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Donations in kind in Berlin: These institutions are happy about your donation

We have enough of everything and even too much of most. Whether books, clothes, toys or furniture: the objects are far too good to throw away. So pack your discarded things and do something good! The following institutions and organizations in Berlin accept donations of all kinds - and pass them on to those who really need them.


Donate books in Berlin

The book that you have wanted to read for five years and the children's book that you have received twice as a gift can perhaps just be sorted out. These institutions in Berlin accept your book donations:

  • Berlin book table (Neukölln) Books, records, CDs and DVDs are accepted. These are passed on free of charge to youth and neighborhood houses, school, prison and hospital libraries, but are also sold on site. Donations can be collected free of charge. Contact Richardstrasse 83, Tel. 030/612 09 99 6, Mon-Sat 10 am-4pm, www.buechertisch.org
  • Berlin reading salon (Pankow) You can hand in books, records and CDs here. These are passed on free of charge to youth and neighborhood houses as well as to school, prison and hospital libraries. You can also buy the goods on site. Donations can be collected free of charge. Contact Pistoriusstrasse 31, Tel. 030/538 19 78 9, Mon-Fri 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., www.berliner-lesesalon.wordpress.com
  • Cewo book box (Tempelhof) Books, records and CDs are accepted and given to those in need free of charge. Donations in kind can be picked up in Berlin free of charge. Contact Oberlandstrasse 52-65, Tel. 030/720 14 45 7, Mon-Thu 8 am-3.3pm, Fri 8 am-1pm
  • Dragondreams Foundation (Prenzlauer Berg) The Dragondreams Foundation only accepts books. It is passed on free of charge to those in need as well as to children's and youth institutions. Contact Schönfließer Str. 7, Tel. 030/300 24 40 70, Mon-Fri 9 am-3pm, www.dragondreams.de

Donate electrical appliances in Berlin

Vacuum cleaner, television, refrigerator or microwave - sometimes you just need a new device. What if the old one still works? Then donate it! These facilities in Berlin take your electrical appliances:

  • Federal Association ANUAS e.V. (Lichtenberg) Computers, electrical appliances, small electrical appliances, household items and home textiles are accepted. The goods are given to those in need. Contact Erich-Kurz-Str. 5, Tel. 030/250 45 15 1, Mon + Thu 12 noon-6 p.m. (by prior arrangement by telephone) www.anuas.de
  • Neue Chance e.V. / c / o Housing First (Friedrichshain) Computers, smartphones, tablets and other internet-enabled devices are accepted here. These are passed on free of charge, in combination with training, to low-income and homeless Berliners. Contact Weichselstrasse 8, Tel. 030/29 36 06 95, opening times: by appointment, www.neuechanceberlin.de
  • Social computer store (Neukölln) You can donate computers, small electrical appliances and entertainment electronics, which can be repaired on site in the social computer workshop if necessary. The goods are then sold. Collection of donations is possible. Contact Briesestraße 6, Tel. 030/81 01 85 22, Tue-Fri 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and by telephone arrangement, www.sozialer-computerladen.de

Donate bicycles in Berlin

It's quick to get around town on a bike, but what if you can't afford one? These Berlin institutions take your old bikes, make them afloat and give them to those who really need them.

  • BABB e.V. (Neukölln) The BABB e.V. accepts bicycles, bicycle parts and garden tools. These are processed and repaired and passed on to the needy, schools and refugee shelters free of charge. Donations can be collected free of charge. Contact Boschweg 13, Tel. 030/269 48 11 0, Mon-Fri 8.30 a.m.-2.30 p.m., www.babb-ev.de
  • Waldensian education market (Zoo) Bicycles, children's bikes, scooters and tricycles are accepted as donations in kind. If necessary, these are also repaired and passed on to those in need. Donations can be picked up in Berlin free of charge. Contact Waldenserstr. 2-4, Tel. 030/397 39 10, Mon-Fri 8 am-2.15pm, www.bildungsmarkt.de
  • PUK a malta (Wedding) Here you can hand in bicycles that will be passed on to those in need. Donations can be collected free of charge. The HOFATEX self-help workshop is also part of the facility. Contact Drontheimer Str. 34, Tel. 030/491 10 16, Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-12 p.m., www.puk-amalta.de
  • Tailwind - bicycles for refugees e.V.(Neukölln) You can hand in bicycles and bicycle parts here, these are passed on to refugees. The refugees are allowed to choose a bike and repair it together with the helpers on site. Donations can be collected free of charge. Contact Lenaustr. 3, Tel. 030/64 44 80 44, Mon-Fri 4-8 p.m., www.rueckenwind.berlin

Donate pet supplies in Berlin

Not only people, but also many pets live in poverty and without a home. These institutions and organizations in Berlin accept animal donations of all kinds to help four-legged friends all over the world.

  • Fellchenhilfe (Steglitz) Home textiles and dog supplies of all kinds are accepted here. Collection is free of charge, unfortunately delivery is not possible. The donations are passed on to animal welfare projects abroad. Contact Min. 38, Tel. 030/796 45 39 (can only be reached by phone), www.fellchenhilfe.de
  • Samtpfoten Neukölln e.V. (Neukölln) You can donate home textiles here, such as blankets, hand and tea towels, cleaning agents and all kinds of cat accessories. The donations are used to care for the animals. The association also provides cats with a new home. Contact Schudomastr. 9-10, Tel. 030/68 40 82 70, Mon-Fri 8 am-8pm, www.samtpfoten-neukölln.de
  • Animal Aid Network (Pankow) Everything to do with animals is accepted: animal feed and accessories such as leashes, collars, brushes, clippers, bowls, animal beds and baskets, animal transport boxes, cleaning agents, blankets and towels. The donations are of course passed on free of charge to needy private animal welfare initiatives, rescue centers and sanctuaries, organizations and animal shelters as well as to homeless people with pets. Contact Achillesstraße 19, collection points and contact at: www.tierhilfsnetzwerk-europa.de

Donate children's supplies and toys in Berlin

The children's clothes fit and no longer please, the toy boxes are bursting at the seams? Then it is high time to part with a few things, because not all children are so lucky! These Berlin institutions and organizations take your discarded toys, children's clothes and baby accessories of all kinds.

  • Björn Schultz Foundation (Pankow) We accept donations in kind for babies, children's clothing, toys, children's bicycles and books. The donations are passed on to seriously ill children, because the Björn Schultz Foundation supports families with children aged 0 to 27 years with life-shortening illnesses. In addition, the goods are sold in the Schatzinsel, the foundation's second-hand shop, at a low price. All income goes to the foundation. Contact Heinrich-Böll-Str. 61, Tel. 030/34 66 49 99, Mon 12 p.m.-4.30 p.m. Tue-Thu 10 a.m.-4.30 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-3 p.m., www.bjoern-schulz-stiftung.de/
  • chance- Education, youth and sport BJS gGmbH (Neukölln) Here you can hand in everything for babies, baby and children's clothing and toys. The donations will be passed on free of charge to socially disadvantaged people with proof. Donations in kind can be picked up in Berlin free of charge. Contact Mohriner Allee 30, Tel. 030/80 20 34 20, Mon-Fri 9 am-1pm, www.chance-berlin.com
  • Game & Action e.V. (Steglitz) You can hand in everything for babies, toys and home textiles, but also household items, records and CDs. The donations are both sold and given to those in need. Contact Kaulbachstrasse 15-17, Tel. 030/71 52 28 68, Tue 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Thu 5-7 p.m., www.spielundactionev.de
  • Turning point gGmbH (Wedding) Toys and everything for the baby can be handed in at the turning point in Wedding. The donations are given to those in need free of charge. Contact Gottschedstrasse 4, Tel. 030/50 57 14 24, Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., www.team-wendpunkt.de

Donate clothes and textiles in Berlin

The closet is overflowing? Then out with the unloved parts and make space for something new. These institutions in Berlin take donations in kind such as discarded clothing, shoes and textiles - and give them to those who really need them.

  • Caritas Association for the Archdiocese of Berlin e.V. (Wedding) Clothing, shoes and home textiles, but also baby accessories of all kinds, toys and small household items are accepted here. The donations benefit those in need, free of charge, of course. Contact Residenzstrasse 90, Tel. 030/666 33 1045, Mon-Fri 9 am-1pm, www.caritas-berlin.de
  • DRK Regional Association Berlin Red Cross e.V. (various positions in Berlin) Most of all clothes, shoes and home textiles are accepted. The donations are given to those in need free of charge, but they are also sold. Contact There are several contact points in Berlin, here you can find an institution nearby: www.drk-berlin.de. There are distributed throughout the city Clothes container. www.drk-berlin.de/zügecontainer
  • HVD day meeting for the homeless and needy (Lichtenberg) You can hand in clothing for men, shoes, glasses, medication and bandages (of course none that have expired). The donations will then benefit the homeless and the needy. Contact Weitlingstrasse 11, 030/52 69 56 38, Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., www.humanistische.de/tagestreff
  • Jahresringe e.V. clothing box (Neukölln) In addition to clothing, shoes and everything to do with babies, you can also hand in home textiles and toys here. The donations can be picked up free of charge and benefit those in need. Contact Erlanger Str. 7, Tel. 0177/159 37 37, Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Thu 8 a.m.-4 p.m., www.jahresringe-ev.de/
  • Clothing store of the Arbeiterwohlfahrt Kreisverband SW e.V. (Steglitz) Clothing and shoes are accepted here, but also home textiles, books, records and CDs. The donations are given to those in need free of charge, but they are also sold. Contact Osdorfer Str. 121, Tel. 030/71 38 70 90, Tuesday to Thursday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., www.awo-suedwest.de/
  • KUBUS gGmbH (Tempelhof) At KUBUS you can hand in clothes and home textiles, but also sewing embroidery and knitting utensils, fabrics, wool, bicycles and everyday objects. The donated goods are passed on free of charge to socially disadvantaged people with proof or to social institutions. Bicycles can also be picked up. Contact Symeonstr. 6, Tel. 250 91 60 20, Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-2 p.m., www.kubus-berlin.de
  • People in focus e.V. (Wedding) You can sell clothes, shoes and home textiles here, but also toys and small electrical appliances. The donations are passed on to the needy. Contact Prinzenallee 58, Tel. 030/98 33 48 75, Tuesday 10 am-2pm, Thursday 10 am-1pm

Donate furniture in Berlin

Setting up new ones is fun! And all the more so when the old furniture finds a new home. These Berlin facilities take your discarded furniture and even take care of the transport.

  • International social work "Hand der Hilfe" e.V. (Lichtenberg) Furniture of all kinds is accepted here, but also functional electrical appliances. Some of the goods are also resold, but the majority is passed on free of charge to people in need outside of Europe. It is possible to collect donations in kind in Berlin. Contact Allee der Kosmonauten 25, Tel. 030/54 98 26 02, Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Johanneshilfswerk International e.V. (Prenzlauer Berg) Here you can hand in furniture, kitchen equipment, household and electrical appliances, but also entertainment electronics, computers, bicycles and sports equipment. Clothing, shoes and home textiles are also accepted. The donations are collected free of charge and can be dismantled if necessary. Unfortunately, it is not possible to deliver it yourself. The donations in kind are passed on to the needy free of charge, and some of the goods are also sold. Contact Schönhauser Allee 48, Tel. 030/657 05 99 99, Mon-Sat 8 am-5pm, www.johanneshilfswerk.org
  • Karame e.V. (Tiergarten) Furniture of all kinds is accepted here, but it also has to be delivered by the customer. The donations are passed on to those in need Contact Wilhelmshavener Str. 22, Tel. 0163/843 46 15, Mon-Fri 11 am-6pm, www.karame.de
  • Synergetik-Familie e.V. (Friedrichshain) Here you can hand in smaller pieces of furniture such as one- and two-seater, small wardrobes and coffee tables, but electrical appliances are also accepted (only white goods). Donations can also be collected free of charge by arrangement. These are then given to former addicts in assisted living. Contact Jungstrasse 26, Tel. 030/65 83 23 56, Mon-Fri 9 am-3pm, www.synergetik-ev.de
  • Take care instead of taking care of yourself (Wilmersdorf) You can hand in furniture here, but also toys, electrical appliances (white goods), computers, bicycles, books and office supplies. The donations are given to those in need free of charge, but they are also sold. On request, the goods can also be picked up free of charge, delivery can only be made by telephone agreement. Contact Schlangenbader Str.28c, Tel. 030/82 71 80 79, www.licht-frequenz-energie.de

Do you have more? Donate across the board in Berlin

Apartment liquidation, relocation, big cleanup? If you do not want to hand in all the sorted items and items individually, you have the opportunity to donate in kind of all kinds at the following locations:

  • Active Social Network e.V. (Lichtenberg) Furniture, office furniture, clothing, shoes, home textiles, everything for babies, toys, household items, glasses, electrical appliances, entertainment electronics, computers, bicycles, sports equipment, books, CDs are accepted. The donations can be picked up and are both sold and given free of charge to those in need. Contact Bernhardt-Bästlein Str. 24, Tel. 030/55 00 59 91, Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Berlin Angel for the Needy e.V. (Wedding) You can hand in: clothes, shoes, everything for babies, toys, home textiles, household items, glasses, electrical appliances, small electrical appliances, computers, entertainment electronics, bicycles, records and CDs. The donations are passed on to those in need. Contact Grüntaler Str. 13, Tel. 0176/68 36 10 18, Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m., www.berlinerengel.de
  • Chance - education, youth and sport BJS gGmbH (Middle) The following are accepted: shoes, home textiles, bicycles, books, household items, small electrical appliances, entertainment electronics, (children's) clothing, toys, fabrics, sewing supplies and decorations. Collection is free of charge. The donations are passed on free of charge to those in need with proof, but are also used to support day-care centers and youth facilities, e.g. with repairs to toys and the production of material for theater performances. Contactt Brunnenstrasse 29, Tel. 030/60 94 01 64, Mon-Fri 7.30 a.m.-2 p.m., www.chance-berlin.com
  • Evangelical Johannesstift Berlin (Spandau) Here you can hand in: clothes, shoes, everything for babies, toys, home textiles, household items, glasses, electronic devices (not older than 6 years), entertainment electronics, computers, sports equipment, CDs and records. The goods are sold in the "treasure trove". Contact Schönwalder Allee 26, Tel. 030/33 60 93 25, information pavilion open around the clock, “Fundgrube” Am Oberhafen 4-8pm, Mon-Fri 9 am-2pm, www.johannesstift-berlin.de
  • Goldnetz gGmbH Whether up or recycled: Every product from the social workshops has its own story, is handmade and therefore always unique. The idea of ​​recycling is consistently pursued. All materials used are donations. Goldnetz welcomes donations such as tools, sewing utensils, shirts, jeans, nails, screws, handicraft materials, tools and accessories, bicycles and bicycle supplies, moving boxes, shoe boxes, gift boxes, bicycles and bicycle spare parts. Pick-up is free of charge by arrangement. Contact 030/28 883 777, [email protected], several offices, information also at www.goldnetz-berlin.de/
  • Rumpelbasar Zehlendorf e.V. (Zehlendorf) You can hand in: small furniture (by arrangement), clothes, shoes, everything for babies, toys, home textiles, household items, small electrical appliances, entertainment electronics, bicycles, sports equipment, books, records and CDs. The donations are passed on to the needy, but also sold. Contact Am Stichkanal 2 - 4, Tel. 030/84 72 20 23, Tue 8-11.30 a.m., Wed 4.30 p.m.-7 p.m., www.rumpelbasar-zehlendorf.de/
  • SOS families and children in need e.V. (Neukölln) The following are accepted here: Furniture, office furniture, clothing, shoes, home textiles, everything for babies, toys, household items, glasses, electrical appliances, entertainment electronics, computers, bicycles, sports equipment, books, CDs, records and tools. Donations can be collected free of charge. These donations in kind are passed on to those in need in Berlin. Contact Braunschweiger Str. 14, Tel. 0163/862 62 76, Mon-Fri 9-13, 15-18

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