues to grow and receive recognition and respect locally, nationally, and internationally from government, industry, and the public sector.

International Interior Design Association (IIDA)

IIDA works to enhance quality of life through excellence in interior design and to advance interior design through knowledge, value, and community. IIDA is a professional networking and educational association of 12,000 members practicing in nine specialty forums and more than 30 chapters around the world. Additional information on how IIDA represents interior design professionals throughout the student to expert continuum is available on IIDA s web site.

NCIDQ Examination

The core purpose of the NCIDQ Examination is to protect the health, life safety, and welfare of the public by establishing standards of competence in the practice of interior design. It serves to identify to the public those interior designers who have met the minimum standards for professional practice by passing the regularly updated NCIDQ Examination, considered as a universal standard by which to measure the competency of interior designers to practice as professionals.





#interior design association

#

Professional Organizations

Professional organizations play a vital role in the interior design profession by providing individual interior designers the opportunity to network, engage in continuing education, and advocate for their profession. Active participation in an association also provides a forum to develop leadership skills.

The associations listed here are among those with which the Council for Interior Design Accreditation frequently collaborates in its efforts to ensure that interior design education is responsive and responsible to students and society.

American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)

ASID is a community of people—designers, industry representatives, educators, and students—committed to interior design. Through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building, and outreach, ASID strives to advance the interior design profession and, in the process, to demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people’s lives. Its more than 38,000 members engage in a variety of professional programs and activities through a network of 48 chapters throughout the United States and Canada. ASID membership also includes more than 12,000 students of interior design who participate via student chapters at colleges, universities, and design schools with two-year and four-year programs throughout the U.S. and a virtual chapter through Rhodec International.

Interior Design Educators Council, Inc. (IDEC)

IDEC was founded in 1963 and is dedicated to the advancement of education and research in interior design. IDEC fosters exchange of information, improvement of educational standards, and development of the body of knowledge relative to the quality of life and human performance in the interior environment. IDEC concentrates on the establishment and strengthening of lines of communication among individual educators, practitioners, educational institutions, and organizations concerned with interior design education. Its members are interior design educators, practitioners, researchers, scholars, and administrators in institutions of higher education. Membership is also offered to individuals who are interested in interior design education and the activities of IDEC.

Interior Designers of Canada (IDC)

For 27 years, IDC has served the Canadian interior design industry, advancing the profession through high standards of education, professional development, professional responsibility, and communication. IDC, with the support of its seven provincial association members, provides a forum for the unified voice of Canadian interior designers, so that the profession continues to grow and receive recognition and respect locally, nationally, and internationally from government, industry, and the public sector.

International Interior Design Association (IIDA)

IIDA works to enhance quality of life through excellence in interior design and to advance interior design through knowledge, value, and community. IIDA is a professional networking and educational association of 12,000 members practicing in nine specialty forums and more than 30 chapters around the world. Additional information on how IIDA represents interior design professionals throughout the student to expert continuum is available on IIDA s web site.

NCIDQ Examination

The core purpose of the NCIDQ Examination is to protect the health, life safety, and welfare of the public by establishing standards of competence in the practice of interior design. It serves to identify to the public those interior designers who have met the minimum standards for professional practice by passing the regularly updated NCIDQ Examination, considered as a universal standard by which to measure the competency of interior designers to practice as professionals.





#interior design association

#

Professional Organizations

Professional organizations play a vital role in the interior design profession by providing individual interior designers the opportunity to network, engage in continuing education, and advocate for their profession. Active participation in an association also provides a forum to develop leadership skills.

The associations listed here are among those with which the Council for Interior Design Accreditation frequently collaborates in its efforts to ensure that interior design education is responsive and responsible to students and society.

American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)

ASID is a community of people—designers, industry representatives, educators, and students—committed to interior design. Through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building, and outreach, ASID strives to advance the interior design profession and, in the process, to demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people’s lives. Its more than 38,000 members engage in a variety of professional programs and activities through a network of 48 chapters throughout the United States and Canada. ASID membership also includes more than 12,000 students of interior design who participate via student chapters at colleges, universities, and design schools with two-year and four-year programs throughout the U.S. and a virtual chapter through Rhodec International.

Interior Design Educators Council, Inc. (IDEC)

IDEC was founded in 1963 and is dedicated to the advancement of education and research in interior design. IDEC fosters exchange of information, improvement of educational standards, and development of the body of knowledge relative to the quality of life and human performance in the interior environment. IDEC concentrates on the establishment and strengthening of lines of communication among individual educators, practitioners, educational institutions, and organizations concerned with interior design education. Its members are interior design educators, practitioners, researchers, scholars, and administrators in institutions of higher education. Membership is also offered to individuals who are interested in interior design education and the activities of IDEC.

Interior Designers of Canada (IDC)

For 27 years, IDC has served the Canadian interior design industry, advancing the profession through high standards of education, professional development, professional responsibility, and communication. IDC, with the support of its seven provincial association members, provides a forum for the unified voice of Canadian interior designers, so that the profession continues to grow and receive recognition and respect locally, nationally, and internationally from government, industry, and the public sector.

International Interior Design Association (IIDA)

IIDA works to enhance quality of life through excellence in interior design and to advance interior design through knowledge, value, and community. IIDA is a professional networking and educational association of 12,000 members practicing in nine specialty forums and more than 30 chapters around the world. Additional information on how IIDA represents interior design professionals throughout the student to expert continuum is available on IIDA s web site.

NCIDQ Examination

The core purpose of the NCIDQ Examination is to protect the health, life safety, and welfare of the public by establishing standards of competence in the practice of interior design. It serves to identify to the public those interior designers who have met the minimum standards for professional practice by passing the regularly updated NCIDQ Examination, considered as a universal standard by which to measure the competency of interior designers to practice as professionals.