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ricRACK's inkind donation policy:

ALL DONATIONS must be clean, readily usable, and free of dirt, mold, water damage, etc.

Please plan to drop off donations at our Warehouse during our monthly Community Textile Recycling Days (next up March 24th). 

Please click GIVE STUFF above to be taken to our online item donation form.

We will email you back within 5 days to tell you if we can take your items.

Thanks for your support!


    Items we really, really want (always)!

a working chainstitch machine



Sequined fabric

unique costumes

Vintage and Designer clothing, accessories, etc. in great condition


ricRACK accepts

Art Supplies 


Antique Sewing Machines (working, non-working) 

Beads (for both beading and jewelry making)

Books: art, sewing, crafting, etc


Crafting Supplies (Some not all - please call or email to find out if we can take it)

Cleaning Supplies (please see our wishlist)

Designer clothing in good condition (i.e. Valentino, Chanel, etc.)

Higher end clothing in brand new or like new condition (i.e. Theory, Madewell, Marine Layer, etc.)

Embroidery hoops, floss 

Fabric - rolls and large pieces

Fabric paint 


Office Supplies (please see our wishlist)

Reusable shopping bags in usable condition


RIT Dyes 

School Supplies

Scraps (in a usable size, anything too tiny would be eligible for our Community Textile Recycling Days)

Sergers (only working please, in good condition)

Sequins, Sequined fabric and fabric scraps

Sewing Supplies and Tools

Sewing machines (working only please) 

Sewing Patterns (must be complete with instructions, new or slightly used) 

Trim & Sewing Notions


Vintage Clothing in good condition

Vintage costumes in good condition

Vintage tablecloths, cloth napkins, etc. free of stains





Dangerous Chemicals


Incomplete Sewing Patterns 

Magazines, non-art/textile/sewing books, catalogs 

Mardi Gras Beads & Throws

Spray Paint cans / Old, Spoiled Paints


Pick Ups

We do not have our own truck but, we are often running around in the city and can swing by and pick stuff up. 

To discuss pick-up donations, email or 

Shipping: ricRACK accepts shipped donations! Please mail to

ricRACK, Inc. - Donations

1927 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

New Orleans, LA 70113


Any questions or concerns, please email

ricRACK Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your donation is tax deductible.


Recycling Alternatives

In the event we are unable to accept all of your items,

here are some other options for donating the items you'd like to thoughtfully rehome:

The Green Project


STEM Library Lab

Out of the Closet

Habitat for Humanity 

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