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Donations of New and Gently Used Items Needed for Make a Difference Day

Donations of new and gently-used items are needed for Daly City’s annual Re-use Exchange, a component of Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 22. Make a Difference Day is the national day of helping others. It is held annually on the fourth Saturday of October. Daly City is
participating in Make a Difference Day for the 13th straight year.

The Re-use Exchange will take place at the Daly City Community Services Center, 350 90th Street. Daly City, Broadmoor, and Colma residents are invited to drop-off new and gently used clothing, furniture, toys, and books Monday through Friday, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Donations will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., Friday, October 21. The items donated will be made available at no cost to other Daly City, Broadmoor, and Colma residents on Make a Difference Day, Saturday, October 22 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Individuals and families wishing to participate in the Re-use Exchange must present a Daly City, Broadmoor, or Colma photo identification card, such as a driver’s license. Items NOT accepted at the event include televisions, electronic components, washers and dryers, refrigerators, computers, mattresses, box springs, bed frames, blankets, pillows and sheets, and stuffed animals. For a complete list of acceptable donation items please click here.

Daly City residents may also securely shred personal documents on Make a Difference Day at the free community shredding event in the main parking lot at City Hall, 333 90th Street, between 9:00 a.m. and 12 noon. Residents will be allowed to shred up to three boxes of documents absolutely free. No appointment is necessary to shred.