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Selling or Donating the Random Things

It's nice to know that your donations are going to good use.  Here are some places to donate or sell specific items.

Wedding Dresses

What to do with this ol' thing?

What to do with this ol' thing?

There are some great charities that accept wedding dresses, either to donate to brides in need, repurpose, or resell and use the proceeds for charity.  Some have time restrictions as they are looking for contemporary options.

http://www.successinstyle.org/cherie-amour/ (a good option with no time restrictions!)

http://www.stanthonysbridal.com/get-involved.php#donate (a great local option!)

http://bridesforacause.com

http://www.bridesagainstbreastcancer.org

http://bridalgarden.org/donations/ (within five years)

http://www.adornedingrace.org/donate/#donations (after 2005)

http://www.bridesacrossamerica.com (within five years)

http://www.st-josephs-haiti.com/3694/index.html (within 7 years)

http://www.fairytalebrides.org (site may be down)

What if you want to sell your dress?  You can try:

https://www.tradesy.com/weddings/

http://www.oncewed.com/used-wedding-dresses/

https://www.preownedweddingdresses.com/sell-wedding-dress.html

http://www.woreitonce.com/sell.cfm

Fur

If fur items are no longer working for you, there are a few charities that will make good use of them.

Born Free 

PETA (to comfort animals or clothe the homeless)

Coats for Cubs (holds an annual drive with local drop off points)

Books & Prints

First check to see if your books are worth the effort at  abebooks.com or bookfinder.com.

If so, look for local book dealers on http://www.abaa.org or sell online at http://www.baumanrarebooks.com or http://www.powells.com

For bibles, take a look at this appraisal site. http://www.greatsite.com/appraisals/index.html

As many Bibles are in print, only the most rare are worth selling, so consider donating to one of the sites listed here

For prints, try: http://www.philaprintshop.com/ or http://www.swanngalleries.com

Gifts from Former Flames

Want to sell something from your ex?  Try www.NeverLikeditAnyway.com.  Just want it gone? Post it on https://www.webthriftstore.com/donate to help raise money for non-profits.

 

Coins

Local to the DMV, try a well-reviewed coin dealer like this: http://www.juliancoin.com