Donations - Pickups


NOTE: Please do not leave donations at stores or donation sites, which are all closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Hold your donations until we reopen to prevent them from being stolen or ruined in the rain. Please stay safe by practicing social distancing and extra hygiene. News and updates.

Your tax-deductible donations help Hope Services, and it’s easy!

  1. Refer to our Donations Wanted list below or download the PDF.
  2. Drop off donations at a HopeTHRIFT store Donation Station. You’ll receive a Donor Appreciation Card good for 30% off* your next purchase. (*30% off of full-price items. Discounts can’t be “stacked.”)
  3. Not near a store? Use one of our other donation drop-off spots.
  4. Please label your donation “Hope Services,” and if it will not be at the curb, let us know.
  5. Make a one-time or recurring cash contribution »

NOTE: Donation pickups are currently limited to some areas of Northern California. Please call 866-636-6283 or email us for information.

Hope accepts donations of all vehicles, running or not. Free tow away too! You can donate your vehicles directly to Hope and receive the Fair Market Value of your donation as a tax deduction. It’s so easy. And best of all, proceeds directly provide Hope to so many! You can email us or call 866-628-2277 with any vehicle donation questions.

Donations Wanted

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

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.
Clothing, shoes, baby bottles, toys, board games, trading cards like baseball, Magic: The Gathering, etc.
Baby furniture such as high chairs, strollers, car seats, baths, cribs, walkers, bouncy seats.
Dishes, glasses, silverware, canning jars, pots, pans, kitchen knives and tools. Toasters, toaster ovens, microwaves, mixers, blenders, coffee makers, coffee and spice grinders, popcorn makers, slow cookers, countertop grills, waffle irons, dehydrators, etc.
Refrigerators, freezers, stoves, washers, dryers, water heaters, space heaters.
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!)
STORE DROP-OFF ONLY Chairs, love seats, couches, recliners. Furniture donations are at the discretion of the individual store, so please call first!
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.
STORE DROP-OFF ONLY Televisions 22” or larger
E-waste: old computers, printers, fax machines, mice, keyboards, computer parts, etc.
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.
STORE DROP-OFF ONLY 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, liquids, or flammable substances: house paint, food, cosmetics, soap, lotion, toiletries, ink or toner cartridges, chemicals, hazardous waste, batteries, propane tanks, fireworks. Medical equipment: wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, beds.