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My Kids Don't Want My Stuff! Where to Donate and Sell

Book Donations

  • The West Falmouth Library holds an annual book sale, usually in the late spring. Go to the library’s bookstall page for dates and types of books being accepted.  Phone: 508-548-4709


Clothing and Household Goods

  • Hand in Hand Thrift Shop, Benefits the Falmouth Service Center                                                                       141 Sandwich Road, East FalmouthPhone: 508-457-0770 

  • Falmouth Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, Benefits Falmouth Hospital                                                            432 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth Phone: 508-457-7799 

  • ReStore, Benefits Habitat for Humanity.  Takes donations of furniture, appliances, tools, building materials. Will pick up large or heavy items. 805 Gifford Street Ext, Falmouth, Phone: 508-394-6400 


St. Vincent de Paul Charities

Proceeds are used to benefit the works of the St. Vincent de Paul Society in giving financial aid to the needy, maintaining the food pantry and helping wherever needed. The following serve the Upper Cape:

  • St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop, Affiliated with St. Anthony’s Parish. The funds are used to provide services to community residents in need.18 Davisville Road, East Falmouth, Phone: 508-540-0505.

  • Christ the King Parish Thrift ShopProceeds are used to benefit the works of Christ the King Parish's St. Vincent de Paul Society in giving financial aid to the needy, maintaining the food pantry and helping wherever needed. 4463 Route 28 Cotuit, Phone: 508-420-0949

Household Hazardous Waste Collections

Barnstable County has a regular rotation of hazardous waste events.  There is one annually in Falmouth (late spring), and four per year on the Upper Cape.  The Town of Falmouth website shows current dates and locations. 

Medical Equipment    

  • Falmouth Senior Center accepts clean used medical and assistive devices, except for toilet equipment.  Phone: 508-540-0196

  • Pass It On for Kids provides recycled durable medical equipment and other assistive technology to children with disabilities. Pass It On accepts equipment that is clean and in good repair. The organization will pick-up donated equipment and provide a tax purposes. Phone: 508-477-6966


Prescription Drugs

Unused prescription and over-the counter medications can be disposed of in the Drug Drop-Off Box located in the the lobby of the Falmouth Police Department, 750 Main Street Falmouth, Phone:  774-255-4527


Yard Sales

  • Clean Out the Closet: Local Falmouth business run by Debbie and John Netto. Will help you remove all your unwanted items. Free estimates. Call 508-540-4218 for an appointment. No Website. The Nettos do not charge for their services. They hold periodic, well attended yard sales; items that do not sell are donated or given free to local residents in need.

  • Sandwich Flea Market: If you are interested in selling directly to the public, you can pay a fee to set up a table and sell collectable items. The market is open weekly from mid April through October.

Stores: The following local shops may be interested in purchasing items from your home

  • Cape Cod Gold and Silver: This shop in Sandwich buys gold, silver and other precious metals and diamonds. Phone 508-888-2700

  • Historical Antiques & Coins: Located in Sandwich, this store buys and sells antiques, coins, watches, military items, old toys, old sports memorabilia, jewelry, and gold and silver. They also provide free evaluations.

Estate Sales: The following Cape Cod companies provide full-service estate sales


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