The Blessing Board

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Download this PDF for a current list of items that are accepted by The Blessing Board.

Appliances: Note: All appliances must be in working condition

  • Air conditioners (window ONLY)
  • Boxed Fans ONLY
  • Dryers (garage/ground level for removal)
  • Electric heaters
  • Flat Screen TVs ONLY (flat front & back)
  • Refrigerators (garage/ground level for removal)
  • Stoves (garage/ground level for removal)
  • Washers (garage/ground level for removal)

Kitchen and Dining Room Furniture

  • Buffets (small / under 60 inches wide)
  • China cabinets (under 60 inches tall / MUST be two pieces)
  • Dining/Kitchenette tables and chair sets
  • Microwave stands

Household Items

  • Clock Radios
  • Dishes
  • Lamps
  • Mirrors / Framed ONLY (40 inches or less)
  • Pots and pans
  • Rugs (gently used)
  • Sheets, blankets, comforters, pillows (NO king)
  • Silverware/Utensils
  • Small appliances (toasters, crockpots, blenders, microwaves, etc.)
  • Towels
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Wall art

Bedroom Furniture (No King or Toddler Beds/ Bedding)

  • Armoires (less than 60 inches / MUST be two pieces)
  • Box springs (Twin/Full/Queen)
  • Cedar Chests
  • Chest of Drawers
  • Dressers (no mirrors)
  • Mattresses (Twin/Full/Queen)
  • Metal Bed frames (Twin/Full/Queen)
  • Nightstands
  • Small Desks (dorm style ONLY / drawers on one side / 4ft or less)

Living Room Furniture

  • Book shelves (small / under 60 inches tall)
  • Coffee tables
  • Couches, loveseats
  • End tables
  • Living room chairs
  • Ottomans
  • Recliners
  • Rocking chairs/gliders
  • Seat lift chairs
  • Sleeper sofas (must be in garage or on ground level for removal)
  • TV stands (under 42 inches)

Outdoor/Garage (Seasonal: accepted March 1 – July 1)

  • Porch/Patio Furniture

We gladly accept donations from individuals, churches, universities, businesses, community groups, and organizations. If you are interested in donating your gently used items, please fill out an Online Donation Form or call 412-828-1055, Option 2 and leave a message.

Fees cover the cost of drivers and maintenance of the trucks. Our drivers work extremely hard and move an average of 2 full households of furniture each day. Operating costs included gas, insurance, tires, inspections, any anything else needed to keep our trucks operational and our drivers picking up donated furniture for families in need. Our competitive fees are based on your location, the location of the items in your home, and the types of items you are donating.

  • Walkers
  • Wheelchairs (manual only)
  • Shower chairs/benches
  • Tub transfer benches
  • Rollators
  • Knee scooters
  • Raised toilet seats with handlebars (only)
  • Bed rails
  • Canes/Crutches
  • Incontinence supplies (Unopened)

All donations must adhere to the following guidelines.

  • All items must be in good condition (not broken, no rust and no missing parts).
  • All items MUST BE CLEANED AND WIPED prior to donating.

Download this PDF for a full list.

Any items that are/have:

  • Broken, mold/mildew, stained, rips/ tears, pet hair, cigarette smoke, urine, bed bugs or dry rot
  • NOTE: Please understand that drivers and warehouse personnel have the right to refuse any items which are damaged, have mold or mildew, or are heavily stained.


  • Armoires (over 60 inches)
  • Bunk/Loft/Trundle beds/Daybeds
  • China cabinets (over 60 inches)
  • Cribs/Toddler beds/bedding
  • Curio cabinets
  • Desks (over 4 feet, not dorm style), filing cabinets
  • Entertainment centers
  • Headboards/Footboards
  • Office chairs
  • Sectional couches / Futons
  • Storage cabinets
  • Waterbeds or waterbed frames

Toys/Crafts/Sporting Goods

  • Bikes
  • Craft items
  • Exercise / Sporting Equipment
  • Musical instruments / Pianos
  • Stuffed animals / Toys / Gaming systems / Board games


  • Artificial flowers
  • Books
  • Briefcases / Luggage / Suitcases
  • Car seats (any age)
  • Clothes
  • Curtains & Curtain rods
  • Food
  • Knick Knacks / Decorations / Candles
  • Tupperware / plasticware
  • Water / Sport Bottles / Travel Mugs
  • Wine and Beer Glasses


  • Computers
  • Copiers
  • Dishwashers
  • Freezers
  • Grills
  • Oil or propane heaters
  • Printers
  • Stereos / Radios
  • Tube TVs

Other Medical Supplies

  • Medications or narcotics
  • Medical supplies (opened, used, expire within 13 months)
  • Homecare beds
  • Powered wheelchairs
  • Scrubs
  • Broken anything
  • Portable commodes
  • Feeding Bags
  • CPAP or BiPAP machines or accessories
  • Defibrillators or accessories
  • Glucometers or test strips
  • Dialysis supplies
  • Mercury-containing devices
  • Chemicals, reagents or hazardous waste • Oxygen tanks
  • Liquid nutrition (tube fed or powdered)
  • Motorized scooters
  • Stuffed animals or clothing
  • Books
  • Inhalers
  • Styrofoam of any kind
  • Stairlifts


  • Porch/Patio furniture (Seasonal: accepted March 1st-July 1st)
  • Brooms / Shovels / Rakes / Garden Tools
  • Shelving/Plastic storage containers
  • Power tools/hand tools

You can drop off your donations at either our Shaler or West Mifflin locations. For drop off information and hours click here. There is never a fee for dropping off. If you are in need of a pick up, we schedule appointments Monday through Thursday in morning and afternoon blocks. Our morning block is between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Our afternoon block is between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Someone 18 years or older must be present at the time of the pick up.

We are a Christ-centered nonprofit organization that receives no government funding. Our professional drivers will come into your home and pick up furniture from multiple levels. You can be assured that your items will go to help families in your own community rather than end up in a landfill.