Donation Guide

Your unwanted items can often be reused by someone else. Consider donating items to a resale organization or thrift shop. Some of these organizations will even pick up items free of charge.


Clothing, Furniture, Electronics, and other Household Items 


Non-Profits/Charitable Organizations:

Goodwill Industries
Goodwill works to enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals and families by strengthening communities, eliminating barriers to opportunity, and helping people in need reach their full potential through learning and the power of work.

Long Beach Goodwill donation sites

Salvation Army 
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its mission is to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

American Cancer Society
Belmont Shore Discovery Shop
5235 E. 2nd Street, LB 90803
562-621-6787

Hours:

Monday-Friday 10am – 6pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 12pm – 5pm

American Cancer Society Discovery Shops help support the fight against cancer through the sale of high quality, gently used, donated merchandise.

AMVETS Thrift Store
3315 E. South Street, LB 90805
562-470-6805

Hours:  
Every day 9am – 7pm

AMVETS assures a steady source of revenue for its veterans’ programs.

Assistance League of Long Beach
Thrift & Vintage Shop

2100 E. Fourth Street, LB 90814
562-434-7121

Hours:

Monday 10am – 4pm
Tuesday-Saturday 10am – 6pm

Assistance League volunteers work to transform the lives of children and adults through community programs.

The Feed Store
2001 E. 4th Street, LB 90806
562-433-7500

Hours:

Tuesday-Friday 11am-6pm
Saturday- Sunday 11am-5pm

Provides clothing, food & resources to people in need. Profits are donated to the Grateful Hearts organization

Long Beach Rescue Mission Thrift Store 
702 W. Anaheim St
Long Beach, California 90813
562-591-1292

Hours:

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday: closed

All sales proceeds go toward our recovery programs. The Thrift Store Warehouse also provides work therapy for men and women in the program.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store
2750 Pacific Coast Hwy, LB 90804
562-494-9955

Hours:

Monday – Saturday 9:30am – 6pm
Sunday  9am – 5pm

St. Vincent de Paul Society is an international, Catholic volunteer organization that serves the needy of any religious background free of charge.

AIDS Assistance Thrift Store
2011 E 4th St
Long Beach, CA 90814
(562) 987-5353

Hours:

Monday -Closed
Tuesday-Wednesday 11am-4pm
Thursday- Saturday 11am- 5pm
Sunday 11am- 3pm

The AIDS Assistance Thrift Store Inc. collects and sells donated items through the AIDS Assistance Thrift Store, performs fund-raising activities, provides facilities for volunteers and people choosing to perform community service, and directly engages in the business of raising funds to be distributed to various agencies and programs in the Long Beach community who provide direct services and support to men, women and children living with HIV and AIDS, and their families.

Out of the Closet
3500 E. Pacific Coast Highway
Long Beach, CA 90804
(562) 494-0340

Hours:   Every day 10am-7pm

96¢ of every dollar collected by our stores directly fund AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s HIV/AIDS programs and services in the U.S. and abroad.

Clark & Atherton Mercantile
1772 Clark Ave
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 342-6487

Hours:

Monday-Saturday 11am-5pm
Sunday 12pm-4pm

(Also accepts food donations at primary charity location)

Everything we do is volunteer and not only do we feed the homeless community in Long Beach, we distribute clothing and food bank to low income families and seniors.

Boys and Girls Club of Long Beach
3635 North Long Beach Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 595-5945

Accepts child-appropriate items for kids ages 6-18 (view list)

To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.  


Other Long Beach Businesses


Green Jean Kids
1090 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste F
Long Beach, CA 90806

Kid clothes exchange

Buffalo Exchange
4608 E 2nd St
Long Beach, CA 90803

Tattered
5555 E Stearns St #106
Long Beach, CA 90815

Plato's Closet Long Beach
12145 E Carson St
Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716


Food Item Donations


Food Finders
3434 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 283-1400

Hours:  Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Accepts unused Food and Hygiene Items from the following list.

Food Finders links donated food to pantries and shelters in order to bridge the hunger gap in our communities throughout Los Angeles, Orange County and beyond.

Food Bank of Southern California
1444 San Francisco Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 435-3577

Hours:  Monday – Friday 7am to 3:30pm

We provide basic sustenance and proper nutrition to the community’s hungry citizens.