The Depot in Midland Park Offers Unique Selection of Handcrafts, Accessories, Toys and More
The Depot in Midland Park Offers Unique Selection of Handcrafts, Accessories, To

The Depot in Midland Park, New Jersey features a unique selection of gifts for every occasion, including American-made handcrafts, accessories, handmade children's clothing, toys and games and more.

The Depot was established in 1965 by a small group of volunteers in the baggage room of the Ridgewood Railroad Station. Their mission was to raise funds to benefit Family Counseling Service in Ridgewood, now a division of Children’s Aid and Family Services, Inc. After expanding three times, The Depot moved to its present location, a seven-room house in Midland Park, in 1978. Over the years, the contribution of both time and talent by hundreds of volunteers has resulted in donations to the agency approaching $3 million. The Depot is a member of the Federation of Woman’s Exchanges and is the largest all-volunteer exchange in the United States.

The Depot’s Mission Statement is three-fold: To provide constant financial support to Children’s Aid and Family Services, Inc., which is of utmost importance to their volunteers. To offer the opportunity to earn extra income by providing an outlet for the art and handiwork of their crafters, many of whom are senior citizens. To provide a warm and friendly atmosphere for women to meet and make new friends while feeling a sense of accomplishment through their service to the community.

At The Depot, you'll find brands such as  baggalini, Beatriz Ball, Betsy Olmstead, Bunnies By The Bay, Byers’ Choice, Casafina, Caspari, Colonial Candle, GUND, Lollacup, Melissa & Doug, Mud Pie, Nora Fleming, SoapSox, Vera Bradley and more. The Depot carries the handwork of over 250 talented crafters including Beaded Flatware by Sandy, Corks . . . Etc. by Rose, Glass from Glass Eye Studio, Jewelry by Arlene, Red Ribbon Candy and Rolf Glassware. You'll also find art work, candles, floral arrangements, wreaths, hand-blown glassware, home & garden accessories, infants' and children’s wear, jewelry, lamps, pottery, seasonal décor and much more.

The Depot is located at 22 Prospect Street Midland Park, New Jersey.

The shop is open Monday–Saturday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm and Thursday until 7:00 pm.

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Children’s Aid and Family Services is one of northern New Jersey’s leading nonprofit providers of human services and child welfare programs. They help children whose families are unable to care for them, as well as supporting children, young adults, the elderly and their families through the everyday challenges and transitions in life.