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Donate to Rappahannock Goodwill

Your donations power our mission to uplift our local community by providing opportunities for everyone to thrive through the power of work. Since 1966, we have been a source of support, offering job placement, career readiness, and skills training services at no cost to empower individuals from all walks of life. Together, we are shaping Virginia’s future workforce and creating a stronger, more inclusive community. Join us in this inspiring journey. Donate today!

You can also support Rappahannock Goodwill Industries by making a one-time or monthly contribution to help fund our free community services and make a positive impact in our region.

Find a Donation Center Near You

Use our Donation Center Finder and drop off your items to your nearest center. 

Schedule a Pickup Today

We’ll come right to your home, office or property, schedule today. 

About your Donations

When you donate to Rappahannock Goodwill Industries, we take special care to inspect each item, looking for ways to give it a new purpose. Your donations not only help our community find great items at affordable prices but also reduce waste in our local landfills. Plus, they support the funding of the free community services we offer across our 16-county service area.

Fueling Our Mission Through Your Donations

For thousands of individuals in our region, Goodwill has been a gateway to the world of work, providing opportunities and support to those seeking personal and professional growth, as well as those facing barriers to employment.

Donation Centers

Pounds of Materials Kept From the Landfills

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External Job Placements with Business Partners

Dollars in Vouchers Provided for Community Members in Need

Schedule a Pickup

Your donations received right from your home, office, or property. Select the pickup option that works best for you and have your items picked up directly.

DONATION GUIDELINES:

What We Can and Cannot Accept

We accept nearly anything from clothing and jewelry to boats and cars. Check out some of our donation categories below.

Acceptable Donations: Give What Makes an Impact

Clothing

Including all types of gently used men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing, shoes, and accessories.

Furniture

Chairs, tables, dressers, and other furniture items are accepted at our donation centers or through our pickup service.

Jewelry & antiques

Including fine jewelry, vintage trinkets, and cherished antiques. Every piece helps preserve the intricate stories of our past.

Computer Equipment

Desktops, monitors, and other computer equipment can be received as donations or recycled through our partner program.

Household Items

Including decorative pieces, lighting, and other items in housewares such as pots, pans, and small appliances.

Vehicles

Car, trucks, vans and other vehicles in any condition. Contact us with your vehicle information to get started.

Full List of Items for Donation

Accessories: Belts, purses, scarves, ties, hats, wallets, and more.

Baby Gear: High chairs, strollers, and baby monitors.

Clothing: Men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing, including outerwear and undergarments.

Computer Equipment: Desktops, laptops, monitors, printers, and other computer equipment.

Furniture: Sofas, chairs, tables, dressers, bookshelves, etc.

Garden Tools: Hand tools, shovels, and other lawn eqipment.

Holiday Decorations: Christmas ornaments, lights, and Halloween decorations.

Home Decor: Picture frames, vases, wall art, etc.

Jewelry: Necklaces, bracelets, earrings, costume jewelry, watches, and more.

Kitchenware: Dishes, pots, pans, utensils, glassware, and small appliances.

Linens: Curtains, linens, and tablecloths.

Media: Books, CDs, DVDs, vinyls, textbooks, children’s books, and cookbooks.

Musical Instruments: Guitars, violins, keyboards, and other instruments.

Shoes: Dress shoes, casual shoes, boots, and sandals.

Small Appliances: Microwaves, toasters, blenders, and coffee makers.

Sporting Goods: Athletic wear, sports equipment, bicycles, and fitness machines.

Tools: Power tools, hand tools, and mechanical tools.

Toys and Games: Board games, dolls, action figures, puzzles, and electronic toys.

Video Games and Systems: Consoles, video games, and accessories.

Vehicles: Car, trucks, motorcycles, vans, RVs, watercraft, and fleet vehicles.

Items We Regretfully Cannot Accept: Keeping Our Donations Effective

To ensure your donations can be of the greatest help, please refrain from donating items in need of repair, as we currently lack the resources for repairs. Additionally, we are unable to accept the following items:

Flammables

Weapons, Guns and ammunition

Box-style TVs

Mattresses and box springs

Torn, broken, or stained furniture

Recalled items

Large appliances

Find a Donation Center Near You

Donate Funds

Join us in making a lasting impact through powered employment. Make a financial donation to help contribute to our mission.

Donate a Vehicle

At Goodwill, we make it easy for you to donate your vehicle. Your vehicle donation, whether it’s a car, truck, motorcycle, RV, or boat, helps us provide essential services that create opportunities for employment, education, and independence.

To arrange a free vehicle donation pickup, fill out our donation form or call us at (866) 233-8586 and let us know when and where you’d like your vehicle picked up. We’ll coordinate with a professional towing company to ensure a convenient pickup time and location.

Learn more about donating a vehicle with Goodwill, 

FAQs

What are my benefits as a donor?

Apart from receiving a maximum tax deduction, you get to take advantage of our FREE pick-up and towing services. Plus, you can finally save loads of cash when you stop paying for your vehicle’s maintenance, repairs, and insurance fees!

Why donate your vehicle to Goodwill?

Donating a vehicle to Goodwill directly helps transform the lives of individuals in your community facing poverty, unemployment, and disabilities. Your donation funds critical programs and services aimed at improving their well-being. Plus, you’ll receive a top tax deduction!

What happens after you donate?

When we receive your request we assess the vehicle for donation before they are sold to fund our programs. Once your vehicle is sold, we send you a tax-deductible donation receipt.

We provide a donation receipt at pickup or via email. This receipt is needed for your local DMV to cancel your vehicle’s registration and insurance.

For more details on title and registration, tax deductions, pickup and towing, and general information, please visit our Goodwill Car Donations FAQs.

Donate Computer Equipment

Through our Goodwill-partnered Dell Reconnect program, we accept all brands of computer equipment for recycling. Bring computers and peripherals to any Rappahanock Goodwill Donation Center and we’ll give you a receipt. 

Some items may require extra preparation before you bring them in, so remember to remove your personal data from hard drives or other storage media before donating to Goodwill.

Learn more about Goodwill’s partnership with Dell Technologies.

How to Donate?

Step 1: Pack up your Used Tech

Step 2: Drop it off at any Participating Goodwill Donation Center

Step 3: Let Dell Responsibly Recycle your Computer Equipment

Donation Receipt

Rappahannock Goodwill Industries is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable organization and you can request a copy of our IRS Form 990 at any time from our main office in Fredericksburg.

For those making in-person donations, please make sure you keep the donation receipt you receive when you donate to Rappahannock Goodwill. The donation receipt you receive is the ONLY record of your contribution to the mission of Rappahannock Goodwill. Please do not leave items outside our donation centers after hours because they will be exposed to the elements and may get vandalized or stolen. You will find additional information at our FAQ.

Thank you for your support and for choosing to donate to Rappahannock Goodwill Industries.

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