••Your generous donations support Goodwill’s mission to help individuals prepare for, find and retain employment!

DONATION GUIDELINES

• Separate clothing from household items in boxes or bags

• Wash or dry-clean clothing

• Clothes should be in good condition without stains, tears, missing buttons or broken zippers

• Household goods should be undamaged, have all parts and, if applicable, be in working order

• Keep shoes paired by using a rubber band

• Wrap breakables in newspaper and place in boxes

• Please box or bag all donations in amounts not to exceed 20 pounds for easier transporting

• Test electrical and mechanical equipment

• Do not leave items unattended outside a store or Attended Donation Center

MOST NEEDED ITEMS
• Clothing
• Shoes and boots
• Accessories: jewelry, handbags, scarves, belts, hats, gloves and mittens
• Domestics: linens, curtains, blankets, sheets, towels, and rugs
• Housewares: dishes, glassware, kitchen items, lamps and pictures/artwork
• Games, toys and game consoles
• Assembled sports equipment
• Antiques, collectibles and other giftware
• Books
• Blu-rays, DVDs, CDs, records and cassette tapes
• VCRs, DVD players, stereos, radios, MP3 players, GPS, cameras, video cameras and clocks
• Small appliances in working order
• Small power tools and hand tools in working order
• Furniture such as dressers, tables, sofas, chairs, mattresses in good condition and bed frames (
• Personal computers: monitors, hard drives, towers, laptops, tablets, eBook readers, printers, mice, keyboards, and scanners
• Cars, trucks, boats, RVs, and motorcycles

This list is to be used as guidelines. There may be other items not listed that we can use in the stores or which must be turned down due to size, condition or suitability. Please refer any questions about Goodwill’s donation policy to the store manager or call (440) 964-3565.

It’s very hard to say “no thank you” to a donation.  However, we cannot accept certain items, including but not limited to:

EXAMPLES OF ITEMS WE CANNOT ACCEPT
• Tube Televisions
• Large electronic items that do not work (i.e. copy machines) or any electronic items that do not work
• Any items with stains, tears, wet, moldy, pet hair or other damages
• Automobile tires
• Paint or chemicals of any kind
• Kerosene and gas heaters/appliances, propane tanks, oil lamps and lamp oil
• Weapons: firearms, ammunition, knives, BB guns, pellet guns, air guns/rifles, etc.
• Fireworks and sparklers of any kind
• Items containing the element Mercury
• Children’s items containing lead or phthalates
• Consumer Products Safety Commission recalled items
• Food


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