Mobile Gear Library

Greenplay Northwest is committed to improving access to nature for all young children and their families. Quality outdoor and rain gear is an essential resource for infants, toddlers, and preschool-age children living in the Pacific Northwest.

We believe that time spent in nature – whether a walk down the street, to a neighborhood park, or local Arboretum – benefits a child’s physical, emotional, social, and mental well-being.

Our gear library is open to the community by appointment only. Parents, caregivers, teachers, and social service staff, will be able to request items starting December 1st, 2017. Eligibility requirements apply. For more information, please contact Andrea Miller at

Frequently Asked Questions:

What can I donate to Greenplay Northwest’s Gear Library?

Boots – Waterproof hiking and rain boots in new or very good condition.
Socks – Wool and synthetic socks
Mittens – Waterproof mittens of any style; we do not accept gloves
Jackets – Warm synthetic coats (down is okay too), soft shells, hard shells and rain gear (machine-washable only)
Pants – Hard shells, fleece and wool layers (machine-washable only)
Hats – Synthetic or machine-washable wool
Shirts – Fleece and wool layers (machine-washable only)

Where can I drop off items?

We currently offer a free pick-up service within the cities of Maple Valley, Enumclaw, Kent, Renton, Auburn, and Issaquah. To schedule a pick-up, please fill out the following form:

Are my donations tax-deductible?

Yes! Greenplay Northwest is a registered Washington Secretary of State non-profit organization. No goods or services are exchanged for your donation. To the fullest extent allowed by law, your donation is tax-deductible. Our EIN/Tax ID Number is: 46-4864208.

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