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Accepted Items

Please do a high-level quality check of your items at home before donating them. All items should be in good condition with no rips, stains, tears, smells, etc. and all necessary pieces should be included.

At Share Our Spare we believe that ALL children are OUR children. We strive to communicate that belief in many ways, including through the quality of items we choose to re-distribute through our partner network. If you would not be excited to give the items to a young person in your life, please recycle or dispose of it properly rather than sending it to us. Thank you for your support of our mission!

BRAND NEW ONLY
Baby Soap, Lotion, Diaper Cream
Baby Washcloths
Bibs
Bottles and Sippy Cups
Breast Pumping Supplies
Burp Cloths
Combs & Brushes
Diapers (all sizes, open packs accepted)
Diaper Pails
Formula (unopend & unexpired)
Nursing Supplies: Pads, Tubing, Milk Bags
Pacifiers
Period Products: Pads and Tampons (open packs accepted)
Toothbrush & Toothpaste

 

NEW or GENTLY USED
Large Gear* Small Gear Essentials
Baby Swings Baby Carriers Baby Blankets
Bassinets Bathroom Gear: Tubs, Potty Seats, Step Stools Baby Towels
Bed Rails Boppy and Pregnancy Pillows Books: Children & Parenting
Exersaucers Bottle Sterilizers* Clothing & Outerwear (sizes 0-6T)
Gates Changing Pad Diaper Bags
High Chairs Small Seats: High Chairs, Bumbos Monitors & Sound Machines*
Pack N Plays Wipe & Bottle Warmers Safety Items
Play Mats Sleep Sacks & Swaddles
Strollers: Single, Double, Snap N Go Toys: Blocks, Puzzles, Stuffed Animals, etc.*
*Please ensure all pieces are included prior to donating

 

ITEMS SHARE OUR SPARE CANNOT ACCEPT RECOMMENDATIONS
Baby Food Processors & Formula Makers  Humble Design, Chicago Furniture Bank, & Digs With Dignity
Breast Pump Motors & Cords Recycle through Medela or Spectra
Furniture: Cribs, Chairs, Mattresses, Changing Tables  Humble Design, Chicago Furniture Bank, & Digs With Dignity (NO CRIBS)
Large Toys: Kitchens, Slides, Cars  Humble Design & Digs With Dignity
Nursery Décor  Humble Design, Chicago Furniture Bank, & Digs With Dignity
USED Bottles & Sippy Cups
Typically bottles are #5 plastic that can be recycled
USED Pacifiers, Nipples & Nursing Supplies These items should be thrown away

 

In addition to donated items, you can purchase some essential items through our Amazon Registry. 

Our In-Kind Tax Receipt can be found here.

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