Sunshine Thrift Donations
Your donation will benefit St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, our community’s premier healthcare resource devoted exclusively to the care and well-being of children. The specialists and staff are known for providing superior, advanced medical care in a child and family friendly environment.
If you wish to drop-off your gently used clothes and small household appliances, you may do so at Sunshine Thrift Store’s three convenient locations.
Donation Line: (813) 443-8080
ST. PETERSBURG LOCATION
Sunshine Thrift Stores of St. Pete
Sunshine Thrift Stores of Tampa
Sunshine Thrift Stores of Bradenton
Bradenton, FL 34208
Received Our Mailer?
What’s the next step?… we’ll be in your neighborhood on the date specified on the mailer in RED. Have your items ready!
Place your boxes/bags CURBSIDE by 8:00am on the date noted on the front of card.
Attach this card to one of your bags/boxes. Any additional boxes/bags should be marked with the letters “SJCH”.
No need to call, our truck will be on your street between 8:00am and 6:00pm.
If you didn’t receive our mailer, you can schedule a curbside pick-up by calling (813) 443-8080.
What Can I Donate?
In general, clothing and small household items such as dishes, garden tools, kitchen accessories, sporting goods and small appliances are accepted.
The following is a list of donations we CAN accept.
- Clothing (childrens, mens, womens – any condition)
- Clothing (bathing suits, undergarments, lingerie)
- Shoes (any condition)
- Bedding (sheets, blankets, pillows, bed-skirts, etc.)
Bric-a-brac, knick knacks
Artwork (pictures, wall decorations)
Baby Items (highchairs, cribs-disassembled, etc.)
see non-acceptable items
Books (paperback or hardback)
Cameras (unused film, camera cases, camera stands, lenses)
Car items (mats, seat/car covers, bug deflectors)
CD’s/DVD’s any format
Crafts (baskets, beads, tools, supplies)
Dishes (china, glasses)
Furniture (small items ONLY)***
Glassware (coffee mugs, bar glasses, etc.)
Holiday Decorations (any season)
Garden Tools (garden hoses, lawnmowers, etc.)
Jewelry (costume, genuine, etc.)
Kitchen Accessories (gadgets, small appliances, pots & pans, silverware)
Lamps & Lampshades
Microwaves (microwave stands) *
Music Instruments (horns, drums, flute, etc.)
Office Supplies (calculators, desk organizers)
Purses (wallets, handbags, duffel bags, luggage)
Radios, cellphones, iPods, headphones *
Record Players *
School Supplies (back-packs, lunch-boxes, etc.)
Sewing Machines (material, patterns, tapestry, knitting needles)
Sporting Goods (skates, balls, bats, fishing rods, etc.)
Stereos (speakers, stereo cabinets, etc.)
Tapes (Blank, Cassette, 8-Track)
Toys & Games (stuffed animals) **
TVs (any size but console TV’s, TV trays, TV stands)
Video Players/Games (Nintendo, GameCube, Atari, etc.) *
VCR’s, DVD players, CD Players *
Window Treatments (Blinds, Curtains)
The following is a list of donations we CANNOT accept.
We cannot pickup furniture, large appliances, or any items needing repair. If your donations are being picked up by our drivers, please only leave items that can be reasonably and safely loaded by one person.
Appliances (refrigerator, freezer)
Automobiles (please call for assistance)
Cash, (please call the office for specific instructions)
Carpeting, Construction Material
Chemicals (paint, oil, gasoline, liquids)
Children’s Toys (Painted Metal, Painted Wood)
Computers (printers, computer supplies & programs) (due to disposal restrictions)
Items requiring a title (boats, cars, waverunner, trailers, etc.)
Request a Tax Receipt
On the day of pickup, we will provide you with a tax receipt as proof that you have donated articles to benefit St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. It is your responsibility to complete the form, place the value of your items in a clear location and submit with your tax return.
If you have questions on placing a value on your donated items, a detailed listing of all types of donations and their values are on the IRS website.
If you did not receive a tax receipt on the day of pickup, please contact us. After verification of pickup, a receipt will be sent to the home address you provide to us.
Gifts to the Foundation are tax deductible as allowed by law and an appropriate gift acknowledgement or receipt is provided to each donor. A copy of the official registration (#CH654) and financial informatin may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services on their website www.800helpfla.com or by calling toll-free (800) 435-7352 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state. State of Florida Solicitation Number CH654. Please contact us if you do not wish to receive future fund-raising requests supporting St. Joseph’s Hospitals.