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

https://vva.org/donate/

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

https://lfapickupservice.org/

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

 

Market Street Mission

http://www.marketstreet.org/thrift-store

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

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

 

Habitat for Humanity

https://www.habitat.org/restores/donate-goods

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.

 

Goodwill

https://www.goodwillnynj.org/donate-goods

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

Https://satruck.org

Applicances, clothing, furniture, household goods, miscellaneous

Furniture Assist, Inc.

http://furnitureassist.com/donations.htm

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.