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Our Craigslist is a joke, the closest one to me is 45 minutes away and it's slow. I have a Fisher Price ocean wonders aquarium swing, $100 new, really nice, like new (duh, we never used it) that I'd love to sell. However, since selling it is not really feasible, I'd love to just get it out of my living room because it takes up a ton of space.<br><br>
I *could* take it to Goodwill, but really if I'm going to donate it I'd rather it go somewhere *useful* ya know? You think the homeless shelter could use a swing? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> The hospital peds dept? Somewhere else?<br><br>
Also I have one of those infant bucket car seats with 2 bases for cars, same deal.<br><br>
ETA: Have a crib too, same deal, but no mattress on it.
 

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Got any local womens & childrens shelters or charities? They can always use that stuff. Our town has a battered womens shelter, and they would love that!<br><br>
Don't you have a consignment shop near?
 

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possibly a church nursery or somewhere like that too
 

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I would offer them on Freecycle and offer them to the person or people who sounds most in need of the items.
 

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I work in early intervention and our local agency would take a carseat in good condition (like new-no recalls) to adapt for a family with a child who has physical impairments. We also have a childcare facility and they are hard on swings and bouncy seats (No, they aren't in them all day, but little ones do like to sleep in them). Also, swings are great for church nurseries and Mom's Day Out Programs. Crisis pregnancy centers may also be interested. Hope this helps!
 

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Do you have a chapter of Nurses for Newborns in your area? <a href="http://www.nfnf.org" target="_blank">www.nfnf.org</a><br><br>
Or a church nursery, women's shelter, etc.<br><br>
Or, call your local hospital's Women's Center and see if there is a non-profit organization they like to work with...
 

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I was thinking a low income pregnancy clinic.<br><br>
There is one here that is always taking donations.
 

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I brought a baby swing to goodwill and they told me they don't take baby stuff. I don't know if it is just our local store...<br><br>
My MIL lives across the street from a lady who is a social worker and she takes used cribs and stuff for her clients that can't afford to buy their own. Maybe there is a social services office in your area that would take them.
 
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