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Give Items

What to Donate for Our Guests

Your donations help provide meals for people in need, clothing for men and families in our long-term programs, personal care items for people struggling to make ends meet, and more.

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Non-perishable

Food

We accept non-perishable food items to-date, unopened, with no major damage to packaging.

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Clothing

We accept men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing. Underwear is accepted in unopened packages.

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Household Items

Sets of dishes, pots and pans, simple decorations, pictures and frames, and many other items help furnish new homes.

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Hygiene Items

Unopened individual toiletries benefit our numerous shelters and needy families in the community.

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Nursery Items

Diapers, wipes, formula, baby laundry detergent. Please only bring new items.

Thank you for considering donating items to Oliver Gospel. Before you bring in your items to donate, please check and make sure your item is something we can accept. While we appreciate every donation, there are some items we simply cannot accept.

 

 How to Donate Goods to our Thrift Store 

Our Thrift Store is our headquarters for gently used items and donated goods provided to our guests by people like you. Upon graduating, our guests receive goods at a value of $500 at the Thrift Store to fully outfit their new home as well as provide opportunities for our guest to develop professional skills and build confidence in the workplace.  

We Joyfully Accept the Following Items

  • Dressers

  • Coffee tables

  • Couches and loveseats

  • Living room chairs

  • Small Kitchen tables and chairs

  • Small kitchen appliances and dishware

  • End tables

  • Nightstands

  • Small bookshelves

  • Lamps

  • Clothing

All this adds up to provide amazing life transformation for people in need.

Before You Donate, Please Note:
We Do Not Accept the Following Items

  • Mattresses, box springs, sleeper sofas

  • Printers and fax machines

  • Dirty or broken items

  • Ceiling fans

  • Wet, stained, smelly, or ripped furniture pieces

  • Clothing/fabrics that have strong scents such as moth balls, cigarette smoke, or mildew

  • Used undergarments

Drop Off Donations at our Thrift Store

Donations should be dropped off around the right side of the building, following the signs. Donors should ring the bell, and a store associate will come to assist them. Please do not bring donations through the front of the store.

Monday - Saturday 

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For further questions, please call (803) 865-8292.

Drop Off Donations at our Men's Center

Monday - Friday 

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Donations should be unused items only.

For further questions, please call (803) 254-6470.

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