Birmingham
AL Colonnade Parkway Donation Bin

Donate At Our Store's Drive Up Donation Center

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Shops at the Colonnade 3409 Colonnade Pkwy Birmingham AL 35243

Why Drop Off Donations At One Of America’s Thrift Stores Donation Bins In Birmingham?

America’s Thrift stores has over 2,000 donation bins throughout Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee. You can conveniently drop off gently used clothing, toys, home goods, and more at a donation bin in your city. 


Every item donated at America’s Thrift Stores’ donation bins in Birmingham finds a new home and supports impactful initiatives such as Make-A-Wish Alabama. Your contributions help fulfill life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses in Alabama. Donating at America’s Thrift through partnerships with local charities ensures that your generosity brings about meaningful change. To maximize convenience, America’s Thrift offers free home pickup for bulky items and multiple accessible drop-off points for quicker contributions.

Birmingham AL Colonnade Parkway Donation Bin

What Can You Donate In Birmingham?

The assortment of items available for donation is extensive, reflecting the diverse needs of the communities supported by America’s Thrift Stores. We gladly accept gently used clothing, accessories, furniture, household goods, electronics, and toys. Each contribution is valued and plays a crucial role in our mission. Explore more about what you can donate here: What to donate.

Clothing Donations

America’s Thrift welcomes various clothing and accessories for men, women, and children. Whether it’s out-of-season attire, formal wear, or casual outfits that no longer fit your style or size, your donations provide essential clothing to individuals and families in need. We kindly ask that items be clean and in good condition to ensure they are immediately usable.

Furniture Donations

Donating furniture is a fantastic way to help those starting anew or facing hardships furnish their homes. From sofas and dining sets to bed frames and chairs, your gently used furniture can transform a space into a comforting home. This act of giving not only directly benefits recipients but also helps the environment by extending the useful life of these items. Need assistance with larger donations? Schedule a free home pickup.

Household Goods Donations

We greatly appreciate donations of kitchen utensils, home decor, and small working appliances. These items help make homes more functional and welcoming. Ensuring these donations are operational and clean maximizes their utility and immediate impact on those who receive them.

Electronics And Kids Toys Donations

Donations of lightly used electronics, such as smartphones, gaming systems, and toys, significantly enhance the well-being of recipients by providing both entertainment and educational benefits. These gifts are especially valuable to those who may not otherwise have access to such resources, enriching their lives with opportunities for enjoyment and learning.

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How Your Donations Help The Birmingham Community And Beyond

When you drop off donations at America’s Thrift Stores donation bins in Birmingham, you’re doing more than just decluttering your space; you’re offering crucial support to others. These donations make essential items more accessible to those in need and aid the charity partners of America’s Thrift Stores, including organizations focused on fulfilling life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Your contributions make a tangible difference, impacting lives in Birmingham and beyond. Additionally, by repurposing used items, America’s Thrift Stores promote environmental conservation, reduce waste, and support sustainable practices.

Easy Ways To Donate Household Items In Birmingham

Donating to America’s Thrift is designed to be straightforward and convenient. America’s Thrift Stores offer several options to simplify your donation experience:

Drop-Off Donations at your local America’s Thrift Store

Our store donation bins include a convenient drive-up service, allowing you to donate items directly from your vehicle. You can bring your donations to any of our 29 store locations. This method is fast and efficient, making the donation process smoother. Each store is staffed with an attendant to assist you. While there, don’t forget to explore the store for any treasures you might find!

America’s Thrift offers a free home pickup service for bulky items like furniture or multiple donations you can’t transport yourself. Simply schedule a pickup online, and we’ll pick up your items directly from your doorstep.

Local Donation Bin Drop-Off

Over 2,000 goodwill donation bins are placed around communities in the 5 states we operate in: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee. Our donation bins can be found in convenient places, like your local shopping center parking lots, gas stations, and grocery stores. Accessible 24/7, these bins are ideal for donating clothes and small household items at your leisure. Each bin is clearly marked and regularly emptied to ensure your donations are safely collected and processed. This option is perfect for those who prefer a quick, contactless donation method.

Donation Pop-Up Sites

We offer various “Pop-Up” donation sites on Sundays for your convenience. These sites are near retail shops and grocery stores, making it easy to drop off your donations while shopping for essentials. These diverse methods cater to various needs, helping you contribute effectively to the donation cycle and community support.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I be assured my donated items will be utilized effectively?

America’s Thrift Stores employ a meticulous system to ensure each donated item finds a second life. We conduct a thorough sorting, evaluation, and pricing process to match every item with a potential customer who needs it. Donations that don’t sell in our stores are responsibly recycled, with the proceeds supporting our vital community initiatives. This rigorous procedure diverts over 55 million pounds of materials from landfills annually, reflecting our unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship and community well-being.

Are businesses allowed to donate excess or unsold products?

Yes. We actively welcome donations from businesses, including excess or unsold products. These donations are crucial in offering our customers affordable merchandise while supporting our charitable endeavors. Please contact us to discuss how your business can contribute to our mission.

Can donors receive a receipt for their donation?

Yes. Donors can easily obtain a tax-deductible contribution receipt through our website at americasthrift.com/donation-receipts.

What preparations are necessary for donated items?

We kindly ask that your items be clean and functional to ensure a smooth donation process. Clothing should be laundered, and electronic items should be in working order.

What happens to items that aren't sold?

At America’s Thrift Stores, unsold items are given multiple opportunities to find a new home.  They may be recycled through reputable partners, donated to worthy causes in developing countries, or even sold online through our digital platforms. Through these efforts, we keep over 55 million pounds of goods out of landfills yearly. This comprehensive approach ensures that each donation has the chance at a second life or is responsibly repurposed.