This is not an exhaustive list. If you have a question about whether a certain type of item is acceptable for donation, please call.
Antiques and collectibles
Dishes, pots, pans, and utensils
Purses and accessories
Small working appliances
Toys and games
Console TVs or any TV manufactured more than 10 years ago
Cribs and playpens
Dehumidifiers and humidifiers
Doors and windows
Fireworks and explosives
Household cleaning supplies
Lumber, masonry/brick, concrete
Medications, medical supplies/equipment
Paints, stains, and varnishes
Refrigerators and freezers
Soiled or torn items
When deciding what to donate, think about what you would give to a friend or relative. If it’s something you would give to them, it’s
likely something that we could use.
We appreciate all donations; however, there are some items that are difficult to resell or cost money to recycle and therefore take resources away from Goodwill’s mission. Please take the items in the “Don’t Donate” category to places that can properly handle them.
Yes! We would love to take your car, boat, or RV and put it to great use.
For more information on the donation process please email [email protected] or call (574) 472-7319 and select option #2.
When you contact us, please have the following information available:
Make and Model of Vehicle/Boat
We can pick up donations within a certain geographical area. Please call (574) 472-7334 to see if you are included.
Separate clothing from household items in boxes or bags.
Wash or dry-clean clothing. Keep shoes paired with a rubber band.
Wrap breakable items in newspaper and place in boxes.
Test electrical equipment (wrap cords around items) and battery-operated items.
Yes, financial donations and donations of items in good condition are tax deductible. The U.S. Internal Revenue Service requires you to value your donation when filing your return. To get started, download our donation valuation guide, which features estimates for the most commonly donated items.
When you drop off your donations at Goodwill, you’ll receive a receipt from a donation attendant. Hang on to this receipt. At the end of the year, you can use it to help you itemize deductions on your taxes.
For any advice regarding the preparation of your taxes, please consult a reputable tax advisor.
Yes, Goodwill and our recycling partners offer a free computer and computer peripheral recycling service.
We accept any brand of used computer equipment—working or not—through the computer recycling program. We also accept just about anything that can be connected to a computer. You will receive a tax receipt.
Items We Accept:
Cords & Cables
Ink & Toner Cartridges
If you have any questions, please call (574) 472-7324 to speak with someone from our Industrial Services department.