Giving Goods

Donate your stuff and create a job! Your donations to us are supporting programs to enhance employment opportunities for people with disabilities and other challenges right here in your community.

We accept donations at any of our Goodwill Stores in addition to our Attended and Unattended Donation Centers and numerous Donation Bins. Please keep in mind that only clothing, shoes and books can be put in our Donation Bins.

Want to find out how your donation makes an impact? Click here and enter your donations to see how you are helping people every time you donate!

Donating to Goodwill may also help you when it’s time to do your taxes. For a guide on valuing your charitable donations and information about tax deductions, click here.


Check out this video to find out more about donating to Goodwill!



Donations we accept:

  • All Clothing – Men’s, Women’s, Children’s
  • Appliances – Small in Working Condition
  • All Books, Records/Tapes/CDs, DVDs/VHS
  • Bicycles and Toys
  • Computers
  • Furniture – Good, Saleable
  • Housewares
  • Jewelry
  • Linens
  • Shoes (pairs)
  • Vehicles-Cars, Boats, Motorcycles, Motor Homes (call 203-777-2000 ext. 253 for information)

Unfortunately, there are some donations that we cannot accept due to safety concerns. Help us keep unsafe items out of stores by not donating items that have been recalled, banned or do not meet current safety standards. For more information, visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Effective August 1, 2013, our Goodwill Stores & Attended Donation Centers will no longer accept donations of older picture tube (CRT) televisions. Click here for more information.


Sorry, but we cannot accept:

  • Air Conditioners
  • Bathroom / Kitchen Fixtures
  • Broken Items
  • Building Materials
  • Car Parts
  • Chemicals
  • Flammable Materials
  • Furnaces
  • Gas Grills
  • Hot Water Heaters
  • Infant Furniture
  • Magazines
  • Major Appliances
  • Mattresses / Box Springs
  • Paints
  • Stained or ripped Upholstered Furniture
  • Tube (CRT) Televisions and Computer Monitors
  • Wet or Soiled Clothing

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide donation pick-up services.