We appreciate every donation and recognize the trust you have placed in us to help others. We work diligently to redeem your donation for the maximum value to support the work of Knox Area Rescue Ministries. Every $2 in proceeds from the sales of donated items help to provide a meal for a guest at our mission.
And your gift is tax deductible. Knox Area Rescue Ministries is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. EIN 62-0670972
Not broken or badly dented or water damaged, not missing any vital parts. Minor dents or scratches are acceptable. Desks maximum size is 4′ wide x 2′ deep. Entertainment centers are acceptable if they can be repurposed as wardrobe or pantry and must have doors (glass or wood) that hide the TV shelf and other shelves.
Toys, tools, music instruments, knickknacks, books (not school textbooks), magazines, artwork, computers, clean area rugs, dishes, pots/pans, shoes, antiques, and jewelry. Please put small items in stackable boxes with lids or flaps that close.
Items we Cannot Accept
We cannot accept the following items for our stores:
Anything that is wet from rain or floods, etc. or otherwise damaged as noted above.
Combustible fuel in any tanks or containers
Console TVs or stereos
Baby cribs with a sliding side rail
Building materials, including paint and carpet remnants
Built-in appliances, including dishwashers
Pianos or organs
Slate-top pool tables
Safety helmets, including baseball, football, and cycling helmets
Keep Me Informed
From time to time, KARM Stores host or participate in community events, such as Coats for the Cold, creating additional opportunities for our KARM Stores volunteers. To be alerted of these opportunities and others unique to KARM Stores, share your contact information below and we’ll keep you in the loop.