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.


We offer FREE FIRST FLOOR pickup service in Wake County for our Essential Furnishings IN GOOD CONDITION.

Important! Our movers only pick up sofas, loveseats, dining/kitchen tables and chairs, dressers and upholstered chairs. The furniture MUST be in good condition without tears, pet or smoke odors, stains or structural damage. WE DO NOT ACCEPT SLEEPER SOFAS.  If you have an item that you believe is of exceptional value, such as a rug, artwork, a decorative item or a piece of furniture that is not on our acceptance list, please email us here to see if we can put it to good use!

**Due to space limitations in our truck, we cannot pick up items that have not been pre-approved.  If you have multiple large items for pickup or are in need of a whole house furniture pickup, please email us here with photos and details about the contents of your pickup.  



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

Is your donation too large to bring to The Green Chair Project?  If you have Essential Furnishings in GOOD CONDITION that you'd like to donate CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE YOUR ESSENTIAL FURNISHINGS PICKUP

Want to help but can't make it to our site?  Purchase Items Online - Items purchased from our Amazon Wishlist will be shipped directly to The Green Chair Project. View our Amazon Wishlist Here 


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  We reserve the right to decline items that are stained, outdated, have holes or tears, are in disrepair, or have pet damage or smoke odors.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 15)
• Draperies
• Table & floor lamps, light bulbs and extension cords
Shower curtains, liners, and rings
• Towels, washcloths, bathmats
• Tissue box holders
Dressers & nightstands
• New bed pillows (in original plastic)
• Sheets, blankets, pillowcases, comforters, dust ruffles, pillow shams, and mattress pads
• 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 size restrictions)
• Brooms, Buckets, Mops
• Green Cleaning supplies (unopened)
• Indoor trash cans
• Paper towels, Toilet Paper
• Vacuum cleaners
Storage Bins & Laundry Baskets
• 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: 12" large skillets, 4 qt and larger stock pots, dutch ovens

• Small Appliances such as microwaves, coffee makers, toasters, blenders, George Foreman grills, 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.)
  • Bed frames
  • Bed pillows (used)
  • Christmas decorations (Please direct your holiday decorations to Dorcas Ministries located at 187 High House Road, Cary, NC 27511. Please check their website at for details.)
  • Clothing
  • Computers
  • Cribs
  • Curio cabinets
  • Curtain Rods
  • Electric blankets
  • Entertainment centers
  • File cabinets
  • Fireplace equipment
  • Futons
  • Hard-wired light fixtures (chandeliers, wall sconces)
  • Headboards/Footboards
  • Holiday decorations (Please direct your holiday decorations to Dorcas Ministries located at 187 High House Road, Cary, NC 27511. Please check their website at for details.)
  • Used Mattresses or box springs
  • Medical equipment
  • Mirrors without frames
  • Musical instruments (including pianos)
  • Office chairs
  • Office desks (Large)
  • Pet items
  • Printers, fax machines, scanners, cameras, personal electronic devices
  • Rugs
  • 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

Please contact us at 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.

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