Goodwill - Donation Q & A

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*Questions and Answers*

It's easy to donate to Goodwill. Do you have a question about how to
donate? Read below for all you need to know about the donation process.


-What items can I donate?-

Clothing, shoes, books, computers, electronics, cooking accessories,
furniture, jewelry, musical instruments, sporting equipment, pictures, art,
tools and toys, linens and house wares. Goodwill is unable to accept
computers, auto parts, building materials, hazardous materials or tires.
Click here for a list of what we accept.

-Will you pick up my donations?-

Due to the cost involved we do not provide home pickup. However, we do
offer conveniently located donation drive-thru centers with convenient
hours of service. Click Here for a list of Goodwill Locations.

-Do I get a tax-deductible receipt for my donations?-

Whenever you donate to Goodwill you will receive a receipt acknowledging
the date that Goodwill received your donation.

-How do I determine the value of my donation for tax purposes?-

Check out our list of estimated donation values for more information. We
update this list regularly in accordance with federal tax law.

-How does Goodwill use my donations?-

Goodwill provides services in the community to turn donations into good
jobs, good homes, and good neighborhoods! Our primary fundraising comes
from the resale of donated merchandise through Goodwill Good Neighbor
Centers. We use that revenue to fund mission services that provide job
training, employment, and other vital services to individuals and families.

-What happens to the donations Goodwill can't use or sell?-

Goodwill is able to accept most donations except those items listed on the
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