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Share Our Spare will be picking up donations in the North Shore and Northern Suburubs including Bannockburn, Deerfield, Evanston, Glencoe, Glenview, Highland Park, Kenilworth, Lake Forest, Morton Grove, Northbrook, Northfield, Wilmette, and Winnetka between the hours of 10 am and 2 pm. Register here to reserve your pick up slot for that day. Please note you will not have a scheduled time given that our route could change as additional pick ups are added. Please only register if you will be available during the entire pick up window or if you are able to leave your donations on a porch or other covered area.
Share Our Spare has been working to update our procedures to ensure donor and staff safety in the wake of COVID-19. We have a no-contact pickup procedure. On the day of your pickup our truck driver will call you when he arrives at your location, please move any donations to the curb or front porch at this time if not there already. Our truck driver will then load your donations into the truck while wearing gloves and a mask, while maintaining social distancing. If you are feeling ill or have come in contact with anyone who has COVID-19 please contact us to reschedule your pickup. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing as well.
Your pick up fee helps us cover the cost of our van, gas, and staff time. Thank you for your generous support!
If you need to cancel your pickup please do so at least 48 hours in advance of the day. If you need to cancel your pickup please email our Operations Coordinator, Jesseca@shareourspare.org. After 48 hours we will no longer be able to refund you your pickup fee. Thank you for your cooperation.
Helpful notes for donation pick ups:
Please ensure that the items you intend to donate are clean, in working order, and have all of the pieces before packing them up for pick up. Share Our Spare does not accept cribs, car seats, or furniture. Make sure to double check the list of items we accept by clicking here
The Share Our Spare driver is unable to enter your home to collect donations. Please make sure to bring everything outside in a covered, accessible area.
If the pick up times are all reserved or this day doesn’t work for you, don’t worry we’ll be back soon! You can also check our website to checkout drop off times at the Sharehouse at 3800 N. Milwaukee Chicago, IL 60641.