Donate Goods

Giving Changes Lives – Donate Items to Your Nearest SVdP Thrift Store Today!

Why donations are important to SVdP:
Your donation of gently used goods provides dignity and much needed resources to our neighbors in need. Your generosity helps us provide free clothing and household goods to over 500 individuals a month in San Mateo County.


What We Accept
· Gently Used Men’s, Women’s, and Children’s clothing
· Clothing accessories (purses, backpacks, wallets, shoes, belts, hats, scarves, gloves, ties)
· Furniture (at store’s discretion)
· Pots, pans, utensils, china cups, vases, dishes, cutlery, glassware, silverware, general household items
· Jewelry and Artwork
· Books, Records, DVDs, and CDs
· Bicycles in good condition,
· Hand tools, Garden tools
· Bath Towels, Linens
· Wheel Chairs, Walkers, Canes
· Holiday Items (Christmas, Halloween, etc…)

Sorry, We Can’t Accept:
· Electronics or Appliances of any kind (including TVs, lamps, or computers)
· Mattresses, box springs, sleeping pillows
· Toys (including puzzles, board games, stuffed animals)
· Car seats, strollers, baby apparatuses, cribs
· Luggage
· Liquids and Chemicals
· Automotive parts
· Exercise and Sporting Equipment
· Pianos or Organs
· Picture Frames
· Weapons
· Metal Scraps
· Window Treatments (blinds, curtains)
· VHS Tapes or Cassette Tapes
· Furniture NOT Accepted: Anything containing particle board or press board, Large Entertainment Centers, Executive desks, desks with returns, desks larger than 4 feet long, Baby Cribs

Sorry, we cannot accept any Items that are ripped, stained or torn.

Please assist us in getting your donation to where it is needed the most by pre-sorting your donations into bags or boxes of the categories listed below. Washing or dry-cleaning your items before donating is most appreciated!



Household Goods


Donation Drop Off

SVdP Thrift Store Locations & Hours:

San Bruno
Donation Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday:  10am – 2pm
Closed: Monday and Tuesday

Store Hours: Monday – Saturday 10 am – 8 pm
Sunday 10 am – 6 pm
1600 El Camino Real
San Bruno, CA 94066
(650) 588-5767

South San Francisco
Donation Hours: Monday-Saturday 12 pm – 5 pm
Closed:  Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

Store Hours: Monday – Saturday 9 am – 5 pm
Closed: Sunday
344 Grand Avenue
(650) 589-8445

San Mateo
Donation Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday:  10am – 2pm
Closed: Monday and Tuesday

Store Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 am – 8 pm
Sun 10 am – 6 pm
40 North “B” St.
(650) 294-8912

Redwood City
Donation Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday:  10am – 2pm
Closed: Mondays and Tuesdays

Store Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 am – 8 pm 
Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm
2406 El Camino Real
(650) 366-6367

We do not accept mattresses.

Questions about donations? Please call (650) 871-6844 or any of our thrift stores to check on items we accept

Thank you for upholding our community and upcycling your goods!