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  • Where to donate table saw?

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    We have a table saw that we want to donate.   it's been in our basement almost 2 decades, never used.

    However -- WHERE does one donate this type of item???  ideally, they'd also be willing to pick up.  Please don't suggest Craigslist -- too many negative experiences.

    Thank you!

    You could contact these organizations (below) to check if they could use a donation.  If no luck, I might be interested in the table myself.  I am a single mom with my own home.  But the house is 100 years old and I am constantly having to do upgrades and repairs. I've been using a hand-held circular saw to cut wood, but it is not very accurate.  If you can't get the saw to a good organization, feel free to contact me.  Text is fastest (510) 684-8407.  I live in Berkeley and would pick up if it's within 10 miles or so.  Good luck!

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    Seems like something the Berkeley Tool Lending Library might be interested in...

    Call the Berkeley Tool Lending Library!  It's attached to the South Branch library and has a cadre of volunteers who could pick it up if the want it.

    Maybe try the Oakland Tool Lending Library?  They might not have a need for a table saw themselves, but they periodically have tool drive to raise money. 

    this is an old post but I'm sure if you call they can give you some suggestions:http://www.oaklandlibrary.org/events/tool-lending-library/tool-drive

    The tool lending library in Richmond is in search of donations. It's a volunteer-based organization, and I believe non-profit. 

    This is from their site: http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/3254/Richmond-Tool-Library

    Contact Information: 

    Tool library: (510) 620-5546

    toollibrary [at] ci.richmond.ca.us

    Guadalupe Morales:

    (510) 620-6552

    guadalupe_morales [at] ci.richmond.ca.us

    Don't know if they'd pick up, but I bet the Richmond tool lending library would be glad to get it. http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/3254/Richmond-Tool-Library

    Try Urban Ore or Ohmega Salvage.

    Girls Garage in Berkeley or Berkeley REALM charter school mid or high school likely be able to use it- tax deductible.