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Find a Donor Closet
 
Sandwich Generation Month Connections is pleased to provide the following list of Donor Closets, so you may locate or donate your own personal living equipment, such as wheelchairs, crutches, transfer boards, and much more.

Please contact the listed Donor Closet organization for complete information about their resources, available equipment, and other details.

All donorcloset are listed by U.S. State, then alphabetically by City/Town:
 
MASSACHUSETTS
 
Ashland
  
Ashland COA
162 West Union Street
Ashland, MA 01721
 
Phone:508-881-0140
Fax:508-231-1501
Email:jduffy@ashlandmass.com
Website: www.ashlandmass.com
 
   
The Senior Center provides programs and services for people over age 60. Loans for the following, per availability: Canes, crutches, walkers, wheelchairs, bath benches, shower chairs, commode accessories, bathtub rails, toilet seat accessories, transfer benches, lift chairs, electric scooters, disposable diapers, disposable pants.
 
Donations Accepted:Yes
 
Loans Provided:Yes
 
Geography Served:Community
 
Marlborough
  
The Wheelchair Recycler, Inc.
60 Carver Hill Road
Marlborough, MA 01752
 
Phone:508-460-6328
Fax:
Email:wheelchairrecycler@yahoo.com
Website: www.wheelchair-recycler.com
 
   
The Wheelchair Recycler is a non-profit organization, whose mission is to provide pre-owned power wheelchairs and electric scooters at a very low cost to people without insurance or other financial means. The organization accepts donations of this equipment for recycling and refurbishing.
 
Donations Accepted:Yes
 
Loans Provided:Yes
 
Geography Served:Regional
 
Medfield
  
Medfield Council on Aging
One Ice House Road
Medfield, MA 02052
 
Phone:508-359-4810
Fax:
Email:medfieldcoa@hotmail.com
Website:
 
   
The Medfield Council on Aging Donor Closet offers durable medical equipment for area residents. Please call to verify availability. Generally available are walkers, canes, commodes, shower benches, and wheelchairs, as well as other equipment. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
 
Donations Accepted:Yes
 
Loans Provided:Yes
 
Geography Served:Community
 
Needham
  
Needham Community Council
51 Lincoln Street
Needham, MA 02492
 
Phone:781-444-2415
Fax:781-483-8806
Email:srobinson@needhamcommunitycouncil.org
Website: www.needhamcommunitycouncil.org
 
   
The Needham Community Council is a private, multi-service, non-profit agency responding to the diverse needs of Needham residents. The Council receives no public funding and depends on the generosity of the community to fulfill its mission: to extend hospitality to every Needham neighbor who turns to us for support. Our Medical Loan Closet provides quality wheelchairs, walkers, commodes, canes and other medical supplies. Additionally, we maintain an information bank for other equipment. Open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 
Donations Accepted:Yes
 
Loans Provided:Yes
 
Geography Served:Community
 
Newtonville
  
Department of Senior Services/Newton Senior Center
345 Walnut Street
Newtonville, MA 02460
 
Phone:617-796-1663 (Kathy Laufer, SW) / 617-796-1672 (Meghan Kennedy, SW)
Fax:617-969-9560
Email:klaufer@newtonma.gov / mkennedy@newtonma.gov
Website: www.newtonseniors.org
 
   
The Department of Senior Services carries out programs and services that assist and enrich the lives of Newton Seniors. These programs include the Newton Senior Center and the provisions of social services in the community. Located in the Newtonville Square. Open M to F, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Available are canes, crutches, walkers, wheelchairs, bath benches, shower chairs, commode accessories, toilet seat accessories, transfer benches, bed rails, disposable diapers, extenders, (occasionally) lift chairs and electric scooters.
 
Donations Accepted:Yes
 
Loans Provided:Yes
 
Geography Served:Community
 
Sherborn
  
Sherborn Council on Aging
19 Washington Street
Sherborne, MA 01770
 
Phone:508-651-7856
Fax:508-651-7871
Email:coa@sherbornma.org
Website: www.coa.sherbornma.org
 
   
The Sherborn Council on Aging provides programs to Sherborn seniors, including home-delivered meals, a drop-in center, lunch and educational programs. Our Donor Closet lends available durable medical supplies to assist seniors recovering from illness or accidents, allowing them to remain independent in their own homes. Open Monday, Thursday, Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday, Wednesdays 8 a.m. to 12 noon.
 
Donations Accepted:Yes
 
Loans Provided:Yes
 
Geography Served:Community
 
Walpole
  
Walpole Council on Aging
135 School Street
Walpole, MA 02091
 
Phone:508-668-3330
Fax:508-660-7363
Email:wcoa@walpole-ma.gov
Website:
 
   
The Walpole Council on Aging is an agency of the town government dedicated to assessing the needs of our 60+ population and providing services to those Walpole residents. Donor closet supplies change per availability; we sometimes have crutches, walkers, and other durable medical equipment. Open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 
Donations Accepted:No
 
Loans Provided:Yes
 
Geography Served:Community
 
Waltham
  
Waltham Council on Aging
488 Main Street
Waltham, MA 02452
 
Phone:781-899-7228
Fax:781-899-7373
Email:
Website: www.waltham.ma.us
 
   
The Waltham Council on Aging offers all types of services for our senior population. We have a very active senior center and invite residents to call regarding supplies in our donor closet. We generally have a wide range of durable medical equipment, including canes, crutches, walkers, bath benches, shower chairs, commode accessories, transfer benches, lift chairs, electric scooters, and disposable diapers. Open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Donations Accepted:Yes
 
Loans Provided:Yes
 
Geography Served:Community
 
Wayland
  
Wayland Council on Aging
41 Cochituate Road
Wayland, MA 01778
 
Phone:508-358-2990
Fax:508-358-7175
Email:jkunz@wayland.ma.us
Website: www.wayland.ma.us
 
   
The Wayland Council on Aging provides outreach, information, and referral services. We also schedule activities and events. Our Donor Closet is for temporary use of available durable medical equipment for our residents. Open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
 
Donations Accepted:Yes
 
Loans Provided:Yes
 
Geography Served:Community
 
Wellesley
  
Wellesley Friendly Aid
219 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
 
Phone:781-235-3960
Fax:781-237-4429
Email:wellesleyfriendly@yahoo.com
Website: www.wellesleyfriendlyaid.org
 
   
The Wellesley Friendly Aid Donor Closet is a non-profit community outreach program offering help and support for Wellesley residents. We generally have canes, crutches, walkers and commode accessories. Occasionally, we have wheelchairs, shower chairs, and other equipment. Open Monday to Friday, 9a.m. to 3p.m.
 
Donations Accepted:Yes
 
Loans Provided:Yes
 
Geography Served:Community