At The Junk Movement, we believe in paying it forward. Our desire to help communities is at the forefront of everything we do. We try to donate, repurpose, or recycle, as much as we can and work with charities in Calgary to give items a second life while helping those in need. If you are looking for a local charity that will accept your items, you’ve come to the right place.
We are committed to donating or repurposing all used furniture, appliances, electronics, and other products that are still in working condition. These donations to organizations such as Women in Need Society, the Salvation Army and The Mustard Seed can help struggling individuals and communities to thrive. Check out the list we’ve compiled below to learn more about options in Calgary.
Goodwill Industries of Alberta is a local non-profit and social enterprise, strengthening communities and making a positive impact across Alberta. 14 Second-hand shops and 23 donation centres across the province provide funding for programs dedicated to supporting Albertan’s with Disabilities find meaningful work.
Donate furniture at the following locations:
- Goodwill Beacon Heights at #710, 12024 Sarcee Trail NW
- Goodwill Trans Canada at 1440 – 52 St. NE
- Goodwill Chinook at 5707B McLeod Trail SW
2) The Women in Need Society
Founded in 1992, the Women in Need Society (WINS) is one of Calgary’s homegrown thrift charities. They provide basic needs, resources, and support to women and their families. The revenue from their thrift operations supports programs, like House to Home, Retail Ready, and Warehouse Ready.
WINS is accepting donations of gently used clothing, household goods and furniture.
ALL WINS Family Thrift stores accept clothing and household goods, including their Donation Centre. Large furniture and household goods can be dropped off at the Dover, Macleod or Donation Centre locations.
3) The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is a Christian organization that gives hope and support to vulnerable people in 400 communities across Canada and in 133 countries. The Salvation Army exists to share Christian Values and meet human needs to all people without discrimination. They hope to be a transforming influence in the communities of the world.
Donations of winter clothing and household goods are needed! Your local Donor Welcome Centre is in need of cold-weather wear and everyday household essentials.
We offer savings to customers and make donations to community programs and charities. Consolidating orders in a simple and eco-friendly way, we are freeing people from the junk that clutters their lives while helping take care of each other and our planet.