The Green Chair Project needs your furnishing donations to assist our neighbors in need! Help those transitioning from experiencing homelessness by de-cluttering and cleaning out spaces with items you no longer use. We are so grateful to our community for their generosity and willingness to part with furniture and household items to help others experience the comforts of home.

Where:

We welcome you to bring your donations to our location,** 1853 Capital Blvd., Raleigh 27604

 

When:

Tuesday - Friday,  10am-5pm & the first & third Saturday of each month, 10am-1pm

 Items we accept:

(CLEAN and in GENTLY-USED condition, and, as much as possible, IN NEED OF NO REPAIR. Please note, we cannot accept items that smell of cigarette smoke.
++ Most urgently needed items are in bold green ++

Accessories & Decor 
• Accessories: Decorative accessories, mirrors, throw pillows, and wall art
• Christmas decorations (accepted October through January)
• Storage bins
• Table & floor lamps (light bulbs and extension cords appreciated too)

Bathroom 
• Shower curtains, rings, and liners
• Towels, washcloths, bathmats (please wash prior to donating)

Bedroom
• Bed frames and headboards (we cannot accept mattresses)
• Dressers
• New bed pillows (in original plastic)
 Linens: Sheets, blankets, pillowcases, and mattress pads in good condition (please wash prior to donating)

Furniture
• Coffee & side tables and occasional pieces
Couches & loveseats (we cannot accept sleeper sofas, futons, upholstery in need of repair, with pet damage, signs of pests or other infestation)
Dining tables & chairs (we cannot accept any glass-top tables with ANY chips or cracks)
Recliners, side chairs, ottomans

Housekeeping
• Brooms, buckets, Mops, Swiffers
• Green Cleaning supplies (unopened)
Indoor trash cans
 Paper towels
• Vacuum cleaners

Kitchen
• Appliances: Microwaves and small appliances like coffee makers, toasters, blenders, crock-pots, etc. (must be in working condition)
• Baking & Serving pieces, especially cookie sheets, muffin tins, pot holders, salt & pepper shakers, and silverware trays
• Cooking utensils, especially can openers, colanders, large spoons & slotted spoonsmeasuring cups & spoons, vegetable peelers, and whisks
• Dishes (plates and bowls) & Glasses
• Linens: Towels, washcloths, tablecloths, place-mats and cloth napkins (please wash prior to donating)
Pots & Pans, especially 1 qt or larger sauce pans and skillet

Items We CANNOT Accept:

• Appliances – large (washer/dryer, stove)
• Aquariums
• Armoires
• Baby items (cribs, high chairs, etc.)
• Used Bed pillows
• Bookshelves
• Christmas decorations (NOT accepted February through September)
• Clothing
• Computers
• Curio cabinets
• Electric blankets
• Entertainment centers – large
• File cabinets
• Fireplace equipment
• Futons
• Hard-wired light fixtures (chandeliers, wall sconces)
• Used mattresses or box springs
• Medical equipment
• Mirrors without frames
• Musical instruments (including pianos)
• Office desks – large
• Pet items
• Printers, fax machines, scanners, cameras, personal electronic devices
• Rugs larger than 8’x10’
• Sewing machines
• Shelves - wall-mounted
• Sleeping bags
• Sleeper sofas
• Space heaters
• Sports equipment
• Stereo equipment (including CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes)
• Toys
• TVs - we are not accepting any TVs at this time
• Vacuums without filters
• Water beds
• Custom window blinds/shades/curtains, rods, rings
 
Nor can we accept any items that are torn, stained, broken or otherwise damaged. If you have questions about what we accept, please contact us at donate@thegreenchair.org.  A list of places that do accept these items can be found on our Resources page.
 

PLEASE NOTE: Furnishing donations to The Green Chair Project may be used in any of the charitable programs of The Green Chair Project and, on a limited basis, may be made available for purchase by the public in order to raise funds to support the project. All monetary contributions and proceeds from the sale of items donated to The Green Chair Project are used to cover the costs of operations of The Green Chair Project.

**Yes, we do provide moving assistance!

If you need moving assistance to get your items to The Green Chair Project and live within Raleigh City Limits, we will connect you with our local moving partners. These companies generously discount their moving fees which start around $50.  We ask that you cover this discounted fee through a payment to The Green Chair Project. You will receive a receipt for your donated furnishings. Custom pickups can usually be scheduled within 10 business days.  Please submit the form below ONLY if you would like the mover to contact you directly to discuss your specific needs. 

Fill out the below form only if you want to be contacted regarding moving assistance.

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