Awesome local resource for donating books, CD’s, and DVD’s!!

We are very fortunate in the Boston area to have a wonderful youth program called More Than Words. More Than Words is a job training and youth development program that empowers nearly 350 youth each year to take charge of their lives by taking charge of the More Than Words $4M bookselling business. They work with the most vulnerable young adults in Greater Boston: those who are in the foster care system, court-involved, homeless, or out of school. At More Than Words, they earn a paying job, working approximately 20 hours per week in the MTW businesses learning critical customer service, technology, inventory management, and leadership skills.

I had the pleasure of visiting their brick & mortar store in Waltham to donate some books, and the space inside is well-organized and has plenty to offer. They also have donation boxes in the greater Boston area and will do pickups in our region with a minimum donation requirement. They also accept clothing/shoes: See Here

I know many of our clients enjoy knowing that their donated items are going to a good home, so More Than Words is a local favorite, with the added bonus of supporting our youth community. Let us know if you’ve donated to More Than Words or a similar program in the comments.

About Melissa Belliard

Melissa is committed to helping her clients find the organizing system that works for them, with compassion and creativity. She has been helping her friends and family get organized for years, and loves decluttering closets and cabinets, especially for empty nesters and folks who are downsizing. Melissa brings her 16 years of experience as a Human Resources professional to her work, including compassionate listening, leadership, and creative problem-solving skills. Melissa is also a part-time massage therapist, and has raised two great kids. She loves being out in nature, listening to music and dancing, as well as bringing women together in community.

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