Donation Center

Donate At Our Store's Drive Up Donation Center

2812 Spring Ave. SW Suite V
Decatur, AL 35603

Monday – Saturday
8:00am – 9:00pm

11:00am – 7:00pm

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

Managed by America’s Thrift Stores, the Decatur donation center guarantees that each item donated not only secures a new home but also aids important causes, like Make-A-Wish Alabama ®. The contributions here support transformative programs for children facing severe health challenges.The collaboration of America’s Thrift Stores with local charities means that your donations can lead to profound community transformations. For your convenience, America’s Thrift offers free home pickup for large items and several drop-off points for faster donations.

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What Can You Donate In Decatur?

You can donate a broad array of items that meet the diverse needs of the communities supported by America’s Thrift Stores. We accept everything from gently used clothing and accessories to furniture, household items, electronics, and toys. Your donations are eagerly accepted. Find out more about acceptable donations here: What to donate.

Clothing Donations

America’s Thrift invites donations of a wide range of clothing and accessories for men, women, and children. Whether it’s seasonal outfits, formal wear, or casual garments that no longer suit your style or size, your contributions can provide essential support to individuals and families in need. We ensure these items are clean and in excellent condition to benefit someone immediately.

Furniture Donations

Donating furniture is vital for assisting those establishing new beginnings or those in necessity. Items like sofas, tables, bed frames, and chairs not only furnish homes but also aid the environment by extending the life of these items.

Household Goods Donations

Your donations of kitchenware, decorative pieces, and small appliances breathe new life into these essentials. Such items add functionality and comfort to homes and are highly appreciated when in good, working condition.

Electronics And Kids Toys Donations

Your donated electronics, including smartphones and gaming consoles, along with toys, can provide immense entertainment and educational benefits to those who might otherwise not afford them. These donations enhance the lives of recipients by offering learning and fun opportunities.

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How Your Donations Help The Decatur Community And Beyond

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

Easy Ways To Donate Your Household Items In Decatur

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 offers a drive-up service that allows you to easily drop off your items without leaving your car. This service is quick and efficient, ensuring a hassle-free donation experience.
  • Free Home Pickup: For larger items like furniture or for those with multiple items to donate who cannot transport them, America’s Thrift Stores provide a free home pickup service. A simple phone call or online booking can arrange for your items to be picked up directly from your doorstep.
  • Local Donation Bin Drop Off: For added convenience, America’s Thrift has over 2,000 donation bins scattered throughout the community. These bins are accessible 24/7, making it easy to donate clothing and small items whenever it suits your schedule. Each bin is clearly marked and regularly emptied, ensuring that your donations are safely collected and processed. This option is ideal for those who prefer a quick, no-contact donation method.

These varied options are designed to meet everyone’s needs, making it easier for you to engage in the positive cycle of donating and community support.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I be sure my donations are utilized effectively?

Every donation received at America’s Thrift Stores undergoes a detailed sorting, grading, and pricing process to ensure each item benefits someone in need. Items that are not sold are recycled, helping to reduce waste and enhance community projects. Through this rigorous procedure, we divert over 55 million pounds of goods from landfills annually, reinforcing our commitment to environmental preservation and community health. This process not only prolongs the usability of donated items but also significantly reduces our environmental impact.

Are businesses able to donate excess or unsold stock?

Absolutely, business donations of overstock or unsold products are greatly appreciated. Such contributions provide a vast array of affordable goods to our customers and support our charitable initiatives. Please reach out to us to explore how your business can participate in these efforts.

Can I receive a donation receipt?

Yes. Donors are eligible to receive a receipt for tax deduction purposes, available at You can also download a donation receipt here: Donation Receipts.

What preparation is needed before donating items?

Please ensure that all items are cleaned and, if necessary, tested before donation. Clothing should be washed, and all electronic devices should be functional.

What happens to items that aren’t sold?

Unsold items at America’s Thrift Stores are handled through recycling, donated to international aid, or sold online, thus preventing over 55 million pounds of goods from being discarded in landfills each year. Our partnerships with recycling agencies and our efforts to offer unsold items online ensure that each donation has the potential for reuse or responsible repurposing. This broad approach guarantees that every item has a chance for a new life.