Antiques valuation

If you are thinking of buying or selling antiques it is very important to get a valuation. Antiques valuations give you an idea of the monetary value of the item which can then be used for insurance purposes, justifying prices when it comes to buying and selling or just plain and simple curiosity. ValueMyStuff.com is an online antiques valuations site.

Cash4Books

Sell your used books online. Free shipping!

Craigslist.org

This is an online buy/sell/classifieds service much like ebay, only it’s free.

Design On A Dime

The place to shop, the place to consign in St. Charles, MO! Beautiful new & gently used home decor.

Gazelle

Giving new life to used smartphones & other devices.

Legacy Appraisals

Legacy Appraisals provides certified written appraisal reports for estate, insurance, donation and equitable distribution of fine art, antiques, jewelry and personal property. Estate liquidation, downsizing, consulting, appraisal events and speaking services also available.

 

College Hunks Hauling Junk & Moving

College Hunks Hauling Junk specialize in junk removal, donation pickup, moving and neighborhood services. They recycle or donate about 60-75% of what they collect at jobs. They are the University of Stress Free Service and look forward to helping you!

Expired medications

For information on the safe disposal of expired medications, visit the Food and Drug Administration’s website.

Motor oil disposal at Valvoline

Drop off used motor oil at Valvoline Instant Oil Change locations.

Becca’s Closet 

Provides prom dresses & accessories to high school girls who could not afford to purchase them.

Dress For Success

The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Goodwill

Accepts clothing, household items, autos, watercraft & RV’s. Does not pickup. All donations need to be delivered to one of their locations. To find a location near you, go online or call the 1727 Locust Street location at, 314-241-3464.

Habitat For Humanity

Many local Habitat for Humanity affiliates operate ReStores, which sell reusable and surplus building materials, furniture and appliances to the public. The proceeds fund local Habitat house construction.

Medals4Mettle

Medals4Mettle accepts medals won and donated by marathoners and gives them to individuals dealing with disease, handicaps or other similar challenges.

Miriam Switching Post

A unique resale shop specializing in gently used furniture, lamps, mirrors, artwork, decorative items, antiques, china, crystal and silver. Donation of these items is welcome and gratefully accepted. Proceeds benefit the programs of the Miriam Foundation. Visit their website for more information.

Project Linus

Project Linus provides homemade blankets to children in need. Our blankets are lovingly made by adults & children from all walks of life and many different sources.

St. Louis Book Fair

The St. Louis Book Fair accepts donations of new and gently used books. See their website for drop off locations or to schedule a pickup for 3 boxes or more.

St. Louis HELP

Health equipment lending program. St. Louis HELP provides anyone in need access to free home medical equipment through our recycle and reuse program, enabling them to live as independently as possible and remain contributing members of the community.

Vietnam Veterans of America

Accepts clothing, clothing accessories, shoes, baby items, house and glassware, books, toys, bikes, almost everything. You can schedule a pickup online or call them at, 314-423-8823.

Wheels For Wishes

We tow away, auction off, or recycle donated vehicles free of charge and the proceeds go to Make-A-Wish to help grant wishes of local kids.

Youth In Need

There are yellow boxes in parking lots around the St. Louis/St. Charles areas that take, clothing, shoes, and linens. I found these in a lot of church parking lots and Dierbergs parking lots.

Center for Senior Renewal

The Center for Senior Renewal offers an intensive level of mental health treatment without the high cost or inconvenience of inpatient hospitalization. The Center helps senior adults cope with their unique emotional problems and physical challenges that can make life difficult. Quality of life can be renewed, and feelings of hopelessness can be changed to hope, joy and inner peace.

ElderCare Matters

Online elder care resource where you will find some of America’s top elder care experts who can help you plan for and deal with your family’s elder care matters. Note: Very few services listed in Missouri.

Elder Link St. Louis

Local resources for older adults.

Great Video on Keeping Those with Dementia Safe at Home

This is a great resource for those caring for loved ones with dementia at home.

How to Find a Service to Check on Older Adults

If you’re caring for an older adult who’s living at home alone, it’s wise to have a way to check in daily, in case of a fall or other medical emergency that leaves the person unable to call for help. Two such ways to make that happen: a daily calling service or a volunteer visiting program.

iTN America 

The Independent Transportation Network of America (ITNAmerica) promotes lifelong mobility for seniors. We support sustainable, community-based transportation by leading a national transportation network grounded in research, policy analysis and education.

Lutheran Senior Services

Older adults living life to the fullest. Visit our website to learn more about our full range of communities and programs in Missouri for seniors!

OATS 

OATS, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 corporation providing specialized transportation for thousands of Missourians, including the rural general public, senior citizens and people with disabilities in 87 Missouri counties.

PHC – Private Home Care

The most comprehensive long term care option committed to maintaining the independence of your loved ones while they remain comfortably at home.

St. Louis Times Senior Resource Guide

The St. Louis Times Senior Resource Guide includes detailed business listings of organizations and resources that span the Missouri counties of St. Louis, St. Louis City, Jefferson, Franklin and St. Charles. The publication also includes resources for the Illinois counties of Bond, Clinton, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair and Washington. It’s published both online and in hard-copy editions and is commonly referred to as our area’s “Industry Bible” when it comes to providing comprehensive and current resources for our aging population.

Transitions For Senior Living

Free senior referral and replacement service in and around the St. Louis area.

VOYCE

To educate and empower persons and their families for quality of living across the continuum of long term care.

All Ready?

Take advantage of the wealth of emergency preparedness tools that exist to help you be prepared for anything that comes your way.

Help After a Disaster

This program guide on FEMA’s website provides information that will help you understand their disaster assistance program and explains how to apply.

PreparednessGuide.org

Whether you’re concerned about a fire, extended power outage or serious natural disaster, including hurricane, earthquake or tornado, you know that it only takes a matter of moments for your world to be turned upside down.

PreparednessGuide.org is here to ensure you know what to do to be prepared. We are not going to take a “doom and gloom” approach to disaster preparedness, but rather want to give you tools to be prepared while staying sane and controlled. Yes, a disaster could happen, but if you are prepared, you don’t have to fear it.

Safe & Well

This is a service provided by the American Red Cross. After a disaster, letting your family and friends know that you are safe and well can bring your loved ones great peace of mind. This website is designed to make that communication easier.

Servpro of West Kirkwood/Sunset Hills 

SERVPRO is the nationwide leader of fire and water restoration. Even though we are the nationwide leader, we are locally owned and operated franchises. SERVPRO’s full line of cleanup solutions and services include:

24-Hour Emergency Services
Fire & Water Damage Cleanup (Contents & Structure)
Mold Mitigation & Remediation
Biohazard, Crime Scene and Vandalism Cleanup
Air Duct & HVAC Cleaning
Residential & Commercial Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Deodorization
Dry Ice Blasting
Specialty Cleaning-Deep and Heavy

Institute For Challenging Disorganization

International OCD Foundation

National Institute of Mental Health 

St. Louis Hoarding Help Coalition is a collaborative effort of diverse community agencies seeking to provide education, resources, and follow-up support for hoarding behavior affecting the health and safety of the individual, the family and the community.  Click on this link to display a brochure for more information.

The Laundry Authority 

Premiere provider of wash, dry and fold laundry service to the St. Louis/Metro area since 1985. We offer pickup and delivery! Find out how easy it is to come clean with us!

Document retention guidelines

Helpful guidelines that tell you how long you have to keep various records.

Shoe Boxed

The fastest way to turn a pile of receipts into digital data for
effortless expense reporting, accounting, bookkeeping, and tax preparation.

Stop Unwanted Mail

Free service to opt out of catalogs, coupons, credit card offers, phone books, circulars and more.

The File Room

The File Room has been a family owned business since 1962, that provides records management services. Their services include off-site record storage in an 800,000 square foot facility where records are stored in bar-coded boxes in designated bar-coded locations for quick retrieval. On-going or project shredding with their state of the art shredding facility. The File room can even help save space by scanning your documents and provide secure storage solutions.

At Your Service of St. Louis County

Kathryn Collett

73 Clermont Lane
St. Louis, MO 63124
[email protected]

Phone: 314-994-1382

At Your Service of St. Louis County’s personal and small business assistants treat our clients like VIP’s. We simplify your life by taking care of the mundane things on your “to do” list. Whether it’s grocery shopping, arranging for/waiting for repair people, or helping with small business needs, we’re at your service!

Bark N’ Good Time

St. Louis based pet care service. Loving care for all critters.

The Homework Caddy

A clever all-in-one hanging folder system to organize your child’s schoolwork and books that lie all over the kitchen counter, stuck to the fridge door or (unfortunately) dumped in the recycling bin. The Homework Caddy was created to eliminate all the clutter, while at the same time helping with appointment setting and meeting scheduling.

Batteries Plus

Batteries Plus recycles many types of batteries, and all florescent bulbs, CFL’s and tubes. For a store near you, call them at 1-800-677-8278, or visit their website.

Cell Phones for Soldiers

Provides refurbished cell phones for American soldiers. Visit their website for drop off locations.

National Cristina Foundation

You can donate computers, printers, and software to the National Cristina Foundation. Most manufacturers also accept computers for recycling or trade-in.

Earth 911

Find recycling locations and information.

Freecycle

A great place to give away unwanted items.

Leftovers Etc.

The number 1 creative and educational resources facility in the St. Louis region.

Recycle City – St. Peters, MO

Recycle City features a convenient drop-off center open during daylight hours, seven days a week. The facility at 131 Ecology Drive has containers located in front of the building clearly marked for each type of recyclable.

Recycled Card Program

Operated by Kids’ Corp., a program for the children at St. Jude’s Ranch to learn entrepreneurship skills, the children participate in making the new cards by removing the front and attaching a new back. The result is a beautiful new card made by the children and volunteers. The benefits are two-fold: customers receive “green” holiday cards for use and the children receive payment for their work and learn the benefits and importance of “going green”.

Spectrum eCycle Solutions, Inc.

Let us help you free your home of unwanted electronics and help the environment in the process! We process most electronic and technology devices whether they are working or non-working. You can also bring us your old rechargeable batteries CDs, DVDs and VHS tapes for recycling.

STL Teachers Trading Post

Teacher Trading Post is an online donation and trading center that connects new, used and in-kind donations with our nation’s schools all year long. Teachers who have retired or left the classroom for one reason or another have many resources that they don’t know what to do with. This is where we come in.

TerraCycle

Our goal is to eliminate the idea of waste by creating collection and solution systems for anything that today must be sent to a landfill.

The Stuff Stop

The Stuff Stop® is the place to turn to when you’re ready to dispose of those items that you no longer need, use or love. Our mission is to provide you with information that will help you connect your unwanted stuff with people in need of that very stuff, or to provide you with options for recycling, shredding or disposing of it in a green way rather than ending up in a landfill.

The UPS Store

Drop off clean packing peanuts/bubble wrap at your local UPS Store.

Trophy Recycling

We encourage the community to donate their old trophies, plaques and awards to support local non-profit organizations that are in great need in today’s economy. This program will help local organizations who have cut their spending on appreciation, event awards, motivation trophies, and overall recognition.

Make The Connection

Shared experiences and support for Veterans.