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.
  • 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.