7 Organizations That Give Your Old Medical Equipment a New Home
- Med-Eq (USA) This US organization matches donated materials to charitable organizations in the US for distribution.
- Hospice of Hope (UK)
- Project C.U.R.E.
- Yad Sarah (Israel)
- Not Just Tourists (Canada)
- Medshare (US)
- Jacobs Well Appeal (UK)
What can I do with unused medical supplies?
You can donate medical equipment to all the following organizations throughout California –
- the state Assistive Technology Program.
- reuse centers.
- recycling centers.
- loan closets and lending libraries for medical equipment.
- private nonprofits helping the disabled in their communities.
- Goodwill stores.
- Salvation army stores.
Can you donate medical supplies to Goodwill?
We accept most home medical equipment – such Bath Chairs & Benches, Bed Rails, Canes, Commodes, Crutches, Chairs, Lift chair with recline function, Geri Chair with recline function, foot rest & tray table, Hip Chair, Straight Chair with two arms, Children’s walkers, standers, feeding chairs, wheelchairs, tumble forms,
Who takes donated medical supplies?
The American Medical Resource Foundation distributes donated medical equipment and supplies to charitable hospitals and medical clinics. They accept used items that are either functioning or able to be repaired. The Foundation can arrange for pickup of your items if needed.
What do you do with unused depends?
If no diaper banks are operating in your area, you may be able to donate your incontinence products to:
- a local food bank.
- a senior citizen’s center.
- homeless shelters.
- shelter for women escaping domestic violence.
- your local township office.
- your place of worship that has a health ministry program.
What items do goodwill not take?
What Not to Donate to Goodwill
- Items in Need of Repair.
- Recalled or Unsafe Items.
- Mattresses & Box Springs.
- Fireworks, Weapons or Ammunition.
- Paint & Household Chemicals.
- Building Materials.
- Extremely Large or Bulky Items.
- Medical Supplies.
How do you recycle medical equipment?
Medical Equipment: Non-motorized items that are primarily metal, such as canes and walkers, may be recycled at a scrap metal recycling facility. Batteries should be removed from motorized equipment and disposed of at a hazardous waste facility.
What can you do with an old nebulizer?
Donate your no longer needed nebulizer! Global Links accepts clean, functioning, non battery-operated nebulizers along with unopened tubing and masks by mail or drop off at our headquarters Click here to donate a nebulizer.
Is it better to donate to Salvation Army or Goodwill?
The critical difference is that Goodwill is a nonprofit organization, and Salvation Army is a charity. Of the two organizations, Salvation Army is the best to donate to. Salvation Army is the best to donate because the clothing, money, and goods do directly to those in need. What Is Goodwill?
Where can I donate unused diapers?
The National Diaper Bank Network has a directory of local diaper banks that accept unused diapers for families in need. If you click the “find a diaper bank” link you can search for a local diaper bank for donating diapers.
Can I donate unopened adult diapers?
If you or someone you know has unopened medical supplies, including incontinence products such as diapers, pull-ons and pads, donate them to a local diaper bank, shelter, senior center or hospice organization. Ask family members and friends if they know someone who would benefit from these supplies.