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Donation Guidelines PDF


Refrigerator, freezer, stove, vent hood, washer, dryer. Aged <10 yrs. Check www.appliance411.com/service/date-code.php to determine the age of your appliance.


Mantles (factory painted or stained), columns, framed stained glass, wrought iron stairs, railings, and spindles.

New Building Materials

Drywall (4′x4′ or 4′x8′). Lumber (6′ or longer). Plywood (2′x4′ or 4′x8′). Baseboard, trim (6′ or longer). Remove nails, screws. New only.

Bathroom & Plumbing

Sinks (w/o faucet), new tubs, new medicine cabinets, new PVC and metal piping (6’ or longer), fixtures, parts, supplies, new shower surrounds, vanities with top and bottom smaller than 5′, Aged <20 yrs.


Interior (wood and metal, bi-fold, glass). Exterior (metal, glass or storm). Sliding patio doors with frame. Remove and bag door hardware.

New Electrical

Electrical parts, wire, hardware, outlets, plate covers, light switches—residential and current code only. New only.

New Flooring

New carpet only (rolled, 10’ x 12’ or larger), hardwood (new and reclaimed – nails removed and bundled), laminate (US-made), and vinyl (8′x6′ and larger), new rugs or pet free home.  Please write size on the back of vinyl with permanent marker. New only.

Furniture - Photo required

Chairs, couches and loveseats (preapproved - pickup only), dressers, dining tables, futon frames, home office desks (5′ or less), side tables, bedroom furniture including bunk beds (with all hardware). Photo is required.


Knobs, hinges, nails, screws, nuts, bolts, boxes of fasteners, and locks. Drop-off only.

Home Exterior

New shingles (full bundles), new insulation (bagged or sheets), new gutters. Seasonally accepted Apr. 1—Oct. 31.

Home Interior

New shutters, framed mirrors, lamps, new rugs (or professionally cleaned). Drop off only.


Air Conditioners, furnaces, central air systems, venting material, water heaters. Residential size only. Seasonally accepted. New only.


Cabinets: doors/drawers/hinges attached. Aged <20 yrs., stained or factory painted. Custom cabinets (6′ or smaller runs). Sinks, stainless only.

Lawn & Garden

Brick and blocks dirt free and not broken (drop off only). New edging, fencing, landscape rock (clean and bagged), Lawn or patio furniture, yard tools. Seasonally accepted Apr. 1 – Oct. 31.


Chandeliers, Flush mount, led bulbs, chandeliers, sconces (include all mounting hardware, lamps for light fixture). New in box ceiling fans.

Office Furniture

Desks (5’ wide or narrower), desk chairs, lobby furniture, breakroom furniture, refrigerators, two drawer file cabinets (upright, 16” wide).

Paint & Stain

Full or unopened cans of latex paint or stain (5 containers or less per visit). Paint Supplies—brushes, rollers, paint trays. Drop off only.

New Tile

Ceramic, slate, porcelain, marble, vinyl plank, luxury vinyl, vinyl commercial tiles (full boxes, unopen, minimum 1 box). New only.


Power tools and hand tools. Aluminum or fiberglass ladders. Tools must have all factory installed safety features.

New Windows

New complete units with all sashes and frames (6’ wide or smaller). Metal screens. New only.

We cannot accept the following items:

  • Automobile parts
  • Children's items or toys
  • Clothing
  • Exercise equipment
  • Hazardous materials
  • Medical equipment
  • Musical instruments
  • Pesticides or fertilizers
  • Pianos and organs
  • Textiles
  • Toxic chemicals

Your donation is tax deductible!

 MN Certificate of Exempt Status Number: ES 30657

Federal Tax ID:363363171


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Drop off your donation during donation hours at either of our store locations!

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