Baby Central, Coldbrook – We accept clothing sizes from newborn-6x, all MUST be in season, freshly laundered and neatly folded into your bag (no boxes) with all buttons, snaps, zippers done up and outfits together. Equipment and toys must be cleaned and in working condition including batteries if required. Some equipment items such as strollers, highchairs, cribs and more have certain safety conditions that must be met before consigning.
Books – can be donated to the Wolfville chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women. They have an annual sale in March to raise funds for educational purposes. Phone 542-2352 to discuss donations. The Food banks will also take them.
Or, drop off books at any of the Wee Libraries in the Valley (Kentville at the Miner’s Marsh, Port Williams Park, or inside the Louis Millet Community Complex in New Minas)
Children’s jackets – Vail’s Drycleaning in New Minas take donations of gently used children and adult winter coats to distribute to families in need.
Maternity clothes and baby gear – The Valley Care Pregnancy Centre in Kentville will take donations of maternity clothes and baby gear and clothes up to age 2. Or sell on consignment at Baby Central in Coldbrook (679-2229).
REusedsale– Looking for a place to discard of your unwanted, but still useful, things? Hoping it won’t all go to waste? RE is for you! RE is a new, community-minded, resale shop. When you donate, you help support local families, local business, community groups and the environment. Let us help you save time and donate hassle-free. We take furniture, housewares, home decor, kid’s clothing, toys, books and more!
Stuffed animals – The Kentville Police Department will take donations of gently used stuffed animals to give to children who are in emergency situations. Please phone or email first to make sure that they have room for them, first. (902-678-3378)
Toys – Donations of toys can be given to the Wolfville Area Food Bank. Infant toys can be sold on consignment at Baby Central in Coldbrook.
VHS Videos – Chrysalis House in Kentville will distribute VHS kid videos to its clients if you donate them here (not the library or hospital).
New Minas Recycling – The clothing will go to the Eastern Recyclers Association. Part of the proceeds will benefit Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and the I.W.K. The clothes, including curtains, blankets, purses and shoes do not have to be in good shape at all. You can bag these items together and drop-off anytime during business hours at New Minas Recycling
RE, New Minas – RE is a community-minded, second-hand shop focused on keeping furniture and other items out of landfills & redistributing them, to new homes.
Valley Care Pregnancy Centre – We still welcome donations of baby items such as gently used baby clothing, formula, diapers and small baby furniture such as bouncy chairs and swings and also maternity clothes