Acceptable Items

Please review this list OF items we accept. your donations help us place 4 people in the workplace every day!

Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota's unique “donate-shop-reuse-educate-employ” model diverts over 50M pounds from landfills annually and brings us one step closer to a world where everyone experiences the power of work. The best part? Proceeds from the sale of donated goods support our programs that help eliminate barriers to work and independence for people in your own community.


ITEMS WE ACCEPT

APPAREL
  • Women's clothing, shoes and accessories
  • Men's clothing, shoes and accessories
  • Children's clothing, shoes and accessories

BATTERY OPERATED ELECTRONICS

  • Radios and receivers
  • CD players
  • Boomboxes
  • Headphones

BOOKS

  • Hard- or soft-covered books
  • College textbooks
  • Fiction and nonfiction books

SMALL ELECTRONICS

  • VCRs
  • DVD players
  • Stereos and speakers
  • Kitchen items
  • Games and toys

FURNITURE IN GOOD CONDITION
(NOT TORN OR BROKEN)

VEHICLES IN ANY CONDITION: SCHEDULE FREE PICK UP OF YOUR VEHICLE.

  • Cars
  • RVs
  • Trucks
  • Boats

ITEMS WE DON'T ACCEPT

APPLIANCES
  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Air Conditioners
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Microwaves

ELECTRONICS

  • Computer monitors
  • Printers
  • Televisions
  • Large exercise equipment

furniture

  • Mattresses, box springs
  • Water beds and sleeper sofas
  • Baby furniture and equipment

seasonal items

  • Artificial Christmas trees not in original box are NOT accepted from Dec. 25 to Sept. 30
  • Skis, poles and ski boots are NOT accepted from Feb. 1 to Sept. 30

Other items

  • Carpeting
  • Consumer product recalled items
  • Electrical fixtures and bulbs
  • Building and plumbing materials
  • Gas-powered equipment
  • Weapons and ammunition
  • Household chemicals, including paint and cleaning supplies*
  • Automotive materials*

* Environmental regulations require that we dispose of these items in a safe, responsible manner. High disposal costs take funds away from job training and placement programs.