For Goodness Sake depends on financial donations to be able to help families and individuals who are making the transition to independent living. We are run 100% by volunteers, so you can be sure that donated money will directly impact our clients.

For additional ways to donate or to discuss holding a fundraiser to benefit FGS, send an email to

A super easy way to help!

If you buy from Amazon, go to and choose For Goodness Sake as your charity. Amazon will make a donation to us every time you buy something on



You can drop off your items on Saturdays, 9 am - 1 pm  or Sundays, noon - 3 pm (excluding holidays). Our warehouse is located at 123 Whiting St., Unit A, Plainville, CT (enter 17 Hultenius St. in GPS). 


No Dumping! Do not leave anything unless someone is there to receive it.


For a pickup, please fill out our Furniture Pickup Form.

We do require a small pickup fee to help with our truck and warehouse expenses. 


NOTE: We may be booked about 2-3 weeks in advance.


Our clients need modest-sized practical pieces--picture what you would need if you were starting out fresh.

All donated items should be new or gently used. Please respect the dignity of our clients and donate only items that you would be comfortable giving to a friend or family member.

Our volunteers reserve the right to decline offered items at their discretion.

Download a complete list of needed items

  • Bedroom furniture: 
    Dressers, nightstands, twin or full size bed frames

  • Living room furniture:
    Small sofas and armchairs, coffee tables, lamps with shades, bookshelves

  • Kitchen furniture:
    Small tables and chairs, microwave stands

  • TVs under 27” and TV stands
    TVs must include working remotes

  • Small appliances:
    Microwaves, toaster ovens, coffee makers, blenders, toasters

  • Linens:
    For the bedroom, bathroom, kitchen

  • Bed pillows (new only)

  • Pots, pans, bakeware
    Clean, no scratches on non-stick surfaces

  • Dish sets, silverware, glass sets, mug sets 
    Everyday items, not formal china or individual glasses/mugs

  • Ripped, stained, torn, dirty, or broken items

  • Curtains

  • Decorative items or knickknacks

  • Wine glasses

  • China

  • Sectional sofas

  • Sleeper sofas

  • Patio furniture

  • TV's over 27” (unless flat-screen)

  • Armoires or Large cabinets

  • Hutches

  • Dry sinks

  • Entertainment centers

  • VCR's

  • Rugs

  • Used mattresses or pillows

  • Chairs on wheels

  • Queen headboards / footboards / bed frames

  • Filing cabinets

  • Office supplies

  • Computers or
    Computer equipment

  • Kids’ stuff (toys, cribs, car seats, etc…)

  • Exercise equipment