If you have gently used items that are still in good condition, donating these items can be a great way to help someone in need and help reduce the amount of stuff going into landfills.
List of Charities Who Accept Donations
PickUpPlease.org is an organization who collects materials to sell at their thrift stores which benefit our veterans. They accept a number of household and clothing items and will pickup items for you!
Goodwill Industries of America
Goodwill Industries is a popular choice for donating materials, and most of their retail locations have drop-off areas. Many people are surprised to learn that even if you have items that may not be in “good” condition, Goodwill can still accept these items for recycling.
While the Salvation Army does not have as many retail locations as they once did, they still often accept donations for their thrift stores to raise funds for their various programs they offer the communities they serve.
Savers Thrift Stores
While Savers family of thrift stores is not available in all locations, it is another popular option for donating unwanted items for them to sell in their stores to support various programs they offer to their communities.
Creative Reuse Centers
Another option to consider donating to are various creative reuse centers. These are often stores that provide affordable art supplies and building materials to communities through donations from the community.