Our Commitment to Provide the Best!

General Donation Guidelines

– Quality, gently used and new items accepted
– Items must be safe, clean, and functional
– Items must be in ready-to-use condition, with all parts assembled
– Upholstered items and mattresses must be free of stains, tears and pet hair/odors
– Items must be from a non-smoking household
– Kitchen items must be clean and functional

Is My Donation a Good Fit?

We connect your donations directly to families and individuals in need and require that all donations are in good, clean, ready-to-use condition. We are helping people get back on their feet and restoring self-worth and dignity is a huge part of this process. Please help us provide wonderful, quality items to those who need them most. Not all donations fit what we can provide our clients. Please check out our ALTERNATIVE RESOURCE LIST to find other organizations to direct the donations we can’t take.

What We Accept (Yes, we take mattresses!) 


Yes, Please

  • Baking Pans + Dishes 
  • Can Openers
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Cutting Boards
  • Dish Racks
  • Dish Towels
  • Dish Sets + Glasses (microwave safe ONLY)
  • Kitchen Knives
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Potholders
  • Pots + Pans
  • Silverware

No Thank You

  • Baby Items
  • Cracked or Chipped Dishes
  • Dishware With ANY Alcohol-Related Branding
  • Plastic Dinnerware
  • Plastic Dishware
  • Wine Glasses
  • Metal-rimmed dishes

Check out our Alternative Resources Guide for other options!

Small Kitchen & Household Appliances

  Yes, Please

  • Blenders + Mixers
  • Breadmakers
  • Coffee Makers (Traditional, Keurig)
  • Crock Pots + Slow Cookers
  • Electric Griddles
  • Electric Kettles
  • Instant Pots
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Pressure Cookers
  • Rice Cookers
  • Toasters + Toaster Ovens

  No Thank You

  • Espresso Machines
  • Fry Daddy’s
  • Hot Plates
  • Ice Cream Machines
  • Margarita Makers
  • Ovens/Stoves
  • Refrigerators/Mini Fridges/Wine Fridges
  • Washing Machines + Dryers

Check out our Alternative Resources Guide for other options!


  Yes, Please

  • Armchairs, Recliners, & Rocking Chairs
  • Bed Frames (metal, collapsible, 'Hollywood' style ONLY)
  • Benches (6ft or smaller)
  • Book Cases (No taller than 7ft or wider than 4ft)
  • Box Springs or Bunky Boards (all sizes)
  • Coffee Tables (4 ft x 3ft or smaller)
  • Desks (4ft x 2.5ft or smaller; NO rolltop, executive, hutch, or cabinet-styles)
  • Dressers
  • End Tables
  • Futons (must be assembled with both mattress & frame)
  • Kitchen/Dining Tables (5ft in length or dimension ; NO glass tops)
  • Kitchen Chairs
  • Lamps (table or standing)
  • Mattresses (twin, full, & queen-sized; king-sized for drop off ONLY)
  • Patio Sets (wood, metal, wicker; accepted March – Sept only)
  • Sectional Sofas (8ft or smaller on a side)
  • Sofas & Loveseats (8ft or smaller; hide-a-bed & recliners drop off ONLY)

  No Thank You

  • Armoires
  • Baby Items (cribs, beds, changing tables, high chairs, etc)
  • Booth Seating
  • Captain’s Beds
  • Console TV’s
  • Credenzas
  • Day Beds
  • Entertainment Centers
  • Glasstop Tables
  • Headboards & Footboards (wood or metal)
  • Light Fixtures (hardwire)
  • Loft Beds
  • Mattress Toppers (foam/feather)
  • Modular Furniture
  • Office Furniture (chairs, filing cabinets, modular furniture, cubicles)
  • Particle Board Furniture (no exposed particle board)
  • Patio Sets (plastic or glass)
  • Trundle Beds
  • Wood Bed Frames

Check out our Alternative Resources Guide for other options!


Yes, Please

  • Blankets, Quilts, & Comforters
  • Bath Mats (new only)
  • Duvet Covers
  • Pillowcases
  • Mattress Protectors
  • Sheets
  • Shower Curtains & Rings
  • Shower Liners (new ONLY)
  • Sleeping Pillows
  • Towels
  • Washcloths

No Thank You

  • Bed Skirts
  • Draperies
  • Electric Blankets
  • Curtains (of any kind)
  • Linens with Stains or Tears
  • Mattress Toppers
  • Window Treatments

Check out our Alternative Resources Guide for other options!

Miscellaneous Household Goods

Yes, Please

  • A/C Units (10 yrs or newer)
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Artwork
  • Boomboxes + Radios
  • Extension Cords
  • Fans
  • Irons & Ironing Boards
  • Mops & Brooms
  • Plastic Storage Bins w/ Lids
  • Rugs (5ft x 7ft or smaller)
  • Space Heaters (10 yrs or newer)
  • Televisions (7 years or newer)
  • Throw Pillows
  • Tupperware (new or glass only)
  • Vacuum Cleaners (must be working w/needed parts; 10 yrs or newer)

No Thank You

  • Baby Items (cribs, high chairs, car seats, etc)
  • Books/DVD’s/CD’s
  • Building Materials
  • Candles
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Clothing/Shoes
  • Computers/Equipment/Monitors
  • Console TV’s/Stereos/Speakers
  • Craft Supplies
  • Décor
  • Durable Medical Equipment
  • Electronic Cords/Accessories
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Flower/Plants (fake)
  • Food
  • Gardening Supplies
  • Holiday Decor (of any kind)
  • Humidifiers/Dehumidifiers
  • KnickKnacks (figurines, baskets, etc)
  • Luggage (of any kind)
  • Miniblinds + Curtains
  • Pet Items
  • Phones
  • Sewing Machines
  • Sporting Goods
  • Toys
  • VHS/DVD Players

Check out our Alternative Resources Guide for other options!


To ensure that all donations are home-ready, we’ll inspect your donations as you drop them off. Don’t take it personally! We take our mission very seriously, and want the best for those who need it most.

If we are unable to accept your items, our ALTERNATIVE RESOURCES GUIDE may have an organization that can.

Where to Give

Donations can be dropped off free of charge at either of our two locations….

No scheduling required!

Community Warehouse, Portland

Community Warehouse Portland

3969 NE MLK Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97212

Mon – Fri, 10am – 4pm
Sat – Sun, 10:30am – 4pm

Community Warehouse, Tualatin

Community Warehouse Tualatin

8380 SW Nyberg St
Tualatin, OR 97062

Mon – Fri, 10am – 4pm
Sat – Sun, 10:30am – 4pm

Pickup Scheduling Notification:


On Feb. 1, 2020 our pick up fee will increase to $50.

To schedule a pickup, please submit the online form below.


Due to demand, our pickup service is currently being booked out 1-2 weeks depending on the zipcode of your residence.

Request a Pickup

Furniture too big for you to deliver to us? No problem, you can request a pick-up. One of our moving trucks will come to you and do all the heavy lifting – literally!

We had been struggling for awhile to convince our mother to let go of her long-accumulated furniture and belongings. The idea of giving mom’s furniture to Community Warehouse, where it could do such good for local families, was really helpful for her in the letting go process.


Furniture Donor