Donate Items

 

Guidelines

Thank you for considering donating to Houses into Homes! Your tax-deductible donations will go to families and individuals here in your community.

Donated items must be:

  • gently used or new

  • clean and in good working condition

  • free of rips, stains, pet hair, and odors

Staff and volunteers have the right to refuse items. To get on our pick up schedule or if you have questions, contact us at housesintohomes319@gmail.com or 319-435-1075. We pick up twice a month in Iowa City, Coralville, and North Liberty.

Items we do not take:

Box TVs, flat screen TVs larger than 42”, mirrors, wine glasses, wine racks, vases, king-size mattresses and boxsprings, used pillows, knick knacks, objets d'art, clothes, purses, telephones, toiletries, tall bookshelves, mattress toppers, flannel sheets.


Furniture

Bed frames
Small bookshelves
Chairs: kitchen and upholstered
Desks
Dressers
Futons (frame and mattress)
Mattresses and boxsprings
Sofas, loveseats, ottomans
Stools: counter and bar height
Tables: night stands, coffee tables, end tables
Kitchen and dining tables
TV stands


Household Items

Bathroom

 
 

Bedroom

*If possible, please label sheets, blankets, and comforters by size.

Kitchen

 

Small appliances & electronics

 

Misc.

 

Shower curtains
Bath mats
Soap dishes
Small trashcans
Toothbrush holders
Towels (bath towels, washcloths, hand towels)

Bed linens/sheets: mattress pads, pillowcases, flat sheets, fitted sheets
Blankets
Comforters
Bed pillows—NEW ONLY
Plastic hangers

Bakeware: casseroles, loaf/muffin pans, pie plates, cookie sheets, baking pans
Pots and pans, all sizes, lids
Colanders, strainers
Dishes: plates, bowls, cups, serving dishes, serving platters
Cups and glasses, mugs
Silverware (forks, knives, spoons, serving spoons and forks)
Kitchen utensils: spatulas, spoons, whisks, tongs, can opener, vegetable peelers
Food storage containers
Knives, cutting boards, knife blocks
Kitchen organizers: utensil holder, napkin holder, paper towel holder
Table linens: placemats, tablecloths
Kitchen/dish towels
Kitchen trashcans

Blenders
Food processors
Mixers
Coffeemakers
Slow cookers
DVD players
Fans
Floor and table lamps
Microwaves
Toasters, toaster ovens
TVs—flatscreen under 42” in working order
Vacuums

Laundry baskets
Laundry bags
Area rugs
Storage: bins, baskets, boxes
Artwork

Items we do not take:

Box TVs, flat screen TVs larger than 42”, mirrors, wine glasses, wine racks, vases, king-size mattresses and boxsprings, knick knacks, objets d'art, clothes, purses, telephones, toiletries, tall bookshelves, mattress toppers, flannel sheets.