How to schedule a free donation pick up in New York

How to schedule a free donation pick up in New York

Before you move, purging any unwanted items is a great way to not only keep your moving costs lower but it can also be a great way to give back. The companies listed below will allow you to schedule a free donation pick up in New York so that you can donate clothes, furniture, shoes, toys, books and much much more. 

Not only will they allow you to donate these items but they will even swing by your home and pick them up for free. Amazing right!?! And if that wasn’t enough, you will also be helping those less fortunate and providing jobs for local people in your area. All donations are 100% tax deductible.

To make it easy, we have compiled a list of companies that will allow you to schedule a free donation pick up in New York.  


To schedule your free donation pick up from your local Goodwill, simple visit Goodwill’s free donation pick up to get started. They accept practically any donation – dishes, clothing, accessories, electronics, household goods, furniture. They even accept cars, campers, trucks, RVs, boats, etc. This non-profit organization is one of the most recognizable non-profit organizations in North America and one of the best places to ask for a free donation pick up.

Angle Street Thrift Shop

This thrift shop on 17th Street in New York City raises funds to support substance abuse, HIV/AIDS and mental health programs, as well as the Bridge2Life Camp & Charles Evans Kids Club and the Pregnant Women & Infants Program. They provide a free pickup service that covers the greater New York and Tri-State Area. You can call 212-229-0546 extension 2 to schedule a pickup. They take furniture in good condition for sale in the thrift shops.

City Opera Thrift Shop

City Opera Thrift Shop has been supporting the Opera for over 40 years.  They pick up in Manhattan twice a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) and in the outer boroughs on a case-by-case basis. For furniture donations they ask that you send photos including a description about the item(s) and current condition with your address and best contact info and they will reach out to you.

Pickup Please –

Pickup Please offers free donation pick ups in New York. While other major charity organizations require you to schedule your donation pickup weeks in advance, and some of them have even stopped offering pickup services all together, Pickup Please can pick up your donation within 24 hours in many areas.

Your generous donations and charitable contributions of clothing, household goods, books, shoes, small appliances, electronics, and more make a big difference in the lives of America’s Veterans and their families.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is an amazing nonprofit organization that helps families build and improve places to call home. They accept cars, new and gently used appliances, furniture, building materials, household goods and much more from individuals and companies and many locations also accept items outside these categories. To schedule a pick up visit Habitat for Humanity free pick up.

Vietnam Veterans of America

VVA is a national organization that provides services and advocacy for Vietnam veterans. You can schedule a pickup for used small furniture in good condition, as well as many other household items, through the Vietnam Veterans of America. Call 800-459-VETS (8387) or schedule your pickup on their website. They provide pickup service to Queens, Kings, New York and Richmond.

Donation Town

The last name on our list is a little different than the rest.  When you visit donation town you simply enter your zip code, and whether you live in the New York or anywhere in the United State their Nation wide directory will let you know what companies offer free pick ups in your area. Check them out by visiting Donation Town.

So there you have it guys, a list of great charities that will offer free donation pick up in New York.  If there are certain items that these companies will not pick up and you decide that you will have to dispose of them, check out our list on