Donation Options

Put unwanted items to good use through one of the services below:


PantherCycle is an opportunity for students living on and off-campus to give away unwanted household furniture, decorations, clothes, etc (see guidelines for acceptable items). We encourage students to join the PantherCycle Facebook group, where you can post pictures of your items and give it for FREE to other students in the group! Find free items for your apartment and help keep the streets of Milwaukee clean! 

Almost Anything Resale Shop
7621 W. Beloit Rd., Milwaukee WI 53219
Accepts almost anything! The only things they do not accept are encyclopedias, tires, mattresses, used clothing or toys.

Give away a wide variety of items through this e-mail groupo. Free to join; visit

Accepts usable clothing and household goods. Visit to locate a store and donation center near you.

The Guest House
1216 N. 13th St., Milwaukee WI 53205
Accepts a wide variety of household and food items. To view the full list, visit

Purple Heart Pickup Service
5380 S. 13th St., Milwaukee WI 53221
Accepts clothing, shoes, toys, games, and other household items such as decorations, dishes, pots, pans, sheets, clothes, and furniture (as long as there are no repairs needed). Call to schedule a pickup. The items that are not accepted are appliances, waterbeds, metal desks, or home improvement items.

Salvation Army
1-800-SA-Truck (1-800-728-7825)
Accepts a wide variety of items, from household goods and non-perishable food items to vehicles. Call for information about donating, or visit to find a store and donation center near you.

St Vincent de Paul
To donate useable clothing, household items, furniture, and appliances call (414)462-7863; non-perishable food items: (414)462-7837; school supply items (every August): (414)462-7837

Removes almost anything, from old furniture and appliances to garden waste and renovation debris. Loading and Cleanup is provided. Fees apply. Call or visit

Sell/Give away your items on Facebook:

    • UW-Milwaukee Class Facebook Pages
    • Facebook Marketplace 
    • East Side Neighbors Facebook