Donate Merchandise

The Very Best Kind of Recycling

Donate your gently loved furnishings, home decor, women's clothing, and accessories to the Hope Chest Resale Shop and feel good about the difference you're making. A portion of proceeds provide urgently needed assistance to breast cancer patients and their families in our communities.

Items We Accept
Clothing and Accessories
  • Gently used, like-new women’s designer brand clothing, shoes, handbags & jewelry
  • New designer women’s clothing from retail vendors
  • Current or timeless styles purchased recently or within last 3-5 years

Please note: Items must be laundered or dry cleaned and free of rips, tears or stains

Furniture and Décor
  • Living, dining, bedroom furniture
  • Home décor
  • Patio furniture

Please note: Items must be showroom ready, from smoke-free and pet-free environments, and free of rips, tears, stains, fading or other damage.

Important information for donors:
  • For your tax records, an itemized list of all your accepted donations will be mailed in January for the previous year.
  • Donations can be dropped off at Resale Shops during normal business hours. If you have furniture or a large load of donations, you can call to inquire about scheduling a no-hassle pick-up. We appreciate photos of these larger items in advance to ensure that we provide space in the store for their arrival.
  • Please bring help to load or unload your vehicle. Store Associates & Staff cannot help you load or unload your items. 
Alternative Disposal Sites
Items We Cannot Accept
It’s hard to say “no” to any donation, especially since we know you just want to help.

However, since our programs depend on successful sale of donated merchandise, we must be cautious about the items we accept. In addition to the guidelines above, we need to refuse some items for being non-recyclable or containing hazardous materials. We may also need to refuse items if we’re fortunate enough to be full at the moment.

We are also unable to accept the following items:

Clothing and Accessories

  • Intimates, swimwear, or sleepwear
  • Men’s or children’s clothing

Furniture and Décor

  • Baby or children’s furniture or toys
  • Mattresses, box springs, waterbeds, or sleeper sofas
  • Entertainment centers and armoires
  • Appliances
  • Electronics
  • Exercise equipment / sporting goods
  • Partial dish sets
  • Organs and pianos
  • Desks larger than 5’x3′
  • IKEA Furniture
  • Orono Store Front
Orono Store
3850 Shoreline Drive
55391 Wayzata , MN

Monday-Saturday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Holiday Hours


We will be closed to spend time with our families and friends on

Closing at 4pm, November 21
Thanksgiving, November 22 
Christmas Eve, December 24
Christmas Day, December 25
New Year’s Eve, December 31
New Year's Day, January 1

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