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Lincoln: St. Louise Gift & Thrift Store

Lincoln Donation Guidelines

Drop-off service (non-furniture):

  • Donations of non-furniture items are accepted at the back door of the thrift store during our normal store hours only:

    • Tuesday- Friday: 10 am to 5 pm
    • Saturday: 10 am to 1 pm

Drop-off of furniture (accepted at our warehouse only) and Pickup service:

  • All Lincoln furniture drop-offs and all pickups are scheduled via our online request form. Our Lincoln service guidelines and the request form may be found by clicking here.

Donation acceptance is subject to the discretion of our thrift store associates and managers. Thank you for your understanding.

All items must be free of stains, tears, holes, odors, gouges, pet hair, broken parts, and heavy use.

Items we are able to accept include:

  • Bookcases
  • Box springs
  • Chest of drawers
  • Coffee tables
  • Countertop microwaves
  • Dishwashers (NOT built-in)
  • Electric dryers
  • Electric stoves
  • End tables
  • Freezers
  • Gliders
  • Kitchen carts/storage units/microwave carts
  • Kitchen chairs
  • Kitchen table and chairs
  • Lamps
  • Loveseats
  • Mattresses (Twin, Full, Queen sizes)
  • Metal bed frames
  • Refrigerators
  • Rockers
  • Rugs
  • Shelving
  • Small computer desks
  • Sofas (except for hide-a-beds)
  • TV stands (NOT entertainment centers)
  • Upholstered chairs
  • Washers
  • Square miles served in the Diocese of Lincoln last year


  • Cash & in-kind assistance provided across southern Nebraska last year


  • Counseling sessions through the Immaculate Heart of Mary Counseling Center last year


  • Nights of lodging & safety provided through St. Gianna’s Women’s Homes last year


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