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The Giving Tree Foundation


The Giving Tree:


Triple Point Week March 4th- 9th, 2024!  We have our Annual Donation Palooza the third week of January where all schools may participate for extra credits.

The Giving Tree is a non-profit thrift and gift shop in Wake Forest, NC. Our mission is to support the ongoing educational, enrichment and extra-curricular programs of the 14 K-12, public, private, and charter schools in Wake Forest. We provide support through the donation of profits generated from our brick-and-mortar store.

Participation in the Donation Drive is simple! All you need to do is grab a paper bag or box and fill it with gently used home goods items that you no longer use. Then you and your family can drop off your donations during the week of (date) directly at The Giving Tree at 839 South Main Street in Wake Forest. They accept donations Monday-Saturday from 10:30-4:30. Our school will get Triple Donation Credit during the entire week of our Donation Drive!


Below is a short list of a good items to donate!

  • Décor & knick-knacks

  • Books – Children’s, young adult, and adult books; cookbooks, coffee table books, etc.

  • Jewelry, Scarves, Handbags

  • Kids toys

  • Wall decor – Pictures, Prints, Sconces

  • Cookware, Glassware, Crystal

  • Ceramics – Vases, Pots

  • Lamps

  • Small Furniture

  • Yard Items – Pots, Garden Tools, Garden Décor, even plants that need some love!

  • Holiday decor!

The Giving Tree does not accept clothes, shoes, or electronics; printers, radios, tv’s, etc. Please visit for a complete list of acceptable and unacceptable donation



The Giving Tree is a 501c3 non-profit, so when you make a donation, you will receive a tax receipt!  This is a great way for you to clean out your house, give back to the community and earn money for our school! Win-Win all around!  When you bring a donation to The Giving Tree, please park in rear parking lot and unload donations onto Donation Porch area, then be sure to go inside to receive school credit and to pick up a tax receipt!

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