D.A.V. Thrift Store
 
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2627 E University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317
 
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Donate Your Unwanted Belongings in Des Moines, IA


D.A.V. Thrift Store in Des Moines relies on the generosity of people like you to help support our veterans. Consider donating your unwanted goods or clothing to a worthy cause! Donations can be written off on your tax return and the proceeds from their sale go directly to supporting local veterans.
There are two convenient ways to donate to D.A.V. Thrift Store:
 

Drop-off

Stop in at our location Monday through Saturday, 8AM to 7PM, or Sunday from 10AM to 5PM, and talk to one of the cashiers. They will be more than happy to get someone to help you unload your donations or you could just bring them in the front door with you.
 

Free Pickup

Call (515)-262-4740 and talk to one of our friendly pickup service representatives. (Mon through Fri 8AM to 3PM). They will be glad to help you with items you may want to donate. You can also email your address and phone number to request a pickup donations@davdesmoines.com. If you would like an idea of what date we are going to be in your area, please click on your location below:
 
 
 
 
Adel
Altoona
Ankeny
Bondurant
Boone
 
 
Des Moines NW
Des Moines SE
Des Moines SW
Desoto
Earlham
 
 
Mitchelville
Norwalk
Pleasant Hill
Polk City
Prairie City
 
 
 
Carlisle
Clive
Colfax
Urbandale
Dallas Center
Des Moines NE
 
 
Granger
Grimes
Hartford
Indianola
Johnston
Lakewood
 
 
Van Meter
Waukee
West Des Moines
Windsor Hieghts
Winterset
Woodward
 
 

Unaccepted Items

 
  • Entertainment centers
  • Tube televisions (unless they have built in VCR/DVD)
  • Dehumidifiers Waterbeds or pieces to waterbeds
  • Large appliance (full size refrigerators, washers, dryers etc…)
  • Computers older than 10 years (no non-flat monitors)
  • Any chemicals
  • Pianos or organs cannot be removed from the home, must be delivered to store
  • Tires/old car parts
 
  • Anything furniture with excessive damage to where it isn’t saleable or with water damage
  • Encyclopedias
  • Carpet pieces that are excessively soiled or damaged
  • Office desks
  • Food/drink
  • Water bed headboards or headboards with built in shelves
  • Firearms/explosives
 
If you ever have a question regarding whether an item is acceptable please feel free to contact our pickup service or store management.