Our shop is stocked with generous donations from our community and the proceeds of these sales are used to support our mission of providing quality medical, dental, and behavioral health care to those in need in our community.

How to Donate:


For non-furniture items such as clothing, accessories, home décor, books/media, toys – please drop off at The Community Shop Drop Off in the alley behind 23 Calendar Avenue in La Grange, Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. The alley is one way starting at of LaGrange Rd. between Fannie Mae Candies and Chase bank. There is a clearly marked red drop off door about ¾ down the alley. Donation receipts are available at the drop off door. We also accept small amounts of donations in the store during our normal business hours.

For gently used furniture please call The Community Shop at 708-579-2425 to make arrangements for you to drop off, or for a FREE pick up of pre-approved items! We will pick up from a 1st floor level, front porch or garage (unless an elevator building) items that are in very good condition.

For larger Estates FREE pick up service is available on approved Estates (larger donations of furniture and non-furniture items together). Please call 708-579-2425 to schedule a FREE pick up!

We do accept damaged textile items for recycling, such as stained or torn clothing, leather goods, household linens, and stuffed animals. Please label “Textile recycling” and separate from your gently used items for regular donation.


We can’t accept the following items (please check for recycling programs in your area for many of the following) –

  • Cell phones and cell phone chargers
  • Mattresses/box springs or sofa beds
  • T.V.’s, computers/computer accessories
  • Ski equipment or large exercise equipment, such as a treadmill
  • Car seats, cribs, play yards, high chairs or strollers
  • Large appliances, such as stoves or refrigerators
  • Building materials, paints, cleaning products or chemicals of any kind
  • Garden equipment such as lawnmowers, electric trimmers
  • Please – nothing dirty, broken, wet, rusty or hazardous

Community Nurse Health Center is a registered 501(c)(3) organization, and all donations are tax deductible in accordance with IRS regulations.

The Community Shop Store Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10:30 am – 6 pm
Thursday: 10:30 am – 8 pm

Address & Phone

23 Calendar Avenue, La Grange, IL 60525 Phone: 708-354-3803