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Cozy Living Room


Thank you for taking an interest in donating to Fresh Start Furnishings! Please read our wish-list below and be mindful of the items we do and don't take, and note that the IRS requires all in-kind donations to be in “good or better condition”. Looking for more information? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page by clicking the button below.


Living Room:

  • Casual sofas, loveseats, chairs, and sofabeds – less than 20 years old (no rips, tears, visible stains, or smells) (Must be pre-approved to drop-off)

  • Small TV stands

  • Coffee & End Tables

  • Desks and Bookshelves 

  • TVs – flat screen, digital ready, < 52” inches (working items only)

  • Area rugs: 6ft.x 9ft. or smaller, rolled, tied and marked with size)

  • Lamps, Vacuums, Clocks, Fans, space heaters etc.

  • (All appliances must be in good working condition)

  • Wall décor and Decorative pillows

Kitchen & Dining: 

  • Dining tables & chairs

  • Dinette Sets

  • Microwaves, toaster ovens, coffee pots, etc. 

  • Dishes, glasses, pots and pans, flatware, kitchen utensils – no crystal stemware please (microwavable & dishwasher safe)

  • Kitchen linens: Placemats, tablecloths, dish towels etc.

Bed & Bath:

  • Mattresses & box springs (twin, double, or queen) – (no rips, tears, visible stains, or smells)  (Must be pre-approved before dropping off)

  • Bed Frames: Twin, double, or queen (must be disassembled with all hardware bagged and taped to frame) 

  • Toddler beds and crib mattresses

  • Mirrors

  • Clean linens and bedding: Sheets, bed blankets, comforters, etc. (Laundered, bagged, and labeled with size)

  • Mattress pads (laundered, bagged, and labeled with size) & NEW bed pillows

  • Shower curtains, curtain hangers, bath rugs, laundry baskets and other bathroom accessories

  • Towels, wash clothes, etc. 

Cleaning Supplies for "Welcome Home" housewarming baskets:

  • Laundry detergent 

  • Disinfectant Spray/Wipes

  • Paper towels  

  • Dishwasher detergent 

  • Multipurpose cleaner 

  • Trash bags 

  • Mops and Swiffer's 

  • Soft scrub 

  • Dish soap 

  • Brooms and dust pans 

  • Bleach 

  • Hand soap 

  • Sponges 

  • Toilet paper 

Textile Recycling:

  • Clothing

  • Shoes/Sneakers

  • Belts

  • Purses

  • Blankets, sheets, drapes, and pillowcases that are in poor to fair condition and unable to be used by Fresh Start clients

  • Stuffed animals


  • Box TV’s, large entertainment centers or wall units

  • Hutches, China cabinets, buffets and large consoles

  • Rocking chairs or benches 

  • Furniture made from particle board, missing parts or in need of repair

  • Sofas more than 20 years old, 

  • Sectionals, or This End Up brand

  • King-sized bedding/bed frames, Ikea beds, waterbeds, or hospital beds 

  • Armoires or wardrobe cabinets

  • Curio cabinets, glass display units, 

  • Cribs or other baby care items

  • Wicker/patio furniture

  • Exercise equipment or luggage

  • Computer items or sewing machines

  • Food or hygiene products

  • Books, toys, games, etc.

  • Large appliances 

  • Housewares requiring installation (faucets, lighting fixtures etc.)

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