If you want to get rid of furniture, small appliances, clothing, or other household items, there are charitable organizations that will not only accept these donations but also pick them up from your home, free of charge. With these services, you can declutter and contribute to a good cause at the same time. Plus, your donations might be tax-deductible. Check out these suggested charities for easy donating.


The focus of this charity is to offer job training and employment-placement services for people in need. Goodwill sells the belongings you donate in its thrift stores. Contact your local Goodwill to find out if you can donate items curbside from your home. For more information, visit goodwill.org.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Habitat for Humanity uses the revenue from the goods sold in Habitat for Humanity ReStore thrift shops to build homes for low-income families. You can check online whether your local Habitat for Humanity ReStore can collect your donated building materials, furniture, small appliances, and other household items from your home. For more information, visit habitat.org/restores

Vietnam Veterans of America

This charity uses proceeds from the sale of the used merchandise it receives to fund its charitable programs, which include advocacy and legal assistance for Vietnam veterans. Use pickupplease.org,  email info@pickupplease.org, or phone 1-800-775-VETS to see if a truck can retrieve your items. For more information, visit pickupplease.org.