Marin Medical Equipment Recyclers is a locally run volunteer non-profit based in San Rafael. We accept donations of clean, useable medical equipment and supplies and give them to individuals in our community who need them. We are committed to reducing needless environmental waste while increasing access to medical equipment and supplies that provide safety, mobility, and independence. All items are made available on a first serve basis unless arrangements have been made in advance by telephone or email. Volunteers are available to help you with your needs. Pick up or delivery is not
available. When you receive an item you will be asked to fill out and sign a Liability Release.
Equipment: We accept clean items in good condition that can fit into a small storage unit such as:
Small orthopedic supports
Blood Pressure Machines
Supplies: We accept unopened packages of diapers, panty pads, bed pads, latex and vinyl gloves, moist wipes, etc.
We cannot accept large items such as hospital beds, Hoyer lifts, lift chairs, motorized wheelchairs and scooters, at our site in San Rafael, but we run a clearing-house operation for those. We will take the phone number of a donor, and with permission, pass it on to a person seeking the item.
We Do Not Accept:
Liquids of any kind
Broken or rusty items
Packaged supplies that have been open
Sterile packaged goods - dressings, etc.
Large orthopedic braces
Hospital gowns, pillows, sheets, blankets
Beds, lifts, standers, treadmills bicyclers
Electric wheelchairs or Lift chairs
Exercise equipment, weights
Non-medical equipment or supplies
Marin Medical Equipment Recyclers is a division of ReCARES, a non-profit public benefit corporation. Federal Tax ID# 94-3213876. We welcome financial donations from both recipients and donors. Please make checks payable to "ReCares", 2619 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612.