Donation Acceptance Policy

What to donate

We welcome and appreciate items that are clean and in good condition. Give to Goodwill what you would give to a friend. Goodwill recently partnered with ReSupply, a Veteran run pickup service, to provide home pickups. Please note that pickups are fee-based. Learn more here.

Items we gladly accept & cannot accept:

We gladly accept 

Clothing and Accessories

  • Clothing, belts, scarves, ties
  • Accessories, such as hats, gloves, and bags
  • Shoes, boots, and sneakers
  • Jewelry and watches


  • Furniture—upholstered and wooden (except Stamford Broad St. location)
  • Bedspreads, blankets, curtains, tablecloths, decorative pillows
  • Antiques, collectibles, artwork
  • Housewares and decorative items
  • Cookware, dishes, pots and pans
  • Small appliances (toaster, coffee maker, microwaves, etc.)
  • Area rugs


  • Books, records, VHS and cassette tapes, CDs, DVDs
  • Stereo equipment
  • Television sets (less than 4 years old with flat-panel monitors only)
  • Games and toys (except damaged toys or stuffed toys with open seams)
  • Sporting goods
  • Exercise equipment
  • Bicycles in good working order


  • Computers (less than 4 years old with flat-panel monitors only)
  • Printers, scanners, copiers
  • Office furniture


  • Cash donations
  • Textbooks
We do not accept 

Baby & Children's Items

  • Baby swings
  • Bouncy seats
  • Car seats
  • Carriages, strollers, baby carriers
  • Cribs
  • Damaged toys including stuffed toys with open seams
  • Highchairs
  • Playpens, play yards, play centers
  • Walkers

Medical Supplies

  • Crutches or canes
  • First aid kits
  • Hospital beds
  • Hospital equipment
  • Medications

Building Supplies

  • Building materials (lumber, tile, grout, paint, countertops, etc.)
  • Carpet or carpet padding
  • Household chemicals, paint, cleaning products
  • Inflammable materials (paint thinner, turpentine, etc.)
  • Kitchen and bathroom fixtures (cabinets, vanities, counters, etc.)
  • Large appliances (refrigerators, furnaces, dishwashers, etc.)
  • Scrap metal

Household Goods

  • Clothes hangers
  • Cosmetics or open fragrances
  • Firearms
  • Food, beverages
  • Furniture in need of repair or reupholstering
  • Futons
  • Mattresses or box springs
  • Newspapers, magazines
  • Pillow tops

Lawn & Garden Items

  • Lawnmowers
  • Propane or electric grills
  • Snowblowers
  • Swing sets


  • Automobile or truck parts 
  • Oil, gasoline
  • Tires