Other Organizations

If Household Goods does not accept your item(s) or you are out of our pick-up area, please consider donating to another organization such as those listed here.


Habitat for Humanity ReStores

  • Habitat ReStores are independently owned reuse stores operated by local Habitat for Humanity organizations that accept donations and sell home improvement items to the public at a fraction of the retail price. Drop offs and pick ups available. Check the website for the nearest location.

Salvation Army – 800-958-7825

  • Furniture is resold. No mattresses. Call for pickups.

St. Vincent de Paul – 800-675-2882

  • Furniture is resold. 3 piece min for pickups. No mattresses.

Goodwill – Boston (617-254-0112), Worcester (508-752-4042)

  • Furniture is resold. No Mattresses. DROP OFF at Goodwill stores; priority pickup (fee based option).

Epilepsy Foundation 888-322-8209

  • Furniture is resold. No Mattresses. Drop off locations & Savers Stores – check unacceptable furniture list

North Shore/Merrimack Valley

Mission of Deeds – Furniture bank 781-944-9797

  • Based in Reading, covers Middlesex & Essex counties.
    No large appliances. Pickup available in Burlington, Lynnfield, Reading, N. Reading, Stoneham, Wakefield, Wilmington, Winchester, Woburn

Lifebridge 978-745- 2459

  • Salem area.
    Non profit shelter runs thrift store at 47 Canal St. Salem. Furniture, household goods, books, jewelry, clothing/Pickup service available

Beverly Bootstraps 978-927-1561 (main #) ; 978-921-4710 (for pickup)

  • Beverly area.
    Furniture & Household items; no mattresses – check website for more info on limited pickups.
    Located at 198 Rantoul St. Beverly, MA

Lazarus House 978-689-8575 (main #) ; (978) 269-5285  (for pickup)

  • Lawrence area.
    Run thrift stores for families in need. Furniture (no mattresses), household goods, clothing etc- check website for list of items. *No longer picking up furniture donations. Check website for donation drop off info.

Project Home Again –Furniture bank; info@phama.org

  • Lawrence/Andover
    Pickups in Andover, Lawrence, N.Andover & Tewksbury when truck is available. Check website for drop off locations and times.

The Wish Project – Furniture Bank; 166 Middlesex St. North Chelmsford;  866-947-4360

  • Chelmsford
  • Basic furniture, home, baby goods & clothing.Seasonal collection projects. Drop-offs only, NO residential pickups.

Metro Boston

Furnishing Hope of Massachusetts – 857-229-7528

  • Located in Cambridge
    Must have 4 or 5 large items to schedule a pickup. Pickups scheduled by email only – info@furnishinghopema.org

Heading Home – 617.864.8140

  • Located in Charlestown
    Provides programs to end homelessness. Call or email jismith@headinghomeinc.org to donate goods. No pickup service, limited space.


  • Locations:
    • 716 Centre St. Jamaica Plain, 617-524-5120
    • 1870 Centre St, W. Roxbury, 617-323-0262
    • 563 Mass Ave., Cambridge 617-758-6128
    • 1407 Washington St., Boston 617-456-0996

Resale store with all items donated. Proceeds to Aids Action Committee of Massachusetts
Free furniture pickups scheduled through online pickup form.

MetroWest/Central MA

Household Goods – 530 Main St, Acton. 978-635-1710

  • Furniture, mattresses, household goods, appliances. Drop off Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 9-noon. Limited local pickup service available.

Fresh Start Furniture Bank   – 16 Brent Dr. Hudson. 508-485-2080

  • Pickups within 20 minute radius of Marlborough
    Furniture & household items. No appliances. See website for detailed take/don’t take list.

Central Mass Housing Alliance Furniture Bank – 508-752-5519 x105

  • Worcester area
    Pickup of furniture in surrounding towns.

Project Just Because – 508-435-6511

  • Hopkington based. Natick, Framingham, Ashland, S. Sudbury
    Direct donations to needy families for furniture via ‘furniture network’. See wish list for other items.

Southeastern MA

My Brother’s Keeper – Furniture Bank

  • Locations:
    • Easton location – 508-238-7512 – NO Dropoffs; serving Brockton/South Shore. Basic furniture & household items, like new mattresses. Pickups only in the South Shore area: Milton / Quincy south to Taunton
    • Dartmouth location – 774-305-4577; serving Fall River/South Coast – Pickups in South Coast area: south of Taunton to Fall River area. NO pickups on Cape Cod

Teen Challenge (Christian based non profit) – 508-586-1494- Brockton location

Friends of the Homeless of the South Shore – Weymouth Furniture Bank – 781-340-1604

  • Location: 48 Sea St., N.Weymouth; serving Weymouth/South Shore
    Donations of furniture & household goods are accepted (check website for listing). Call to set up appointment to drop off. No pickups.

Plymouth Area Coalition for the Homeless – 781-582-2010

  • Serving South Shore/Kingston  *all donations of furniture must be approved & scheduled – email photos to info@plymouthareacoalition.org
    Dining sets, couches, beds, bureaus, small household goods, toiletries, food – F.A.I.R. program

New Life Furniture Bank of MA  – 102 Elm St, Walpole 774-316-6395

  • Walpole/Medfield area
    Furniture Bank – pickup avail Saturday /pickup donation requested

Western MA

Homeward Vets, Inc. – 413-203-1479

  • Located in Ludlow Mills; serving Ludlow/Southampton area
    Provide home furnishings to previously homeless vets. Accepts donations – see website for schedule

Appliances, Bicycles, Books, DVDs & CDs, Building Supplies, Cell Phones


Project Home Again info@phama.org

  • Lawrence/Andover area – pickups in Andover, Lawrence, N.Andover & Tewksbury when truck is available
    Will take appliances washers, electric dryers, fridges, ovens & microwaves;mattresses; limited pickup when truck available

Lazarus House 978-689-8575

  • Lawrence area
    Call thrift store coordinator at 978-269-5285/ Accepts washers, fridges & electric dryers/ Operate several thrift stores in area

Boston Building Resources (BBR) – 617-442-2262

  • Boston area
    Appliances in showroom condition, less than 5 yrs old

Habitat Restore Locations Listing in MA

  • Leominster, Worcester, Billerica, Lawrence, W. Roxbury, Carver, Pittsfield, South Yarmouth, Falmouth, Plymouth, Ashland, Attleboro.
    Check websites for more info & other locations.

Bikes not Bombs – 617-522-0222

  • Jamaica Plain based; conducts local bike drives & drop off locations
    Accepts bikes, computer hardware, bike tools, hardware – check website for more info. Call for dropoff times/local collection drives in different towns

Worcester Earn-A-Bike  508-614-9322 or info@worcesterearnabike.org

  • Worcester based all volunteer non profit. Earn A Bike program – participant volunteers, learns bike maintenance then earns a free bike.
Books, CDs, DVDs

Acton Library (Friends of)

  • Acton area
    Books may be donated at any time the library is open for Book Sale. Most books generally, no magazines or textbooks older than 5 yrs.

Discover Books/Reading Tree – 800-402-2665

  • All Massachusetts
    For profit with social mission. Accepts all books – donating to schools, family literacy programs, and international libraries. Check website for drop off locations. Pickups avail.

More Than Words – 781-788-0035 Waltham/781-788-0035 Boston

  • Drop-off container now at Household Goods; pick up service and other drop-off containers also available.
    Non-profit empowering disadvantaged youth to run this retail & online book business. Books, CDs, DVDs, video games, audio books, videos.

CD Recycling Center.org

  • Located in Salem, NH; mail in or contact for larger amounts;
    Recycles #7 high grade plastic CD/DVD, also accepts Records – see video

Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Adult day programs, Your Local Library

  • Call local programs in your area;
    Often accept videos and DVDs, Musicals, old movies, old TV series for senior program/nursing homes
Building Supplies

Boston Building Resources – 617-442-2262 x232

  • Greater Boston out to Littleton area;
    Picks up building materials like kitchen cabinets, appliances (not more than 4 yrs old), etc. Fee based

Boston Restore Inc – 617-288-8400

  • Dorchester
    Office furniture & supplies, sometimes furniture – drop-offs please, limited pickups

Habitat Restore Locations Listing in MA

  • Billerica, Lawrence, Peabody, W.Roxbury, Hanover, Leominster, Worcester, Carver, Plymouth, Yarmouth, Falmouth, Ashland, Attleboro, Pittsfield.
    Building materials, appliances, furniture and household goods. Check websites for more locations & info.
Cell Phones, Batteries, Chargers

Cell Phones for Soldiers

  • Recycles Cell Phones to pay for calling cards for soldiers. (drop off locations available)

Verizon Stores

  • Phones reused or recycled to support victims of domestic violence – HopeLine program

Other Retailer programs

Clothing, Toys, Baby Items, Exercise/Sports Equipment

Acton Area/Local

Epilepsy Foundation – 888-322-8209

  • Drop off bins are located in the Household Goods parking lot
    Clothing, shoes, linens

Goodwill – 617-445-1010

  • Trailer at Crosby Market in Concord (other locations listed on website);
    Clothing, Household goods

St. Vincent de Paul – 800-675-2882

  • Clothing. Drop offs in SVP bins – check website or call for locations

American Red Cross

  • See website for bin locations.
    Clothing, shoes, linens, small toys
Greater Boston/Cambridge

Cradles to Crayons – 617.779.4700

  • Various drop-off locations and collection sites. Children’s clothing, shoes, baby items, baby supplies, board books.

Room to Grow – 617.859.4545

  • Program assists low income families. Donate new and nearly new baby items such as clothes, books, toys, and equipment in excellent condition. See complete list here.
  • Donors may drop off their items at their office (142 Berkeley Street in Boston) – Due to Covid 19 precautions – Contactless Drop Off

Second Chances

North of Boston

Community Giving Tree – 978-223-5767

  • Located at 570 Main St., Boxford, MA, serving Boxford, N. Andover, Andover, Topsfield, Middleton, Beverly, Georgetown. Also accepts Saturday donations as listed on website in Andover, Hamilton & Newburyport
    Provides baby equipment (high chairs, cribs, strollers etc.), Infant / Children’s clothing; toiletries, diapers, Toys (fall only); School supplies (fall only) Pickups available. Check website for list of items accepted.
Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Catie’s Closet – Dracut – 978-957-2200, Boston – 617-272-3621

  • New and gently used children’s clothing, new and gently used teen appropriate adult clothing, new underwear, socks, and shoes, new and full-sized toiletries


  • Dracut Distribution Center for Donations – 19 School Street, Dracut MA
  • Boston Distribution Center for Donations and Volunteers – 63 Sprague Street, Hyde Park MA

Vietnam Vets of America – 800-775-VETS (8387)

  • Clothing, toys, baby items, bikes, tools, household items etc.

Big Brothers, Big Sisters – 800-483-5503

  • Pickups available – clothing, toys, household items, tools, bicycles, exercise equipment, etc. also appliances, electronics (fee involved with certain items like TVs)

Salvation Army – 508-799-0520 (Worcester); 978-568-8155 (Hudson)

  • Clothing, household items, sporting, etc

Epilepsy Foundation – 888-322-8209

  • Clothing, household items, small toys. Free pickup, drop off at several sites and Savers stores – see website for more info
Business Suits and Clothing

Dress for Success

Alliance of Career Develop Nonprofits

  • Nationwide

CTI – SuitAbility – 978-934-8898

  • Lowell;
    Women’s business suits/clothing – New or gently worn (donations by appt)

TailoredforSuccess – 781-324-0499

  • Malden
    Women and Men’s business suits/clothing

Computers/Electronics, Medical Supplies, Musical Instruments, School Supplies


“Get Connected” ADBAR Women’s Alliance – 617-325-9526

  • Cambridge
    Accepts computers, laptops, printers & office equipment – Call or email for more info

TecsChange – 617-963-0262 (Skype)

  • Boston
    Accepts computer equipment-check website for list – also has link to other organizations to donate older equip.

Electronicrecyclers – 978-632-7666 (local); 800-884-8466 (national)

  • Gardner
    Accepts TVs, computers, audio, consumer electronics for processing


  • A national exchange network hosting the Nonprofit Computer Recycling and Reuse Network and the Nonprofit Materials Exchange Network. Donation seekers can also post donation requests with them.


  • Manufacturers and retailers offer several options to donate or recycle electronics. This EPA site – find a local recycle or donation program – includes local retailers like Best Buy, Staples etc.

East Coast Electronics Recycling – 978-537-9940; 877-537-9940

  • 68 Walker Rd, Shirley MA
    M-Fri 8:30-3:30p items accepted- reasonable fee charged. Helpful to call first, if no one in office, go behind building to loading dock. See pricing list for MA residents

Best Buy  Staples – check for a location near you

Medical Supplies
  • REquipment Program – 617-204-3626; info@dmerequipment.org
    c/o Mass. Rehabilitation Commission, 600 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

    • Durable medical equipment (DME) reuse program. Accept donations of gently used wheelchairs (power and manual), patient lifts, shower equipment, rollator walkers, portable ramps and other un-needed durable medical equipment (DME).  Clean and refurbish items and reassign them to consumers in need at no charge.

    H.E.L.P (Hospital Equipment Loan Program) – 781-322-1052
    Wakefield Masonic Building, 500 W Cummings Park (rear), Suite 1150 Washington St, Woburn

    • Drop off 9a-noon Saturdays. Used medical equipment, also hospital beds. Check website for items accepted. Also run handicap ramp program

    Helping Hands – 617-328-0102

    • Quincy
      Used medical equipment

    The Wheelchair Recycler – 508-460-6328

    • Ashland
      Non-profit organization – takes power wheelchairs and scooters;call or email Dave for more info. Check brochure.

    Pass It On, Inc (info) & website  – 800-267-6768

    • Mashpee; services eastern MA, west to Worcester
      Provides medical equip to disabled children & families. no drop off site, will pick up. Please contact for more info.

    Neat Restore Center at Oak Hill – 860-243-2869

    • Located in Hartford, CT; serves CT and parts of MA
      Used medical equipment

    Your local Council on Aging or Department of Health/Housing, VA Hospitals

    • Most accept walkers, shower seats, wheelchairs, etc., depending on available space – may need specialized equipment.

    Needham Community Council medical loan closet for Needham residents

    Disability Info listings

    Wheels for the World – 818-707-5664

    • Nationwide; New England programs
      Christian based non-profit – accepts used wheelchairs – check website for more info
Musical Instruments

Music Go Round – 508-647-6874

  • 810 Worcester St., (Route 9 Eastbound) Natick, MA 01760
    buys, refurbishes & recycles musical instruments

Instrumental Angels – info@instrumentalangels.org

  • Sudbury, MA – Upcycling used musical instruments, music and accessories for children

Big Brother Big Sister  bbbsinfo@cmrkofboston.com

  • Boston area/includes pickups – Accepts musical instruments (NO pianos or organs)
School Supplies

EXCL – Extras for Creative Reuse – 617-635-8284


Recycled materials that offer creative opportunities in classrooms, youth groups and beyond

Art of Recycle

Online resource of Creative Use and Scrapstore listings by State

TAPP – Teachers and Paws Project – Nashua NH (supports southern NH area)

Thrift store & Teachers Resource Center – Accepts clean, safe and interesting donations that will support teachers and students.

Other Ideas for Your Donations

Other Furniture Banks

Looking for other furniture banks? Check out National Furniture Bank Association


Shelters often need sleeping bags, tarps, tents – sometimes furniture, TV’s (like large screen TV’s)

To Sell Your Items

  • www.ebay.com
  • www.craigslist.org
  • Action Unlimited – 978-371-2442 (Concord) or 508-481-4322 (Marlboro). They have free Ads for items selling for $249 or less.

To Recycle Your Items

  • Recycle your items in your local community: www.freecycle.org
  • Earth 911– check out this website to find recycling services and options near your community.
  • Search for local Facebook Community Groups that deal with free stuff, swaps or sales.

Contact us with updates, feedback or other organizations to include in this listing.