MEDIA CONTACT: Julie Willmot
(609) 278-7137

TRENTON, N.J. - Mercer County has partnered with Your ReSource of Ewing to collect unwanted and unused home medical equipment that will be recycled for use for people in need. On Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mercer County has made it easy to donate by setting up a drop-off location at Mercer County Connection, located in the Acme Shopping Center at 957 Route 33 in Hamilton. (609) 890-9800.

Your ReSource accepts donations of home medical equipment and unopened medical supplies. The success of Your ReSource is dependent upon generous donations of equipment and supplies from individuals, families, medical offices, clinics, health care facilities and community organizations. Your Resource accepts a wide variety of adult and pediatric home medical equipment.

The following includes a partial list of accepted items:
Wheelchairs; Seat Cushions; Portable Ramps; Trapeze Bars; Lift Chairs; Bedside Tray Tables; Walkers; Canes; Crutches; Shower Chairs; Commodes; Transfer Benches; Grab Bars; Safety Rails; Reachers; Shoehorns; Sliding Boards; Arm Pulleys; Hand and Ankle Weights; Exercise Bands and Balls; Hearing, Low Vision and Speech Devices; Magnifying Lights. Your ReSource cannot accept prescription medications or oxygen or helium tanks.

Hospital Beds, motorized wheelchairs and scooters, patient lifts and other large heavy pieces of equipment cannot be accepted on collection day. Your Resource can arrange for collection at another time.

Your donation may be tax deductible. Your ReSource is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and tax receipts will be provided. For more information about the organization, call (609) 530-1513 or visit their website at