How to Donate Equipment during the Pandemic

During the pandemic please take all donated equipment to the Play It Again Sports location closest to you for credit on The Sports Shed Account.

Turn your used gear into credit that The Sports Shed can use to purchase exactly what our recipients need. We have a partnership with 5 Chicago area Play It Again Sports locations. Click on the links below to find the partner store location closest to you.

Tell them you are there to donate to The Sports Shed and the value of the items will be applied as a credit to our account. You will get a receipt for your donation on the spot. Please note: we do NOT take clothing of any kind.

We have supplied over $50,000 in gear to Chicago kids through our partnership with Play It Again Sports!

List of quality items to donate:
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis racquets 
  • Golf equipment
  • Hockey gear
  • Hockey and ice skates
  • Skis / snow boards / other winter sports gear
  • Weights
  • Fitness equipment
  • Equipment bags
  • Team sports gear: Baseball/softball, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Basketball, or Volleyball

*items should be in good working condition and less than ten years old

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