Charity Pickup Service will pick items up at your home and leave a tax receipt, and you can designate the charity (either Military Order of the Purple Heart or Vietnam Veterans of America). You can schedule the pickup at http://www.charitypickupservice.com/.
I bring mine over to the salvation army across from the Aldi on Pulaski ( just south of Foster) I have brought clothes, shoes, toys, games, appliances I don't use anymore etc... They have huge drop boxes, the non clothes items just leave infront of the boxes, someone will come pick them up
St. Cyprian's Food Pantry at 6535 W. Irving Park Road (entry in the back) will take the clothing and any small household items. They are open on Monday and Thursday from 9 A.M. to 11 A.M.. They accept food donations too. Also, they are currently accepting gently used book bags and school supplies for the "Back to School" distribution. Your donations are always welcome.I have volunteered here for over a year now. A great neighborhood diatribution center for the GCFD.
X2 on the Salvation Army on Cumberland and Foster. Enter on Foster Ave. parking lot . Deposit your donation by the SA truck or bin. After 10 AM there is a fellow there to help you unload and give you a receipt for tax deductions. Just an FYI some of the bins for donation are owned by "for profit" companies.
People that preach tolerance are by far the least tolerant people around.... We are told to accept everyone but, if someone has a different view because of their Religious beliefs it's ok to attack them..... Everyone should mean everyone..... Just sayin'
Youth Outreach Services (at Irving and Narragansett) is seeking donations "for a new facility of apartments that will be used by foster, runaway and homeless youth, as well as other youth in crisis situations. We need help getting these apartments furnished by August. If you are able to donate, please get in touch with Claire Barner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773.777.7112 x7229. Wish list: Couches Living room chairs Dining tables and chairs Dressers Kitchen supplies (dishes, pots and pans, silverware, etc.)"