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Where to make spring cleaning donations in Raleigh

Tidy your home and help locals in need while clearing out your own home. Spring cleaning donations from furniture, clothing, and technology can all go toward a good cause in Raleigh.

Shelves of folded clothes at Note in the Pocket.

Donate your spring cleaning items to make an impact in Raleigh.

Photo by RALtoday

With winter well behind us, it’s time to say out with the old. Spring is the season of rebirth, so why not give new life to like-new or gently used items? In the spirit of spring cleaning, we’ve rounded up 25 Raleigh organizations that accept donation items, help locals in need, and support community causes.

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  • Raleigh Rescue Mission relies on donations of linens and gently used items to provide clothing and a place to stay for individuals experiencing housing insecurities.
  • The Women’s Center provides clothes and hygiene items to at-risk and homeless women.
  • Healing Transitions provides clothes and staple goods to individuals who enroll in its recovery program.
  • Donate new or gently used children’s clothes and shoes to Note in the Pocket. You can even volunteer at the organization’s Raleigh location.
  • Donate professional outfits to Dress for Success so this org can properly distribute clothing to women who are searching for careers.


A Green Chair Project truck with a person walking in front of it.

The Green Chair Project offers pick up services.

Courtesy of Green Chair Project



  • If you have usable tech like laptops, monitors, or smartphones, the Kramden Institute collects technology to refurbish and give to disadvantaged students throughout the state.
  • Goodwill even has some technology recycling centers for bigger donations.



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