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Furniture - Small - Working

Even our favorite furniture pieces may need some TLC. See our Furniture Repair fact sheet for tips on wood, leather, and fabric repair, reupholstery, and stain removal, or Textiles Repair fact sheet for fixing zippers and tears.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Teen Challenge Thrift Store 3437 Chestnut Ave. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Pleasant Hill) 1699 Contra Costa Boulevard,
Gregory Village Shopping Center
Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
Goodwill (North Oakland) 6624 San Pablo Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Concord 2080 Diamond Blvd. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off chairs, desks, tables, lamps, throw pillows, wall art, outdoor furniture, bedrooomset,dreser, nightstand, buffet/hutch, dining chairs/set/table, armoire, tv stand, bookcase, coffee/end table, mantel, piano, upholstered chairs/sofas/loveseats/couch/ottomans and Pallet loads of above. NO: sofa beds, children's furniture, or entertainment centers
Richmond Flea Market 716 W Gertrude Ave Richmond Reuse Buyback Mail-in
IKEA (Emeryville) 4400 Shellmound St. Emeryville Reuse Buyback Drop-off Ikea furniture from their accepted list only. Start by filling out the website form, get quote by email, bring a copy of your quote, buyback number and your fully assembled furniture to your participating IKEA store where a co-worker will assess your furniture’s buy back value in person. When you buy back, you will get store credit and your furniture gets a second life in the As-Is department.
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Pleasanton) 1989 Santa Rita Rd. Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only. Call for drop-off options.
Salvation Army (1500 Valencia St.) 1500 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
Ecumenical Hunger Program 2411 Pulgas Ave East Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Currently accepting donations of only food, toiletry, household cleaning and gift card and new/packaged items due to the COVID-19 crisis. 
Goodwill (Pittsburg) 396 Atlantic Avenue,
Atlantic Plaza Shopping Center
Pittsburg Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
Goodwill (San Francisco - Marina) 3605 Buchanan St San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Santa Cruz 719 Swift Street Santa Cruz Reuse Free Drop-off chairs, desks, tables, lamps, throw pillows, wall art, outdoor furniture, bedrooomset,dreser, nightstand, buffet/hutch, dining chairs/set/table, armoire, tv stand, bookcase, coffee/end table, mantel, piano, upholstered chairs/sofas/loveseats/couch/ottomans and Pallet loads of above. NO: sofa beds, children's furniture, or entertainment centers
Alameda Point Antiques Faire 1st Sunday Every Month 3800 Main St Alameda Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Ursula Sherman Village 711 Harrison St. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
Shepherd's Gate New Life Store 4014 East Ave Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
Makeshift: Center for Material Studies Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Chairs, tables, and shade structures for workshops and events. Contact first with images of what you have.
The Salvation Army Home Pick-Up Service 832 Folsom St San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up Resellable condition only.
Goodwill (Palo Alto) 4085 El Camino Way Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off Currently not accepting any furniture due to COVID. Acceptance of furniture is at the discretion of Goodwill. Items with stains, tears or scratches will not be accepted. Large items will not be accepted. Call first to check.
Hope Services (Mountain View) 460 East Middlefield Rd Mountain View Reuse Free Drop-off Curently not accepting any donations at this location due to COVID
Easter Hill United Methodist Church Thrift Store 3601 Cutting Blvd. Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Note
Alameda
Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation if non-upholstered. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
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Albany
Berkeley
Castro Valley Sanitary District
Separate and label good/working condition items for donation as part of your Bulky & Reuse Pick-up set out.
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Dublin
Emeryville
Fremont
Hayward
Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Livermore
Newark
Oakland
Piedmont
Pleasanton
San Leandro
San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Union City

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