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We’re working to make the 757 Creative ReUse Center a sustainable resource for Hampton Roads. The revenue raised from the sale of donated materials – as well as other financial contributions – go directly towards covering our expenses like rent, employee wages and funding our programming and community outreach. We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and your donations may qualify as a deduction for federal income tax purposes. Please consult a tax professional for guidance.
Make a financial contribution
You can choose any of these trusted methods to make a financial contribution online and directly to the 757 Creative Reuse Center. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions and comments or to make other giving arrangements.
Make a Material Donation
We would love to have your donations of reusable arts and crafts supplies! You can bring them to the store during normal business hours (from 12-6 Wed-Sat) at 1904 Granby St. Please do not leave donations during non-business hours.
THINGS THAT WE CANNOT ACCEPT
Clothes, shoes, furniture, books, household goods, kitchen goods, power tools, sewing machines, anything that requires power, rugs, food, trash, bikes, skateboards, scooters, quarts or gallons of interior/exterior household paint, wood stain, glass containers or bottles, plastic grocery bags, spray paint, tile samples, carpet samples, wood samples and scrap wood, old furniture (project pieces), windows, railings, flower pots, candle holders, home decor, lamps (unless specifically used for crafting), table cloths, cloth napkins, utensils, hoses, insulation, containers that previously held food, magazines that are not arts & crafts focused, scrap fabric (smaller than a fat quarter or 18×22 inches), holiday items (Christmas, Easter, Fourth of July, etc.), and hardware.
THINGS WE WILL ACCEPT
ART SUPPLIES: Paints (oil, acrylic, watercolor), chalk paint, paint brushes, crayons, pastels, chalk, pencils, pens, markers, erasers, blenders, paper, stretched canvas, art board, rulers, sketch books, easels, clay, clay tools, cutting tools, mat board, and more!
CRAFT SUPPLIES: Pipe Cleaners, craft foam, feathers, adhesives, glitter, wine corks, string, twine, plastic canvas, wire, bees wax and soy wax, candle making supplies, soap making supplies, frames, gift wrap and more!
FABRIC & SEWING: Usable, clean fabric that is larger than a fat quarter (18×22 inches), zippers, buttons, thread, patterns, sewing needles, pins, trim, ribbon, elastic, closures, Velcro, patches, bias tape, fabric dye, fabric paint, pillow forms, stuffing, batting, and felt. We do not accept clothing.
JEWELRY MAKING: wire, cord, elastic, hemp, leather cording, beads, findings, jewelry tools, jewelry displays, boxes, bags, adhesives, resin, and resin molds.
FIBER ARTS: yarn (full and partial skeins), wool fleece and wool roving, felt, knitting needles, crochet hooks, felting tools, weaving cones, spindles, spinning wheels, looms, patterns, needlepoint yarn, embroidery floss, embroidery hoops, and more.
SCRAP-BOOKING, COLLAGE & OTHER PAPER CRAFTS: scrapbook paper, stickers, stamps and stamp pads, punches, embellishments, adhesives, photo albums, adhesive vinyl, maps, graph paper, large format paper, old photos and postcards and more!
TOOLS, ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN: hooks, wire, rope, picture hanging hardware, Velcro, knobs, drawer pulls, adhesives, hammers, hand drills, small hand saws, screwdrivers, wrenches, screwdrivers, sandpaper, files, chisels, levels, measuring tapes, dowels, small architectural pieces (corbels, trim), wallpaper, and more!
OFFICE AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES: paper (all kinds), paper clips, pens, notepads, folders, rubber bands, binder clips, staplers, staples, markers, crayons, highlighters, pencils, pens, pushpins, cork boards, whiteboards and more!
CONTAINERS: reusable shopping bags, reusable plastic containers, clean sandwich and storage bags, storage totes with lids, stack-able drawers, small wood crates, milk crates, tins (SORRY, WE DO NOT ACCEPT GLASS CONTAINERS, JARS OR BOTTLES).
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