Become An Agency Partner
Share Our Spare collects new and gently used essential items for children newborn to five and distributes them to families in need through a sustainable network of volunteers, community stakeholders, and social service agencies.
Rather than working directly with families, Share Our Spare works with a trusted network of social service agencies across metro Chicago who distribute essential items to families in their care. All donations are provided at no cost to our agency partners or the families they support.
Each year we serve over 10,000 children in Cook, Lake and DuPage counties. If you are a social service agency in need of our help, or know of an organization who could benefit from Share Our Spare services, please contact us to learn more. An existing list of partners in our network can be found in our Agency Directory.
Please note our criteria for agency partners are as follows:
- Have 501(C)(3) status as defined by the IRS
- Have three years of 990 filings posted publicly
- Provide health and human services to families with children ages newborn to five
- Support a population where 80% or more of families fall below the federal poverty line
Interested in partnering with us? Apply here.