Donation Pickup

Goodwill Pickup Service

Currently, we offer pick up service at no cost for individuals donating furniture and/or household goods so we can prioritize assistance to donors with oversized items.
In order for us to pickup, your driveway or street needs to be able to accommodate our truck which is 13 feet and 1 inch tall and 26 feet long.
Your pickup will be scheduled at the first available opportunity. On your pickup day, you will be required to sit your donations outside for our drivers to collect. More information is on the pickup request page.
While it is hard to say “no” to donations, we are unable to accept some items. Please consult the Donation Guide below before scheduling a pickup.

Personal computers

Televisions (ONLY NON TUBE TYPE)

Clothing, shoes and boots

Jewelry

Hats, gloves, mittens and scarves

Books, records, compact disks, video tapes and DVDs

Games, toys and sports equipment

Housewares: dishes, glassware, kitchen utensils, lamps and small appliances

Collectibles, antiques, knick-knacks and other giftware

Hand tools and small power tools

Domestics: linens, curtains, blankets, etc.

Electronics: stereos, radios, VCRs, DVD players, etc.

Furniture: dressers, tables, sofas, bed frames, (except waterbed frames) etc.

Other large items

No household chemical products such as pesticides, paint, paint thinner, drain cleaner, oven cleaner, aerosols and other environmentally-unfriendly waste products

No automotive hazardous waste such as tires, lead acid batteries, additives, gasoline, oils, antifreeze, etc.

No large appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, stoves/oven, washers/dryers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, furnaces, microwaves, trash compactors, water heaters, large console stereos, freon-based appliances, etc that are not in working condition

No personal care items such as shampoo, conditioner, nail polish remover, shaving cream, hairsprays, shavers, curling irons

No fragrance items

No mattresses/box springs, including waterbed mattresses and waterbed frames

No carpet or carpet padding

No plumbing fixtures or building materials

No traditional recyclables such as glass, newsprint, office paper, cardboard, plastics, magazines, junk mail, etc.

No weapons such as guns, bows and arrows, ammunition, hunting knives, etc.

No cribs, car seats, walkers or other products that do not meet the current safety standards of the US Consumer Products Safety Commission, including recalled items

Priority Pickup Service via ReSupply

We are excited to be partnering with ReSupply to provide priority donation pickup service for a fee in our region. ReSupply is a veteran owned business that aims to make donating items to nonprofits like Goodwill easier while also providing career services to assist active duty military personnel with transitioning to civilian life.
ReSupply offers services to would-be donors including:
+ Pickup within 48 hours or less
+ Retrieval of items from inside the home and on multiple floors
+ Disassembly of furniture
+ Will take items in ANY condition
After a pickup in our area, ReSupply will take the donations to our nearest Goodwill store where staff will evaluate the donations and accept items in accordance with our donation guide. ReSupply will take any remaining items and dispose of them ethically.
Questions? Contact ReSupply at: 740-715-3750

All donations to Goodwill of South Central Ohio are tax deductible. Just request a receipt at pickup. Goodwill cannot place value on donated goods and assumes no responsibility for the value placed on donations for tax purposes. You may calculate the impact of your donation by clicking below.

FAQs

What items may be donated?

While it is hard to say “no” to donations, Goodwill of South Central Ohio is unable to accept certain items. Please refer to our donation guide above.

I’ve scheduled a pickup, what time will the truck arrive on my selected day?

We schedule pickups from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. While you will be given a specific date for your pickup, the arrival time could be at any point during that window depending on other pickups scheduled for the day.

Where do I put my donations?

For safety and liability reasons, our drivers are not able to enter your home or apartment building. Please make sure that donations are placed outside in an area that is visible. If you will not be present during pick up, ensure all items are clearly marked as a donation for Goodwill.

What if there is inclement weather on my scheduled day?

If the forecast calls for rain or snow on your pickup day we ask that donations be wrapped or covered in plastic and/or left in a covered area. If the weather prevents our truck from completing the route, you will be contacted to reschedule.

How do I cancel my scheduled pickup?

We understand plans change. If you need to cancel a pickup, please call us as soon as possible at 740-702-4000 Ext. 174.

How do I know if my home is accessible by a box truck?

Our truck measures 26 feet long and 12 feet high. Your home may not be accessible if you live on a narrow one way street with on street parking, live in a gated community, or have low overhanging branches or structures.

Do I have to be home?

No, donations may be left outside on the front porch, driveway, or curbside as long as they are clearly marked.

Are my donations tax deductible?

Yes, all donations to Goodwill of South Central Ohio are tax-deductible and you will receive a receipt upon a successful pickup. Goodwill cannot place value on donated goods and assumes no responsibility for the value placed on donations. You may calculate the impact of your donation by clicking below.

 

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