Where to make spring cleaning donations in Lexington, KY

A picture of the building for The Nest Lexington.
The Nest helps provide basic needs to families in times of need. | Photo provided by The Nest

With spring in full swing + winter well behind us, it’s time to say “out with the old.” Spring is the season of rebirth, so why not give new life to like-new or gently used items? In the spirit of spring cleaning, we’ve rounded up a few Lexington organizations that accept donated items, help locals in need + support community causes.

Large Hauls

If you’ve got a lot to give, like clothing, furniture, appliances, entertainment + toys, these organizations provide reused goods for those in need at affordable prices.

  • WEKU accepts car donations.
  • ReStore offers furniture and appliance pickups 


  • The Hope Center relies on donations of linens + pillows to provide a place to stay for individuals experiencing housing insecurities.
  • Lexington Rescue Mission provides personal hygiene products and clothing to individuals dealing with emergency situations.
  • Goodwill accepts clothing, furniture, and home goods for resale. 
  • Have professional outfits? Donate them to the Jubilee Jobs of Lexington so it can properly distribute clothing to those who are searching for careers




  • Lexington Habitat for Humanity uses donated equipment + furniture to build homes — whether you have leftovers from a project you didn’t complete or can reuse supplies from a remodel. It will also pick up pre-approved car donations.


  • If you have old electronics + tech like laptops, TVs, scanners, or microwaves, LEXRAGE collects them for a smashing good time.