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We are accepting donations on Wednesdays and Saturdays by appointment only from

11:00 - 1:00 p.m. To make an appointment, please call the shop (510-658-7473) when we are open. We have a five-bag maximum for each donation drop-off.


Bambino merchandise comes from a variety of donations. Large or small, donations are always welcome, provided the items are clean, undamaged and ready to be priced for the sales floor. Your generous contributions support UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland and help provide world-class healthcare to children in need.

Due to COVID-19, we may not be able to accept all your donations.  To check with us in advance, please send us a picture of your item(s) to  Currently, we are not accepting large sets of china dishes. 


Accepted Donations

We can accept new or gently used items in good condition, including:

  • Men's, women's & children’s clothing

  • Kitchenware

  • Housewares

  • Jewelry

  • Quilts and linens

  • Art

  • Collectibles, antiques

  • Furniture including: sofas, loveseats, tables, dressers

ALL DONATIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE to the extent the law allows.

We do not accept

Unfortunately, we cannot accept:

  • Automotive: batteries, tires, snow chains

  • Bedding: bed pillows, electric blankets, mattresses, sleeping bags

  • Electronics: cassette players, computers, monitors, keyboards,  FAX, copy machines, typewriters, printers, scanners, telephone, cell phones, TVs, VCR, DVD players, VHS Tapes

  • Household: chemical/cleaning fluids/paint, food items, furniture, large desks, plastic-stacking baskets, wall paper, window coverings, hardware

  • Holidays: treestands

  • Infant/children items: car seats, baby carriers, cribs, high chairs, diaper pails, potty seats, strollers, swings

  • Magazines

  • Textbooks, travel books & magazines

  • Maternity clothing

  • Children's clothing larger than size 12

  • Infant & children's car seats, cribs, & swings

  • Medical, sick room & exercise equipment

  • Office supplies

  • Personal hygiene items

  • Computers & electronics

  • Broken toys, incomplete games & puzzles