If you are cleaning out your garage, freeing up closet space or making room for a new living room suit then please consider donating to Goodwill. When you shop at a Goodwill store, or donate gently-loved items, you help us put people to work and keep millions of items out of landfills in your community.
We Can Accept…
If you would like to give a financial donation then please click the button at the top of this page. If you would like to donate gently-loved items then below you will find a list of items that we can accept:
We Can’t Accept…
It Will Cost Us…and Our Mission! We appreciate every donation, but this is a list of items we are unable to accept due to safety, legal or environmental concerns:
- Damaged or Wet Items
- CRT TVs
- Hazardous Waste
- Household Chemicals
- Large Appliances
- Mattresses/Box Springs
- Cribs, Car seats, Helmets or any recalled items that don’t meet U.S. CPSC* standards.
Taxes and Your Donations…
In December 2017, the United States Congress passed a new tax bill into law. While the new law did not affect returns for businesses or individuals for the 2017 tax year, it does change a number of tax provisions for 2018. Primarily, the new tax law practically doubles the standard tax deduction for most filers, which will make it a more attractive option to more Americans. The law does not change the fact that donors continue to be responsible for valuing their donations and that they may be able to deduct the value of those donations if they choose to itemize on their taxes. For any advice regarding the preparation of your taxes, please consult a reputable tax advisor.
When you drop off your donations at Goodwill, you’ll receive a receipt from a donor greeter. Hang on to this receipt. At the end of the year, if you itemize deductions on your taxes, you can claim a tax deduction for clothing and household items that are in good condition.
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service requires you to value your donation when filing your return. To get started, download our donation valuation guide, which features estimates for the most commonly donated items.