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Besides our Community Donation Centers, we also have Donation Bins placed throughout Kansas City and St. Joseph, you can also visit the bins located at our stores in Springfield and Joplin. 

Blue Springs, MO

Independence, MO

S. Rangeline, Joplin, MO

E. 7th St., Joplin, MO

Lee’s Summit, MO

N. Glenstone, Springfield, MO

W. Battlefield, Springfield, MO

E. Sunshine, Springfield, MO

St. Joseph, MO

Vivion Rd, KC, MO

Wornall Rd, KC, MO

We understand with gently used clothing there may be some buttons missing, or a broken zipper, or even a small hole. We will accept these items as well. Although we cannot sell these items in our stores, the items will be sold to outside vendors who will then take the items and ship them to less fortunate countries, where your gently used items will help with employment and clothing opportunities.

 LIST OF ACCEPTED ITEMS: 

  • Household items & small appliances (clean and in working order)
  • Clothing, Shoes & Accessories
  • Furniture (good condition)
  • Home Decor
  • Tools & Electronics (flatscreen TV’s, 2 years or newer, working condition only)
  • Vacuums & Carpet Cleaners (clean and in working order)
  • Collectibles & Antiques
  • Books
  • Window Blinds/Curtain Rods
  • Ceiling Fans or Light Fixtures
  • Linens, Blankets, Towels, Decor Pillows
  • Musical Instruments
  • Crutches, Canes, Walkers, Shower Chairs, Bed Side Commodes (clean and working order)
  • Sports and Camping Equipment
  • Large Toys
  • Ellipticals, Treadmills, Exercise Bikes (10 years or newer)
  • BBQ Grills (no propane tanks or damage)

LIST OF NON-ACCEPTED ITEMS:

  • Items with mold and/or mildew
  • Furniture with stains, tears, odors, and/or damage
  • Mattresses, Box Springs, or Bed Pillows
  • Baby Cribs
  • Car Seats
  • In-home Gyms
  • Some Electrical Items/Large Appliances
  • Items containing gasoline or chemicals
  • Washers, Dryers, Refrigerators, Freezers, Dishwashers 
  • Safety Recalled Items
  • Tube TV’s
  • Organs or Pianos
  • Hospital Beds
  • Medical Supplies
  • Non-Working Electric Wheel Chairs
  • Auto Parts, Tires, or Batteries
  • Building Materials
  • Encyclopedias or Magazines
  • Hot Water Tanks
  • Food

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept every item.  As a good steward of the DAV and our Veterans, on occasion, we must decline donations because of State Health or Safety regulations, unsatisfactory condition, or merchandising reasons.  Disposing of these items results in an expense to our charity.