When you donate quality items to The Giving Tree, you support students attending public, private, and charter schools in Wake Forest & Youngsville.
The proceeds raised through the resale of your donations allows us to provide funding for ongoing educational, enrichment and extracurricular programs.Your donation also supports community recycling efforts and contributes directly to the local economy.
Please review our acceptable donations list below.
We LOVE bringing your once-loved items back to life, but may not be able to accept some items based on condition or suitability for sale in our stores.
All donations will receive a Tax Deduction receipt and act as credit towards your favorite Wake Forest or Youngsville School.
Accessories; Scarves, Jewelry, Handbags
Antiques, Collectibles & Vintage Items
Artwork, Wall Art, Mirrors
Baskets & Crafting Items
Dishes, Glasses, China sets
Cookware & Kitchen Items
DVD’s (in storage case) – No VHS tapes
Furniture ( small & medium sized)
Linens (comforters, throw pillows, area rugs)
Gardening Supplies, Tools, & Decor
General Home Decor Items (vases, lamps, bookends, etc)
Holiday Items (accepted all year)
Toys & Games (in original container, with all parts & pieces)
Donations NOT accepted
Clothes & Shoes
Electronics; Computers, Printers, TV’s, Radios, Speakers
- Car Seats, Potty Seats, Baths, Crib Bumpers/Mattresses
Helmets, Life Jackets, Flotation Devices
Large Appliances; Refrigerators, Washers, Dryers
- Encyclopedias, Magazines, Books with Notes/Writing Inside
- Bed Frames, Headboard/Foot boards, Cribs
Mattresses, Futon Pads, Used Bed Sheets, Used Towels
- Large Gym Equipment, Ski’s, Pendant Lights/Chandeliers
- Weapons of any kind
Recalled Items, Pack N Plays
Items in poor condition including broken, wet, toxic
Items that smell of cigarettes or mothballs
Obscene Materials; DVD’s, Books, etc.
Please park in rear of store and bring donations to our Donation Porch, then come inside to get a tax receipt and earn credit for your school.
Please park in rear of store and ring doorbell to let us know you’re here.