Where to Donate Unwanted Household Items

Purging?  Moving? Downsizing?  Don’t want to just throw those books, that favorite old lamp, that cute table your aunt gave you in the trash?  Here is a list of places that will take those unwanted items and give you a tax deduction.


Vietnam Vets


Clothing of all types and sizes, baby items, House and glassware, Kitchenware, Small appliances, Books, CDs, Videos, DVDs, Toys, Small furniture and Rugs, Tools, Bedding, Drapery, Curtains.


Lupus Foundation


Dry goods, Electronics, furniture, kids items, ladies items, tools, sporting goods


Market Street Mission


Call 973-538-0427 for a free pick-up

New and used furniture, housewares, appliances, sporting goods, office furnishings, knick-knacks.


Habitat for Humanity


This link will find the store nearest you and provide an extensive list of the goods that Habitat takes.  You can drop off or schedule a pick-up. If you schedule a pickup there are email guidelines you must follow.

Furniture, household items, collectibles, silver, coins and so much more.




Go on the link above to find the nearest donation center or to see their other options including a pickup option but restrictions apply.

Clothing, shoes, jewelry, accessories, handbags, luggage, household goods, books, and other items.


Salvation Army


Applicances, clothing, furniture, household goods, miscellaneous

Furniture Assist, Inc.


Furniture, mattresses and box springs, toys, dolls, games, clean linens, small appliances, clothes and shoes, children’s books and cookbooks, baby items, dishes, glasses, bowls, and so much more!  Go to the link above.