Where to Donate Your Spring Cleaning & Garage Sale Leftover Items

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Have you been spending some of your time indoors this winter & spring cleaning out closets and sorting through clothes? Revisiting the life-changing magic of tidying up? Or, do you need to offload some garage sale leftovers? We’ve got you covered! The Fox Valley is home to many donation centers and thrift stores that would gladly take your spring cleaning extras. Before your head over with your carload of donations, be sure to check each location for specific item limitations. Also, if you can’t physically make it to the store or have large items you are unable to transport, many stores offer a pick up option, too!

Goodwill Stores

Various Locations throughout Northeast Wisconsin
Retail Stores, Outlet, Training Centers and Donation Expresses

Donation Express Stores

  • 575 Swan Road, De Pere
  • 2465 Lineville Road, Green Bay
  • 211 E. Ann St., Kaukauna
  • 1033 W. Northland Ave., Appleton

Monday through Saturday 9am – 8pm
Sunday 9am – 7pm

Fox Valley Thrift Shoppe

231 S Walter Ave, Appleton
(920) 954-8998

Monday through Saturday 9am – 6pm

AbleLight Thrift Shop- Appleton (formerly Bethesda Thrift Shop)

138 E Northland Ave
(920) 997-1533

Monday through Saturday 10am – 4pm

The Bargain Garden Thrift Shop

2725 N Meade St, Appleton
(920) 832-8822

Monday through Wednesday & Friday 9am – 4pm
Thursday 9am – 8pm
Saturday 9am – noon

Accepted Items:
*Please remove all garage sale stickers

  • Newer, clean and gently used clothing
  • shoes
  • purses
  • jewelry
  • toys
  • books
  • housewares
  • seasonal items
  • sporting goods
  • lamps
  • craft supplies
  • linens
  • CDs/DVDs/tapes/records (not home-made)
  • furniture

Items not accepted: bargaingardenthrift.com/donations.html

Fair Market Thrift Store

2130 South Memorial Drive, Appleton
(920) 882-6688

Tuesday through Thursday 10am – 4pm

Echoes, A Christian Thrift Store

1320 W Wisconsin Ave, Appleton
(920) 882-8172

Tuesday through Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 4pm

Appleton St Vincent de Paul

1924 W College Ave
(920) 739-1679

Monday through Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday 10am – 3pm

Accepted Items:

  • Clothing, shoes, and boots
  • Jewelry
  • Hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves
  • Books, records, CDs, and DVDs
  • Games, toys, and sports equipment
  • Dishes, utensils, glassware, lamps, and small appliances
  • Collectibles, antiques and knickknacks
  • Hand tools and power tools
  • Domestics: linens, curtains, blankets, etc.
  • Electronics: stereos, radios, VCRs, DVD players, etc.
  • Furniture: dressers, sofas, tables, etc.

Items not accepted: svdpappleton.org/thrift-store

Fox Cities Habitat for Humanity Restore

Habitat ReStore East – 3000 E College Ave, Appleton 
Habitat ReStore West – 5402 Integrity Way, Appleton
(920) 830-8400

Accepted Items (New or Gently Used):

  • Building materials, roofing and siding
  • Tools – manual, battery and power tools (with charger)
  • Flooring, countertops and cabinets
  • Doors (residential only) – interior, exterior, storm
  • Windows – 4’x4’ or less double-paned aluminum clad or vinyl, good condition with hardware
  • Light fixtures and lamps
  • Painting supplies (new only) – brushes, tapes, tarps, rollers, trays (no liquids of any kind including paint/stain)
  • Hardware – doorknob sets, hinges, cabinet knobs and handles
  • Appliances and HVAC (no older than 15 years)
  • Plumbing (toilets 1.6 GPF or less), tubs, shower surrounds and vanities
  • PVC, copper, galvanized pipe and fittings
  • Kitchen and home goods
  • Couches, chairs, headboards and bed frames, tables, office furniture, mirrors
  • Seasonal – lawnmowers, snowblowers, trimmers, fencing and patio furniture, in-season holiday decor
  • Masonry (April through October) – paving stones and landscaping materials

Community Clothes Closet

1465 Opportunity Way, Menasha
(920) 731-7834

Monday through Friday 9 am – 11 am
Monday evening 6pm – 8pm

Accepted Items: 

  • Financial gifts of any size
  • New or gently used baby, children’s, women’s and men’s casual and career clothing, outerwear, shoes, pajamas, undergarments, purses, belts, jewelry and accessories
  • New or gently used sheets, bedspreads and blankets
  • New pillows
  • New or gently used towels
  • New or gently used books
  • New or gently used stuffed animals
  • New personal hygiene items
  • Office supplies: white copy paper, #10 window envelopes, forever stamps, black sharpie markers, masking tape, post it notes, ground coffee,
  • small paper plates, plastic forks, Styrofoam cups.

Current High Priority Needs:

  • Men’s and Women’s plus size clothing
  • Queen/King size bedding
  • New and gently used sneakers
  • Children’s clothing sizes 2T and up
  • Teen clothing
  • Men’s Jeans
  • Towels, hand towels and washcloths
  • New bed pillows
  • Size #10 left window envelopes
  • Forever stamps

Items not accepted: communityclothescloset.org/donate/

AbleLight Thrift Shop- Neenah (formerly Bethesda Thrift Shop)

846 Fox Point Plaza
(920) 725-7467

Monday through Saturday 8am – 4pm

Neenah-Menasha St Vincent de Paul

1425 S Commercial St, Neenah
(920) 727-1766

Monday through Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 3:30pm

Donation Guidelines

  • Contactless donation site
  • Please deposit donations into bins

Accepted Items: 

  • Clothing
  • Bedding
  • Furniture
  • Kitchen Items
  • Shoes
  • Books
  • Household goods
  • Pictures
  • Sporting Goods
  • Seasonal Items
  • Toys

Items not accepted: svdpneenah.org/accepted-items

Kaukauna St. Vincent de Paul

217 E 2nd St, Kaukauna
(920) 766-9221

DONATION HOURSMonday through Friday 9am – 4pm
Saturday 9am – noon

Hilbert St. Vincent de Paul

463 S 8th St, Hilbert
(920) 853-3449

Tuesday through Friday 10am – 4:30pm
Saturday 9am – noon

Green Bay Thrift Stores

Bethesda Thrift Shop- Green Bay

336 N Military Ave
(920) 544-5849

Monday through Friday 9am – 6pm
Saturday 9am – 5pm

St Vincent de Paul Green Bay Locations

SVdP East – 920 Weise Street, Green Bay
SVdP West – 940 Hansen Rd, Green Bay
SVdP Howard – 3816 Velp Ave, Howard
(920) 435-4040

*Donations not accepted at the Dig & Save location
Monday through Saturday 9am – 7pm
Sunday 11am – 6pm

Items Not Accepted: svdpgb.org/merchandise

Greater Green Bay Habitat for Humanity Restore

1967 Allouez Ave, Green Bay
(920) 338-1650

Tuesday through Friday 10am – 6pm
Saturday 9am – 5pm

Accepted Items:

  • Antiques
  • Appliances
  • Architectural Items
  • Cabinets
  • Copper
  • Doors 
  • Electrical Supplies (no electronics or computers)
  • Flooring
  • Furniture
  • Hardware
  • Home Decor
  • Insulation (new in package and used)
  • Lighting & Ceiling Fans
  • Lawn & Garden
  • Lumber
  • Plumbing
  • Roofing (new in package)
  • Tools
  • Windows

Items Not Accepted: greenbayhabitat.org/donate-to-the-restore

Oshkosh Thrift Stores

St Vincent de Paul Oshkosh

2551 Jackson St
(920) 235-9386

Monday 9am – 7:30pm
Wednesday & Friday 9am – 3:30pm
Saturday 9am – 12:30pm

Accepted Items:

  • Furniture
  • Clothing & Shoes
  • Books
  • Comic Books
  • Coloring Books
  • Activity Books
  • Greeting Cards
  • Albums
  • CD’s
  • DVD & Blu-ray
  • Games/Puzzles
  • Silverware
  • Dishes
  • Cups & Glasses
  • Pots & Pans
  • Small kitchen appliances
  • Canning Jars
  • Sporting Goods
  • Durable Medical Equipment
  • Luggage
  • Purses
  • Jewelry
  • Craft & Sewing Items
  • Linens
  • Toys
  • Electronics
  • Sewing patterns
  • Sewing Machines
  • Holiday Decorations
  • Fishing items
  • Camping supplies

Items Not Accepted: svdposhkosh.org/thrift-store

Habitat for Humanity of Oshkosh ReStore

1640 S Koeller St
(920) 230-3535

Tuesday through Friday 1pm – 5pm
Saturday 11am – 4pm

Accepted Items:

  • Appliances
  • Furniture
  • Cabinets
  • Tools
  • Building Materials
  • Doors
  • Flooring
  • Hardware
  • Housewares
  • Lighting
  • Plumbing
  • Windows

Items Not Accepted: habitatoshkosh.org

Do you have other favorite spots to bring your donations in Northeast Wisconsin? Share with us below!

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