Donating Your Old Furniture and Household Items Before Moving

abreu movers packing servicesAre you looking for a way to get rid of your unwanted furniture and household items after you've moved? Check out this list of Manhattan charities that accept donations. They offer free, scheduled pick-ups, so all the work is done by someone else! Besides saving money and time, the house will be cleaner when the old stuff is gone.


Goodwill has been around for over a century, and it is still going strong. The charity relies on donations to fund its programs that help the unemployed get back into the workforce. Whether you donate clothes or furniture at one of their stores or donation centers, they will always be grateful for your contribution!

Goodwill requires 35-45 bags of household goods for those who want to make a free pick-up. You may need more than that if you are going there for the first time or do not have enough donations to meet their quota. However, you can also schedule it through another NYC non-profit organization and find bins designated for donations in your area as well! 

You may visit their donation site or contact them at (718) 777-6320.


Housing Works is a non-profit that focuses on providing resources to those in need. Housing works either sell items at the thrift store or helps people by donating goods, such as clothes and furniture if they meet specific qualifications like having a low income or being homeless. People can schedule free pick-ups of donations for those who are too cannot drop them off themselves. All it takes is contributing what you have.

Housing Works is proud to partner with other businesses in the area, supplying bins for small domestic donations of clothes and goods.

You may visit their donation site here or call them at (212) 736-1777.


Due to their nationwide reach, the Salvation Army can accept various donations, including furniture, household items, and clothing. These items are sold to provide services to the homeless and programs to rehabilitate local communities.

You'll be glad to know that they offer free pick-up with our delivery. The only thing you have to do is enter your zip code and then follow the prompts from there!

You may visit their donation site or call them at (800) 728-7825.


Room to Grow provides services and accepts donations for families with newborns, infants, and young children. They accept gently-used swings, baby strollers (with wheels), blankets, playmats, books, and clothing.

It's easy to drop off your items in person or have them delivered. You can arrange for curbside pick-up, at a minimal cost and with no hassle on your part.

You may visit their donation site or call them at (212) 620-7800.

A decluttered home is a great way to contribute to the community and save you money on your moving costs. If you plan to relocate to NYC, consider Abreu Movers for your apartment relocation. We handle everything from last-minute moves in NYC to full-service moves nationwide! Request your free moving estimate today.


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