furniture donation

Redecorating? Moving? Buying new furniture or appliances?

Donate your gently used furniture and make a difference in the lives of people in need throughout San Diego. 

1 Donated Sofa = 30 congregate meals for older adults or 250 miles worth of transportation for isolated older adults.

  • All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
  • Proceeds benefit the programs and services of JFS—available to anyone in need.
  • Free donation pick-up in San Diego County.
  • Donation receipt given at time of pick-up.

All donations are sold as they are so they must be clean and in good condition. If an item requires any type of repair, we cannot accept it.

Furniture donations are sold or auctioned with the proceeds benefiting JFS.

We accept most "gently used" furniture, including:

Sofas, end tables, coffee tables, wall units, chairs, paintings, framed art, statues, lamps, area rugs, dining sets, china cabinets, televisions*, stereos*, miscellaneous kitchen and household items, appliances (white, black or stainless steel only) dressers, chests, nightstands, pianos*, electric stair lifts, mattress/box spring sets*, patio furnishings, and we will consider other items.

All items must not be broken or soiled and be free of the following: We do not take:
  • Rips
  • Tears
  • Stains 
  • Water damage
  • Peeling
  • Pet damage
  • Items that are not in working condition
  • Mattresses older than 6 years
  • Electronics older than 4 years 
  • Pressed-on/particle board or laminate wood
  • Office furniture (desks, office chairs, file cabinets)
  • Cribs
  • Car seats
  • Book cases
  • Sleeper sofas
  • Items that have been recalled and do not meet safety standards
Pick-ups usually take place within a week from the time of the initial contact. Schedule may vary based on location and time of year.

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JFS is open Monday through Friday except on the holidays below:

January 1 New Year's Day
March 30 Erev Passover (Close at 3pm)
April 6 Passover
May 21 Shavout
May 28 Memorial Day
July 4 Independence Day
September 3 Labor Day
September 10-11 Rosh Hashanah
September 18 Erev Yom Kippur (Close at 3pm)
September 19 Yom Kippur
September 24 Sukkot
October 1 Shemini Atzeret
November 21 Thanksgiving (Close at 3pm)
November 22-23 Thanksgiving
December 24 Christmas (Close at 3pm)
December 25 Christmas


Jewish Family Service of San Diego is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to Jewish Family Service are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. JFS's tax identification number is 95-1644024.

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