Donation Guide

What We Can Use

Backpacks, belts, billfolds, boots, gloves, hats, hip packs, mittens, purses, sandals, scarves, shoes, ties
Hardcover, paperback, textbooks, magazines
Blouses, blazers, business suits, coats, denim, dresses, flannel/insulated shirts, jackets, leotards, night gowns, pants, robes, shirts, shorts, skirts, sweaters, swim suits, tights, uniforms, vests
Collectible Antiques

Computers and Computer Equipment
Bedspreads, blankets, area rugs, comforters, curtains, pillow cases, sheets, towels, valances, washcloths

Electronic Entertainment Equipment
Flat-screen TVs (no CRT/tube TVs), CD Players, DVD Players, game systems, portable stereos, Bluetooth speakers, radios, VCRs, Walkmans

Exercise Equipment
Aerobic steps, free weights, mats, NordicTracks, roller blades, stationary bikes, stair climbers

Bedframes, head- and footboards (complete), chairs, coat racks, coffee tables, dinettes, dressers, end tables, floor lamps, kitchen tables, loveseats, mattresses and box springs, recliners, sofas, table lamps

Baskets, bells, bowls, clocks, framed pictures, mugs, paper weights, vases, tins, trays, wicker, wreaths

Hand Tools and Small Power Tools
Air tools, buffers, circle saws, drills, hammers, sanders, screwdrivers, table saws, wrenches

Baking pans, blenders, dishes, bread makers, coffee makers, hand-held mixers, food processors, ice-cream makers, juicers, table-top mixers, toasters, utensils

Bracelets, earrings, necklaces, pins, rings, watches

Eyeglasses, ironing boards, lawnmowers (WITHOUT fuel), leaf blowers (WITHOUT fuel), luggage, records, shades, strollers, tapes, typewriters, vacuums, weedwackers (WITHOUT fuel)

Outdoor Furnishings
Benches, chairs, barbecue grills, folding tables and chairs, gliders, lounge chairs, patio sets, tables, umbrellas

Seasonal Items
Artificial Christmas trees, wreaths, ornaments, Halloween costumes, recital costumes

Sports/Outdoor Equipment
Baseballs, baseball gloves, bicycles, children’s swimming pools, footballs, football equipment, golf clubs, golf bags, kickballs, ping pong tables, pool tables (small), racquetballs, racquetball rackets, soccer balls, tennis balls, tennis rackets, tricycles, wagons

Toys and Games
Board games, outdoor games, puzzles, stuffed animals, Fisher-Price®, Little Tykes®, Playskool®


Due to federal and state guidelines, environmental reasons, and the fact that we are unable to sell items in poor condition, Goodwill cannot accept certain donated items, including the following:

Personal Care Items
Air conditioners, garbage disposals, refrigerators, CRT/tube TVs, washers, dryers, dishwashers
Hazardous/Automotive Waste
Additives, antifreeze, bottled gas, gasoline, lead acid batteries, motors, oil, oil tanks, tires, used parts

Household/Garden Chemical Products
Household carpet, pesticides, paint, paint thinner, drain cleaner, oven cleaner, aerosols, environmentally unfriendly waste products, all cleaning products

Household Items
Bathtub enclosures, bed springs, car seats, central heating or cooling units, console stereos (over 4 feet), cribs (with large spaces), cupboards (built-in), fluorescent light bulbs, food, furnaces, hide-a-beds, hospital beds, sofa beds, water beds, mirrors without frames

Boats, cars, trucks, truck toppers, vans, car seats, ceramic molds, kilns, commercial salon hair dryers, fire extinguishers, items on product recall lists, playpens, swingsets, pianos

Office Equipment
Industrial copy machines, desks (metal or extra-large), large office machines, telephone systems

Outdoor Items
Awnings, chain-link fences, clothesline posts, lumber (used), paneling, railroad ties, storm windows/doors

Fixtures (used), guttering and downspouts, pipes, sump pumps

Firearms, ammunition

Questions about Material Donations

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If you are unsure if a donation is acceptable, please include a photo along with a description of the donation.