Treasure Market Frequently Asked Questions
How do I donate to Treasure Market?
The Treasure Market Warehouse is open Wednesdays from 9:30 am to noon at 3585 Haven Avenue, Ste. C, Menlo Park.
Directions from the north: take 101-S exit Marsh Road, then a left at the signal onto Marsh, make a left at the second signal at Haven Avenue, turn right at the first stop sign (still on Haven) and the warehouse is on the right.
Directions from the south: take 101-N exit Marsh Road, then a right at the signal onto Marsh Road, make a left at the first signal which is Haven Avenue, turn right at the first stop sign (still on Haven) and the warehouse is on the right.
Our phone number is 650-468-1724.
I would like to donate items to Treasure Market. What types of objects are you looking for?
Treasure Market seeks donations of art, antiques, china, collectibles, books, crystal, silver, linens, furs, and objects from around the world.
Are items donated to Treasure Market tax deductible?
Items donated to Treasure Market qualify for a charitable income tax deduction. The IRS rules limit donations to the lesser of fair market value or the donor's tax basis, determined item by item. Donations over $500 require IRS form 8293. Donations over $5,000 need to be documented by a professional fair market appraisal.
Where and when will the next Treasure Market be held?
We hope to hold the next Treasure Market in spring 2016. Look for more information here soon.
How do I attend Treasure Market?
To be added to our mailing list, please call the Treasure Market warehouse at 650-468-1724. We will need your name, address, phone number, and email. If you have any questions, we will return your call.
How do I volunteer at Treasure Market?
Treasure Market needs hundreds of volunteers to plan and staff the four-day event. Volunteers help with set-up, sales, crowd control, greeting, cashiering, and clean-up. For more information, call 650-468-1724 or email Treasure Market Committee.
What are some examples of recent donations to Treasure Market?
A sampling of some of the exciting items from past Treasure Market sales included:
- Tiffany Studios Lamp
- The Sea Wolf, Jack London, 1913. Full page inscription by author
- San Ildefonson Blackware, 1943-56, signed Marie + Santana
- 17th- through 20th-century American, European and Oriental furniture
- Green crystal with silver lining Martini set, 1920's
- Vintage fur hat and jacket
- Fine table linens
- Oriental rugs and carpets
- 19th-century Sheraton sideboard
- Japanese painted screens
- Unusual 18-century documents chest
- Hundreds of paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures for every taste