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Make an Impact at the Scrap!

Financial gifts help keep the lights on at the Scrap Exchange. Even though our retail outlets help sustain our operations, your donations close the gap. Not only do they allow our Arts Reuse Center and Thrift Store to be operational, your gift also supports our community programs including professional workshops, the Make-N-Take studio and Design Center where we host creative classes.Thank you for funding our mission to promote creativity, environmental awareness and community through reuse. Click here to view our current impact report.

Donate Online

We partner with Paypal to make it easy for you to donate online safely and securely.

Mail your donation

If you prefer to send your donation via snail mail…We accept checks by mail. Please make your check payable to The Scrap Exchange and mail to our administrative offices at: The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road, Durham, NC 27707. 

Buy a Yellow Brick

If you have been to the Scrap Exchange, you know, like Dorothy that you’re not in Kansas anymore! So off course we have a yellow brick road! You can purchase your very own brick and we will inscribe your name on it. 

  • $100 = one brick

Buy a brick here. You can order multiple bricks for different inscriptions.


our stores and don’t forget to “Round up” at the register! Every penny helps! Find out our location and hours here.


your unused or gently used items. Material donations provide low-cost art supplies, clothing, and housewares for the community to enjoy. They help teachers properly equip their classrooms. They help creatives afford supplies. They give families an affordable place to buy clothing and household items. Donating items and materials is really easy. Click here to learn more or schedule a donation appointment.


Come volunteer at the country’s largest creative reuse center and help us to promote creativity, environmental awareness and community through reuse. You’ll meet new people, learn new skills and help us to keep our costs down.  Click here to learn more.

Corporate Sponsorships

Do you have a business and would like to learn more about corporate sponsorships at the Scrap Exchange? We have many naming opportunities throughout our campus. We would love your support as well as the opportunity to promote your business. Please contact Wendy Smith at development@scrapexchange.org

The Scrap Exchange is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Federal ID: 56-1728718