You can help by donating your gently used unwanted items, including clothes, shoes, home decor and furniture.

ACO will be accepting a LIMITED amount of large, high quality furniture items for pick-up ONLY. For information and scheduling please contact 469-656-4280.

The ACO Processing Center will begin regular intake hours on Saturday, August 31st to take your gently used household items.

Monday – Saturday 9am – 4pm

REQUIRED GUIDELINES FOR US TO ACCEPT YOUR ITEMS AT THIS TIME:
– Please bag or box all items and seal.
– Clothing must be clean.
– Please wipe or spray large items with sanitizer before donating.
– Masks are required during drop off.  Our staff can only remove items from your trunk/hatchback/truck bed. Staff cannot enter your  vehicle/back seat for items.

PLEASE HELP US KEEP OUR STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS SAFE during this time so that we can remain open! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT.

Food donations ONLY are still being accepted at the ACO Food Pantry, 801 E. Main Street.

ACO Processing Center
2 Butler Dr.
Allen, TX 75013

Thank you for your support and helping us in our mission.

 

Items we DO NOT accept:
  • Furniture/Appliances
    • Armoires and entertainment centers
    • Appliances such as washers and dryers that ACO staff cannot test first to check if they are working.
    • Baby furniture (e.g. cribs, playpens, high chairs, swings, car seats)
    • Built-in appliances (e.g. stoves, dishwashers, microwave ovens)
    • Blinds
    • Dining tables with less than four chairs
    • Home building and plumbing materials (e.g. bricks, cabinetry, carpeting, countertops, lumber, bathroom materials)
    • Mattresses older than 7 years or have tears, stains, pet hair, or smoke smell
    • Metal desks, L-shaped desks, desks longer than four feet
    • Paints, chemicals, toxic items
    • Pianos and organs
    • Soiled or damaged furniture
    • TVs older than 10 years, tube and rear-projection TVs
    • Unframed mirrors
    • Upholstered/Leather furniture that have tears, stains, pet hair, fading or smoke smell
    • VHS tapes
    • Water beds and frames included
  • Outdoor Items:
    • Basketball goals
    • Outdoor grills in poor condition
    • Tires and wheels
  • Recalled items, including recalled toys
  • Items with missing parts
  • Water heater
  • Some particle board (pressed wood) furniture
  • Encyclopedias and magazines older than two years
  • Used medical equipment (commodes, shower chairs, etc.)
  • Used/opened puzzles and board games

 

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