Donation Guidelines

What items can I donate?

Heart 4 the City accepts items that are gently used and in good, clean (working) condition.

The following list includes examples of items we accept:


Kitchen

Cookware, Pots, Pans, Dish Drainers, Sink Mats, Pot Holders, Dish Towels, Silverware, 

Sets of Dishes, Teapots, Placemats, Tablecloths


Small Appliances

We accept all working small appliances – Toaster Ovens, Toasters, Microwaves, Electric Skillets, 

Blenders, Food Processors, Air Conditioners, Fans, Heaters, Coffee Makers


Bedroom

Pillows, Sheets, Comforters, Blankets, Closet Organizers


Bathroom

Towels, Washcloths, Bathmats, Toilet Paper Holders, Soap Dishes, 

Shower Organizers, Vanity Organizers, Small Rugs


Small Electronics

Curling Irons, Electric Razors, Vacuum Cleaners


Home Décor

Wall Hangings, Pictures, Photo Frames, Candles, Baskets, Lamps, Vases, Bookends, Area Rugs,

Small Furniture Pieces (end tables, un-upholstered chairs, tray tables, stools, desk chairs)


Electronics, Media, Computers, etc.

DVD players, TVs (NO CONSOLE OR TUBE TYPE), Digital Cameras, MP3 Players – in working order. 

No computers, printers or hard-wired phones.


Baby Items

Strollers, High Chairs, Play Pins, Bouncers, Walkers - Please wipe clean all plastic or vinyl items before

you drop them off. Make sure all donated items have all of their parts and attach all parts with

tape to ensure they are not lost in our Community Store.


Books

We will accept unmarked Christian books and Children’s books with intact pages and bindings


Toys

CLEAN stuffed animals and dolls, board games, cars, etc. - please make sure

that they have all of their parts and are in working/functional condition


Clothing

Clothing Donations should be gently used – please no items that are stained, ripped or extremely dirty. 

We accept Men’s, Women’s and Children’s clothing – all sizes – preferably seasonal clothing. 

Socks are especially useful in the winter (gently used, of course, and please secure the pair together). 

No underwear unless they are new in packages. Secure shoes together in a box or bag.


Accessories

Belts, Bags, Wallets, Sunglasses, Hats, Scarves, Gloves (secure the pair together with a tie or put both in a bag together)

Please no eyeglasses.


Items we are NOT currently accepting include: Holiday Items & Décor, 

Furniture, Large Appliances, CDs, DVDs, Games, Game Consoles, 

Paper Products or Goods, Photo Albums, Mattresses