Donate Household Goods
Lupus America® Communities Household Goods Donation Program
Lupus America® Communities Household Goods Donation Program raises funds to support the fight against lupus. You can donate your gently used clothes, shoes and household items to support vital research and education programs for individuals with lupus and their families in communities like yours.
How Your Donation Helps
All donations benefit Lupus America® Communities (LAC), a 501(c)(3) tax exempt charity established to support the mission of the Lupus Foundation of America. Donated items are sold by Lupus America® Communities, generating revenue which is used to help people impacted by lupus. All donations are tax-deductible.
Lupus America® Communities program is currently only available if you live in Washington, D.C., Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Virginia. Learn more about LAC.
- Clothing -- all types and sizes
- Shoes -- all types and sizes
- All bedding items
- Draperies and curtains
- Housewares and glassware
- Jewelry and cosmetics
- Toys and games
- Knick knacks
- Small appliances
- Tools of all kinds
- Please, no furniture or large items
Visit lfapickupservice.org or call 1-888-44-LUPUS (1-888-445-8787). NOTE: Due to driver availability, it may not be possible to schedule all pickups at this time. Check for pickup status in your location with the link above.
Visit lupuspickupmdva.org or call 1-844-35-LUPUS (1-844-355-8787).
Please place your donations out by 7:00 a.m. on the scheduled day, rain or shine. Identify your donation clearly by marking "LF" on all bags and boxes to be picked up. Drivers will pickup items throughout the day.
If the time specified is inconvenient, please call during the hours below to arrange another pick-up date. Pickups can also be scheduled at the websites above for your area.
- New York/New Jersey: 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, or on Saturday between 9 a.m.-4 p.m
- Washington, D.C./Maryland/Virginia: 9 a.m-3 p.m Monday-Friday
Your donation is very important to us; however, once donations are put out for pickup, LAC is not responsible for loss or damage to the donation. In addition, please keep in mind that donations made in error cannot be returned.
The driver will leave a donation receipt at the time of pick-up. It is your responsibility comply with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rules governing the valuation and deductibility of the donated items. If you did not receive a receipt, contact the number above in your area, or go to the website for your pickup area above to download a printable receipt.
You can determine the value of your donated items by reviewing information published on the IRS website, Determining the Value of Donated Property, Publication 561. For all non-cash gifts of $500 or more, you must file IRS Form 8283. You should consult your tax advisor if you have any questions.
Lupus America® Communities is a charitable organization with tax-exempt status granted under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our Federal ID# is 90-0870868.
Drop Off & Shop in Maryland
Lupus America® Communities has seven stores in the Maryland/Washington DC metro area. All stores take in-person drop off donations.
1925 East Joppa Road
Towson MD 21234
Unique store locations:
12211 Veirs Mill Road
Wheaton, MD 20906
10141 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring MD 20903
Value Village locations:
10121 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring MD 20903
2277 University Blvd
Adelphi MD 20783
5604 Richie Hwy #3
Brooklyn Park MD 21225
6611 Annapolis Road
Landover Hills MD 20784