What can I donate?

Thank you for choosing the eco-friendly option of donating
your surplus goods!

Items acceptable for donation:
Antiques and collectibles
Bedding and linens
Books and Magazines

CDs & DVDs, Computer Software
Clothing (clean, gently used)

Furniture (clean, undamaged)
Hardware and Tools
Household Goods
Purses, Handbags, Belts
Small Appliances (working condition)
Sporting Goods/Equipment
Toys, Games, Puzzles
… and more

Items unacceptable for donation:
Appliances, large (fridge, stoves)
Automobile Parts
BBQs and Propane Tanks
Construction & Renovation Materials
Flammable Products, Chemicals, Old Paint
Helmets and Face Protectors
Infant Equipment (car seats, cribs/bassinets, walkers, etc.)
Mattresses and Box Springs
Sleeper Sofas, Futons, Waterbeds
Tube TV’s (working flat screen TVs are acceptable)
Window Blinds with Cords

17 Responses to Donate

  1. nancy says:

    Good afternoon, I have a couch I’d like to donate. It’s clean and in mint condition.


  2. Amanda N says:

    How do I donate?


  3. Wendy Torode says:

    Hi, I have a two seater couch to donate. My husband will drop it off sometime tomorrow morning.


  4. Joanne says:

    I have a desk and numerous chairs to donate. Do you have someone that could pick them up?


    • Hello Joanne,
      Thank you for your enquiry.
      Yes, we do have a truck to do large furniture pick ups in the Brampton area, as long as the items are in good, re-sellable condition. If you would like to arrange a pick up, please call the store at 905-497-2765. Smaller items can be brought to our back door during store hours. M-F 10-5, Sat 10-3


  5. says:

    Hi, Just a question: Do all of your funds raised go to John knox school or are there a number of Charities you support? Thanks


  6. Marlyn Allicock says:

    Hello, I have an over- recliner that I would like to donate. Do you do pick-ups.?
    Thank you


    • Hello Marlyn,
      Thank you for thinking of Encore. Yes, we do pickups of gently used furniture in the Brampton area. Please call the store at 905-497-2765 during store hours (M-F 10-5, Sat 10-3), and they will take your information and put your request on our board. We currently have a lot of requests so we will call you in 2-3 weeks when we have time and space available on our floor for your donation.


  7. Betty Zita says:

    Do you have a means to pick up? I am having an estate sale for the Late Nina Williams and would like to donate what remains?


  8. Martin says:

    Do you have a vehicle to pickup donation? We are moving out and we will have several item and clothing to donate.


    • Yes, we are able to pick up large furniture items in the Brampton area. Please give the store a call at 905-497-2765 to make arrangements. We ask that clothing and smaller items be brought to the back of the store when we are open M-F 10-5, Sat 10-4. Thank you!


  9. Mona Kostenuk says:

    I have a number of jigsaw puzzles that I would like to donate. 500 – 1,000 pieces. No pieces are missing. I can bring them in on Monday, Oct 18.


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