Many Greenfield organizations, and some nearby, accept a variety of donations for their charities or business. Greenfield Patch has put together a list for those looking for a way to help.
Greenfield Community Center
7325 W. Forest Home Ave., Greenfield, WI 53220
Donations needed: money to purchase a big screen TV, portable stage, sound system / speakers, round tables, LCD projector.
For more information or to donate, call 414-329-5370
Warm Up Greenfield
7325 W. Forest Home Ave, Room 200, Greenfield, WI 53220
Handmade hats, mittens and/or afghans will be distributed to those in need in the Greenfield area. Use your favorite patterns or stop by the office to pick up patterns.
Donations needed: hand-knit or crocheted hats, mittens, afghans and unused yarn for others to use.
For more information call 414-329-5370
Bargain Center / WELS
5005 W. Howard Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53220
Donations accepted: gently used: sports equipment, toys, appliances, clothing, furniture.
For more information call 414-327-2529
USA Family Thrift
4470 S. 108th St., Greenfield, WI 53228
Donations accepted: gently used clothing, housewares, toys, books, furniture, collectibles
NOTE: No electronics or mattress donations
For more information call 414-425-4000
King of Glory Lutheran Church
4330 S. 84th St., Greenfield, WI 53228
Donations accepted: collects food donations for the Central Cities Food Pantries.
For more information call 414-543-8180
Greenfield Public Library
5310 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield, WI 53220
Donations needed: Monetary donations to "promote growth of the Greenfield Public Library by developing and administering an active fit and memorial program for the library; and by encouraging and administering gifts, grants, endowments and bequests to the Corporation to benefit the Greenfield Public Library," according to the library's website.
Donations can be made online on the Greenfield Public Library website by going to "About" and "Donation Opportunities."
Greenfield Education Association Foundation
4850 S. 60th Street, Greenfield, WI 53220
Monetary donations accepted: Contributions expand the number of scholarships available to high school graduates, fund grant opportunities for teachers and allow students to participate in local, regional, national and international competitions and conferences.
For more information: Greenfield School District, Support the Foundation
Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Dr., Hales Corners, WI 53130
Monetary gifts are accepted for the following: tribute gifts (honorariums and memorials), annual rose bed sponsorship, ongoing maintenance of the gardens, statue restoration, library gifts of horticultural and botanical books, specific garden projects, charitable gift planning, among other uses.
Monetary gifts are accepted for: memorial and tribute gifts, outdoor campus beautification, planned giving, greatest need fund.
Donations needed: Well, um, blood of course!
For more information: BloodCenter of Wisconsin Donating Blood