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This list changes regularly. Please check back often for what we are accepting. If you are unsure if we accept it, please email us a list or pictures before bringing to Scraps.

General Donation Never Accept

Balloon weights
Books & Curriculum
Broken Glass, Ceramics, Dishes, or Tiles
Boxes or Bags with mold, animal droppings, or insects
Candles in jars
Candles in tins
Completed or Partially Completed Craft Projects/Artwork
Computer Ink/Toner
Cupcake decor
Folded Shirt Boxes
Food Contaminated Containers
Food Packaging and Containers (including grocery containers and
Furniture + Electronics
Garlands
Gift Bows
Gift card holders
Gift Wrap
Greeting Cards (not even the fronts)
Hardened Clay, Play Doh, or Paints
Household Dishware (mugs, plates etc.)
Household Glassware (Vases, candle holders, food jars – Mason ja
Inflatables
Items that are Broken
Koozies
Large Metal Tins
Large Plastic Lids (>a peanut butter lid)
Large Toys
Light bulbs
Magazines + Newspapers
Packing Paper
Painted jars
Styrofoam + Packing Peanuts (the biodegradable type is ok)
Torn Out Paper
Toys (non-educational)

General Donation Not Accepted At This Time

3-Ring Binders
Binder Clips
Award Ribbons
Binding Materials
Corks
Calendars
Candles
Craft Wood
Diskette Holders
Envelopes
Carpet Squares
Lanyards
Letter Openers
Tiles (Grey and White)
Olive colored hanging file folders
Page Dividers
Picture Frames
Planners
Folders
Plastic utensils (Including Straws)
Plastic Letter Trays
Report Covers
Receipt paper rolls (for adding machines)
Rubber Stamps
Construction Paper
Glass (Frame)
Rulers
Spiral Notebooks
Staplers
Tile and Interior Samples
Unoccupied Plastic Bags of any kind
Medals
Foam Core
Paper Clips
Notebook Paper
Plastic Bits & Pieces
White Paper Larger than 8x12
Mat Cutters
Trophies
Tape Dispensers
Scrapbooking Albums
Stencils

Textile Donations Accept

Appliqués
Buttons
Buckles, Zippers, & Velcro
Cross-stitch, Needlepoint, Embroidery supplies
Cotton Quilting Scraps
Ribbon
Fabric (1/2 yard or more) & Fabric Bolts
Fabric Paint
Felt, Fleece, & Fur
Handiwork Supplies
Interfacing
Lace, Tulle, & Burlap
Leather and Leather Tools & Dyes
Notions – Pins, snaps, thimbles, patches, bobbins, ect
Sewing Supplies
Stuffed Animal and Doll noses/hair/eyes
Yarn: Neatly wrapped skeins, cakes, spools or balls

Textile Never Accept

Household Linens (Bedding, Towels, Table Linens, Curtains)
Whole or Partial Garments
Completed/Partially Completed Projects (Sewing, Knitting/Crochet
Tiny bits and pieces of fabric
Any Fabric or Yarn that is:
Dirty/Stained
Wet/Mildewed
Exposed to Bugs or Rodents
Exposed to Heavy Smoke
Tangled/Wadded Up

Textile Not Accepted At This Time

Home Dec Fabric
Bias Tape
Sewing Machines
Home Dec Samples
Crochet Thread
Patterns (vintage ok, 1970’s and earlier)
Project pamphlets or leaflets
Paperback or Hardcover books
Iron Ons & Transfer paper
Knitting/Crocheting Supplies (Knitting Needles)
Stuffing/Batting
Trim, Cording & Tassels
Thread

Below is a list of acceptable items we like to have in store

Again, please call if you have questions about a potential donation.

Arts & Crafts

Adhesives
Art Kits
Art Markers
Art Pouches/Cases
Art Storage Boxes
Art Work
Balsa Wood
Baskets
Bingo Daubers
Bells
Blenders (Art)
Bottle Caps
Brayers
Canvases
Candle Making Supplies
Card Making Supplies
Charcoal
Clay
Craft Kits
Doilies
Doll Parts
Easels
Erasers
Exacto Knives
Feathers
Fixatives & Varnishes
Floral
Floral Foam
Foil Paper
Gems
Glitter
Glitter Glue
Gold Leaf
Googly Eyes
Jewelry Making
Light Boxes
Magnets
Maps
Marbles/Glass Beads
Metal Letters
Mirrors (Small)
Paint
Paint brushes
Palettes
Paper
Paper Cutters
Pastels (Oil or Chalk)
Pencils
Pipe Cleaners
Plaster of Paris
Plastic braid
Pom Poms
Portfolios
Sand
Scrapbooking
Sizzix
Sketchbooks/Pads
Sketchboards
Triangles
T-Square
Vinyl Letters
Wreaths

School/Office

Brads
CDs
Chalk
Chalkboards
Clipboards
Clips
Compasses
Computer Mice
Crayons
Desk Organizers
Erasers
Index Cards
Index Card Holders
Index Tabs
Ink Pads
Labels
Laminating Sheets
Language Arts Tools and Flashcards
Letter Openers
Locker Shelf
Markers
Math Tools and Flashcards
Misc. Office Stamps
Miscellaneous Office Supplies
Mousepads
Name Tags
Paper
Paper Hole Punches
Pencil Boxes
Pens
Pencils
Protractors
Post it Notes
Push Pins
Roladex
Rubber Bands
Sentence Strips
Science Tools
Scissors
Social Studies Tools
Staples
Staple Removers
Stickers
Tape
Twistables
Whiteboards

Miscellaneous

Bandanas
Grommet tool
Cutting mats
Bubbles
Rotary cutters and blades
Buckets
Jewelry tool kit
Soldering gun
Caribeeners
CDs (Not the cases)
Coasters (Cardboard)
Coffee Filters
Corks
Cotton Balls
Flashlights
Frames
Goody Bag Toys
House Numbers
Industrial Scissors
Key Rings
Locks
Packing Peanuts (biodegradable)
Paper Grocery Bags
Paper Lanterns
Pins/Buttons
Plastic Containers
Plastic Eggs
PolyFoam & Rubber Bits
Sand Paper
Sewing Spools (Plastic)
Small Metal Tins (Altoids)
String & Rope
Tackle Box
Tape Measures
Tarps
Tokens/coins
Tool Boxes
Tubing
Vegetable Netting
Washers

Business Scraps

Reduce waste and recycling costs by donating manufacturing seconds, overruns, by-product materials, and office supplies.

Business Scraps

Manufacturing seconds
Pens
Pencils
Tape (partial roll, ok)
Overruns
By-product materials
Paper Clips
Manufacturing by-products
Full tissue boxes
Left over party goods
Staplers
Hole punchers

School Supplies

Whether used for our Adopt a Class program or creatively transformed in our make and take space, you can be sure your items will be sustainably used.

School Supplies - Adopt a Class

Markers
Paper (unused)
Glue bottles (partially full, too!)
Glue sticks
Pens
Pencils
Gently used school supplies
Crayons, not broken
Colorful bottle caps
Gift bags
Note pads
Paint brushes
Full tissue boxes
Left over party goods
Gently used classroom decor
Ziploc bags
Stickers
Hand sanitizer

Design Center Machines & Items

We would like to equip our Design Center with a library of machines. If you have equipment to donate or would like to make a monetary donation toward our Design Center, please contact us.

Grommet tool
Cutting mats
Rotary cutters and blades
Jewelry tool kit
Soldering gun

Homeless Care Supplies

We are only accepting summer supplies at this time. The homeless and hopeless throughout the metro area are always in need of dignity and survival items, including homeless workers at Scraps KC.

New Only

Deodorant (Travel size)
Disposable razors
Men’s boxer brief underwear (M-XXL)
Electrolyte Powder
Batteries (AAA, AA, C & D)
Mouthwash (Travel size)

New or Gently Used

Jeans (Size 30-36)
Short Sleeve T-Shirts (L-XXL)
Blankets/sleeping bags
Large durable backpacks
Shorts (Men's Cargo or Athletic)
Washcloths
Body Spray

Seasonable Items

Cough drops
Tissues (Individual packs)
Ibuprofen (Individual packs)