Thrift Shop Donation Guidelines

Items That Cannot Be Accepted

Assistance League Thrift Shop reserves the choice of selling only quality merchandise and recycling donations of less quality in the most appropriate venue.

Please, check items you are donating and be sure they are in good condition. Call us during business hours Tuesday - Saturday 11:00-4:00 with any questions. (925) 284-4781

Following is a list of items not acceptable:

  • Computers, keyboards, monitors, fax machines, printers, scanners
  • Curtain rods, draperies, shades, blinds
  • Food items, bread machines
  • Furniture - large pieces
  • Glass mason jars and tops
  • Holiday lights and trees
  • Infant cribs, car seats, high chairs, swings and play pens
  • Magazines (other than Cooking, Travel or Decorating)
  • Mattresses, electric blankets, bed pillows and sleeping bags
  • Paint, wallpaper rolls, chemicals and batteries
  • Personal hygiene items: shavers, curling irons,
  • Hair dryers, hot rollers and used cosmetics
  • Records, albums and cassette tapes
  • Skates, roller blades, skis, boots and poles
  • Stero componets, speakers
  • Telephones
  • Tires and snow chains
  • Toys - broken, incomplete puzzles and games
  • Technical books, textbooks, Reader's Digest, encyclopedias
  • Typewriters - electric or manual
  • TVs, VCRs, DVD players and microwaves
  • Wire hangers and colored plastic tube hangers

The chapter reserves the choice of selling only quality merchandise and recycling less quality donations in the most appropriate venue.

Your donations are very much appreciated. They benefit children and adults in need and at risk in our community.

For safety and security reasons, donations are encouraged during store hours:

Tuesday through Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Assistance League Thrift Shop
3521 Golden Gate Way
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 284-4781

Receipts for donations are available for tax deduction purposes.

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