Thrift Store Donations

Items Not Accepted

Hospice of Amador and Calaveras greatly appreciates your support.
Unfortunately some donations cannot be accepted due to liability or other reasons. Please see list below for items we cannot accept.


  • Bed mattresses and box springs
  • Hide-a-bed couches, with or without mattresses
  • Cribs
  • Futons, with or without mattress
  • Upholstered furniture showing signs of excessive wear, odor and pet hair
  • Piano’s and organs
  • Hospital beds


  • Refrigerators, any size
  • Stoves, gas or electric
  • Dishwashers
  • Clothes washers and dryers
  • Air conditioners
  • Wood stoves
  • Pellet stoves
  • Microwaves


  • Fluorescent tubes, working or not
  • CFL bulbs
  • Loose batteries
  • Printers
  • Computer towers, (Laptops ok and require signature)
  • Cordless telephones
  • All in one stereo systems
  • Projector type TV’s


  • Paint
  • Pesticides
  • Gasoline
  • Kerosene
  • Cleaning solvents or powders
  • (Sprayers or tanks containing above materials cannot be accepted)


  • Mounted taxidermy or game animal body parts
  • Car, truck and motorcycle tires
  • Child Car seats


  • Firearms
  • Pellet, BB and Airsoft guns

Used helmets of any kind:

  • (Motorcycle, bicycle, equestrian etc… cannot be sold due to liability. If found in donations they must be discarded.)

Games and puzzles that have been opened will be discarded.

Wet loads cannot not be accepted.