A Hand Up, Inc. distributes donated goods to help people transition from homelessness to independent living.

Household Goods Accepted for Donation

A Hand Up Inc. needs new and gently used items that can be used to furnish apartments for people who may have no household goods of their own.  Therefore, the focus of items we store in our warehouse are modest sized, basic, practical pieces that are needed to set-up a new home:

Bedroom, Kitchen and Living Room Furniture:

Linens –clean and gently used:

Kitchenware – clean, no scratches on non-stick surfaces:

Note: We currently DO NOT NEED window curtains/valances, placemats, tablecloths, pillow shams, bed skirts, throw pillows or couch throws.

Household Goods NOT Accepted for Donation

A Hand Up Inc. needs practical pieces that can be used to set-up a new home.  Therefore, we do not accept donations that are solely decorative or formal in nature including:

Our warehouse is located at 93 Talcott Road (at the corner of Grassmere Ave.) in West Hartford.  Please do not leave anything there unless someone is at the warehouse.

Note:  A Hand Up, Inc. reserves the right to accept/reject items that are offered for donation based on current warehouse needs and condition of items.  A Hand Up, Inc. also reserves the right to donate items received to other non-profit charitable organizations if the items donated do not meet the mission of our organization.  From time to time the organization may sell donated items that are not needed by our clients to help fund operations.

A Hand Up, Inc.        Version Updated: 02/05/2016
P.O. Box 270323
West Hartford, CT 06127-0323

phone: 860-424-2980        Page  of