Below are the guidelines that our screeners will be using at your drop-off appointment. Please take a minute to pre-screen your items to save everyone time:


  • All items must be tagged and hanging with the hanger as a “?”
  • Clothes should be purchased within the last 3 years.
  • Seasonally appropriate – We are accepting SPRING/SUMMER clothes in excellent condition.
  • We are accepting Boys Polo Shirts, girls cami’s to be worn under shirts, swimsuits and NEW this Spring all Brands.
  • Jeans should have minimal fraying and fading of the knees. No tears unless they are made to be distressed.
  • Zippers, buttons, Velcro and snaps are present and working.
  • No clothes that smell of smoke, pets, mothballs or musty
  • No Stains
  • Baby items- closely examine collars for formula stains and bottoms for bodily fluid stains.
  •  Examine cuffs of shirts.
  • Cloth Diapers- Must be fresh, clean, excellent condition
  • Check for excessive wear on sweaters, PJ’s, and hoodies.
  • No camp and vacation shirts. Socks, onesies, burp rags and underwear new in package accepted.
  • All must be tasteful and age appropriate. No profanity, nudity, or alcoholic references.
  • IN DEMAND BRANDS: You may be more lenient with Matilda Jane, Tea Collection, Boden, Janie and Jack, Crewcuts and Boutique Clothing as these brands are highly sought after.


  • Please be selective.
  • Fall shoes only- No flip flops/sandals unless KEENS or TEVAs
  • Clean top and soles – no mud.
  • Securely fastened to each other & TAGGED well.
  • No heavily scratched leather, worn toes, or dented toes.
  • Good amount of tread on sole.
  • Trim must be in good shape – not missing or peeling.


  • Toys must be very clean.
  • All toys must work – batteries must be included and working.
  • All pieces must be present and no broken pieces.
  • Stuffed animals are accepted under the following guidelines: move, talk, play music
  • Verify the following have all pieces, items match their covers and not damaged or obviously scratched: games, puzzles, video games, discs, DVDs 


We do not accept the following items unless they are new in the box.

  • Breast pumps
  • Kid potties or seats
  • Diaper pails
  • Underwear
  • Pacifiers
  • Feeding supplies
  • Onesies unless part of an outfit or thicker
  • Receiving blankets