The following organizations will pick up your unwanted items and provide you with a tax receipt. All donations are tax deductible. Each updates their list of acceptable and unacceptable items for donation regularly, so call or visit their websites for the most current information.
The Salvation Army
(also has drop off locations)
Call 1-800-SA-TRUCK (1-800-728-7825) or visit www.use.salvationarmy.org and click on the “donations” tab
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island
(also has drop-off locations)
Call 631-234-0000 or visit www.bbbsli.org
Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.
Call 1-888-44-LUPUS (1-888-445-8787) or visit www.lupuspickup.org, enter your zip code and then click on “items list”
Vietnam Veterans of America / VetsConnect
(In addition to Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island, they will also go to Far Rockaway in Queens)
Call 631-582-0242 or visit www.wepickup.org to schedule a pick up online.
(May or may not offer pick-up service. Call to inquire.)
Long Island Family and Elder Care (LiFEC)/Long Island Trading Post
LiFEC is a not-for-profit organization that currently helps elderly, disabled and handicapped people who are unable to care for themselves remain in their homes with their families and loved ones or find a new place to call home, by assisting them in identifying and applying for resources that can help them. The Trading Post is a donation center that allows people to drop off as well as shop for household items that will contribute to the growth of our organization.
2034 Newbridge Road, Bellmore, NY 11710
Call 516-826-4483 or visit www.lifec.org and click on the “Trading Post” tab at the top
MOMMAS House is a home for young mothers aged 18 to 23 years and their babies. For approximately two years, the young mothers at MOMMAS House continue their education or vocational experience interrupted by pregnancy. With guidance and direction, the young mothers can learn to support themselves and their children independently.
1857 Wantagh Avenue, Wantagh, NY 11793
Call 516-781-8637 or visit www.mommashouse.org/donations
Dress for Success (Professional Work Attire/Clothing Donation)
Dress for Success provides suits/work attire and support services to disadvantaged women in order to help them gain economic and personal independence.
Call 631-451-9127 or visit www.dressforsuccess.org for donation information
The Kids Kloset Consignment Events
THE KIDS KLOSET is a HUGE seasonal children’s consignment sale extravaganza held 4x a year in the spring and fall. We have been serving Long Island for 8 years. We offer you an opportunity to clear out the clutter, earn cash in just 4 days and shop everything for kids at up to 90% off retail prices. It’s a community event of families helping families.
Visit www.thekidskloset.com for details on upcoming events.