Are you deciding what to do with the items you don’t want to take with you when you move? The Richmond, CA residential movers at Foster Van Lines have a solution that will take these items off your hands and help others in the process: donation.

Below you will find some local organizations that are always looking for donations of clothing, furniture, appliances, and more. Visit the links for quick access to the local store’s website to get additional information.

AMVETS (American Veterans)

If you have an affinity for helping veterans and their families, then bring your gently used items or duplicate appliances to AMVETS, also known as American Veterans. AMVETS California helps thousands a year through donation of daily necessities and job assistance programs. Here are some of the items they are happy to accept:

  • Adult and Child Clothing and Accessories
  • Undamaged Appliances
  • Undamaged Home Furnishings

Vietnam Veterans of America

Another organization that is dedicated to helping veterans is Vietnam Veterans of America. Their California branch is proud to assist veterans and their families by offering veteran’s claims assistance, finance advising, job placement, and more. Donations of the following are welcome:

  • Apparel and Accessories in All Sizes
  • Sporting Equipment, Games, and Toys
  • Electronics and Small Appliances
  • Small Home Furnishings

Habitat for Humanity Restore

A short drive to Oakland or Concord will take you to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Here, you can bring all your unused home building supplies to help area homeowners make necessary improvements to their homes affordably. Here are some of the items that they will accept:

  • Windows and Doors
  • Flooring Panels
  • Bathroom and Kitchen Cabinets
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Home Furniture

Goodwill of East Bay

The Goodwill of East Bay provides low-cost clothing, furnishings, children’s toys and more for area residents and families. They also offer job placement opportunities and conduct a variety of community outreach programs. Your donations make their efforts possible! Donations accepted include:

  • Good-Condition Clothing in All Sizes
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Children’s Games, Toys, and Books
  • Undamaged Houseware and Furnishings

Furniture Bank

Necessary home furnishings are expensive and difficult to obtain for low-income families. If you have furniture that is in good shape, your donation will help make Bay Area families more comfortable in their homes. Here are some items that Furniture Bank will be more than happy to take off your hands:

  • Living Room Furniture
  • Bedroom Furniture
  • Dining Room Furniture
  • Boxes of Dishes and Cutlery

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