Give Stuff

A socially and environmentally responsible option

A socially and environmentally responsible option

Call us at (319) 382-2882 if you have a question about donating furniture or household items.

How to Donate Stuff

Drop off hours:
Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Drop off address:
Central Furniture Rescue
2275 16th Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Schedule Furniture Pick Up

The accepted items listed below are general items needed to Turn a Place to Live into a Home. If you have something not listed please call or messages us.

Kathy: The Table


  • Sofas and Love Seats
  • End Tables and Coffee Tables
  • Living room Chairs, recliners, and rockers
  • Kitchen Tables and chairs
  • Mattresses and Box Springs – Free of rips, stains, strong odors and/or pet hair
  • Dressers and night stands
  • Bed Frames
  • Bunk beds, loft beds, day beds – must have all the parts and hardware.
  • Cribs – must be manufactured after June of 2011 and must have all the parts and hardware.
  • Pack and plays
kitchen ware


  • Bakeware and cookie sheets
  • Dishes and silverware
  • Drinking glasses
  • Kitchen towels and hot pan holders
  • Kitchen utensils – including can openers
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Mixing bowls
  • Pots and pans
  • Storage containers
  • Small appliances, including coffee makers, crock pots, microwaves and toasters

Household Goods

  • Bedding, including comforters, sheets, blankets
  • Bath towels, bath rugs and shower curtains
  • Area rugs
  • Trash cans, laundry baskets, fans, and lamps
  • TVs: manufactured in 2010 or newer, 36″ or smaller, free standing (no wall mount), flat panel, must include remote

Items We Do Not Accept

  • China cabinets, buffets, and armoires
  • Clothes
  • Electric beds
  • Exercise equipment
  • Medical equipment
  • Mirrors, Pictures and Décor
  • Large sectional couches
  • Large bookshelves
  • Entertainment centers and large TV stands
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pianos
  • Reclining couches or love seats
  • Sleeper sofas

Our Quality Standard

Not sure if you should donate an item? Ask yourself if you would feel comfortable giving it to a friend or family member. 

  • Gently used and new items accepted
  • Free of rips, stains, strong odors and/or pet hair
  • All items must be clean, fully functioning and in good condition

All staff and volunteers have the right to refuse items that do not meet our quality standards

Central Furniture Rescue actively recycles, working with city authorities and private organizations to divert as much waste from landfills as possible.