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    Mattresses, box springs & frames -- twin, full, queen (must be clean/free of stains, rips or tears) Blankets -- all sizes Bed Linens -- twin, full, queen Mattress pads & protectors -- twin, full, queen Pillows -- new only Small kitchen tables & chairs Dishes Silverware Kitchen starter kit items (e.g. spatulas, can openers, serving spoons, etc.) Drinking glasses (sets of 4 or more are ideal) Lamps, floor & table Large pots & pans
  • Furniture Needs
    Twin, full & queen mattresses, box springs and bed frames Small dining tables with 4-6 chairs Sofas Armchairs End tables Table lamps Floor lamps Lamp shades Light bulbs for lamps (60-100 W) Coffee tables Area rugs -- cleaned and ready for use Bookshelves Bicycles -- for adults and children
  • Kitchen & Laundry Needs
    Refrigerators Stoves Washers Dryers Microwaves Toaster ovens Slow cookers Rice cookers Teapots or electric hot water kettles Spice grinders Thermal carafes or "Airpots" 2-4 qt. pots Frying pans (please no scratched non-stick surfaces) Cast iron griddles Flatware Drinking glasses Coffee mugs (please no logos or religious iconography) Coffee makers Baking dishes Toaster ovens Electric mixers Blenders Toasters Mixing bowls Measuring cups & spoons Colanders Food processors Cutting boards Can openers Cookie sheets/rimmed baking pans Pressure cookers Dish towels & wash cloths Kitchen trash cans Cleaning supplies: Vacuums (preferably bagless) Mops Brooms Buckets Dish soap Laundry detergent Mr. Clean/Fabuloso
  • Bed & Bath Needs
    PLEASE LAUNDER ALL ITEMS BEFORE DONATING BED: Sheets - twin, full, queen Blankets -- all sizes Comforters (no down, please) -- twin, full, queen Mattress protectors -- twin, full, queen Mattress pads -- twin, full, queen Pillows (new only) BATH: Shower rods Shower curtains & rings Shower curtain liners -- new only, please Bath mats Towels & wash cloths Hygiene supplies: soap toothpaste shampoo Cleaning supplies: All-purpose cleaner Toilet cleaner Bathtub & shower cleaner Glass cleaner
  • Baby & Toddler Needs
    PLEASE LAUNDER OR WIPE DOWN ALL ITEMS BEFORE DONATING **When donating toys, clothing or baby equipment, please be sure items with multiple pieces are bagged up and placed together so the pieces don't get separated from each other during the moving process*** Diapers -- especially sizes 4, 5, 6 Baby cribs -- must be less than 8 years old Crib mattress sheets Baby blankets Infant & toddler car seats -- must be less than 4 years old & not involved in any car accidents Automobile booster seats -- must be less than 4 years old & not involved in any car accidents High chairs Strollers, full-size Booster seats for kitchen table Baby & toddler dishes, bowls, cups, flatware Baby & Toddler clothing, sizes 0-5T -- nothing stained, torn or missing buttons, snaps or zippers
    ISCU does not accept the following items: Excessively worn, torn/ripped, broken, dirty/stained items or items with missing parts Shoes & clothing (except for babies & toddlers) King-size beds & bedding Sleeper sofas Oversized furniture of any kind (our families generally live in small spaces) Down-filled comforters Mattress toppers Bed skirts & pillow shams China cabinets & hutches Large entertainment centers Televisions & related electronics (VCRs, DVD players, CD players, etc.) Desks & desk chairs Waterbeds Lamps with broken or missing lampshades Throw pillows Cribs that are more than 8 years old Car seats that are more than 3 years old or that have been in accidents Dishwashers Mounted/over-the-stove microwaves Specialty kitchen appliances (ice cream makers, etc.) Specialty serving pieces (cake stands, punch bowls, etc.) Stained, chipped or cracked dishware Stemware Cookware with damaged non-stick surfaces Unusual bakeware (springform pans, ring molds, cookie cutters, etc.) Barware (martini shakers, strainers, etc.) Coolers Storage containers with missing lids Curtains Medical equipment (crutches, wheelchairs, walkers, etc.) Breast pumps Books for adults (including text books) Artwork, wall hangings & picture frames Athletic equipment (tennis rackets, golf clubs, etc.) Pet care items Automotive items Outdoor furniture Lawnmowers & outdoor tools/equipment Construction supplies (tools, paint, brushes, drywall, etc.) Collectibles (dolls, figurines, model cars, etc.)
  • Warehouse Supplies
    The following supplies are needed for sorting, cleaning, storing and distributing household goods for immigrant families: Large plastic tubs with lids (for storing bedding, baby clothing, etc.) Sturdy clothes racks with wheels (for hanging baby clothes) Children's clothing hangers Jumbo zip-lock storage bags Medium zip-lock storage bags Large, heavy duty black garbage bags Heavy duty packing tape Dish soap All purpose cleaner (Fabuloso or Mr. Clean) Red & black markers Packing paper Bubble wrap


We accept new or clean/laundered, gently-used household goods as well as baby and toddler items.  For a list of needed items, please click on the links on this page.  Please also make note of items we do not accept.

We kindly ask for pictures of any items you wish to donate so we can evaluate size and condition.  We reserve the right to turn down any item we cannot use.  Thank you for your generosity and understanding.  

Pick up is available for donors living in the Champaign-Urbana area.  To reach us,
click on the link below or email


Families in need of household goods or baby and toddler items, please click on link below or email


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