Why Donate

Your Donation Changes Lives!

When you donate to Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, you help the planet and our local community. Your donation of gently used household items extends the life of useful goods by keeping them out of landfills.

As an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, your donations are often tax deductible as well! You can even track your donation receipts online.

We also accept vehicle donations and offer a free white glove service for home pick-ups.

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Items We Accept

We accept donations of clean,
useable items in sellable condition.


  • Donate during store hours
  • Wash or dry-clean clothing.
  • Test electrical equipment and battery-operated items.
  • Include all pieces and parts to children's games and toys.
  • Accessories
  • Belts & Purses
  • Antiques/Collectibles Artwork & Frames 
  • Audio/Visual Equipment 
  • Bicycles & Wheeled Toys 
  • Books & Media 
  • Camping Equipment (No Fuel Canisters) 
  • Clothing & Linens (not well-worn, or Wet or Mildewed) 
  • Computers (Desktops, Laptops, Monitors, Printers, Accessories) 
  • Crafts & Crafting Supplies 
  • Household Electronics
  • Exercise Equipment (Small; No Treadmills)
  • Furniture (Assembled & Gently-Used, Minimal Chips, No Large Stains, Rips or Tears)
  • Gardening & Lawn Care Accessories 
  • Hand Tools & Small Power Tools 
  • Household Décor 
  • Housewares & Small Appliances 
  • Jewelry Lamps & Light Fixtures (No Fluorescent) 
  • Musical Instruments (No Pianos or Organs) 
  • Pet Supplies 
  • Shoes & Boots 
  • Sporting Goods & Equipment 
  • Televisions (Flat Screens) 
  • Toys Stuffed Animals Games
  • * Large/Heavy Items May Not Be Accepted At All Donation Sites. (Due to Safety Concerns) 
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Items We Do Not Accept

We cannot accept all donations because
f safety, privacy, and other concerns.

Please Do Not:

  • Leave items unattended outside a collection center.
  • Donate broken or soiled items.
  • Give items that have been recalled, banned, or do not meet current safety standards.
  • Mattresses and Box Spring 
  • Bed Pillows 
  • Auto parts (including tires) 
  • Construction and Building materials 
  • Food and Beverages 
  • Baby cribs and Car seats 
  • Any recalled items (Please Check cpsc.gov) 
  • Large Area Rugs or Carpeting 
  • Entertainment Centers 
  • Disassembled furniture 
  • Lawn Mowers 
  • *Major Appliances (*Dishwashers, Stoves, Washers/Dryers, or Refrigerators-in some cases may be picked from a home pick-up if newer and in working condition) 
  • Sofa Beds
  • Older tube TV's 
  • Pianos 
  • Pool tables 
  • Window blinds and valances 
  • Hazardous or Dangerous Items such as;  
    • Ammunition & Firearms  
    • Fireworks & Explosives 
    • Gas & Gas Cans
    • Bio-hazard Materials
    • Flammable/Toxic Materials
    • Household Chemicals
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*Will you continue to donate and tell your friends about Goodwill?:
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Goodwill follows regulations set forth by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for the resale of goods.