Donating: Accepted Goods & Items

What Goods To Donate

Donate your good taste

From timeless treasures you don’t have space for to gently
worn fashions you don’t have a need for, consider our arms
open for accepting items on behalf of local nonprofits.

Accepted items

We accept the following categories of items on behalf of local nonprofits. Just drop your items off at one of several locations near you. How’s that for friendly service?

Hats, mittens, scarves, ties, socks, purses, wallets, backpacks, bags

Clothing & shoes
Men's, women's, children’s

Small electrical toasters, radios, power tools, irons, blenders, mixers, stereos, CD players, speakers, DVD and VCR players, table lamps, floor lamps, humidifiers

Exercise & outdoor
Bicycles, golf accessories, garden tools, sports equipment, exercise equipment, skis

Toys, games, puzzles, stuffed animals

Pots, pans, utensils, china cups, vases, dishes, cutlery, glassware, silverware, stemware

Jewelry, crafts, mugs, candles, pictures/frames, baskets, ornaments, hand tools

Hardback and paperback books, magazines, records, tapes, CDs, videos, DVDs, computer software

Small furniture
All chairs, tables (dining, kitchen, coffee, end, computer, night stand, patio), dressers, hutch, armoire, bookcase, cabinets, entertainment centers

Other textiles
Bed/bath towels, sheets, blankets, pillows, curtains, tablecloths

Note: Please contact your local store for a complete list of acceptable and non-acceptable donations.This list may be changed and/or modified as needed to accommodate business needs. Some locations and Donation Drive Fundraisers do not accept any furniture items, so please call ahead.

Items not accepted

Automobile parts
Tires, mufflers, fenders, etc.

Beds & bedding parts
Hide-a-beds, bunk beds, mattresses, box springs, waterbeds, coil springs, etc.

Construction materials
Lumber, pipes, floors, tubs, cabinets, carpet, doors, windows, etc.
Note: some items in this category may be sellable, such as faucets, light fixtures, stained glass windows, hardware, decorative items.

Damaged furniture
Torn, soiled or in need of repair

Flammable products
Any items that operate on or contain fuel including: gas cans, propane cylinders, barbecues, lawn mowers, weed trimmers, camp stoves, tiki torches, etc. 

Hazardous materials
Batteries, paints, chemicals, cleaning products, poisons, any liquids, etc.

Infant products
Car seats, cribs and related products
Note: accepting these items is restricted by law.

Large appliances
Refrigerators, dishwashers, furnaces, stoves, washing machines, etc.

Marine vessels
Boats, canoes, kayaks, etc.

Televisions & computer monitors 
Large televisions in cabinets, CRT “tube” televisions and monitors.
Note: we do accept LCD, LED or plasma flat screens.

Firearms, explosives, ammunition, flares, etc.

Other items 
Swing sets, food, animals

Note: Please contact your local store if you have a question regarding acceptable and non-acceptable donations. CDC attendants and drivers have the right to politely refuse unacceptable items. Consideration for the donor should be balanced with team member safety, store safety and ease of disposing. 

How to donate your goods

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