Here are some useful contacts in case you find yourself in the situation of having too much stuff than you could possible move!
The following groups will pick up old furniture from your home (call for pickup):
Ontario March of Dimes – 613-549-4141
Salvation Army – 613-544-4396
The following agencies will pick up clothing from your home:
Canadian Diabetes Association – Call 613-384-0767 to book a pickup time or call 613 384 0767 to find nearest drop-off location.
Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy – Call 613-384-1957 to book a pickup time.
Salvation Army – Call 613-544-4396 to book a pickup time.
St. Vincent de Paul Society – Call (613) 546-3333 to book a pickup time.
Clothing can be dropped off at the following locations:
Better Beginnings – 730 John Counter Blvd.
St. Mary of the Lake Hospital – 370 Union Street, 613-549-1348
Kingston thrift stores (clothing and coat hangers):
Value Village, 1412 Bath Rd., 613-544-4849
The Salvation Army, 472 Division St., 613-531-5002
Ontario March of Dimes, 540 Armstrong Road, 613-546-9979
The Salvation Army, 277 Bath Road, 613-544-4396
Goodwill, 1469 Princess St., 613-545-9780
Non-Perishable Food Items (drop off):
Queen’s student food bank - 218 Earl Street (MacGillivray-Brown Hall on campus), (613) 533-6972
Martha’s Table – 629 Princess St., (613) 546-0320
Partners in Mission Food Bank, 140 Hickson St. (613) 544-4534
Used batteries, ink cartridges and old cell phones (drop off):
Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) – Room 021, JDUC
Used Appliances (drop off or pick up for a fee):
Potter’s Appliance Repairs – 746 Development Drive, 613-389-2177
Grundy’s, RR #1 Glenburnie – 613-544-5041
Rowe Refrigeration & Appliance Services – PO Box 35, Selby, 613-548-4733
Knapp Appliances 1528 Sydenham Road, 613-542-3232
The Fridge Doctor – 139 Joseph Street, 613-542-4525, 1183 Montreal Street, 613-388-2403
Online exchange markets (free of charge):
http://kingston.kijiji.ca/ and http://groups.yahoo.com/group/KingstonFreecycle/
Conventional markets at www.quikdrop.com, www.stuffyadontwant.com, www.craigslist.com, http://apps.facebook.com/marketplace/ and http://www.myams.org/marketplace/forumdisplay.php?fid=1