The Green Chair Project needs your furnishing donations to assist our neighbors in need! Help those transitioning from 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

Purchase Items Online - Items purchased from our Amazon Wishlist will be shipped directly to The Green Chair Project. View our Amazon Wishlist Here 

When:

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

Donation Guidelines:

  • Please wash items like towels, sheets, comforters, etc. before donating.
  • Please clean items that have been stored in attics or garages.
  • Furnishings in good condition are preferred.  We reserve the right to decline items that are stained, outdated, have holes or tears, are in disrepair, or have pet or smoke odors.
  • Please contact us at (919)322-0474 for any donation questions.

Items we accept: (items in bold green are most urgently needed)

Accessories & Decor
• Accessories: Decorative accessories, mirrors, throw pillows, and wall art
• Baskets
• Christmas decorations (accepted October through January)
• Draperies
• Table & floor lamps, light bulbs and extension cords
Bathroom
Shower curtains, liners, and rings
• Towels, washcloths, bathmats
• Tissue box holders
Bedroom
• Bed frames and headboards (we cannot accept used mattresses or trundle beds)
Dressers & nightstands
• New bed pillows (in original plastic)
• Sheets, blankets, pillowcases, comforters, dust ruffles, pillow shams, and mattress pads
Furniture
• Coffee & side tables and occasional pieces
Couches, love seats, and sectionals
Dining tables & chairs (we cannot accept glass-top tables with chips or cracks)
Recliners, side chairs, and ottomans
• Outdoor Furniture (please contact us before donating as we have limited need)
• Bookshelves (please contact us before donating as we have limited need)
Housekeeping
• Brooms, Buckets, Mops
• Green Cleaning supplies (unopened)
• Indoor trash cans
• Paper towels, Toilet Paper
• Vacuum cleaners
Storage Bins & Laundry Baskets
Kitchen
• Baking accessories, cookie sheets, muffin tins, pot holders, salt & pepper shakers, and silverware trays
• Cooking utensils, especially can openers, colanders, spatulas, large spoons & slotted spoons, measuring cups & spoons, vegetable peelers, and whisks
• Dishes, glassware and silverware
• Dish towels, dishcloths, tablecloths, place-mats and cloth napkins
Pots & Pans: 3 to 5 qt sauce pans and large skillets, dutch oven

• Small Appliances such as microwaves, coffee makers, toasters, blenders, George Foremans, crock-pots, irons, etc. (must be in working condition)

Items we cannot accept: 

• Appliances (washer/dryer, stove, built-in microwaves)
• Aquariums
• Armoires
• Automotive equipment
• Baby items (cribs, high chairs, etc.)
• Used Bed pillows
• Clothing
• Computers
• Curio cabinets
• Electric blankets
• Entertainment centers
• 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)
• Large Office desks
• 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
• Toys
• TVs and Stereo equipment
• Water beds
• Window blinds/shades, curtain rods, drapery poles, rings and wall mounted valances

A list of places that may accept these items can be found on our Resources page.

Please contact us at donate@thegreenchair.org before bringing in items that you think may be of unusual value or interest and we will let you know if we can accept it. Thank you!

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.

We offer FREE weekly pick-ups in Wake County for our 5 Essential items- couches, love seats, easy chairs, dining tables & chairs, and dressers. Space is limited so please fill out our Essentials Pick-Up Donation form and we'll be in contact shortly!

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