Donation Guidelines

Your items should be in good repair

  • Upholstered items should be free of any rips, stains, or excessive fading.
  • Wood items should not have excessive watermarks/discoloration, chipped edges, missing hardware/parts etc.
  • Items should be clean, and free of mildew, mold or pet hair.
  • Items must be pest-free.
  • Please pay close attention to our size restrictions: we cannot accept oversized/bulky items because our clients’ apartments are small and the hallways/staircases are narrow.

Items we can accept:

  • Dressers (max length  60″, max height 5′)
  • Kitchen/Dining Tables (Max length 60″ for rectangular and 48″ diameter for round; legs must be remove-able; no glass -topped tables)
  • Kitchen/Dining Chairs
  • Sofas  / Couches (max length 78″) (no sleeper sofas) – Our driver is authorized to refuse to take your sofa if it exceeds 78″. We apologize but we can’t give away oversized sofas as our clients’ apartments are too small to accommodate them.
  • Futons (max length 78″, must have cushion)
  • Sectionals – SMALL-SCALE sectionals only – please submit a photo to determine if your sectional sofa qualifies for donation.
  • Occasional tables (max size  3′ by 3′)
  • Coffee Tables (max size 3′ by 3′, no glass or marble tops)
  • Recliners:  (non-motorized only)
  • Upholstered Living Room Chairs
  • Bookcases (no taller than 4′)
  • TV Stands
  • Small electric appliances (in working order)
  • Clean, vacuumed area rugs (max size  8′ x 8′)
  • Artwork
  • Desks: (students/small scale only – max length 48″)
  • Lamps
  • Televisions –   Flat Screens only (max size  60″)

Items we don’t accept:

  • NO BEDS (sorry we’re overloaded with them!)
  • BED HEAD/FOOTBOARDS (sorry, we are overloaded with them)
  • Sleeper sofas
  • King-sized beds
  • Platform Beds
  • Loft Bed Systems
  • Day Beds
  • Waterbeds
  • Captain’s Beds
  • Trundle Beds
  • Hospital or electric beds
  • China Cabinets
  • Buffet Servers
  • Bars
  • Large Entertainment Units / Armoires over 5′ tall and wide
  • Glass-topped dining room tables
  • Mirrors (sorry we are overloaded with them)
  • Footstools and Barstools
  • Ottomans (sorry, we are overloaded with them!)
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Wicker Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Pianos
  • Cribs, car seats, strollers or other baby equipment
  • Miscellaneous or Mismatched Kitchen/Household items
  • Kitchen Cabinets
Donate Your Furniture

Your furniture doesn’t meet the guidelines?

Other Organizations Accepting Donations:

New Beginnings

Kitchen items, small household goods, linens, baby linens, children’s clothing up to size 10, children’s books

The Golden Shoestring 

Clothing, household and decorative items, china, crystal, kitchen items, small appliances children’s books and best sellers

Rye Presbyterian Church Thrift Shop

Bric-a-brac, china, silver, linens, small furniture, lamps, jewelry, fashion accessories, CDs, books

St. Thomas Episcopal Church Thrift Shop

Clothes,  shoes and boots in good condition, jewelery, artwork, antiques, bric-a-brac, household items, crystal, china, small furniture and toys.

The Sharing Shelf

Children’s clothing, baby equipment including high chairs, strollers, car seats, pack-n-plays

Community Center of Northern Westchester 

Seasonal clothing, shoes, linens, Prom dresses

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of Westchester

    Clothing, housewares, small appliances, books, linens, shoes and accessories

AidsFreeAFRICA

   Hospital  Beds

Also:

Good Will

Salvation Army

Junk Luggers