Donate Furniture

Your donation of a gently used couch is so much more than furniture to a family living in an empty house. It’s a transformation, hope, relief, stability, and a future.

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Donating Through the Furniture Bank Is Quick, Effortless, and Impactful

Review Furniture

Check the furniture you want to donate to make sure it meets our donation standards. If an item does not meet our donation standards, we can dispose of it for you for a nominal fee.

Request a Pickup

Request a pick-up or give us a call at 614-545-3838 for more information.

Confirm Pickup Details

We will contact you to confirm a pickup date. You’ll also answer a few quick questions about your furniture as we pride ourselves on giving quality furniture to those in need.

Sit Back & Relax

On pick up day, our delivery specialists will arrive and do the heavy lifting!

Celebrate the Impact

Your furniture will immediately make its way on a truck and will soon be delivered to a family in need.

Donation Options

Currently, to qualify for any donation pickup or disposal option, you must have at least one essential furniture item that meets our donation standards.

UPDATES: As of 5/24/21, the following donation policies are in effect: we are temporarily unable to take donations of clothing; we are able to take entertainment centers for disposal ONLY (nominal fee applies).

Outdoor Pickups: We accept outdoor pickups for free. Items must be on a front porch or in a garage to qualify.

Inside Pickups: Along with free outdoor pickups, we also accept inside pickups for a $25 fee. Fees must be paid in advance.

Saturday Pickups: Starting 4/24/21, we are offering Saturday indoor AND outdoor donation pick-ups on the last Saturday of every month for a $100 fee. Fees must be paid in advance.

Downsizing Services: Large pickups for more than 10 items will be available for pickup through our Downsize with a Heart service.

Disposal Options: We offer disposal options for items that do not meet our donation standards for a nominal fee. A qualifying essential item for donation must be included in the pick-up.

Drop-Off Donations: We accept drop-off donations of both essential and non-essential furniture items Monday – Friday from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

What Can You Donate?

If it’s in your home, chances are we can take it if it meets our donation standards. To qualify for a pickup, you must have one essential item– marked with an asterisk below. For a nominal fee, we can also dispose of damaged or old furniture items with the donation of one essential item.

Bedroom

  • Mattresses *
  • Box Springs *
  • Bed Frames (No platform, waterbed or captains beds)
  • Dressers *
  • Nightstands
  • Small Desks (Up to 4′ wide)
  • Sheets
  • Blankets
  • Pillows

Kitchen & Dining

  • Kitchen and Dining Tables (no glass tops) *
  • Chairs *
  • Bar Stools
  • Refrigerators and Stoves (Up to 15 years old) *
  • Small Kitchen Appliances (Toasters, Coffee Pots, Crock Pots, etc)
  • Table Linens
  • Glassware
  • Dishes
  • Pots and Pans
  • Silverware

Living Room

  • Sofas *
  • Love Seats *
  • Stuffed Chairs *
  • Coffee Tables
  • Ottomans
  • Lamps
  • Wall Art
  • TVs
  • FOR DISPOSAL ONLY: TV Stands / Entertainment Centers (not to exceed 4′ W X 6′ H)
  • Bookcases (not to exceed 4′ W X 6′ H)
  • Cabinets

Appliances & Electronics

  • Refrigerators (15 years old or newer) *
  • Ovens/Stoves (15 years old or newer) *
  • Washers & Dryers (Electric Only) *
  • Coffee Pots
  • Radios & TVs
  • No Built-In Items

Home Goods

  • Sheets
  • Blankets
  • Pillows
  • Plates
  • Glassware
  • Dishes
  • Pots & Pans
  • Table Linens

Home Décor & Home Storage

  • Wall Art
  • Lamps
  • Bookshelves
  • Storage Bins
  • China Cabinets (not to exceed 4′ W X 6′ H)

Other Items

  • Sports Equipment
  • Books
  • Magazines
  • DVDs/Tapes
  • Board Games
  • Puzzles
  • Knickknacks
  • Jewelry
  • Crafts
  • Candles
  • Picture Frames
  • Baskets
  • Tools
  • and most other household items!

* Essential Items – at least one essential item is required for pickup.

Essential Furniture Items

These items qualify you for one of our pickup services if they meet our donation standards:

  • Mattresses *
  • Dressers *
  • Kitchen Chairs *
  • Refrigerators (Up to 15 years old) *
  • Ovens/Stoves (15 years old or newer) *
  • Box Springs *
  • Kitchen and Dining Tables (no glass tops) *
  • Sofas, couches, loveseats and stuffed chairs
  • Washers & Dryers (Electric Only) *

Donation Standards

We pride ourselves on giving quality furniture to those in need. At the time of a donation, we will inspect items to assure they meet our donation standards. That means:

  • No rips, tears, stains, or tape patches in the fabric
  • No pet hair or pet stains embedded in the fibers
  • No bed bugs, fleas, cockroaches, or evidence of mice or other rodents or insects
  • No recalled or damaged items
  • Appliances must be working, with all parts, and must be clean
  • No urine, blood or other health risks

If we cannot accept your items for donation for any of these reasons, we offer disposal options for a nominal fee.

Items we do not accept:

  • Cribs, car seats, high chairs or changing tables
  • Clothing, accessories, and shoes
  • Waterbeds
  • Platform beds
  • Captain’s beds
  • Trundle/Adjustable beds
  • Hospital beds, walkers, or medical equipment
  • Large or metal desks
  • Metal filing cabinets
  • Office cubicles
  • Dishwashers or other built-in appliances
  • Liquids
  • Pianos and organs
  • Firearms or firearm accessories
  • Tube or projection TVs
  • Universal Workout Machines

Ready to donate qualifying furniture items and/or dispose of any other items?

Request a Donation PICKUP

Who Will Your Furniture Help?

The Furniture Bank works directly with government and social service agencies and faith-based organizations

  • 3,500 Families Served Per Year – families represent more than 57% of the clients we serve
  • 10,000 People Impacted Yearly counting children and family members who live with the recipient of furniture.
  • 26% Are Previously Homeless or are escaping homelessness
  • 87% Live on Less than $18,000/year
  • 94% Live on Less Than $24,000/year

Moving or Relocating? Considering Downsizing to Make Life Easier?

We can help you donate and dispose of any unwanted items, as well as clean out junk rooms, garages, and entire houses!

Learn More About Downsizing Help

Furniture Donations and COVID-19

We are following all federal, state, and local requirements for safe business operation. The health, well-being and safety of our client families, donors, and staff is our top focus.

UPDATES: As of 5/24/21, the following donation policies are in effect: we are temporarily unable to take donations of clothing; we are able to take entertainment centers for disposal ONLY (nominal fee applies).

Donation pickups must include an essential item. Free pickups must have items in a garage or porch for a non-contact pickup, and inside pickups are $25. Saturday pickups (only offered on last Saturday of every month) are $100. Disposal options are available with pickup.

Pickups of more than 10 items will be available through our Downsize with a Heart service.

We are also accepting DROP-OFF donations Monday – Friday between 8:30 am and 3:30 pm at our warehouse in Franklinton located at 118 S. Yale Avenue.

Still have questions? View our Furniture Donations Q&A.

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Give another way

Families in our community impacted by poverty will continue to need help and support once the COVID-19 crisis is behind us. Please consider making a donation to the Furniture Bank that will help families receive the furniture they need to turn their empty houses into homes.

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Have a Question?

Read below for short responses to the most frequently asked questions.

Have a question we haven’t answered? Give us a call at 614.545.3838 to discuss.