Society of St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Help Us, Help Others.


The next time you clean your house, feel free to bring these items to a St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store near you or dial 1-877-ST VINCE (788-4623) to arrange a pick-up. Drivers and helpers are NOT expected to remove doors or other obstacles in order to remove donated items from homes or businesses.


  • Men's
  • Women's
  • Children
  • Coats / Outer Wear
  • Shoes / Boots


  • Baskets
  • Books
  • Carpets - ONLY accept non-soiled bonded runners, area rugs, room size carpets. (Do not accept small carpet remnants)
  • Collectables
  • Dishes / cookware
  • Electronics / tv sets
  • Heaters / fans
  • Housewares
  • Linens / Bedding
  • Media (tapes, records, cd's)
  • Pictures / Wall hangings
  • Seasonal Decorations
  • Small Appliances (working)
  • Sports Equipment
  • Wheel Chairs


  • Chairs
  • Dining Sets
  • Dressers
  • Bedroom sets
  • Sofas
  • Tables
  • Wooden Desks

Items Not Accepted (broken, stained, damaged or non working items)

  • Appliances (large appliances like Washers, Dryers, Stoves, Refrigerators, Freezers, Dishwashers, etc)
  • Books - text books, encyclopedias, magazines, or condensed Reader's Digest
  • Bowling Balls, Bags or Shoes
  • Broken Furniture
  • Built in appliances or cabinets
  • Carpets - small carpet remnants (ONLY accept non-soiled bonded runners, area rugs, room size carpets)
  • Computers unless it has a Pentium Processor and WORKS
  • Console Stereos or TV's
  • Electronic items that don't work (clocks, radios, stereos, TVs, etc)
  • Encyclopedias
  • Flammable items
  • Garage Sales or Rummage Sales items
  • Gas or kerosene powered items (Heaters, lawn movers, etc)
  • Magazines
  • Mattresses / Foundations
  • Medical equipment or supplies (except Wheel Chairs)
  • Metal - Office Desks or office chairs
  • Infant Car Seats
  • Office sized copiers
  • Paint or Solvent, Gas cans
  • Pianos or Organs
  • Pool or Ping Pong Tables
  • Plumbing fixtures - toilets, sinks, faucets, etc
  • Propane Tanks (gas BBQ)
  • Sofa Beds
  • Stained / Ripped Furniture
  • Storm or regular doors / storm windows
  • Swing Sets
  • Tires
  • Tools
  • Toys
  • Trophies
  • Typewriters
  • Waterbeds, complete or otherwise
  • Window Blinds, Shades or Traverse Rods
  • Wire Hangers


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The Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Detroit
3000 Gratiot Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48207
Phone: 313-393-2930
Toll Free: 1-877-ST VINCE (1-877-788-4623)
Fax: 313-393-3015