Contributing to the Piedmont Master Gardeners Association is an excellent way to bring horticultural education and science-based gardening knowledge to our Albemarle-Charlottesville community. PMG Association provides programming such as School Garden Grants, Garden Basics classes, Horticultural Help Desks, and many others. Check out our ongoing projects, upcoming events, and community partners. Piedmont Master Gardeners Association is a volunteer, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

Click the button above to donate through PayPal and consider dedicating your donation in honor or memory of a loved one. Use our dedication form below to notify us that you wish to dedicate your contribution and we will send a letter to the dedicatee. Continue reading below for instructions on how to donate to the PMG Association through local consignment shops and on how to use Amazon Smile to contribute through your Amazon purchases.

Consignment Donations that Benefit the Piedmont Master Gardener Association

Weeding out your stuff?  Have storage frustration or desperation?  Consider consigning or donating your extra items to help support the local educational programs of the Piedmont Master Gardeners Association, a 501 © (3) non-profit. Accounts at the following consignment and resale shops have been established in the name of Piedmont Master Gardeners, so just tell them you are donating to the PMG account when you take your items.  Call or check website for hours and what is being accepted. Special COVID-19 rules are in place. Please tell your neighbors and friends.

Participating Consignment and Resale Shops

Natalie Dressed 1051 Millmont St., Charlottesville, VA 22903 (434) 296-6886; Please call to set up an appointment. Children’s clothing, women’s business and everyday clothing, accessories, handbags and footwear are accepted.

Rethreads 1716-1718 Allied St., Charlottesville, VA 22903 (434) 244-7111; Visit website and/or call to make an appointment for drop-offs. Rethreads will sort your drop offs, donating whatever they can’t use to a local charity.  Items accepted typically include many types of women’s clothing, footwear, accessories, handbags and men’s clothing.

The Eternal Attic or check Facebook 2125 Ivy Rd., #6, Charlottesville, VA 22903 (434) 977-2667; Consignment hours are Mon. to Sat., 10 am to 4 pm with appointment needed during COVID. The following items in good condition will be accepted: home décor, dishes, small furniture, glassware, silver, brass, pictures, mirrors, linens, flatware, and porcelain. Larger items require pre-approval before bringing to the store.

CIRCA 1700 Allied St., Charlottesville, VA 22903 (434) 295-7360; This shop will accept: sofas, chairs, tables, stools, bookshelves, sideboards, benches, lamps, books, ephemera, records, toys, architectural chandeliers, planters, housewares, vintage linens, glassware, kitchen goods, silver, pottery, cast iron, china, décor, artwork, rugs, lighting, knickknacks, stained glass, and almost anything related to the home or furnishings. COVID-19 restrictions in effect.  Check and call if you want to discuss selling large items or whether an item may be acceptable to CIRCA. If you have large pieces of furniture, they will come to you. Per owner, they buy outright from you and then write a check for their purchase made out to the Piedmont Master Gardener’s Association and give it to you to mail to us.

Mail to:  Piedmont Master Gardeners Assoc. Attention: Treasurer @ 460 Stagecoach Road Charlottesville, Va. 22901-6441

ALL SHOPS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR REJECT ANY ITEMS. Items that do not sell are donated to the SPCA, other nonprofits, and other thrift shops.

As Extension Master Gardeners, who support sustainable environmental practices, we affirm the 4 Rs of waste management: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot (i.e. compost).  Thank you for your donation.

Joining Amazon Smile and How It Benefits the PMG Association

Amazon Smile is a partnership whereby nonprofits register with Amazon to receive a percentage of your purchase on Amazon. Small amounts can really add up and help the PMG Association. Follow the directions on joining Amazon Smile to designate the PMG Association as the organization of your choice.