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With your support, we’re able to keep usable materials out of the landfill, teach thousands of people new skills, and continue to grow our impact in the St. Louis region and beyond.

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Have stuff to donate to Perennial?

We accept donations during our retail hours 11-5 Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. At this time we are only accepting donations from this list, thank you for your understanding! Come help us clear room by shopping our retail stash!

Here’s a list of stuff we need:

  • wicker baskets!
  • any size paper bags, paper grocery bags with or without handles
  • any thickness but 12″ or more length pieces of walnut or cherry
  • beeswax
  • soy wax
  • panel product (plywood, osb, chip board, mdf, etc) in 12”x12” or larger pieces!
  • stained glass sheets or scraps (flat and colorful panes, no bottles)
  • wood frames (no larger than 12″ x 16″)
  • hinges
  • wooden cigar boxes
  • needle nose pliers
  • embroidery hoops
  • wide mouth glass jars (no bottles) bonus points for labels removed!
  • black walnuts, acorns
  • burlap coffee bags
  • bright t-shirts with NO side seams
  • fabric larger than 1 yard
  • linen or silk fabrics
  • lace
  • beads
  • buttons
  • large eyed sewing needles
  • small used tools (ex knitting needles, crochet hooks, wrenches, jewelry tools)
  • terracotta pots
  • 2 x 4 wood (longer than 3′)
  • 2 x 6 wood (longer than 3′)
  • any 1 x wood that is longer than 3′
  • fence posts or fence picket panels
  • wooden clothes pins (with springs)
  • sewing tools + notions
  • cotton fabric (larger than 2 yards)
  • yarn
  • large cutting mats (24 by 36)
  • thermal printer for shipping labels
  • keys
  • pocket knives
  • old or foreign coins

Due to lack of space there are a few things we can never take:

  • furniture
  • unfinished craft projects
  • plastic food containers
  • fabric scraps
  • upholstery samples (sorry we are full up forever)

If you have an item you think we’d be interested in, but it’s not on our current donation list. You can email a picture to to see if we can use it.

Got something to give away that we can’t use? Check to see if you have a local Buy Nothing Chapter.

Remember the number one way to keep things out of the landfill is to reduce our consumption. For tips, check out this great infographic How to Get Rid of Throwaway Culture