Local Chicago Resources

Illinois Movers’ and Warehousemen’s Association, incorporated in its present name in 1958, is the statewide not-for-profit trade association for moving and storage companies licensed to do business in Illinois.
http://www.imawa.com/

Coverage options explained in a short video by IMAWA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGTGkTs1dLs

For additional coverage/insurance, please check online sources such as:
https://www.movinginsurance.com/
https://www.bakerintl.com/

The ICC is directed by state law with protecting the public by overseeing household goods moving companies.
https://www.icc.illinois.gov/authority/household-goods-movers, Consumer Information.

Donation centers that might pick-up the furniture for free:
★ Salvation Army Chicago, https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/metro/pickup
★ Goodwill Industries, http://www.goodwill.org/locator/
★ Brown Elephant Resale Shop, https://howardbrown.org/brown-elephant/
★ Chicago Furniture Bank, https://www.chicagofurniturebank.org/donate

Packing mistakes to avoid:
https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/house-packing-mistakes-260508
https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/packing-tape-best-smart-move-259257

How’s Business? is a listening tour conducted by the Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship (IJ Clinic) to collect entrepreneurs’ stories about what it’s like to do business in the City of Chicago.
https://howsbusinesschi.com/?p=558