Donate

Your quality donations do the world good.

We are pleased to accept quality, clean items in good repair.
Please drop off items at Thrift on Mill during our donation hours.

Donations left after hours become damaged by weather and people.
You can save our volunteers time if you have your donations pre-sorted into like items
(eg. shoes in one bag/box, clothing in another etc.).

Our donation door has a door bell. We love assisting donors. Our donations door is around the back of the store facing the Russell Street municipal parking lot. Please drop off donations during our store’s open hours. (Hours are at the bottom of this page) We value your donations.

At Thrift on Mill we’re happy to take the following:

  • Clothing, shoes, boots, jewellery, purses
  • Furniture, lamps, area carpets, desks, mirrors, pictures and picture frames
  • Houseware items such as dishes, glassware, pots & pans, kitchen utensils, home décor, knick-knacks and more
  • Linen items such as bedding, toweling, drapery, shower curtains, decorative pillows
  • Small appliances in good working order (microwaves, coffee makers, toasters, blenders, space heaters, humidifiers, etc.)
  • Books, stationery, school supplies
  • Toys, games, puzzles
  • DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs
  • Musical instruments such as guitars, wind and string instruments and percussion
  • Craft supplies, fabric, notions, yarn, sewing supplies
  • Sporting goods such as skates, hockey equipment, skis, skateboards, cleats, balls, bats, bicycles, exercise equipment, etc.
  • Tools, hardware, lawn & garden equipment
  • Antiques, collectibles, clocks

* Please note: we cannot accept items that are ripped, stained or contain pet hair

At Thrift on Mill we also have furniture pick-up available.

This is a free service with limited space, which we book in advance. If you’d like to arrange pick-up, please call 519-326-3665 for details.

Seasonal items and decorations (Christmas, Halloween, etc.)

Please note: We appreciate your seasonal donations, however if you could please hold on to your patio furniture until April it would be helpful. We have limited storage space.

Items we do not accept

Due to health regulations and disposal fees we are unable to accept the following items:

  • Baby equipment (cribs, high chairs, car seats, booster seats designed for a car, bath rings, baby gates, baby walkers, teethers, pacifiers, etc.)
  • Large appliances (refrigerator, stove, freezer, air conditioner, washer, dryers, dishwashers, etc.)
  • Chemicals of any kind
  • Toiletries
  • Pianos or organs
  • Large appliances (refrigerator, stove, freezer, air conditioner, washer, dryers, dishwashers, etc.)
  • Entertainment units
  • Helmets (of any kind)
  • Horizontal patio blinds
  • Building materials
  • Automotive parts