What We Accept

Goodwill depends on your donated materials to provide opportunities for thousands of people. We appreciate your generosity and assure you that our resources are used effectively. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated!

WE ACCEPT:

We hate to refuse any donation but for some items we must. Here are the reasons:

  • It will not sell in our store
  • It is too costly to handle and/or repair
  • It is too heavy, bulky or unsafe for our workers to handle
  • The item has been recalled or listed as potentially harmful by the Consumer Products Safety Commission

The following list of items are examples of things we CANNOT accept:

  • All Large Appliances (Washer, Stove, Fridge…)
  • Microwaves / Gas Grills / Propane Tanks
  • Batteries / Automobile Parts / Tires / Petroleum
  • Baby Furniture / Car Seats
  • Bicycles, If Damaged (No Flat Tires)
  • Construction Materials: Lumber / Concrete Blocks Siding/ Doors / Windows / Paint / Carpet / Carpet Pads / Sinks / Showers / Plumbing Fixtures / Toilets / Bath Tubs / Vanities / Fluorescent Bulbs And Fixtures
  • Curtain Rods / Drapery Rods
  • Live Plants
  • Encyclopedias / School Text / Magazines
  • Damaged Furniture / Hide-A-Beds / Mattresses / Box Springs / Waterbeds / Pillows / Bed Frames / Head & Footboard Sets
  • Trundle Beds / Dog Beds / Metal Desks / Piano / Organ
  • Exercise Equipment / Weight Sets
  • Household Cleaning Products / Chemical Products
  • Lawn Mowers / Snow Blowers, Etc.
  • Medical Equipment
  • Stereos / TV’s – Portable or Console
  • Swing Sets
  • Trash / Wet, Soiled Items