How to Donate

Help those in need by looking around your home, your closets, your garage and donate today what you don’t use. What you donate today, will change someone’s life tomorrow.

Find below a list of gently used items that we can take:
• Clothing, shoes and accessories
• Furniture
• Linens
• Housewares
• Small appliances
• Electronics (No TVs or Computer Monitors over 5 years old and we no longer accept printers)
• Tools
• Sports Items
• Books (No Encyclopedias or National Geographics please) and Magazines
• Crafting Items
• We no longer accept VHS tapes
• Due to Health Regulations, we no longer accept used Mattresses and Box Springs

For Free Furniture Pickups, please call (250) 754-9342 to book.

Metal for Meals

Whether you have one metal item or you are a construction company wanting your scrap metal to go to a good cause, please drop off your metal at our Mostar Road location, Monday to Friday 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The proceeds from the scrap metal to go our meal program at the New Hope Centre.

We Will Take Your Old Junk Vehicle and Turn It Into Meals for the Less Fortunate in Nanaimo

An extension of our ‘Metal for Meals’ program, The Salvation Army has partnered with Mid-Island Towing to offer you this service.

We will pick up your old car, van or truck (free of charge) and turn it into scrap metal. The monies we raise will go to help provide the 90,000 plus meals we serve annually out of our community kitchen at 19 Nicol St. Nanaimo. (Small metal items may be dropped off at The Furniture Store at 4128 Mostar Road, Nanaimo)

You will receive a tax receipt as well as the knowledge that you are cleaning up your yard, AND helping the less fortunate in your community at the same time!

Call Dee at (250) 585-8505

Please note: A Donation Vehicle form must be filled out to affirm that you are the sole owner of the vehicle you intend to donate before we pick up.

All monies raised in Nanaimo, stay in Nanaimo!

Building Strength in our Community