(Closed) Where to donate household goods?

posted 5 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 4
1798 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I have always taken stuff like that to YMCA, Salvation Army, and Goodwill. I’m not sure about Goodwill, but both YMCA and Salvation Army accept furniture in my area

Post # 5
102 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

I work at a women’s shelter (in Canada though) and we can’t accept donations of large items like furniture because there’s not enough space. However, when someone calls wanting to donate it we will post the information and let all of our clients know, so that if they have somewhere to store it they can still get it. Maybe you could do something like that?


Post # 7
666 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I usually do Goodwill for this because it’s usually quick and convenient.  I also shop there sometimes myself, so I like the stores.  I think you usually have to drop things off to them.

I have occasionally done Easter Seals, who usually have trucks that will come and pick up things so you don’t have to bring them.

St Vincent de Paul is also one that will take these types of donations, and sometimes even pick up from you.


Post # 8
922 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

When we moved and had a ton of stuff to donate, we set up a pick up time through the American Kidney Fund.  We left it out in front of the garage, and they picked up everything and loaded it themselves.  I know the Potter’s House also does this.  We’ve also taken loads to Goodwill ourselves, too.

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