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Charities That Accept Usable Goods

Don't throw it away — give it away!

  • His Harvest Stand 616.772.3772
    (accepts all usable household furnishings)
  • Bibles for Mexico 616.394.5260
    (accepts all useable furnishings; pick up available upon request)
  • Holland Rescue Mission 616.396.9775
    (accepts all useable goods; pick up available upon request)
  • Comprenew - Holland 616.355.4229
    (accepts nearly all electronics, call with questions)
  • Goodwill 616.393.0383
    (accepts all useable clothing, furnishings, computers and household goods)
  • Rescued Treasures Thrift Store 616.355.6221
    (clothing, furnishings, small household items, toys)
  • Black River Recycling 616.396.8587
    (all metals and Freon appliances)
  • Mac Media 616.355.3301
    (Computer recycling)
  • Ottawa Co. Resource Recover Center 616.494.5569
    (HHW and general recycling)
  • Africa’s Child Family Resale 616.928.0064
    (accepts usable clothing and household items)
  • Paradise Bound 616.748.7690
    (accepts most usable goods)


Reduce what you even bring into your home! Look for products with minimal packaging and choose those products. Think about whether an item still has life in it!


Call the local charities listed above to reuse furniture, working appliances, clothing, books and much more.


From composting yard waste to curbside recycling to old clothing into new items from the old fabrics, everything can have a new life or another use.