Donation Center

Donate At Our Store's Drive Up Donation Center

1200 N McKenzie Street
Foley, AL 36535

Monday – Saturday
8:00am – 9:00pm

11:00am – 7:00pm

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

Managed by America’s Thrift Stores, the Foley donation center guarantees that each donated item not only secures a new owner but also aids important initiatives, such as Make-A-Wish Alabama ®. Contributions here support transformative programs for children facing serious health challenges. The collaboration between America’s Thrift and local charities shows that your donations can lead to substantial improvements. To make giving easier, America’s Thrift offers services like complimentary home pickups for bulky items and convenient drop-off locations for faster contributions.

Foley Thrift Donation Center

What Can You Donate In Foley?

The range of acceptable donations is broad, mirroring the varied requirements of the communities served by America’s Thrift Stores. You can donate everything from gently used clothes and accessories to furniture, household essentials, electronics, and toys. All donations are gratefully accepted. Learn more about what to donate here: What to donate.

Clothing Donations

America’s Thrift welcomes an extensive selection of clothing and accessories for men, women, and children. Whether you have seasonal outfits, formal wear, or casual clothes that don’t match your current style or size, your donations can provide essential clothing for those in need. It’s important that these items are clean and in good condition to be immediately beneficial to others.

Furniture Donations

Donating furniture is vital in equipping the homes of those who are rebuilding their lives or are in need. Items such as sofas, tables, bed frames, and chairs that are gently used can transform an empty space into a welcoming home. By donating furniture, you not only aid individuals and families directly but also contribute to environmental sustainability by prolonging the lifespan of these items.

Household Goods Donations

Your contributions of kitchenware, decorative items, and small appliances can be revitalized through your donations. Such items that contribute to a functional and cozy home are especially valuable. Making sure these goods are operational and clean increases their immediate value and effect.

Electronics And Kids Toys Donations

Gently used electronics, ranging from smartphones to gaming consoles, along with toys, can bring joy and educational benefits to those who might not afford them otherwise. Donating these items can greatly enhance the lives of recipients by providing them both with opportunities for learning and fun activities.

Donation Center in Foley

How Your Donations Help The Foley Community And Beyond

Donating at our Foley store donation center does more than just clear out your space; it makes a significant impact on others. These contributions offer affordable goods to those in need and support the fundraising efforts for America’s Thrift Stores’ charity partners, including organizations dedicated to improving the lives of local children and individuals overcoming addiction. Your donations truly make a difference, affecting lives in Foley and beyond. Additionally, by reusing viable items, America’s Thrift Stores helps preserve the environment, reducing waste and promoting sustainable practices.

Easy Ways To Donate Your Household Items In Foley

Donating to America’s Thrift is meant to be easy and hassle-free. America’s Thrift Stores offer several methods to streamline the donation process:

  • Drop-Off Donations at your local America’s Thrift Store: The store donation center in Foley features a drive-up service, allowing you to easily drop off your items without leaving your car. This method is quick and efficient, designed to make your donation experience seamless.
  • Free Home Pickup: For bulkier items like furniture or for those with several items to donate but lack transportation, America’s Thrift Stores offers a complimentary home pickup service. A simple phone call or online reservation ensures that your items are collected directly from your doorstep.
  • Local Donation Bin Drop Off: For added convenience, America’s Thrift maintains over 2,000 donation bins distributed around the community. These bins are accessible 24/7, facilitating the donation of clothing and small items whenever it suits you. Each bin is clearly marked and regularly cleared, ensuring that your donations are securely gathered and processed. This option is perfect for those who prefer a quick, contact-free donation method.

These diverse methods are designed to meet everyone’s needs, making it easier for you to engage 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 donation received at America’s Thrift Stores undergoes a thorough sorting, grading, and pricing process, guaranteeing that each item is reused by someone in need. Items that are not sold get recycled, which helps cut down on waste and supports local community initiatives. Through these rigorous efforts, we prevent over 55 million pounds of usable goods from being discarded in landfills annually, highlighting our dedication to environmental preservation and community health. This practice not only prolongs the life of valuable items but also significantly reduces our overall environmental impact.

Can businesses donate overstock or unsold merchandise?

Certainly, we encourage businesses to donate any overstock or unsold merchandise. Such donations are crucial for offering a variety of affordable products to our customers while aiding our charitable endeavors. Contact us to learn how your business can make a difference.

Can donors receive a receipt for their donation?

Yes, donors are entitled to a donation receipt for tax deduction purposes. You can obtain one at

How should items be prepared for donation?

Items should be cleaned and, where necessary, tested before donation. Clothing must be washed, and electronics should be functional.

How are unsold items handled?

Unsold items at America’s Thrift Stores are dealt with by recycling, donating, and selling them online to prevent over 55 million pounds of goods from reaching landfills each year. We collaborate with recycling firms and send donations to less developed countries, besides giving items another chance on our online platforms. This multifaceted strategy ensures every item either finds a new home or is repurposed in a responsible manner.