4695 Telegraph Ave.

Oakland, CA 94609

Map and directions

Open to the public
seven days a week!

Store hours:
11am-6pm daily

Donation hours:
11am-5pm daily

Items we take:

Art paints (watercolor, acrylic, oil, poster, gouache, or tempera) with labels (no house paint)
Art Supplies (printing blocks, brayers, stencils, craft kits)
Artificial Plants and Flowers
Baggies – Balls – Beads – Bones – Brushes
Most Books – Bottlecaps
Buttons – Cassettes – Cameras – Canvas – Candles – Ceramic Tiles
CDs – CD cases – Chalk – Chip Board – Colored Paper -Coloring Books
Corks – Craft Supplies – Crayons – Currency – DVD cases
Disks – Educational games and kits – Egg Cartons
Envelopes – Fabric samples (no cut-up clothing, please)
Fabric yardage – Feathers
File Folders – Film canisters – Fimo
Foam Core – Frames – Games – Gift Wrap – Glitter
Glue – Hobby Supplies – Holiday Gear (decorations, ornaments, lights)
Instruments – Jewelry – Knitting/crochet Needles – Labels
Lace – Leather – Mailing Tubes – some Magazines
Magnets – Maps – Marbles – Matt board – Movies
Office supplies (paper trays, paper clips, index cards, labels
hole punchers, staplers)
Notebooks and Pads – Paper of all types
Party Supplies – Pens/Pencils – Pins/Needles – Photographs
Plastic Utensils – Plexiglass – Popsicle sticks – Scissors
Posters – Records – Ribbon – Rubber bands – Rubber stamps
Rulers – Sewing Notions – Stamps – Staplers – Stamp Pads
Stickers – Screenprinting supplies – String – Stuffing
Tape – Teaching materials – Test Tubes and Lab Gear –
Trimmings – Toys – Yarn – Wallpaper – Wire – Wood rounds & dowels
Video cameras- Vintage Ephemera – Zippers
…and other unique brick-a-brack.

If you have any questions about donations, or if you have a large quantity of something, please call ahead: 510.547.6470

The Depot is currently NOT ACCEPTING:

3-ring binders (we’re overstocked), electronics, most Christmas items, blank or home recorded VHS tapes, kitchen gear & utensils, encyclopedias, text books, computers and computer parts, electric typewriters, plumbing, clothing, lumber & large wood, building materials (doors & windows), large tiles, styrofoam peanuts and packing chunks, some types of food packaging, plastic bags, house paint, any toxic or hazardous materials, suitcases, appliances, bedding & sheets, pillows, drapes, blinds, curtains, anything moldy, anything smelly, anything that needs a lot of cleaning or fixing

For information on where to donate items we can’t accept, go to StopWaste.org’s online Recycling Guide.