Alpha Omega Miracle Home- Alpha-Omega Miracle Home (AOMH) is a faith based non-profit 501(c)(3) offering supportive housing, along with holistic program offerings, to single mothers, their children, and senior women. AOMH also broadly serves St. Johns County through various outreach initiatives: a community diaper bank, an annual back-to-school Shoes of Hope giveaway, an Extended Families Program, adoption services, and our Alpha-Omega Thrift Shop. Not only do proceeds from the thrift store fund Alpha-Omega’s housing programs, but homeless and poor families are referred to our agency for free vouchers and receive clothing, shoes, and furniture. All donations to the Alpha-Omega Thrift Store are 100% tax-deductible and we also accept clothes and shoes that should be recycled. For more information click here.
Betty Griffin Center - The mission of the Betty Griffin Center is to offer protection and quality services for the victims of domestic violence and their minor children and/or victims of sexual assault and their families in St. Johns County, Florida through the operation of a shelter offering assistance, counseling and transitional support. For more information click here.
Betty Griffin Center Thrift Shoppes - Donations of clothes, art, toys, household items, jewelry, furniture, and small appliances in good condition are welcome. Pick-ups for estates or large furniture donations can be arranged. All proceeds benefit Betty Griffin Center. For more information click here.
Haven Hospice - St. Augustineand Haven Hospice Attic A Resale Store - This Haven Hospice St. Augustine Office provides a convenient location from which the Haven Hospice staff can support the needs of our patients and families in this area. Haven Hospice provides comprehensive care that includes programs and services many other hospices do not or cannot offer. Countless individuals, businesses and organizations generously donate items ranging from housewares and furniture to clothing and children’s toys. We appreciate all donations of clothes, electronics, appliances, housewares, furniture and more. For more information click here.
Homeless Coalition of St. Johns County - ESHC provides innovative programs to assist the most chronic homeless families with children in Florida’s St. Johns County to get off the street and on the road to self-sufficiency. We appreciate used supplies in clean and good condition including: Youth beds, Crib Sheets, Baby Products (manufactured after 2011), Interior House Paint (Latex-may be partially used cans), Exterior House Paint (Latex), Paint Brushes, Rollers, Lawn Mowers (push and riding), Rakes, Hoes, Shovels – Yard Tools, Plumber’s Snake, Roles of Insulation, Playground Equipment, Plants, Shrubbery, Fruit Trees, Bath Soap, Laundry Detergent, dryer sheets, Dishwashing Liquid (not for automatic dishwashers), Scrub Brushes, Cleaning Supplies-Bleach, COMET, Windex, 409, etc., Oven Cleaner, Aerosol Spray, Toilet Plungers, Toilet Brushes, Mops, Brooms, Lysol disinfectant spray, roach spray, ant traps, Light Bulbs – 40, 60, 75 Watt, Smoke Alarms, Fire Extinguishers (wall mounted), Garbage Cans (kitchen, bathroom and outside cans), Ceiling Fans, ice cube trays, Wall Plates for electric outlet covers, Batteries, Brooms, Dust Pans, Vacuum Cleaners & Bags, Mops, Mop Buckets, Sponges, Laundry Baskets, Garbage Bags (kitchen size and 33 gallon lawn size). Bathroom heaters, Wall clocks. 62 Chapin St. St. Augustine, Florida 32084. For more information click here.
St Francis House - St. Francis Housing Crisis Center has been located at 70 Washington St. in St. Augustine for more than 30 years. Today, St. Francis House is a housing-focused PROGRAM – a Housing Crisis Center! The residential program accommodates 16 men, 12 women and 4 families. Families receive specific assistance to ensure that children’s education is not interrupted, and stability of the family unit is maintained. Gifts of food, cleaning supplies, personal hygiene items, and other services are greatly appreciated and an important way for us to keep our costs down so that our funds can go directly to providing support to youth, individuals, and families suffering from homelessness. For more information click here.
Beyond90 - Beyond90 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that bridges the gap to self-sufficiency by providing supportive services, crisis management, empowerment learning and a safe living environment to refugees as they work to rebuild new lives in Northeast Florida. Material needs: Bedroom Furniture (Twin and Full sizes), Dishes, Cookware, New Pillows, New Bed Sheet Sets (Twin and Full Sizes), Cleaning Supplies, Laundry Detergent and Bathroom Items, Office Supplies, Dining Room furniture, Sofas, Bicycles, Microwaves, Lamps. For more information click here.
St. Augustine Youth Services - St. Augustine Youth Services is a non-profit organization that has been serving children in its residential programs for boys since 1989. In those 30 years, we have provided treatment for thousands of children who have suffered abuse or neglect. our Huston Family campus is located at 201 Simone Way, boasting four residential group homes (Specialized Therapeutic and Pre-Independent Living) and offices for our four community programs. With our reach now extending to three counties (St. Johns, Flagler, Putnam) we are able to provide critical mental health services to hundreds of youth (boys and girls) annually. Material needs: Like new boys clothes (all sizes), New Pillows, Bed Sheet Sets (Twin), Cleaning Supplies, Bathroom Items, School Supplies, Bicycles, New boys/men socks and underwear, suitcases. For more information click here.
Hugs St Johns- Right here in St. Johns County, roughly 800 students are considered homeless, and thousands more are living at or below the poverty line. Every day, these children attend school with empty stomachs…or shoes that don’t fit….or worn clothing. Students do not have books to read at home, or funds for field trips, or access to mentors. From Ponte Vedra Beach to Nocatee, from Julington Creek to Fruit Cove, from St. Augustine to Hastings, thousands of our youngest neighbors have basic, unmet needs. Material Needs: We Accept New and Nearly-New, School Dress Code Appropriate PreK-12th grade clothing that kids would wear to school. We CANNOT accept: Sleeveless tops or spaghetti strap tops, Short shorts/short skirts, Out of style jeans (girls appreciate skinny jeans, boys appreciate straight fit), Shirts with St. Johns County school names or youth sports team names, Shirts with skulls, weapons, or statements about “mom” or “dad”, Cleats, flip-flops, sandals or shoes that look worn, Used socks or underwear, Swimsuits, Pajamas, Women’s or men’s “office” clothing. For more information click here.
Clyde E Lassen Veterans Nursing Home- The Clyde E. Lassen State Veterans’ Nursing Home in St. Augustine (St. Johns County) opened to residents in 2010. The 120-bed facility offers skilled nursing care and can accommodate 60 residents with dementia/Alzheimer’s disease. Items to donate: DVDs of great artists live concert performances, Electric Razors, Large floor puzzles (like for children), Karaoke CDS or DVDs, Upbeat music...Beach Boys, Elvis Presley, 40s-60s, Paint brushes, Blank canvas for painting, Costume Jewelry, Ladies scarves, watches, cardigans and shirts (M, L, XL), Nail Polish, Bookmarks, Large piece puzzles, White of metallic paint pens, Musical jewelry boxes, Men's stretch athletic shorts or pants (LG, XL or XXL), Men's colored T-Shirts 2x or 3x, After shave/perfumes/cologne/body spray, Men's belts all sizes, Nose hair trimmers, Men's and women's watches, Body wash and deodorant for men and women (name brand), Wallets, Word find and Sudoku puzzle books. For more information call (904) 940-2193 Address: 4650 State Road 16, St. Augustine, FL 32092
Horse Play Therapy Center- HorsePlay Therapy Center is one of the only organizations in Northeast Florida that provides physical therapy, occupational therapy, AND speech therapy to children with special needs on horseback in a comprehensive medical treatment model known as Hippotherapy. Additionally, we provide Equine-Assisted Therapy (EAT) to veterans suffering from PTSD and wounded warriors, offering therapies that incorporate the movement of the horse, horsemanship activities, horse-human interaction, and mental health therapy in an open air equine environment. Sessions include mounted and non-mounted activities that support post-traumatic growth, mental health wellness, and improve the overall quality of life for veterans and their families. Material Needs: Occasionally blankets and horse supplies.For more information click here.
St. Gerard Campus - A maternity home & Christian high school for pregnant teens. Their care is felt in the community in many additional ways: the pregnancy center offers pregnancy testing, sonograms and counseling, the community outreach program provides food, clothing, furniture, resources and counseling and all services are free of charge. The need for diapers, baby food, clothes and supplies is unsurpassed. We are also in desperate need of school and household supplies. For more information click here.
Safe Pet Rescue - SAFE was founded in 2008 with the goal of rescuing animals from kill shelters when they are facing euthanasia. To date, SAFE has rescued over 27,000 wonderful, precious pets who, through no fault of their own, became homeless. Each has a story, a heart, and feelings, and deserves a chance to have the home they want so desperately. SAFE also takes pets that other shelters will not take-in – the sick, the terrified, the seniors – those considered less adoptable or with costly injuries. SAFE is run entirely by donations. We cannot continue our lifesaving mission without your wonderful, kind, caring and generous support. SAFE has a resale store with a great selection of furniture, clothing, artwork, jewelry and household items.Our resale store is run entirely by volunteers, therefore more of our monetary donations go directly to the care of our pets! For more informationclick here.
Ayla's Acres No-Kill Animal Rescue Thrift Shop - St. Augustine, Florida-based 501(c)(3) supporting adoption, spay and neuter, and responsible care of animals. Along with education, outreach, and adoption and fostering programs, Ayla’s Acres also maintains a 45-acre sanctuary where “unadoptable” animals may live out their lives with peace, love, and dignity. With five rooms featuring furniture, antiques, clothing, art, books, and new and used collectibles, Ayla's Acres Thrift Shop is sure to have what you are looking for at a great price. For more information click here.
Vietnam Veterans of America- The VVA is a respected charity that gives aid to all of America’s veterans, not just those of a particular age group or war. By donating used clothes, shoes, small appliances, and other household items, you help generate funds to take care of the soldiers and service men and women who help keep America safe from harm. Schedule a pick up online by clicking here. For more informationclick here.
AmVets- We are not a donation location but there is a clothing drop box located at the entrance to our post. If you or anyone you know has any unwanted clothing, shoes, furniture, or household items that you would like to donate, please feel free to contact AmVets. There are also donation bins located throughout St. Augustine.For more information click here.
The Salvation Army- The Salvation Army Family Store supports our many outreach programs by turning reusable goods into much needed funding. Proceeds generated by Family Store sales are used to give tangible assistance and offer hope to First Coast residents. If you’re clearing out your clutter and don’t have a way to transport the furniture you’d like to donate, no problem! We can pick up your large furniture donation anytime from 9am to 4pm, Monday through Friday, depending on your location. For more information click here.
Goodwill - Goodwill Industries of North Florida is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to assisting all individuals who face barriers to employment. We do this by providing innovative employment, training and placement services. Our ultimate goal is to enable such individuals to acquire employment and to develop careers. For location information click here.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore- We take donations of used and working furniture, appliances, household items (such as lamps, dishes, pans, etc.) and some construction materials. Donations may be dropped off directly at the store during normal operating hours. For more information click here.
Books For Africa- This organization ships college text books, children's books, science and math books, dictionaries to African schools. We collect, sort, ship, and distribute books to students of all ages in Africa. Our goal: to end the book famine in Africa. Books For Africa accepts:
popular fiction and nonfiction reading books (soft and hard cover).
books that are 15 years old or newer.
primary, secondary, and college textbooks (soft and hard cover) with a 2002 or newer publish date.
reference books published in 2007 or later .
medical, nursing, IT, and law books with a 2007 or newer publish date.
some Bibles or religious books, please place them in a box separate from other donations and mark the box as “Religious texts.” Bibles are sent only when requested by African recipients.
School/office supplies—paper, pencils, pens, wall charts, maps, etc.
Acceptable books are gently used and relevant to an African reader. For more information click here.
Give Back Box- The purpose of Give Back Box® is to provide an effortless and convenient method of donating your used household items. Give Back Box not only provides an easy way to be part of a truly good cause, it gives a secondary use to corrugated boxes and guarantees they will be recycled. So this is an all-round CSR & Sustainability solution that costs you literally nothing. Give Back Box® provides vendor services to retailers and charities, giving each and every cardboard box a second life to help people in need. So it is also a 'green' solution! Reuse your online shipping boxes in which you received your purchases, or any other cardboard box you may have, to donate your unwanted household items: such as gently used clothing, shoes etc., to make a major difference in the life of another person. For more information or to print a label click here.
REthreaded- Donate to our business and help to provide services and training for our women. We also accept and love to receive your old and previously loved t-shirts! We can then turn them into beautiful hand-made products which help to change lives! We love to have volunteers in the building who dedicate their time to helping us treat and condition our upcycled materials. For more information click here.
The Junkluggers of St. Johns- Aside from hazardous materials, The Junkluggers of St. Johns can help with almost every junk removal project. Browse our complete list of acceptable junk, furniture, appliances, commercial items, and more here! We offer free estimates throughout Saint Johns, Jacksonville, Saint Augustine, and the surrounding areas. Contact at (866) 469-0618. For more informationclick here.
1-800-GOT-JUNK? is a full-service residential and commercial junk removal company. Just point at what you would like hauled away and they'll take care all the hard work. From home appliances to construction debris, strollers to electronics, they'll handle it all. Everything they collect gets donated, recycled, or reused before being sent off to the landfill. Phone: 1-800-468-5865 For more information click here.
JDog Junk Removal & Hauling- They haul almost anything except hazardous materials or chemicals. They will take paint products so long as the containers are opened and the liquid material has either dried or the container has been filled with kitty litter or other filler. What we do take: Wood, Yard waste: Branches, trees/leaves, Furniture: Couches/sofas, mattresses, dressers, tables, Appliances: Fridges, freezers, washers & dryers, Garage cleanouts, Attics, Sheds, Pianos, Swing sets, Hot Tubs and more. Contact at 844-GET-JDOG or firstname.lastname@example.orgFor more information click here.
First Coast Shreddingoffers a drop off shredding service that is perfect for residents concerned about identity theft, home businesses, small businesses, or just those who have a small amount of materials that don't require an on-site shredding service. Drop off shredding is a convenient way to easy dispose of old tax records, personal documents, private mail, or anything you don't want to get into the wrong hands. For more information click here.
Junk Mail - You can opt out for 5 years or permanently by visiting these sites click here and/or click here
Crazy Crayons Crayon Recycling- The National Crayon Recycle Program takes unwanted, rejected, broken crayons to a better place, where they will be recycled into new crayons! With that being said, please first look in your area for organizations that need crayons such as: Inner City Art Programs, Hospitals, Orphanages, Battered Women Shelters, Homeless Shelters, Low Income Daycares
Crayola ColorCycle Marker Recycling- Through this initiative, students in K-12 schools across the continental United States and parts of Canada can collect and repurpose used Crayola markers.
Earth 911 allows you to search for what you want to recycle with city and state and it pulls up all the places that accept that product. Click here to begin search
Sensible Recycling- Stop paying for data destruction, computer recycling, and electronics services. That’s right, ALL of our services are FREE! We come to you, or you can bring your material to us. We strive to make recycling computers and electronics and data security easy. Items accepted: Computers, Laptops, Printers, Flat Screen TV’s/Monitors, Cables, Battery Backups, Cable Boxes, Modems, Stereos, Circuit Boards, more. On and off site hard drive shredding. For more information click here.
Advanced Disposal – Servicing the southern half of St. Johns County (See Service Map). Advanced Disposal is proud to collect your recyclables and to provide you with a new, wheeled 95-gallon recycling cart to help keep St. Johns County cleaner and greener. The best part is, there's room for more recycling. Toss in your recyclables, roll them to the curb and you're done – it's that easy! For more information, call (904) 827-1005, read Advanced Disposal Recycling Information, or visit www.AdvancedDisposal.com/StJohnsCountyFL
Republic Services – Servicing the northern half of St. Johns County (See Service Map). We believe that recycling at home should be effortless. All you have to do is place your recyclables in the container, and we’ll do the rest. Our advanced sorting equipment ensures your recyclables are processed responsibly and reliably. From efficient curbside pickup to thorough sorting systems, we’re making our planet better. For more information, call (904) 825-0991, read Republic Services Recycling Information, or visit www.republicservices.com/residents
Items Accepted Include: Paper
Paper Towel Cores
Cardboard Boxes - Flattened to 2 ft by 3 ft sections
Brown Paper Bags
Paperboard Boxes - Cereal
NO BROKEN GLASS
Aluminum Beverage Cans
Steel Food Cans
Aluminum Baking Tins
Aluminum Food Cans
Clean Metallic Lids
Food & Beverage Cartons
Detergent & Cleaning Containers
Milk Jugs & Colored Jugs
All Plastics Labeled #1-7 (labels do not need to be removed)
Items Not Collected:
Food Waste & Garbage
Fireworks & Flares
Mirrors & Window Panes
Needles and other Medical Waste
Refrigerators & Freezers
Washers & Dryers
Window Air Conditioners
Stoves & Ranges
Recycle appliances curbside by scheduling a collection with your service provider.
All household garbage, hazardous waste, and white goods may be brought to either of the St. Johns County Transfer Stations for disposal during operating hours. (Recyclables only accepted at Tillman Ridge.) Tillman Ridge Transfer Station (Map) 3005 Allen Nease Rd Elkton, Florida 32033 Stratton Rd Transfer Station (Map) 250 North Stratton Rd St. Augustine, Florida 32095
Monday - Friday, 7am - 6pm, Saturday, 7am - 1pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
Household Hazardous Waste can be dropped off free of charge at Tillman Ridge or Stratton Rd Transfer Stations. Items include: motor oil, oil filters, gasoline, wax, cleaners, soap, pool chemicals, pesticides, insecticides, grout, aerosol cans, antifreeze, adhesives, flea dip, car & appliance batteries, polishes, lubricants, muriatic acid, propane gas cylinders, solvents, thinner, transmission fluid, brake fluid, lighter fluid, fire extinguishers, linseed oil, naval jelly, photo chemicals, etc. Oil-based paint, latex paint and fluorescent light bulbs are also accepted and a disposal fee is charged.
Obsolete Electronics include monitors, televisions, CPUs, laptops, printers, scanners, copiers, fax machines, keyboards, mice, cables, game hardware, UPS units, external drives, modems, phones, pagers, radios, stereos, VCR's, tape players, speakers, small kitchen appliances, power tools, health and beauty appliances.
Waste Tires – Automobile and light truck tires only. Limit 10 per household and a disposal fee is charged.
Not accepted: yard trash, garbage, construction materials, commercial items. Residential materials only. Construction & Demolition Debris Accepted at Nine Mile C&D Landfill on International Golf Pkwy, (904) 825-2105, or Waste Pro Transfer Station off SR 207, (904) 819-1738.