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Low Cost Building Materials/Supplies

Programs that provide access to building materials at below market costs. In many cases, the materials have been recovered from obsolete buildings by building deconstruction programs and made available for reuse by communities as an alternative to purchasing new materials.

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Household Goods

Programs that pay for or provide new, reconditioned or secondhand furnishings for homes or apartments.

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Clothing

Programs that pay for or provide new or secondhand clothing. Included are clothing exchange programs.

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Donor Services

Programs that accept donations of material goods and services or money to purchase them and which coordinate the distribution of donations to agencies, organizations and disadvantaged community residents.

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Clothing Donation Programs

Programs that accept new or secondhand clothing, repair the items if necessary, and keep the clothing for use in their own programs, donate it to shelters and other community-based organizations for distribution to the people they serve, or sell it to raise money for agency programs.

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