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Please only donate items that you would be willing to buy.

Here are the items we cannot take listed by department.  

Click here for a printable list.

ACCESSORIES does not take

BROKEN LUGGAGE in need of repair, 

with broken zippers, no wheels 

NO bags with logos 

Computer bags 

Garment bags 

OPENED OR PARTLY USED Make-up, Hair, Bath or Beauty products 

Opened Health Care Products 

USED or opened Hosiery, SOCKs 

Travel slippers/bed socks 

ART does not take

Clear acrylic box frames 

Framed jig saw puzzles 

Broken glass in frames 

 

BOOKS does not take

BOOKS WITHOUT COVERS 

ENCYCLOPEDIAS 

MAGAZINES 

 All children's magazines 

 HOME, HEALTH, FASHION,NEWS 

 Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Gourmet 

 Martha Stewart 

 Reader's Digest 

 Scientific American, Smithsonian 

 Sunset Magazines (Unbound) 

 Life (Newer than 1970) 

 National Geographic (Newer than 1960) 

 

READER'S DIGEST CONDENSED BOOKS 

(ONLY LARGE PRINT are accepted) 

COMPUTER MANUALS Catalogs older than 4 years 

BOUTIQUE does not take

Grandfather clocks

BRIC-A-BRAC does not take

DIRTY, BROKEN, DAMAGED ITEMS 

Artificial Xmas Trees Taller than 2 Feet 

Tree Stands, Lights, Garlands (Unless Vintage) 

Outdoor Christmas decorations 

Collector Plates – Franklin Mint, Bradbury Exch. 

CHILDREN'S does not take

STAINED/DIRTY CLOTHES 

DIRTY, BROKEN, DAMAGED Furniture, Strollers – with broken straps or wheels 

High Chairs - missing trays or straps, no IKEA 

BABY BATH TUBS – plastic 

CAR SEATS - older than 5 years 

CRIB BUMPER PADS 

CRIBS WITH DROP SIDES (Unless Vintage, Collectible, not intended for use 

 with babies) 

BEAN BAG OR FOAM child’s chair 

PERSONALIZED ITEMS with child’s name

BABY BATH TUBS – plastic 

CAR SEATS - older than 5 years 

CRIB BUMPER PADS 

CRIBS WITH DROP SIDES (Unless Vintage, Collectible, not intended for use 

ELECTRICAL does not take

Electrical items that are: 

in NON-WORKING CONDITION or NEED REPAIR 

Lamp shades that are torn or need repair 

AIR PURIFIERS & IONIZERS 

APPLIANCES – 

Large or Built-in, Stoves, Refrigerators, 

Washers, Dryers, ALL Microwave Ovens 

CELL PHONES and Cell Phone Chargers 

CEILING FANS 

COMPUTER Hardware, Peripherals, Software 

CONSOLE Phonograph/stereo/television units 

ELECTRICAL CORDS (Any Type) 

Extension Cords 

ELECTRONICS 

FLUORESCENT Light Tubes 

OFFICE MACHINES – 

Cash Registers, Copy Machines, 

FAX machines, Printers 

PERSONAL GROOMING PRODUCTS 

Hair dryers, curlers, shavers, toothbrushes, massagers 

TOASTERS 

TRACK Lighting 

TELEVISIONS of any type or size 

TV Stands 

*TYPEWRITERS - Electric 

TYPEWRITER TABLES 

VAPORIZERS or Humidifiers 

*TYPEWRITERS Manual & Vintage OK –  to Office Supply

FURNITURE does not take

Furniture that is: BROKEN, STAINED, or NEEDS REUPHOLSTERING or MADE OF PARTICLE BOARD
THE FOLLOWING BED RELATED ITEMS:

  • Box Springs
  • Foam Pads 
  • Head & Footboards w/out Rails
  • Mattresses 
  • Futon Mattresses 
  • Metal Bed Frames or Bed Springs
  • Twin beds unless part of a set

THE FOLLOWING CARPET RELATED ITEMS:

  • Rug Pads 
  • Non-Bound Carpeting
  • Shag Rugs

COUCHES or Hide-a-Beds over 6’ long
DINING ROOM Tables WITHOUT matching chairs 
GLASS TOP tables (only Mid-Century)
HOSPITAL BEDS
LARGE LA-Z-BOYS - Due to limited space.

  • Non-electric in excellent condition OK
  • High-leg, push-back recliners OK

OFFICE FURNITURE
PAPASAN chairs
PARTNER DESKS

DUE TO LIMITED SPACE in the department 

we may not be able to take your donation. 

OUR VAN DRIVERS HAVE THE FINAL SAY. 

 

GARDEN AND PATIO does not take

TEMPORARILY CANNOT TAKE –Garden Furniture 

HOSES (unless new) 

HOSE REELS 

LAWNMOWERS 

Gas powered yard tools 

PLASTIC GARDEN FURNITURE - Molded (moldy) 

POTS with dirt in them 

HOUSEHOLD does not take

TEMPORARILY CANNOT TAKE – 

Fireplace tools, white soufflé dishes, Pyrex pie plates 

AUTOMOTIVE 

 Batteries  Car covers 

 Jacks  Tires 

 Rims  Tire Chains 

AQUARIUMS 

BATHTUBS and large plumbing fixtures 

BLINDS – Venetian, mini 

CABINET DOORS removed from previous site 

FOOD or WINE 

GLASS Windows or Doors 

USED HARDWARE 

 used Window Hardware 

 used Plumbing Fixtures 

HOT WATER HEATERS 

JARS (Except Canning) 

Mini-BLINDS /Window blinds 

Opened or partly used MEDICAL SUPPLIES 

PET items we cannot take 

 Large crates, Igloos  Pet doors 

 Hamster cages  Wire bird cages 

 Pet doors 

PROPANE tanks 

LARGE POWER TOOLS - Shopsmith 

TOILET Seats 

TOXIC MATERIALS 

 Flammable Fluids  Matches 

PAINT of any Kind 

SPORT CUPS with Straws 

STOVES of Any Kind 

STYROFOAM/PLASTIC ICE CHESTS 

TILE, Ceramic 

WALKERS – basic Aluminum 

WINDOW SHADES 

LINEN does not take

BED PILLOWS 

ELECTRIC BLANKETS & Controls 

The following DRAPERY ITEMS: 

 Used Cornices 

 Large Valances 

Metal blinds 

 Shades 

 Black-out drapes 

FOAM 

FUTON COVERS 

Air MATTRESSES or Beds, Futon Mattresses 

SLIPCOVERS 

TABLE PADS 

MUSIC & PHOTO does not take

NO Magnetic tape media of any kind 

TAPES recorded or blank 

Audio – cassettes, reel-to-reel, 8-track 

Video – VHS, Beta, home- recorded, blank 

RACKS , CARRIERS, CASES for tapes,cds 

CD jewel cases (empty) 

VICTROLAS 

NO BOXED SETS OR BOUND ALBUMS OF RECORDS 

78RPM RECORDS 

ELECTRIC ORGANS 

ORGAN MUSIC 

HYMNALS 

PIANOS – Grand, Full-sized upright & player 

Please contact us about other pianos 

NO PHOTO CHEMICALS 

Photo Enlargers / Slide Carousels 

Video cameras / Camcorders 

Digital cameras (unless working, complete w/memory card, battery pack, charger, cables and instructions) 

Computer Manuals/catalogs older than 4 years 

OFFICE SUPPLIES does not take

Floppy discs + storage boxes for them 

4-Drawer Filing Cabinets 

Binders with Logos 

Discolored photo albums (Unless Vintage) 

Old phone directories 

Old Rolodex containers 

Outdated Calendars 

Partial rolls and scraps of wrapping paper

SEWING does not take

FABRIC SCRAPS, Alteration Leftovers 

FOAM Rubber 

KNITTING MACHINES 

LOOMS – Assembled or Disassembled 

Magazines (sewing) except "Threads" 

QUILT FRAMES 

SEWING MACHINES we cannot take TREADLE sewing machines 

INDUSTRIAL sewing machines 

CABINETS without machines (empty) 

Unfinished Garments 

SHOES does not take

BROKEN SHOES in need of repair
SKI BOOTS
GOLF SHOES

SPORTS does not take

NO taxidermied ANIMALS 

NO mounted TROPHY FISH 

NO DIRTY CAMPING EQUIPMENT - Nothing rusty or soiled. 

AMMUNITION/FIREARMS of Any Type including Toy Guns 

BASEBALL CARDS 

Large BOATS, Outboard Motors 

CAR RACKS – for skis or bikes 

CAR CARGO CARRIERS (Tule Racks) 

EXERCISE EQUIPMENT we cannot take 

 Heavy Exercise Equipment without Instructions 

 Rowing Machines 

 Nordic Tracks 

 Stationary Exercise Bikes 

 

We only take Tunturi and Schwinn exercise bikes in working condition 

 Treadmills 

 

INFLATABLE mattresses 

GOLF BAGS and CLUBS older than 2000 

PILATES EQUIPMENT 

PLASTIC WADING POOLS 

SKIS, Boots and Ski Poles 

STYROFOAM ICE CHESTS 

TENTS, Canvas 

TROPHIES 

WATER SKIS 

WINDSURFING Equipment Older than 5 Years 

TOYS does not take

BROKEN TOYS 

DIRTY OR RIPPED stuffed animals 

VERY LARGE STUFFED ANIMALS 

Cardboard BUILDING BRICKS 

INFLATABLE TOYS - unless new and unopened 

NO LEAPFROG learning toys 

RIDING HORSES – large, spring-type 

NO OUTDOOR PLAY STRUCTURES 

SAND BOXES - large plastic 

NO TRAIN TABLES 

TROPHIES 

WADING POOLS - large plastic 

 

WOMEN'S WEAR does not take

Articles of Clothing that are: 

 Soiled or Torn (except Vintage) 

 Missing Buttons or Fasteners (except Vintage) 

Panties ONLY NEW IN PACKAGE (except Vintage) 

No SOCKS