It's been said that you make a living by what you get - but you make a life by what you give.

TAPIN couldn’t agree more. As an all-volunteer nonprofit, we operate with purpose and efficiency to help our neighbors. People who appreciate their own good fortune – and believe in sharing it – are the heartbeat of our organization.

Are your closets crowded with clothes that the kids have outgrown? What about that furniture sitting in the garage? How about turning your next trip to the supermarket into a life lesson for your children? Explain to them that sharing makes us richer – and even the smallest donation makes a difference. Because it doesn’t matter what you give, but that you give.

Your cash contributions are greatly appreciated.

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Donate by Check

Make your check out to Barrington TAPIN Inc. and mail it to TAPIN, P.O. Box 252, Barrington, RI 02806

All TAPIN donations are tax deductible under IRS Code section 501(c)(3). You may also direct your United Way campaign contributions to TAPIN (United Way #6453) or through your employer’s matching contribution program.

With gratitude, we accept:

  • Canned Baked Beans
  • Canned Spaghetti Rings or equivalent
  • Boxed Macaroni & Cheese
  • Peanut Butter
  • Canned Tomatoes
  • Canned Spaghetti Sauce
  • Canned Tuna Fish
  • Canned Fruit
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Soup and Stew
  • Dry Pasta
  • Dry Cereal and Oatmeal
  • Dry Milk or Shelf-stable Milk
  • Juice Boxes
  • Jelly
  • Crackers, Cookies or Snacks
  • Baking Goods
  • Dry Potatoes, Rice and Stuffing
  • Coffee and Tea
  • Seasonal clothing – up to size 18
  • Clothes must be clean and in good condition
  • New socks and underwear
  • Jackets and outerwear
  • Children’s boots and shoes

Drivers to take clients to and from medical appointments

  • Linens-sheets (all sizes)
  • Blankets (all sizes)
  • Comforters (all sizes)
  • Towels – kitchen and bath
  • Infant Equipment – strollers, gates – No cribs please.
  • Kitchenware – dishes, silverware, glasses, etc.
  • Small appliances
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Shaving cream
  • Toothpaste, toothbrushes and floss
  • Shaws
  • Stop & Shop
  • Other Local Retail Stores

As a Member Agency of the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, TAPIN is able to purchase food at a significant discount as well as qualify for USDA and other free food.

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All TAPIN donations are tax deductible under IRS Code section 501(c)(3). You may also direct your United Way campaign contributions to TAPIN (United Way #6453) or through your employer’s matching contribiution program.

Items which may be accepted at TAPIN:

  • Small appliances
  • Non-upholstered chairs
  • Small tables
  • Small bookshelves
  • Lamps
  • Children’s equipment (no cribs)
  • DVD players
  • Flat Screen TV’s
  • Vaccums

Items which clients would pick up from the donor’s home:

  • Major appliances
  • Beds (including box springs and mattresses)
  • Bureaus

TAPIN will coordinate with clients.  We offer this service ONLY on Wednesdays between 10AM – 12PM.

  • Paper, envelopes, etc.
  • Gift cards from Staples, Office Depot, etc.

Has TAPIN touched you or a loved one? Please consider including TAPIN for planned giving — bequests, wills or memoriam. TAPIN is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax-exempt organization. For more information about planned giving, please call 401.247.1444

DROP-OFF INFORMATION

Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Questions?
Call 401.247.1444

Address
281 County Road, Barrington RI, 02806

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