Last updated 11/2/17


Local Places to
Find Stuff or Donate To

Building Materials

View Directory

Household & Furniture

American Rescue Workers

A Wider Circle
Silver Spring, MD
Accepts beds, furniture and larger volume donations

The Baltimore Freestore
Collects & gives away household items

Furniture for Families

Provides people transitioning from homelessness with furniture for their homes.

Goodwill Industries

Salvation Army


Bikes & Books

BYKE (Baltimore Youth Kinetic Energy Collective)

Youth enrichment program dedicated to personal and professional development through learning bicycle mechanics, safe ridership, and community values

Velocipide Baltimore, MD
Allows people to build their own bikes for free

The Book Thing of Baltimore

Putting unwanted books into the hands of those who want them.


Craft Materials


Donation-based creative reuse store and donation center located in Federal Hill, Baltimore, MD



Educational Materials

Baltimore Teacher Supply Swap

Bridging the gap between educators who need instructional materials and people who have instructional materials they don’t need.

Hazardous Materials

Check your local government
for drop off availabilities

Baltimore City

Baltimore County

Howard County

Montgomery County

Prince George County

Carroll County

Local & National Directories

Habitat for Humanity Restores
National Directory

Furniture Banks
National Directory

The Freecycle Network






Other Helpful Info
& Places We Love

Tools & Maker Spaces

Baltimore Community Toolbank

Stewards an inventory of tools for lending to charitable organizations to increase the impact of their mission-related efforts in the community

Station North Tool Library

Like a book library, but for tools!

Open Works Baltimore

Open Works' mission is to make tools, technology, and the knowledge to use them accessible and affordable.

Workshop of Our Own

A collaborative professional woodshop and educational space for women and gender-nonconforming furniture makers.

Building Materials & Hardware

Brick & Board Remington

Specializing in reclaimed & salvage materials

Canton Ace Hardware

Falkenhan's Hardware Hampden

National Lumber Pulaski Highway

Waverly Ace Hardware & Garden Center

Old Plumbing & Clawfoot Tubs

Theiss Plumbing
4251 Hartford Rd, Baltimore, MD 21214
Older plumbing hardware and a wealth of related info

Vintage Tub & Bath

Tub Re-enameling


Pallet Gardens

Pallet Alternate Use

DIY & Other Info

Beth's Do It Yourself Workshop
*Now closed, but an excellent online resource*

How Old is My Appliance?