WHAT WE ACCEPT FOR DONATION

 

How to Get Your Items To Bridging

 

FURNITURE:

Bed frames: YES: metal, freestanding and folding, NO: headboards, footboards and wooden rails

Bookshelves/large wood furniture: 72"(h) x 36"(w) or smaller

Chairs: no powered chairs

Coat rack/hall tree

Desks: 42"(w) x 24"(d) or smaller

Dressers

Futons (complete set only, frame and mattress)

Mattresses and box springs: stain and rip free

YES: twin, full, queen, king size accepted; foam ok

NO: cribs, electrical beds, bunk beds, trundle beds, captain’s beds, sleeper sofas, or rollaways

Sofas, loveseats, and ottomans (no sleeper sofas)

Stools: counter and bar height

Tables: Nightstand/coffee/end

Tables: kitchen and dining (no glass or stone top tables)

TV Stands: 36" high or less

 

HOUSEWARES – LINENS, KITCHEN & BATH ESSENTIALS: full sets not required

Bakeware: casseroles, loaf/muffin pans, pie plates, rectangular/pizza pans, and cookie sheets

Bathroom: shower curtains, bath mats, soap dish, wastebaskets, and toothbrush holders

Bed linens/sheets: pillowcases, flat sheets and fitted sheets + mattress pads and bedskirts

Blankets/comforters/bedspreads: all sizes

Colanders/strainers

Cookware: all sizes, pots and pans

Dishes: plates, bowls, cups + serving pieces, butter dish and salt/pepper shakers

Glassware: all sizes, drinking and stemware

Hangers: plastic only

Knives, cutting boards and knife blocks

Laundry baskets and bags

Napkin, utensil and paper towel holders

Pillows: sleeping and decorative

Plasticware and food storage containers

Platters/serving trays

Rugs (no larger than 8’ high x 10’ wide)

Silverware: forks, spoons, knives + serving pieces  

Sleeping bags

Storage: bins/baskets/canisters

Table linens: placemats, table cloths, and napkins     

Tea kettles/thermoses/travel mugs

Towels: kitchen and bath (wash, hand and bath)

Utensils (serving): spatulas, can openers, mixing spoons, whisks, peelers, tongs, scissors, and slicers

Wastebaskets/trash cans

 

SMALL APPLIANCES & ELECTRONICS:

Blenders/Cuisinart/food processors/mixers

Clocks

Coffeemakers  

Crockpots

DVD players

Fans: box and floor (no ceiling fixtures)

Hairdryers, curling irons/flat iron

Heaters: small/electric (no base-board heaters)

Irons and Ironing boards

Lamps: floor and table (no fixtures)

Microwaves

Radios (portable)

Specialty appliances: electric griddles, woks, fry pans, panini press/grills, quesadillas makers, rice steamers, and waffle makers

Toasters and toaster ovens

TVs, remotes and converter boxes: Manufactured in 2000 or newer - 30” or smaller tube TVs, 42” or smaller, free standing flat panel TVs

Vacuums

 

MIRRORS, ARTWORK, & PICTURES:

All must be framed