Donate Teacher Resources

Here at the Free Store, our Teacher Resources aisle is always busy. Do you have math and science manipulatives, activity books, or games and puzzles that are useful in today’s classroom? Bring them in on your next visit, or contact us to see what items we are currently accepting. We’ll help give them new life in local classrooms.

Teacher Resources We Accept

  • New/gently used school & art supplies (markers, colored pencils, glue sticks, highlighters, pens, etc.)
  • Reusable school and art supplies (rulers, compasses, scissors, paint brushes, etc.)
  • Office Supplies (staplers, tape dispensers, paperclips, binder clips, etc.)
  • Complete games and puzzles
  • Books (reading books grades Pre-K to 12 and reference)
  • Teaching materials that are still current
  • Math/science manipulatives – Base 10 blocks, geoboards, science equipment, flash cardsPosters and bulletin board materials

Or refer to our complete list (PDF).

We Do Not Accept

  • Broken or dirty items
  • Textbooks
  • Partially/mostly used items (spiral notebooks, pencils, crayons, glue, etc.)
  • Electronics or old technology (VHS, cassette tapes, ink cartridges, printers, etc.)
  • Items that have been personalized, written or doodled on (including written-on binders)
  • Outdated reference materials and old encyclopedias
  • Lesson plans/projects that are dated or missing parts
  • Dittos/photocopies (worksheets, lessons, etc.)
  • Handmade materials (bulletin board decorations, etc.)
  • Items that you would not want to see on the shelves at Schoolhouse Supplies

If you have donations that are not suitable for Schoolhouse Supplies, consider donating them to SCRAP or taking electronics to Free Geek. Call us with any questions!

Summer Donation Hours

Monday -Thursday 9am–4:30pm, or call to make an appointment for Friday.

Getting Your Donation to Us

2735 NE 82nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97220


Schoolhouse Supplies is located on 82nd Ave adjacent to Madison High School in Northeast Portland:

  • From I-84 east, get off at Exit 5 (82nd Avenue)
  • Go north at the stop sign to 82nd Avenue
  • Turn right onto 82nd Avenue
  • Schoolhouse Supplies is about a half mile on the left, at the Madison High lower-level parking lot, between the football field and the school. Turn at the big green Schoolhouse Supplies sign. We are at the end of the parking lot with the red garage door and matching front door.