Hope House appreciates your donation. Unfortunately, due to safety, legal or environmental concerns Hope House cannot accept the following items:

  • Clothing-we don’t accept any kind, please take to On Second Thought or Kids Gear and the proceeds will go in our name when you let them know. ¬†Otherwise, you may take your clothing to Goodwill, St. Vincent’s DePaul, or Repeat Performance.
  • No stuffed animals that are not new
  • Furniture with missing parts
  • Sleeper sofas
  • No mattresses
  • Building and plumbing materials – Windows, doors, garage doors, shutters, sinks, tubs, toilets, fixtures, fencing, gutters, lumber, concrete, bricks, stone and paint.
  • Anything of pornographic nature.
  • No weapons such as guns, bows and arrows, ammunition, hunting knives, etc.
  • Firearms and fireworks
  • Cosmetics and perishable hair care products¬†previously opened or used.
  • Sports equipment
  • Records, video tapes and compact disks
  • Hand tools and small power tools
  • Any type of trash or hazardous material
  • No household chemical products such as¬†pesticide
  • Items that are wet, mildewed, rusty, flammable, or in any way dangerous
  • No cribs, car seats, walkers or other products that do not meet the current safety standards of the Consumer Product Safety Standards.
  • Items that do not apply with Consumer Product Safety Standards (1-800-638-2772 or www.cpsc.gov)
  • Auto parts – Tires, wheels, batteries, etc.
  • Any type of chemicals (oil, wiper fluid, antifreeze, etc.)
  • No waterbed mattresses or waterbed frames
  • Picture frames
  • Televisions/Computers/Printers/or any electronics unless brand new, in which we would like you to please call us about the donation.