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

CAT Thrift Store offers donation drop-off or pick-up by appointment only.

To donate items by dropping them off with us directly, please schedule a drop-off appointment . Donation drop-off happens at our storefront: 4838 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Portland, OR 97225.

Sorry, no donation drop-off without an appointment; we do not have pick-up services. Thanks for your understanding!

Yes, in usable condition

Accessories (hats, bags, belts, gloves, etc.)
Art (paintings, prints, pottery, glass, etc.)
Art Supplies
Cat Items (no used litter boxes/scoops)
 Clothing (men’s & women’s)
 Craft Items & Supplies
 Décor (especially vintage, collectible or unique)
 Designer Items (purses, shoes, jeans, sunglasses, etc.)
 Fine China
 Glassware and Crystal
 Kitchen items
 Linens & Quilts
Media (Blu-Ray, DVDs, CDs, Cassette Tapes, VHS, Vinyl Records)
 Musical Instruments
 New/Unused Items
 Paper Goods
 Pet Related (no perishable food, treats, or toys)
Seasonal & Holiday Items (Christmas accepted Sep 23-Dec 15 only)
 Sewing Supplies
 Vintage Items

If you’re unsure about an item that is not on our list, please contact us to discuss. For the comfort of the kitties, please no donations in scented bags. Thank you!

No, thank you

Animal Products (antlers, bones, furs, ivory, etc.)
Automobile Parts
Baby & Toddler Items
Block Styrofoam
Broken Items
Business Logo Items (shirts, mugs, tote bags, etc.)
Car Seats
Christmas Trees
Children’s Clothing & Toys
Computer Parts (incl. monitors, keyboards, printers, etc.)
Construction Material
Counterfeit or Knock-off Items
Cribs or Playpens
Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, or Textbooks
Exercise Equipment / Large Sporting Goods (skis, golf clubs, etc.)
Fire Extinguishers
Frames without glass
Flammable Products
Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Food (perishable items)
Food Packaging/Containers (plastic, yogurt tubs, glass jars, etc.)
Furniture and Large Items (if more than 2 people required to move)
Gas BBQ Grills & Propane Heaters
Hazardous Waste
Helmets (unless new in box)
Medical Supplies/Equipment (walkers, crutches, sharps containers, etc.)
Office Supplies
Open Products (cleaning, cosmetics, paint or varnish)
Plastic Packaging
Propane Tanks
Recalled Items ( )
Smoke Detectors
Strollers (pet strollers accepted)
Used Undergarments (bras, panties, socks, or underwear)
Used Pillows, Mattress & Box Springs
Water Bottles (no metal, glass, plastic, etc.)
Weapons & Explosives

Check out our Donation Referral Guide for other options!