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Prepping for a Move by Decluttering? Here's a list of places to donate your preloved items.


UPDATED 25th January 2023

Remember, you don't have to be a Marie Kondo to achieve the perfect tidy and organised space. The right motivation should get you started. And what more motivation do you need before you declutter than doing so just before making that international move and at the same time making a difference and helping someone else in the process.

Here’s a list of places to donate before moving. Please do call/email/check their website reconfirm their requirements and status.

1. Pass-It-On

Pass-It-On is a non-profit project that works with Voluntary Welfare Organizations (VWOs) to support the needy.

Wish List

· Infant milk formula

· Electrical appliances such as refrigerators, microwaves and television sets

· Wheelchairs

2. The Salvation Army

Since 1935, the Salvation Army thrift store is part of the organisation’s comprehensive network of social services to support the underprivileged in Singapore.

If you have bulky items, you may arrange for a collection/delivery service by booking online at

3.Dignity Mama Stall

Dignity “Mama” Stall are pushcarts that sell pre-loved books, which are managed by young adults with special needs and their parents.

Due to space constraints, they can only accept up to 3 grocery bags/3 A4 sized boxes of books. For enquiries, please WhatsApp/SMS to 8363 5072 or 9751 5717

Wish List

· English and Chinese fiction and non-fiction books

· Magazines like the National Geographic and Readers’ Digest

· Books on arts and craft

· Encyclopaedias

4. Tzu Chi

Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation has made every second Sunday of the month Tzu Chi Recycling Day.

Wish List

· Clothes

· Electrical appliances

· School bags

· Aluminium cans and steel tins

· Shoes

· CDs

5. New2U Thrift Shop

Donate and shop for bargains, including pre-loved clothing, accessories, household items, ornaments, books and more.

Due to space constraints, please note that they will only accept donations during Donation Drives. New2U Thrift Shop does not have any drop-off locations. Do keep a look out on their social media channels for upcoming Donation Drives.

6. Green Square

Greensquare offers free textile recycling services, sifts out good quality recyclables which are sold to second-hand textile importers in developing countries to help the less fortunate purchase them at a more affordable price. The rest are sold as industrial cleaning cloth. Please visit their website for drop-off details.


· Clean clothes and wearable paired shoes

· Clean household linen like bedsheets and towels

· Accessories like belts and bags

7.Metta Welfare Association

Please visit this link for information on items accepted and drop off locations.