Why donate to NorthPointe?

  • You are helping a very worthy cause.
  • Your donations are much needed.
  • You are helping a local charity serve their
    communities in Lake and Cook Counties.
  • Your donation is tax deductible.

Accepted Items: (All must be in new/like-new condition)

  • Clothing
    • Sweat pants for men and women, all sizes
    • T-Shirts (long and short sleeve with No logos), all sizes
    • NEW socks and undergarments for men and women (no incontinence items
  • Household Items
    • New/Like-new pots, pans, bakeware, dish sets, plastic glassware, Corelleware
    • New food storage containers
    • New twin size linens, dish & bath towels, shower liners
    • New plastic storage bins (to store out of season clothes)
  • Furniture
    • Dark color sofas/loveseats/chairs/recliners in faux leather or very durable, stain resistant fabric
    • Coffee tables and end tables (no glass)
    • Sturdy kitchen/dining sets that seat 6
    • Bedroom chests
    • Twin size headboards and frames
    • NEW twin mattresses
  • Electronics
    • Flat panel TV’s in good working order
    • DVD and VCR Players

Additional Item Needed:

To further ensure safety and security, NorthPointe is requesting nine lock boxes. Thank you!


NorthPointe Resources relies on the generosity of the community for:

  • Furnishings and household items for our community homes
  • Furnishings and household items for individuals transitioning to their own apartments
  • Personal items for our clients
  • Office furnishing and supplies for the Killian Center, where our Day Program services take place

What is the donation process?

Donations are accepted at the Killian Center, 3441 Sheridan Road, Zion, from 9am until 2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays unless prior arrangements are made. 

Items that Require Prior Arrangements/Approval via the Director of Development

Any over-sized items including furniture, large appliances, office furniture, mattresses, computer equipment, TVs and electronics.

To obtain approval and/or schedule a pick-up, send a detailed list and pictures of items to be donated to donate@nri1953.org or call the Development Office at 847-731-5732.

We request a minimum of 10 business days to schedule a pick-up. We will make every effort to accomodate pick-up requests but have to work with staffing scheduled and truck availability. Pick ups are scheduled 1-2 times per month on a Wednesday. 

Donation receipts (for tax records) will be given to donors upon pick-up of donation.


The Killian Center Wish List:

We can pick up the office furniture, file cabinets, equipment, electronics and/or supplies you no longer need and put it to good use at the Killian Center.

• Office furniture
(bookcases, desks, etc.)
• Filing cabinets and bookcases (all sizes)
• Sturdy chairs (with or without arms, non-rolling)
• Desk chairs
• Bulletin boards
• Flat screen monitors
• Working computers
(less than 4yrs old)
• Working laptops
(less than 4yrs old)
• Key boards
• Wheelchair Scale
• New Office supplies
(binders, folders, pens, etc.)



Once received, items that cannot be used are donated to another not-for-profit organization or sold. If sold, 100% of proceeds help provide much-needed support services for people with disabilities & mental illness.