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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.

Accesories

BROKEN LUGGAGE in need of repair
Garment bags
Opened or partly used Hair, Bath or Beauty products 
Opened Health Care Products 
Used or opened Hosiery, socks
Travel slippers/bed socks 

Books

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

Bric-a-brac

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

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

Electrical items that are:
 in non-working condition 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
Fluorescent 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
*Typewriters - Electric
Typewriter Tables
Vaporizers or Humidifiers
*TYPEWRITERS Manual & Vintage OK – to Office Supply

Furniture

Furniture that is: BROKEN, STAINED, or NEEDS REUPHOLSTERING or MADE OF PARTICLE BOARD
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
CARPETING 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 okay
High-leg, push-back recliners okay
OFFICE FURNITURE
PAPASAN chairs
PARTNER DESKS

Household

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

Linen

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

Audio Tapes – cassettes, reel-to-reel, 8-track
Cassette tape racks , carriers, cases
CD jewel cases (empty)
Victrolas
Video Tapes – VHS, Beta, home- recorded, blank
LP records –no boxed sets or classical
78RPM Records (Except jazz & blues)
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

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

Patio & Garden

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

Sewing

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

BROKEN SHOES in need of repair
SKI BOOTS
GOLF SHOES

Sports

NO taxidermied ANIMALS   
NO mounted TROPHY FISH
NO DIRTY CAMPING EQUIPMENT - Nothing rusty or soiled.
AMMUNITION/FIREARMS of Any Type including Toy Guns 
Large BOATS, Outboard Motors
CAR RACKS – for skis or bikes
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

BROKEN TOYS   
DIRTY OR RIPPED 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

Articles of Clothing that are:
• Soiled or Torn (except Vintage) 
• Missing Buttons or Fasteners (except Vintage)  
Panties ONLY NEW IN PACKAGE   (except Vintage)