Donate Your Unwanted Goods to These Local Causes

From art supplies to old cars, these local causes use your unwanted goods, large or small, to transform the lives of our neighbors in need.

Have extra office supplies, furniture, or gently used clothing you no longer need? Give your unused items a second life by donating them. These local causes use your unwanted goods, large or small, to transform the lives of our neighbors in need.

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New Life Furniture Bank
If you’re willing to part with gently used furniture, donate it to Cincinnati’s only furniture bank. New Life will pick it up, clean it, and send it directly to households in need. Your donations help break the cycle of homelessness and heal those overcoming domestic abuse.

Jewelry, Art, Sports Memorabilia, Gift Cards

City Gospel Mission’s Silent Auction
Contribute to this silent auction by donating jewelry, memorabilia, and even local attraction memberships and vacation packages. Earnings go straight into the services CGM provides, including food and shelter to those in crisis, as well as recovery, job, and youth programs.

Art & Office Supplies

Indigo Hippo
Donate your art or office supplies to this nonprofit art supply/thrift store. It accepts popsicle sticks, masking tape, tile samples, kilns, and much more. The pay-what-you-can pricing ensures creativity is accessible to all in Over-the-Rhine and beyond.


Santa Maria Community Services
This nonprofit provides educational tools and resources to more than 3,000 residents in the Price Hill community. Donate your monitors or laptops (among many other items) to Santa Maria or request a pick-up, joining in their efforts toward community stabilization and self-sufficiency.


Freestore Foodbank’s Back On Track
Donate unworn or gently used clothing to supply free outfits for individuals in difficult circumstances to wear to job interviews, training, and work. These clothes allow thousands of people who otherwise would not have the means to obtain and maintain jobs.

Cars, Boats, RVs, Motorcycles

Cincinnati Public Radio’s Vehicle Donation Program
Avoid the hassle of selling your old vehicle for a few bucks by donating it to Cincinnati Public Radio (WVXU, WGUC, WMUB). A representative will tow away your vehicle for free and sell it for you, with the funds sent straight to CPR, allowing you to keep local public radio thriving.

Real Estate

Hamilton County Landbank
By donating your property, you can help this local landbank fulfill its mission of transforming communities one lot at a time. Your vacant lot could be the future site of a vibrant home in one of Landbank’s focus neighborhoods or made into a community greenspace.

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