Don’t throw out your unwanted items just yet! Moving inevitably leaves you with a pile of extra clothing, unwanted appliances, and housewares of all sorts. 

At Lincoln Moving and Storage, our residential movers in Buffalo want to encourage anyone moving in our area to donate unwanted household items to those in need. This makes your move easier because you don’t have to decide what to do with these items and members of your community will greatly appreciate your contribution.

So, without further ado, here are some local organizations that will be happy to take your donations. Below, you will find the organization’s name, a link to their local website where you can find more information, and a brief list of some of the items that they will accept. 

AMVETS (American Veterans)

Since its inception in 1944, AMVETS has served veterans and their families by offering donations of daily essentials and job assistance programs. They help thousands of people every year in the Buffalo, NY area and donations like yours make this possible! Here are some of the contributions that they will accept:

  • Good-Condition Clothing and Accessories 
  • Undamaged Household Appliances
  • Home Furnishings 

Vietnam Veterans of America

By donating your unwanted household items, you are assisting the Vietnam Veterans of America in their efforts to support local veterans. They offer many programs for the Buffalo community and throughout the United States. Here are some of the items that are always appreciated: 

  • Clothing and Accessories of all Sizes
  • Toys, Games, and Sports Equipment
  • Electronics
  • Small Home Furnishings

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has a simple yet impactful goal to “Do the Most Good” for the communities they serve. You can be a part of their mission by donating your gently used household items and children’s toys. Your donations fuel this organization’s efforts to provide youth programs, spiritual support, and more. Items accepted include: 

  • Clothing for All Ages 
  • Good Condition Furniture
  • Unbroken Children Toys and Games 
  • Working Appliances 

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

If you have products left over from unfinished home improvement projects, bring them to Habitat for Humanity ReStore. They provide these items at a low price so that area residents can improve their living conditions no matter their budget. Here are some of the donations that they are happy to take so long as they are clean and in working order:

  • Doors and Windows
  • Cabinetry 
  • Flooring 
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Furniture and Appliances

Goodwill Store and Donation Center

The Goodwill Store and Donation Center sells gently used clothing, toys, and various household goods at an extremely low cost. Proceeds go toward their job programs and community outreach, so your donations are sure to go to a great cause. Acceptable donations include: 

  • Undamaged Clothing in All Sizes
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Sporting Equipment
  • Houseware and Home Furnishings
  • Toys, Books, and Games

Do you need help with your household move?

Could you use help planning your next relocation? For quality service from Buffalo long-distance movers that offer a community-first approach, contact us at Lincoln Moving and Storage. We provide full-service solutions including pre-move planning, packing, custom crating, delivery, storage, and more. Reach out today to learn more and don’t forget to get a free, no-obligation moving cost estimate!