I will take my cell phone to a shelter. It's "ancient" in cell phone terms, not sure they'd want it ...
I found out our local small electronics store (used to be a Radio Shack franchise store) and they'll take for free essentially anything with an electric cord - not kitchen appliances except microwaves, but they'll take everything else, so I'll do that, it's easy.
There is a organization called Cell Phones for Soldiers ( www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com/about. ht ml ) that will take chargers, accessories & phones of all types. The stuff gets recycled, and the organization uses the $$ to buy prepaid phone cards so that those serving overseas can call home.
Old cellphones can definitely go to shelters. I'm a teacher and I take my old things (after the cord is cut off) into my school for the younger grades. They can use them in dramatic play areas, take them apart and see how they work or pretend to fix things. Sometimes you can also take the broken things to Goodwill because people will still buy them for parts or to practice fixing.
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I don't know about the undies, but the cell phone stores usually have a box for old phones that are then given to women's shelters or something similar. You may be able to get rid of broken fans on radios if you offer them for free on Craigslist or Freecycle. Someone may want them for parts or art.
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