Where to Donate Your Used Clothing in DFW

Dallas, Texas

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The Dallas Fort Worth area has an abundance of local charities that would love to have your unwanted items. Your trash might be someone else's treasure. When you're post-garage sale (or don't want to have a garage sale), call local charities to pick up your gently-worn clothing, household items, and junk. You can drop your items off at some locations and call other organizations for a pick-up at your door. How convenient is that? Be sure to mark your donations clearly if you leave them on your doorstep.

Drivers will usually leave a tax-deductible receipt when they pick up your donations.

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    Operation Kindness was founded in 1976. It's the oldest and largest no-kill animal shelter in North Texas. Operation Kindness has saved more than 55,000 animals over the years.

    What to do:

    1. Schedule a pick-up.

    2. If you get a card in the mail, be sure to attach it to your donation or clearly label it with the word "KINDNESS."

    3. On the scheduled pick-up day place all donations by your front door by 8 a.m.

    They need: Clothing (all types and sizes), shoes, books, linens/bath, household items, toys, electronics, small appliances.

    Unable to accept: Furniture, large appliances, mattresses, rugs, exercise equipment, magazines, or anything too large to handle.

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    Captain Hope's Kids helped the lives of more than 40,000 children last year in 40 different shelters across North Texas including Dallas, Tarrant, Johnson and Collin counties. Half of all homeless kids are under the age of five. CHK provides diapers, formula, clothes, shoes, school uniforms, and supplies for the needy.

    What to do:

    1. Schedule a pick-up.

    2. On the scheduled day, place bags or boxes by your front door.

    3. If you received a card in the mail, attach it or label your donation with "Hope."

    4. Donations picked up 8 am to dark.

    They need: Gently-used clothing (all types/sizes), shoes, books, linens/bath, household items, toys, electronics.

    Unable to accept: Furniture, large appliances, mattresses, magazines.

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    Their mission is to prevent kidney and urinary tract disease - 32,000 Texans are on dialysis.

    Here's what to do:

    1. Call to schedule a pickup.

    2. Place bags outside the front door labeled "NKF."

    3. Donations will be picked up.

    They need: Gently-used clothing, shoes, linens/bedding, household items, books/toys, small electronics.

    Unable to accept: Furniture, large appliances, mattresses, exercise equipment, magazines, rugs.

    Donations will be sold at area thrift stores with proceeds benefiting the NKFNT. All ​items are tax deductible.

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    Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County takes action to identify, protect and improve the lives of abused and neglected children.

    What to do:

    1. Schedule a pick-up.

    2. Place boxes or bags outside by 8 a.m. Attach card or mark "CAC" to our donation.

    3. Donation picked up between 8 a.m. and sunset.

    Unable to accept: Furniture, large appliances, mattresses, rugs, exercise equipment, magazines, or anything too large to handle.