Donate Goods

Your unwanted items support our three HopeTHRIFT stores.

Searching for a bargain

We Need Your Used Goods

We accept clothing, books, CDs, household goods, small appliances, bicycles, cars and other vehicles, and more. HopeTHRIFT needs what we sell: items in “like new” to “gently worn” condition. Non-running motor vehicles are OK, but for everything else, please, nothing broken, torn, badly stained, or needing repair!

Donation Information

  1. Northern California pickups are currently limited to Palo Alto, San Mateo, Hillsborough, Morgan Hill, Los Gatos, Belmont, and Gilroy.
  2. In Southern California, schedule a free home pickup online, or call  800-936-0673 or 714-522-3638, or email us.
  3. Please read our Donations Wanted list below, or download a copy.
  4. Find a HopeTHRIFT store or donation drop-off point near you using the drop-down menu.
  5. Donate a vehicle, running or not. Questions? Call 866-628-2277.
  6. Get a Donation Receipt Form for tax purposes.
  7. Still have questions? Please call 866-636-6283.

Donations Wanted

Green = Yes, please!  Red = No, thanks!  Gray = Maybe, see details

Clothing & Accessories

Clothing and shoes, especially designer, vintage, work clothes, costumes. New socks and underwear.

Jewelry, watches, hats, belts, ties, purses, tote bags, cosmetic bags, wallets, backpacks, luggage, canes, walking sticks, umbrellas.

Used socks or underwear.

Babies & Kids

Clothing, shoes, baby bottles, toys, board games, trading cards like baseball, Magic: The Gathering, etc.

High chairs, strollers, car seats, baths, cribs, walkers, bouncy seats.

Kitchen Equipment & Small Appliances

Dishes, pots, pans, kitchen knives and tools, silverware, canning jars.

Toasters, toaster ovens, microwaves, mixers, blenders, coffee makers, popcorn makers, slow cookers, countertop grills, waffle irons, dehydrators, etc.

Refrigerators, freezers, stoves, washers, dryers, water heaters, space heaters.

Household Goods & Furnishings

Blankets, sheets, comforters, towels, curtains, drapes, lamps, clocks, irons, electric fans, ceiling fans (pack safely!)

Folding chairs, folding tables, ironing boards.

Holiday and decorative items, knick knacks, pictures, paintings, frames (pack safely!)


Chairs, love seats, couches, recliners.

Beds, mattresses, pillows. Rugs, carpet, carpet pads. Curtain rods, blinds, windows, sheets of glass. Light fixtures. Hampers, racks, hangers. Metal lockers, desks.


Books, records, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, video game cartridges, vintage & collectible magazines, comic books.

Multi-volume encyclopedias, other magazines, newspapers.


Televisions 21” or smaller, stereos, radios, CD & DVD players, iPods, video games and consoles.


Televisions 22” or larger


E-waste flat screen and CRT TVs and monitors (21" and smaller), CPUs, laptops, tablets, cellphones.


Please, no printers, copiers, fax machines, microwaves, TVs or monitors 22" or larger, or peripherals such as keyboards or mice.

Sports, Hobbies & Outdoors

Bicycles, tricycles, skateboards, wakeboards, equipment for golf, tennis, baseball, football, swimming, fishing, etc.

Barbells, small or medium-sized exercise equipment.

Hand tools, power tools, push lawnmowers.

Pencils, pens, crayons, markers, paint and painting sets, fabric, thread, buttons, sewing machines.

Musical instruments.


Treadmills, NordicTracks, other large exercise equipment.

BBQ pits & grills.

Large home gyms.

Guns, bows, arrows, swords, machetes, hunting knives.

Auto parts, motor oil, tires, gas or electric lawnmowers.

Full-size organs or pianos.

Other Unacceptable Items

Consumables or Liquids: house paint, food, cosmetics, soap, lotion, toiletries, ink or toner cartridges, chemicals, hazardous waste.

Medical Equipment: wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, beds.

You Can Help Improve Lives

Make an impact on the lives of people with disabilities
and help build a strong community for people who live in your area.