DETAILED Accepted Items List

Spring & Summer Sale - Spring, summer and "transitional," year-round clothing and shoes, including lightweight sweaters, jackets, rain coats, rain boots and long-sleeved shirts accepted. Featured holiday is 4th of July.

Fall & Winter Sale - Fall and winter and "transitional," year-round clothing and shoes, heavy winter coats, snow bibs and pants, snow boots, winter accessories (hats, gloves, scarves, etc.). Featured holidays include Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick's Day and Easter. Jeans sell best at the Fall & Winter Sale. Swimwear accepted year-round.

Accepted Items by Category:

Clothing and Shoes – PLEASE NOTE - MAJOR Category Update for 2020

  • CLOTHING - NEWBORN TO KIDS SIZE 16 (Junior Girls and Teen Boys clothing no longer accepted)

  • SHOES - BABY TO SIZE 6Y 

  • SELECT BRANDS - Under Armour, The North Face, Padagonia, Lilly Pulitzer and Vineyard Vines accepted in ALL SIZES

Maternity Clothing and Nursing Wear

Women's Activewear & Select Brands – NEW for 2020

  • ACTIVEWEAR - Suggested brands include Under Armour, Athleta, CALIA, Nike, The North Face, Padagonia, Columbia, Lululemon and similar name brands. "Activewear" is clothing designed to be worn for sports, exercise and outdoor activities. Mall brand and discount store brand activewear NOT accepted (example: Old Navy, C9. Athletic Works, etc. NOT accepted.)

  • SELECT BRANDS - Lularoe, Lilly Pulitzer, Vineyard Vines, Simply Southern and PINK women’s clothing also accepted. NO other women's non-activewear brands accepted.

Accessories

  • Hair accessories, hats, scarves, sunglasses, belts, ties, backpacks, lunch boxes, purses, tights, etc.

  • Socks – FASHION SOCKS, brand NEW socks, sport-specific socks, or coordinating socks can be attached and sold with outfits

 

Dance and Gymnastics Wear – leotards, tights, skirts / tutus, shorts, ballet slippers, tap shoes, jazz shoes, dance bags and accessories

Toys, Games, Puzzles and Indoor Play Equipment

  • Toys, games, puzzles and indoor play equipment for children of all ages.

  • Dress-Up Costumes - princess, fireman, doctor, etc. costumes, shoes and accessories. Halloween costumes at Fall & Winter Sale only.

  • Electronic learning – VTech, LeapFrog and nabi toys, learning systems, software and accessories

  • Wooden and boutique toys, including train tables – brands like Melissa & Doug and Thomas & Friends in high-demand

  • Play kitchens and housekeeping toys – brands like Step2, Little Tikes and KidKraft in high-demand

  • Game tables – foosball, air hockey and ping pong


Books and Home School Materials

  • Kid's books – board books, picture books, early readers, chapter books, middle grade novels, tween novels, young adult novels, classic literature and other books of interest to or written for kids.

  • Home school books, materials, teaching aids and supplies

  • Parenting, childbirth, life stages and family books

Movies & Video Games – kids/family Blu-ray and DVD movies (to PG-13 only – NEW for 2020), video games/systems/accessories

Baby Gear – high-demand items

  • Strollers (single, double, umbrella, jogging, Sit 'N Stands), ExerSaucers / stationary entertainers, swings, bouncers, walkers, jumpers, gyms, playmats, Pack ‘N Plays / playards, freestanding gates, baby carriers, baby positioners, high chairs, booster seats and Bumbos (with original straps or recall kit attached - https://www.bumbousa.com/repair-kit-request.html)

Car Seats, Bases and Booster Seats - manufactured April 2016+ (4 years old or less). YOU MUST CERTIFY YOU ARE ORIGINAL OWNER AND IT HAS NEVER BEEN IN AN ACCIDENT.  Must be washed/cleaned according to manufacturer instructions before drop-off.

Feeding – bottles (discard nipples), sippy cups, bowls, utensils, bibs, baby food makers/accessories, pacifiers (new in package), nursing covers

Nursery Needs – wipe warmers, sound machines, diapers (new in package/unopened), changing pads, step stools, humidifiers, vaporizers, diaper pails, potty chairs, cloth diapers and bath tubs

 

Safety and Convenience – baby monitors, baby gates, safety gadgets, bed rails, step stools, diaper bags, Boppy pillows and covers, shopping cart covers, baby slings, baby positioners and wedges

 

Nursery and Children’s Furniture – high-demand items

  • Furniture appropriate for a nursery, toddler or kids’ room up to teens.

  • Cribs – manufactured after June 28, 2011. Must be fully-assembled at drop-off. 

  • Changing tables, armoires, dressers, night stands, bassinettes, cradles, rocking chairs, gliders, toddler beds, twin beds, bunk beds, kids tables and chairs, bookshelves, storage units

 

Nursery and Kids' Decor – blankets and receiving blankets, nursery decor such as lamps, pictures/prints, mobiles, etc.

 

Outdoor Play Equipment – high-demand items

  • Playhouses, picnic tables, slides, climbers, water tables, sand boxes – brands like Step2 and Little Tikes in high-demand

  • Bikes and Ride-Ons – bikes (child and adult), bike racks, helmets, cycling accessories, bicycle child carriers, bike trailers, skateboards, scooters, tricycles, wagons and Power Wheels / other power ride-ons

 

Sports Equipment and Accessories

  • Sports equipment – baseball bats, tennis rackets, lacrosse / hockey sticks, practice nets, skates, t-ball stands, golf clubs, golf bag and balls for all sports and ages

  • Sports clothing – cleats, gloves, sport-specific socks, shin guards, etc. for all sports and ages

  • Exercise equipment – elliptical machines, treadmills, weight machines, exercise bikes, free weights, etc.

 

Home Décor – PLEASE NOTE - MAJOR Category Update for 2020

  • Medium to large-sized items used to decorate your home ONLY. Think all the cute (current style and trend!) Pier 1, Pottery Barn, Kirkland's, TJMaxx/HomeGoods (even Target!) stuff. Things you look at and that make your home cozy and inviting. Must be priced at $4.50+.

  • Holiday / seasonal decorations. Must be priced at $4.50+.

NEW FOR SPRING & SUMMER 2020 ~ WE CANNOT ACCEPT AND WILL BE DONATED:

  • STUFFED ANIMALS (unless electronic or "do something")

  • JUNIOR GIRLS AND TEEN BOYS CLOTHING / ACCESSORIES

  • 3-LETTER MONOGRAMMED ITEMS (single letter monogram only)

  • MATTRESSES OF ANY KIND

  • CRIB / KIDS / HOUSEHOLD BEDDING SETS / SLEEPING BAGS (unless brand NEW in original package)

  • HOUSEHOLD LINENS (place mats, cloth napkins, tablecloths, curtains, etc.)

  • AREA / THROW RUGS

  • KITCHEN ITEMS (appliances, pots and pans, dishes, cups/glasses/mugs, cooking utensils/gadgets, etc.)

  • CRAFT SUPPLIES / OFFICE SUPPLIES & ELECTRONICS / SMALL HOME DECOR ITEMS (figurines, collectibles, etc.)

  • Cardboard puzzles in zipper bags (MUST have original box)

  • ACCORDION-STYLE BABY GATES

  • Adult size and brand (misses, women's, men's), clothing, shoes accessories and jewelry, except for maternity and nursing wear.

  • Books for adults (including general cookbooks) or books unrelated to kids, family and/or parenting

  • Homemade clothing or homemade items, such as crocheted blankets, knit hats, furniture, crafts, etc.

  • Items with inappropriate messages or photos

  • VHS tapes, CD's, cassette tapes or computer software

  • FISHER-PRICE ROCK 'N PLAYS (Click for Recall Details) 

  • BREAST PUMPS

  • LADIES PURSES AND HANDBAGS

  • FORMER LIBRARY BOOKS, used coloring books

  • Drop-side cribs (manufactured before June 28, 2011)

  • Vacation / souvenir, event, concert, camp type or holiday with year clothing

  • Underwear, unless brand NEW in original package

  • Fast food / kids ("Happy Meal") toys and books

  • Items with promotional logos

  • Open consumable items (baby lotion, food, diapers, etc.). Must be factory-sealed. No food products at all.

  • Porcelain dolls

  • Items purchased from the “dollar store”

  • “Grab bags” of miscellaneous toys – only like items should be grouped together

If you have questions about an item being accepted, please contact us at info@BackOnTheRackRoanoke.com.

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