Donation Center

Donate At Our Store's Drive Up Donation Center

218 2nd Street SW
Alabaster, AL 35007

Monday – Saturday
8:00am – 9:00pm

10:00am – 8:00pm

Why Choose America’s Thrift Store’s Alabaster Donation Center For Your Donations?

Operated by America’s Thrift Stores, the Alabaster donation center ensures that every donated item not only secures a new home but also supports important initiatives like Make-A-Wish Alabama ®. The contributions made here finance vital programs for children with serious illnesses. The partnership between America’s Thrift Stores and local charities means that your act of donation can lead to meaningful change. America’s Thrift also makes donating easy with services like free home pickup for large items and convenient drop-off locations for faster donations.

Alabaster Thrift Donation Center

What Can You Donate In Alabaster?

You can donate a wide range of items, reflecting the diverse needs of the communities supported by America’s Thrift Stores. We accept gently used clothing and accessories, furniture, household goods, electronics, and toys. Your donations are greatly appreciated. Learn more about what to donate here: What to donate.

Clothing Donations

America’s Thrift invites donations of a variety of clothing and accessories for men, women, and children. Whether it’s seasonal outfits, formal wear, or casual clothes that no longer suit your style or size, your donations can provide necessary clothing to individuals and families in need. It’s important that these items are clean and in good condition to be immediately useful.

Furniture Donations

Furniture donations are crucial in equipping the homes of those starting fresh or in need. Items such as sofas, tables, bed frames, and chairs, when gently used, can transform an empty space into a welcoming home. Donating furniture aids individuals and families directly and also helps the environment by extending the lifespan of these items.

Household Goods Donations

Your donated kitchenware, decorative items, and small appliances can be given a new life. Such items that contribute to making a house functional and comfortable are especially valuable. Ensuring these goods are in working order and clean boosts their immediate value and effect.

Electronics And Kids Toys Donations

Gently used electronics, ranging from smartphones to gaming consoles, along with toys, can offer both entertainment and educational value to those who might not afford them otherwise. Donating these items significantly enhances the lives of recipients, providing them with both learning opportunities and fun activities.

Donation Center in Alabaster

How Your Donations Help The Alabaster Community And Beyond

Donating at our Alabaster store donation center does more than just clear out space at home; it makes a significant impact on others. These donations offer affordable items to those in need and support America’s Thrift Stores’ charity partners, including organizations dedicated to improving the lives of local children and those overcoming addiction. Your contributions make a tangible difference, affecting lives in Alabaster and beyond. Additionally, by recycling usable items, America’s Thrift Stores contribute to environmental conservation, reducing waste and promoting sustainable habits.

Easy Ways To Donate Your Household Items In Alabaster

Donating to America’s Thrift is designed to be as convenient and straightforward as possible. America’s Thrift Stores provide several options to simplify the donation process:

  • Drop-Off Donations at your local America’s Thrift Store: Our store donation center in Alabaster offers a drive-up service that allows you to easily drop off your items without leaving your car. This method is quick and efficient, ensuring a hassle-free donation process.
  • Free Home Pickup: For larger items such as furniture or for those with multiple items to donate who cannot transport them, America’s Thrift Stores offers a complimentary home pickup service. Just a simple phone call or online booking is needed to have your items picked up directly from your doorstep.
  • Local Donation Bin Drop Off: For added convenience, America’s Thrift maintains over 2,000 donation bins throughout the community. These bins are accessible 24/7, allowing you to donate clothing and small items whenever it suits your schedule. Each bin is clearly marked and regularly emptied, ensuring your donations are securely collected and handled. This option is perfect for those who prefer a swift, contact-free donation method.

These diverse methods are designed to meet everyone’s needs, making it easier for you to participate in the beneficial cycle of donating and supporting the community.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know my donated items will be put to good use?

Every item donated to America’s Thrift Stores in Alabaster is carefully sorted, graded, and priced to ensure it is reused by someone in need. Items that are not sold are recycled, helping to reduce waste and support community initiatives. Through this detailed process, we prevent over 55 million pounds of usable goods from filling landfills each year, highlighting our dedication to environmental sustainability and the well-being of our community. This practice not only prolongs the lifespan of valuable items but also significantly diminishes our collective environmental impact.

Can businesses donate overstock or unsold merchandise?

Yes, business donations, including overstock or unsold merchandise, are greatly appreciated. These contributions are crucial for providing an array of affordable items to our customers and aiding our charitable efforts. Please get in touch with us to learn how your business can help.

Can donors receive a receipt for their donation?

Certainly. Donors can obtain a receipt for their donations, which can be used for tax deduction purposes, at

How should items be prepared for donation?

Before donating, please ensure your items are clean and, if applicable, tested. Clothing should be washed, and electronics need to be in operational condition.

How are unsold items handled?

Unsold items at America’s Thrift Stores in Alabaster are dealt with through recycling, donations, and online sales to prevent over 55 million pounds of goods from reaching landfills each year. We collaborate with recycling organizations and donate to developing countries, also giving items a new lease on life via our online platforms. This thorough approach guarantees that each item is either reused or responsibly repurposed.