Donate clothing and other items to DAV

Donating new and gently used items to support DAV and veterans is simple and easy! The proceeds from your donation allows DAV to continue providing a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families.

Our program makes it simple. We come to your door and pick it up for free. We eliminate the hauling step, making tidying easier and turning your donation into support for disabled veterans!

It’s as easy as 1-2-3!

 



SCHEDULE A PICK UP

or call

1-800-489-9328

What Can You Donate?

DAV accepts these “gently used” items:

CLOTHING
All sizes of gently worn clothing, shoes and accessories for ladies, men, children and babies, including shirts/blouses, pants, dresses, coats/jackets, undergarments, sweaters, sweatshirts, footwear, purses, hats, belts and jewelry, plus suits and sport coats.
HOUSEHOLD
We welcome mildly used bedding, blankets, drapes, curtains, rugs, towels, pillows, and sleeping bags. DAV also accepts pots, pans, cups, glasses, dishware, silverware, small (working) household appliances, tools, art, frames and other home decor.
TOYS & SPORTS EQUIPMENT
We accept clean, lightly used toys and children’s items like stuffed animals, dolls/action figures, board games, tricycles, bicycles and sports equipment.
ELECTRONIC GAMES/DEVICES
DAV welcomes working stereos, radios, Wii, Xbox, Nintendo, PlayStation, tablets, computers, laptops, monitors, DVD players, and small (easily liftable) working TVs.
SMALL FURNISHINGS/APPLIANCES
We are looking for easy-to-lift and transport nightstands, headboards, office chairs, small filing cabinets and other light home items.
BOOKS & MISCELLANEOUS
Help us find a new home for your gently used books (of all genres), musical instruments, microwaves, blenders, toasters, coffee makers, and almost anything else.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a phone number I can call for questions?
Yes, please call 1.800.489.9328.  You can also email any questions to [email protected].
How can I donate my stuff?
It’s quite simple! Go online to www.dav.org/donatestuffTX and click Schedule a Pickup. Here you choose a pick up date. Place your boxes clearly marked on your porch and we will pick it up for you! Hassle free.
What can’t I donate?
We cannot accept large furniture and appliances, magazines, encyclopedia sets, newspapers, infant/child car seats, cribs or mattresses/box springs.
What can I donate?
We gladly accept clothing, shoes, household items (such as bedding, blankets, etc.), toys/sports equipment, electronic games/devices, small furnishings/appliances, books, and more! Click here for a more extensive list of items that do qualify. If you have any questions of what may qualify, feel free to email us at [email protected]!
How will the drivers know what to pick up?
Please have all donations in boxes with a clearly marked label, such as Donate to DAV, so our drivers know what to takeDownload Label
Why should I donate to DAV instead of any other thrift store?
The DAV is dedicated to helping America’s veterans in every way we can. We support them and their families. With your donations, you can ensure our disabled veterans get what they were promised in terms of benefits, care, and more.
What cities are currently serviced?
Right now, we are focused in the Dallas, Texas area, but we hope to expand to more places with your help.
Who benefits from my donation?
DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1 million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year.  Click here to learn more about DAV.
Can I claim IRS deduction for items I’ve donated?
  • You may be able to deduct the value of those donations if you choose to itemize on your taxes. For any advice regarding the preparation of your taxes, please consult your tax advisor.
  • Donors are responsible for valuing their donations. 
  • When you donate items to DAV, you will receive a printable tax receipt at pickup.  If you need a copy, email [email protected].  At the end of the year, if you itemize deductions on your taxes, you can claim a tax deduction for clothing and household items that are in good condition.
I missed my pickup time. What do I do?
That’s okay! Go online to www.dav.org/donatestuffTX to schedule a new pickup time. Our drivers will be more than happy to make another stop to collect your donations. Remember to have everything clearly marked on your front porch by 7:30 a.m. on your pickup day.
What are your hours of operation?
  • You can reach our Donor Relations team Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to  4:30 p.m. CST.  Please call 1.800.489.9328 or  email any questions to [email protected]
  • Item pickups are scheduled Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST.
Can I donate a car?
Yes!  Donate any car, truck, RV or boat to DAV, please visit https://www.dav.org/vehicle-donation or call 833-227-4328.
How can I find out more about the DAV?
Learn more about our mission to provide a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families. Visit www.dav.org.
How much/is there a limit for what I can donate?
No! However, if you have more than 10 bags/boxes to donate, please call or email us so that we can ensure we have space on the truck.
Who operates the DAV Clothing Donation Program?
DonateStuff.com runs the DAV Clothing Donation Program. DonateStuff.com works hard to make it easy for our fellow Americans to do just that: Help Others. They are committed to making the connection between people with usable items they don’t need and charities, like DAV, that can benefit from them.