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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

NO bags with logos

Computer bags
Garment bags
Opened or partly used 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 jigsaw puzzles

 

BOOKS does not take

ENCYCLOPEDIAS   
MAGAZINES we do not take:

  • 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 versions are accepted)
COMPUTER MANUALS Catalogs older than 4 years

BOUTIQUE does not take

Grandfather clocks

BRIC-A-BRAC does not take

DIRTY, DAMAGED, BROKEN ITEMS

  • ARTIFICIAL CHRISTMAS TREES Taller than 2 Feet
  • Tree Stands, Lights, Garlands (Unless Vintage)
  • Outdoor Christmas decorations

COLLECTOR PLATES – Franklin Mint, Bradbury Exchange

CHILDREN'S does not take

STAINED, DIRTY CLOTHES

DIRTY, BROKEN, DAMAGED Furniture, Strollers, High Chairs missing trays or straps
BABY BATHTUBS

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 

ELECTRICAL does not take

ELECTRICAL ITEMS THAT ARE
IN NON-WORKING CONDITION OR NEED REPAIR

AIR PURIFIERS AND IONIZERS
APPLIANCES:

  • Large or Built-in, Stoves 
  • Refrigerators
  • Washers
  • Dryers 
  • ALL Microwave Ovens

CELL PHONES AND CELL PHONE CHARGERS
CEILING FANS
COMPUTERS Hardware, Peripherals, Software
CONSOLE UNITS Phonograph/stereo/television 
ELECTRICAL CORDS (Any Type)
EXTENSION CORDS
FLOURESCENT LIGHT TUBES
OFFICE MACHINES :

  • Cash Registers
  • Copy Machines
  • FAX machines
  • Printers

PERSONAL GROOMING PRODUCTS:

  • Hair dryers
  • Curlers 
  • Shavers 
  • Toothbrushes 
  • Massagers

TRACK LIGHTING
TELEVISIONS of any type or size
TV Stands
Electric TYPEWRITERS -  Manual and vintage OK
TYPEWRITER TABLES
VAPORIZERS or HUMIDIFIERS

 

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

GARDEN AND PATIO does not take

HOSES (unless new)
HOSE REELS 
LAWNMOWERS
Gas powered yard tools
PLASTIC GARDEN FURNITURE - Molded  (moldy)  

HOUSEHOLD does not take

AUTOMOTIVE:

  • Batteries
  • Car covers
  • Jacks  
  • Tires          
  • Jumper cables
  • Rims          
  • Tire Chains

AQUARIUMS
BATHTUBS and large plumbing fixtures
CABINET DOORS removed from previous site
FOOD or WINE
GLASS WINDOWS or DOORS
USED HARDWARE:

  • Old Window Hardware (Only New)
  • Plumbing Fixtures (Faucets, etc)

HOT WATER HEATERS
JARS (Except Canning)
MINI-BLINDS /WINDOW BLINDS
MEDICAL SUPPLIES - opened or partly used
PET ITEMS:

  • Large crates, Igloos
  • Pet doors
  • Hamster cages
  • Wire bird cages
  • Pet doors

PROPANE TANKS
LARGE POWER TOOLS - Shopsmith
TOILET SEATS
TOXIC/HAZARDOUS MATERIALS:

  • Flammable Fluids
  • Matches

PAINT of any Kind
SPORTS CUPS with Straws
STOVES of Any Kind
STYROFOAM/PLASTIC Ice Chests
TILE - Ceramic
WALKERS – basic Aluminum  Rollators okay

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
WE TAKE ALL RECORDS EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING:

  • LP records –no boxed sets or bound albums
  • 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
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 
Old GOLF BAGS and old GOLF CLUBS
PILATES EQUIPMENT
PLASTIC WADING POOLS
SKIS, Boots and Ski Poles
STYROFOAM ICE CHESTS 
TENTS, Canvas 
TROPHIES
WATER SKIS
WINDSURFING Equipment Older than 5 Year

TOYS does not take

BROKEN TOYS   
DIRTY OR RIPPED stuffed animals

LARGE Stuffed Animals
Cardboard BUILDING BRICKS
INFLATABLE TOYS - unless new and unopened
RIDING HORSES – large, spring-type
SAND BOXES - large plastic
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)