Quick Answer: What Will Goodwill Not Take?

Goodwill DOES NOT accept the following items:

Baby gear, including furniture, car seats, strollers, high chairs, etc.

Building materials: glass, doors, window frames, scrap lumber, metal, etc.

Hazardous materials, including liquid cleaners, paints, detergents, fertilizers, weed killers, chemicals, motor oil, etc.

What items does goodwill not take?

Donations Goodwill CANNOT Accept

  • Furniture that is covered in animal hair, broken, worn, torn, stained, or missing parts.
  • Bean bag chairs.
  • Sleeper sofas.
  • Due to the Digital TV Transition, Goodwill will only take flat-screen tvs.
  • Excessively large/bulky items such as swing sets, swimming pools, unbound carpeting, etc.
  • Large appliances:

What kind of items does goodwill take?

Goodwill happily accepts the following new or gently used items:

  1. Vehicles—We are now accepting donations of vehicles in all conditions.
  2. Clothing, shoes and boots.
  3. Jewelry.
  4. Hats, gloves, mittens and scarves.
  5. Books, records, compact disks, video tapes and DVDs.
  6. Games, toys and sports equipment.

Can you donate knives to Goodwill?

Many Goodwill locations cannot accept construction materials, such as lumber, bricks, concrete, carpet or shingles. But there are ways to donate, recycle or dispose of building materials elsewhere.

Does Goodwill accept microwaves?

TVs, microwave ovens, copy machines. Goodwill cannot repair these items. Building materials. Carpet, shutters, doors, windows, toilets, lumber, concrete, bricks, stones.

Can you give bras to Goodwill?

Goodwill Industries.

Clean, gently used bras are sold in their stores and benefit work training programs. Bras that can no longer be worn are sold for scrap but still benefit this non-profit. Click here to find a Goodwill donation drop off.

Does goodwill wash clothes?

Goodwill does not wash donated clothing prior to selling it, so anything you buy, try on, or even touch may well be contaminated with whatever diseases and insects plagued the former owner. Under the “dos” and “don’ts” of donating, they say you should wash or dry-clean clothing, and they say not to donate soiled items.