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ReCARES (Dorland Street) - San Francisco - Dorland St

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ReCARES (Dorland Street)

Dorland St (The alleyway of 63 Dorland), San Francisco, California 94110
(415) 487-5405

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collects and redistributes donations of clean, gently used medical equipment and unused home health care supplies. Provided free of charge to those in need who visit our sites. Almost everything medical that a person could use in their home such as: briefs, apnea machines, bedrails, blood pressure monitors, canes, commodes, crutches, cushions, diabetes monitors and strips, Ensure and other drinkable nutrition supplements, eyeglasses, gait belts, gauze, hearing aids, batteries for hearing aids, Hoyer lifts, incontinence washes and creams, ice machines, lambswool, medical tape, nebulizers, orthopedic boots, oxygen concentrators, quad canes, reachers, scales, slings, shower chairs, sock aids, tub transfer benches, wigs, walkers, rollators, wheelchairs. We can take short ramps at our sites but not long ramps. All items must be clean and sanitized. Supplies should be in original packaging, open packages are acceptable.

Item Notes Method Destination
Medical Equipment & Surplus Donations only accepted during open hours.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
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