Guidelines for donated items
All materials must be clean and odor-free. No mold or mildew.
Fabric must be folded flat.
We prefer materials to be in clear plastic bags (trash-size is fine) or plastic bins.
Donations may be dropped off at SewGreen during specified donation days and hours.
Please check by phone before bringing large donations.
We accept donations by mail.
We reserve the right to accept only what we need.
We can accept donations of any items of value that can be resold to support SewGreen’s mission.
We CAN Accept
Fabric (1/2 yard or larger)
Buttons & Beads
Zippers & Fasteners
Polyfill & Batting
Pins and Needles
Trim, Lace, Ribbon
Portable Sewing Machines
We CANNOT Accept
Bed or Table Linens
Cabinet sewing machines
Fabric under 1/2 yard
Visitors Since June 12, 2020
Monetary donations help our organization to fund Internship, School and Education programs and we are grateful for your generosity.
SewGreen@Rochester. Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and your donations are tax-deductible.
Please use the button below to make a $$$ donation.
You can also drop or mail your $$$ donations at
438 West Main Street
Rochester, NY 14608
Fabric, Yarn and Machine Donations
Every donation keeps these items out of landfills and is tax-deductible.
Donated materials (1/2 yard or larger) are used in our sewing, knitting, crochet and other classes, resold in our store to support learning programs for people of all ages, or used for charitable sewing projects.
We can only accept items that can be reused and our space is limited. At this time, we only accept portable machines and cannot accept more cabinets.
Please read the following information about bringing material donations to the shop.