Did You Know? We also take:

  • Single shoes (we send these to amputees for prosthetics use)
  • Aluminum cans (used to support homeless services)
  • Fabric scraps, worn/hole-y clothing, worn blankets, old pillows
  • Fire extinguishers

Items St. Vincent de Paul Can't Accept

  • Chemicals
  • Consignment furniture
  • Console TV’s/Stereo’s
  • Copiers
  • Doors/windows/blinds and other building supplies
  • Fluorescent lights
  • Infant/toddler furniture (cribs, playpens, high chairs, strollers, etc.)
  • Monochrome computer monitors
  • Office chairs with fewer than five (5) wheels
  • Shag carpets
  • Storage sheds
  • Tires
  • Tubs/toilets/sinks
  • TV’s

If you are interested in donating an item that does not appear on any of these lists, please call (541) 345-0595 for more details.

What Can I Donate?

Your donations are the lifeblood of our business, and we thank you in advance for your support.

Please note: All donations will be accepted at the discretion of staff at the donation center. We have to pay to dispose of items that cannot be reused or recycled, which takes away from our charitable mission.

Items Accepted at our Donation Centers, Attended Collection Centers, and by Truck Pick-Up:

  • Clothing, shoes, belts, purses, hats, jewelry
  • Books/magazines
  • CDs/DVDs/VHS tapes and working VCR's
  • Dishes/glasses/cutlery, household appliances and eletctronics
  • Household and office furniture**
  • Pots, pans, and other kitchen equipment
  • Toys and stuffed animals
  • Bedding and linens
  • Knick-knacks, baskets, and other decorative items
  • Holiday decorations; Halloween costumes
  • Arts and crafts items, pictures and picture frames
  • Sports equipment
  • Most metal equipment (cans, bikes, lawn and garden, old barbecues)
  • Computer equipment (except monitors)**
  • Re-sellable mattresses, boxsprings, and futon mattresses (non-sellable mattresses are not accepted by truck pick-up: stains, odors, torn fabric, etc.)

Items Accepted at all our Donation Centers and Attended Collection Centers:

  • Computer monitors
  • Pianos and organs***
  • Appliances (refrigerator, freezer, range, washer, dryer)
  • Mattresses, boxsprings, and futon mattresses (non-sellable mattresses are not accepted by truck pick-up: stains, odors, torn fabric, etc.)

Items Accepted only at our Donation Centers:

  • Wood stoves
  • Dishwashers
  • Styrofoam (fees apply for large quantities)
  • Propane tanks (only taken at Seneca, Division, and Thurston) $2-5 fee applies for recycling

**Some exceptions apply; please see the list of things we can't accept
***Some exceptions apply; please call (541) 345-0595 for more information

St. Vincent de Paul also accepts cars, trucks, vans, SUV’s, motorcycles, RV’s, boats and other motorized vehicles. We also accept some truck canopies.  Please visit our Vehicle Donation page or call (541) 607-4541 for more information.