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BOOK EXCHANGE

DONATIONS

RECYCLING

REDUCE JUNK MAIL

SENIOR RESOURCES:

     Caregivers

     General

     MedAlert

SHREDDING

SUPPORT GROUP

 

SELL - EXCHANGE - DONATE BOOKS


1. City of Richardson Library
    www.cor.net/library


2. Half Price Books
    www.hpb.com


3. Online Book Swap
    www.swap.com/books


4. Used Books Shops
    www.usedbookstoresusa.com/texasusedbooks.htm

 




 

 

DONATION CENTER LOCATIONS


* Note: Family Place Resale Store (214 358-0381)
   & St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (214 373-7837)
   will pick up furniture donations

** Note: Contact each facility for the most current info



CARROLLTON

* GOODWILL 972 416-6051
   2116 Belt Line Rd (East of Josey)
   Carrollton, Tx 75006 Donation truck open Mon-Sun 8:30-5:30

* METROCREST THRIFT STORE 972 418-1900
   1103 S. Josey Ste. 114 (SE corner of Josey & Beltline)
   Carrollton, Tx 75006 Open Tues-Sat 10:00-6:00
   Accepts large & small donated items, Affiliated w/ Metrocrest Soc. Services

* OPERATION KINDNESS (No kill animal shelter) 972 418-7297
   3201 Earhart Dr.
   Carrollton, Tx 75006 Visit www.operationkindness.org for wish list
   Open Mon,Tues,Wed,Frid & Sat 11:00-5:00
   Thurs. 11:00-8:00 & Sun 12:00-500
   Accepts old blankets, towels, dog toys & medal dog dishes


CENTRAL DALLAS

* BIBBENTUCKERS DRY CLEANERS 214 219-5400
   3501 McKinney (Lemmon & McKinney)
   Dallas, Tx 75204 Open Mon-Frid 7:00-7:00, Sat 8:00-5:00
   Accepts gently used female professional clothing which are
   donated to Attitudes & Attire (a job search support program
   for women who are starting over or seeking promotion)
* Notify them that your donation is for Attitudes & Attire

*SALVATION FAMILY STORE 214 630-5611
  5554 Harry Hines
  Dallas, Tx 75235
  Open Mon-Sat 10:00-5:15



GARLAND

*GOODWILL 972 530-4542
   3106 N. Shiloh Rd
   Garland, Tx 75044
   Open Mon-Sat 9:30-8:00, Sun 12:00-6:00

* NEW BEGINNINGS RESALE SHOP 972 487-8840
   1486 Buckingham
   Garland, Tx 75044 (Corner of Buckingham & Garland)
   Open Mon-Sat 11:00-6:00
   Assists victims of domestic violence, Accepts large and small items

* SALVATION ARMY FAMILY STORE 972 487-0271
   1418 Buckingham Rd. (Buckingham & Garland Rd)
   Garland, Tx 76042
   Open Mon-Sat 10:00-8:00



IRVING

* GOODWILL STORE 972 255-7979
   2935 N. Beltline Rd (Between 183 & Rochelle)
   Irving, Tx 75062
   Open Mon-Sat 10:00-8:00, Sun 12:00-6:00

* SALVATION ARMY FAMILY STORE 972 579-1966
   1145 E. Irving Blvd. (West of Irving & S. Nursery Rd)
   Irving, Tx 75060
   Open Mon-Sat 10:00-5:15


MESQUITE

* GOODWILL STORE 972 681-1630
   4621 Gus Thomasson Rd
   Mesquite, Tx 75150
   Open Mon-Sat 10:00 Sun 12:00-6:00

* MESQUITE SOCIAL SERVICES 972 285-3000
   1035 Military Parkway
   Mesquite, Tx 75149 Accepts clothing donations



NORTH DALLAS


* BIBBENTUCKERS DRY CLEANERS 214 739-1100
   1741 Preston (Preston & Forest)
   Dallas, Tx 75201 Open Mon-Frid 7:00-7:00, Sat 8:00-5:00
   Accepts gently used female professional clothing which are
   donated to Attitudes & Attire (a job search support program
   for women who are starting over or seeking promotion)
* Notify them that your donation is for Attitudes & Attire

* GOODWILL STORE 972 248-2446
   18230 Midway Rd (NE corner of Midway & Frankford)
   Dallas, Tx 75287 Open Mon-Sat 10:00-8:00, Sun 12:00-6:00
* Donation truck accepts donations 8:00-5:00



NORTHEAST DALLAS

* GOODWILL DONATION TRUCK (Set up in ALBERTSONS parking lot)
   6464 Mockingbird Ln (Mockingbird & Greenville Ln)
   Donation truck accepts donations Mon-Sat 9:30-5:00



NORTHWEST DALLAS

* FAMILY PLACE RESALE SHOP 214 358-0381
   11722 Marsh Lane Ste 354 (SE corner of Marsh Ln & Forest)
   Dallas, Tx 75229 Open Mon-Sat 10:00-5:30, Sun 1:00-5:00
   Assists victims of domestic violence with housing placements
   Will pick up furniture donations

* HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE 214 678-2388
   3546 Forest Lane (South side of Forest by Webb Chapel)
   Dallas, Tx 75234 Open 7 days a week
   They accept used home improvement items
   Such as cabinets, flooring, lighting, furniture

* NORTH DALLAS SHARED MINISTRIES 972 620-8696
   CLOTHES CLOSET & THRIFT STORE
   2875 Merrell Rd (N of Walnut Rd & E of Denton Dr.)
   Dallas, Tx 75229 Open Mon-Frid 9:30-2:00, Sat 9:30-11:00


* ST VINCENT DE PAUL THRIFT STORE 214 373-7837
   3052 Northwest Highway (Just W of Webbs Chapel)
   Dallas, Tx Open Mon-Sat 9:30-6:00, Sun 11:00-5:00
   Will pick up donated furniture


* SALVATION ARMY FAMILY STORE 972 484-5005
   12895 Josey Ln (Between Valley View & LBJ)
   Dallas, Tx 75234 Open Mon-Sat 10:00-5:15



OAKLAWN

* GENESIS WOMEN’S SHELTER 214 520-6640
   3419 Knight (Off Cedar Springs Rd)
   Dallas, Tx 75219 Open Mon-Sun 10:00-5:00
   Assists victims of domestic violence
   Will accept large & small donated items



PLANO

* GOODWILL STORE 972 517-2940
   6104 Alma Dr (Alma & Spring Creek)
   Plano, Tx 75023 Truck accepts donations Mon-Sun 8:00-5:00

* HABITAT FOR HUMANITY - RESTORE (Retail Outlet) 972 424-0791
   1400 Summit Ave #C-3 www.restore.habitat-scc.org
   Plano, Tx 75074 Open Tues-Sat 10:00-6:00, Sun 12:00-5:00
   Accepts new/nearly new building supplies, appliances, furniture, décor

* PLANO CLOTHES CLOSET to make donations contact - 972 424-7844
   FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH - 972 423-4292
   1500 Jupiter Rd Will accept: adult/children’s clothing, linen, towels,
   Plano, Tx 75074 toys, dishes & suitcases
   This ministry works w/ Hope’s Door Women’s Shelter

* SALVATION ARMY FAMILY STORE 972 881-4795
   5900 Ave. K (South of E. Spring Creek)
   Plano, Tx 75074 Open Mon-Sat 10:00-8:00



PLEASANT GROVE

* GOODWILL STORE 214 391-0034
   7812 Lake June
   Dallas, Tx 75217 Open Mon-Sat 9:30-6:00, Sun 12:00-6:00



RICHARDSON

* NETWORK OF COMMUNITY MINISTRIES 972 234-8880
   741 S. Sherman
   Richardson, Tx 75081 Will accept clothing donations

* RICHARDSON PUBLIC LIBRARY 972 744-4350
   900 Civic Center (faces Arapaho west of I75)
   Richardson, Tx 75080 Will accept donated books



WHITE ROCK

* WHITE ROCK CENTER OF HOPE 214 324-8996
   10021 A Garland (N of Peavy between Buckner & Easton)
   Dallas, Tx 75218 Will accept clothing and furniture donations
   Thrift store is located at the front of building

 

RECYCLING


1. City of DALLAS
   www.greendallas.net/recycling.html

   Certified Recycling
   5930 Royal Lane
   Dallas, Tx
   972 786-4762


2. City of FRISCO
  
www.friscotexas.gov/departments/publicworks

3. City of GARLAND

   National Recyclers
   100 N. Shiloh Ste 110
   Garland, Tx
   972 494-5961


   Pioneer Metal Recycling
   523 Shepherd Dr.
   Garland, Tx 75042
   972 303-8388


4. City of PLANO
  
www.plano.gov/departmentenvironmental

   R2r Recycling
   1304 13th St.
   Plano, Tx
   972 422-3334


5. City of RICHARDSON
   
www.cor.net/greeninitiative.aspx



ELECTRONIC WASTE – RECYCLING


1. BEST BUY
   www.bestbuy.com/site/null/recycing-electronics

2. eRECYCLER
   www.erecycler.net

3. GAZELLE
   (sells electronics for cash)
   www.gazelle.com

4. GREEN DISK
   www.greendisk.com

5. TEXAS RECYCLES COMPUTERS . ORG
   www.tceq.texas.gov/p2/p2recycle/electronics/manufacturers-list.html

 

 

REDUCE JUNK MAIL / TELEMARKETING CALLS
  1. www.donotcall.gov - This is a free national do not call list.
  2.  www.texasnocall.com - Get on this list to eliminate Texas telemarketing calls. Residential numbers are $2.25 and business numbers are $2.55 to make a phone contact (866) 896-6225 or with a mail application.
  3.  Credit Bureaus Opt-out Line. Call 888 567-8688 from your home phone for this free service to stop receiving pre-approved credit cards and insurance offers by phone or mail. Your phone number will verified with their address database

Or go to:
  4.  www.optoutprescreen.com to stop receiving pre-approved credit cards and risk the credit card fraud that goes along with it. You can opt for 5 years or permanently.

 

Caregiving Services

(Assistance with cooking, light cleaning, bathing and transportation)

 

  1. Griswold Special Care                972 554-0700

         www.GriswoldSpecialCare.com

         $15.25/Hour with a 4 Hour minimum

  

   2.  At Home Personal Care              214 540-7205

         www.athomeprc.com

         $17.50/Hour & up (depending upon the

         type of assistance required)

         2 Hour minimum

  

   3.  Senior Helpers                              214 361-7943

         www.seniorhelpers.com

         $18.95/Hour & up to $21.95 (depending upon

         the type of assistance required)

         4 Hour minimum

  

   4.  Home Helpers of Dallas              214 871-5065

        www.hhdallas.com

        $20/Hour with 4 Hour minimum

        $25/Hour under 4 Hours         * ALL PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

 

 

SENIOR – GENERAL RESOURCES

1. Assistance with Medicare & insurance benefits counseling and applications (to research
   
changing your medicare/medicare replacement insurance)

    AREA AGENCY ON AGING (Dallas & Collin Cty)
    616 Six Flags Dr.
    Arlington, Tx 1 800 272-3921
 
    AREA AGENCY ON AGING
    1349 Empire Central Ste 400
    Dallas, Tx 75247 214 379-4636 (benefits counseling)
    214 871-5065 (main number)
 
* Provides insurance benefits counseling classes at
   various locations, over phone and in person
 
2. ANGEL FOOD MINISTRIES
    Provides a box of healthy food for ½ normal price &
    are distributed at various local churches on Sat. morngs
    www.angelfoodministries.com
    Contact 1 877 366-3646 with your zip to find nearest location
                                             
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3. JITTERBUG PHONES (cell phones with large print for seniors)
    1 800 516-4279

  
4. LIFELINE / TEXAS LITE-UP (discounted phone & utility service) (to qualify you must receive
    either: SSI, Medicaid, public health assistance or food stamps)
    1 866 454-8387

MedAlerts & Medical ID
 
    With a Med Alert – 24/7 you can reach
    a personal response associate for help
    with or without the push of a button
    (comes in pendant or wristband)

 
1. PHILLIPS LIFELINE
    www.gotolifeline.com
    Locally offered through Jewish Family Services
    1 866 674-9900 Ext 4313
 
2. ALERT 1
    www.Alert1.com
    1 866 581-4532
    1 800 693-5433
    Includes: 2-way voice console, Lightweight,
    waterproof help button
    24 hour emergency monitoring
    Lock box (for key)
    Lifetime replacement warranty
 
How The Alert works:

1.   When you need help, press the button 
2.   Within moments an emergency operator responds over two-way voice console 
3.   An emergency operator contacts a neighbor, loved one or emergency service 
4.   Help arrives 
 


3. American Medical ID (Personalized Medical ID Jewelry)
    www.IdentifyYourself.com/safeway 1 800 363-5985
    Available in necklace, bracelet, dog tag or charm
    (used to identify: diabetes, heart patient, alzheimers,                            
    seizure disorders, allergies, epilepsy, asthma)
  

SHREDDING SERVICES


   Cut2shred
   www.cut2hreds.com
 
   First Shred *Several Dallas locations
   www.firstshred.com
   1420 Valwood Parkway Ste 204
   Carrollton, Tx 75006
   972 241-0153
 
   Sierra Shredding    
   www.sierrashred.com
   2695 Villa Creek Dr.
   Dallas, Tx 75234
   972 372-4575
 
  
SUPPORT GROUP FOR HOARDING/CHRONIC DISORGANIZATION
 
   www.connecttocaredallas.org
   www.ccgd.org/news/igottahavemystuff.html

 
   

             

CALL TODAY: (972) 816-8004
 LINDA STROBEL, LMSW Linda@DallasProfessionalOrganizer.com

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