Donation Guidelines

Thank you for considering a donation to the CAT Thrift Store! We welcome your gently used, new, or collectible items for resale in our store.

Where and How to Donate

Donations are approved on-site only during our regular business hours. CAT Thrift Store is located at 4838 SW Scholls Ferry Road in Portland, Oregon.

Sorry, no pickup service or after-hours drop-off. Thanks for your understanding!

To ensure the best use of your items, and to prevent costly disposal that takes funds away from the cats, we kindly request you review this list prior to donating.

Yes, in usable condition

Accessories (hats, bags, belts, gloves, etc.)
Antiques
Art (paintings, prints, pottery, glass, etc)
Art Supplies
 Bicycles
 Books
 Cameras
 Cat Items
 Clothing (Men’s & Women’s)
 Coins
 Collectibles
 Craft Items & Supplies
 Décor (especially vintage, collectible or unique)
 Designer Items (purses, shoes, jeans, sunglasses, etc)
 Electronics
 Fine China
 Furniture–please call ahead!
 Glassware and Crystal
 Housewares
 Jewelry
 Kitchen items
 Linens & Quilts
 Lighting
 Media (Blu-Ray, DVDs, CDs,  Vinyl Records, Tapes, etc.)
 Memorabilia
 Musical Instruments
 New/Unused Items
 Paper Goods
 Pet Related (No perishable food, treats, or toys)
 Seasonal & Holiday Items
 Sewing Supplies
 Shoes
 Sporting goods
 Tools
 Vintage Items

If you’re unsure about an item that is not on our list, please contact us to discuss.

No, thank you

Animal Products (antlers, bones, furs, ivory, etc.)
Automobile Parts
Baby & Toddler Items
Batteries
Block Styrofoam
Broken Items
Business Logo Items (shirts, mugs, tote bags, etc.)
Car Seats
Chemicals
Christmas Trees
Children’s Clothing & Toys
Computer Parts & Monitors
Construction Material
Counterfeit or Knock off Items
Cribs or Playpens
Encyclopedias
Fire Extinguishers
Firearms
Fireworks
Flammable Products
Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Food (perishable items)
Food Containers (reusable)
Gas BBQ Grills & Heaters
Hazardous Waste
Helmets
Kerosene
Large Exercise Equipment
Medical Supplies
Open Products (cleaning, cosmetics, paint or varnish)
Tube TVs (non flat-screen)
Plastic Packaging
Propane Tanks
Recalled Items (www.recalls.gov)
Smoke Detectors
Strollers
Taxidermy
Used Undergarments (bras, panties, or underwear)
Used Pillows, Mattress & Box Springs
Weapons & Explosives

Check out our Donation Referral Guide for other options!