The following is a list of items that are always in need and a listing of things which we are unable to accept due to liability or recall. Please bring donations to the back door of the thrift store during store hours. Donations are tax deductible and tax receipts are available uon request.

Acceptable Donations

  • Clothing and Winter Wear - Men's, Women's, Children's in all sizes.
  • Accessories - belts, scarves, hats, gloves, jewelry, purses, wallets, ties.
  • Footwear - shoes, boots, socks in good condition.
  • Formal Wear - Bridal, Tuxedos, Prom Dresses
  • Kitchenware - dishes, silverware, pots & pans, utensils, storage and serving.
  • Coutertop appliances in working condition.
  • Linens - sheets, blankets, quilts, curtains, towels, tablecloths.
  • Home Decor - pictures, wall hangings, candle holders, vases, knick knacks, baskets, photo frames.
  • Lamps in working order.
  • Small electronics in working condition - radios, clocks.
  • Toys, stuffed animals, games & puzzles with all of the pieces
  • Crafts - fabric, yarn, craft books.
  • Sporting Equipment in working condition.
  • Media - books, DVDs, CDs, videotapes, records, Blu-rays.
  • Antiques and collectibles
  • Holiday and seasonal decorations
  • Halloween costumes
  • Furniture in usable condition:
  • Couches, love seats, foot stools, bed frames, headboards, footboards.
  • Tables: dining, kitchen, coffee, computer, night stand, patio.
  • Chairs: living room, dining, rocking, recliner.
  • Storage: dressers, hutches, bookcases, small cabinets.

We Do Not Accept

  • Firearms, Ammunition, Knives, Household chemicals, Hazardous waste, Paint.
  • Building materials, plumbing fixtures, carpeting, paint, automobile parts, tires.
  • Mattresses, Box Springs, Foam Bed Pads, Sleeper Sofas, Water Beds
  • Cribs, Crib mattresses, Car seats, Swing sets
  • Pianos, Organs, Encyclopedias
  • Large appliances, Water heaters, Exercise Equipment, Large entertainment centers
  • Computers/components/parts, Typewriters, Large outdated TVs, Older microwaves
  • Food, Cosmetics, Medicine, Chemicals of any kind
  • Most fueled items such as lawn mowers, snow blowers, gas grills, gas space heaters, kerosene stoves & lanterns. Exceptions may be made, please inquire.

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